Latin American celebration

April 16, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes For the past few years, the Latin American community in Utah Valley has gathered in the Grande Ballroom for an annual celebration with the purpose to honor its members for their various achievements.   The name of the event “Celebracion Latinoamericana” is Spanish for Latin American Celebration.   “This event brings great opportunity for us […]

Salsa Chocolate: Provo’s best-kept social secret

February 17, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes The art of dance is often described as an escape from reality, a tool for individual expression and even the window to one’s soul. But to this man, it’s more than just business and pleasure.   Arieh Alexander Steinlauf is the current owner of the historic Southworth Hall in downtown Provo.  He was born in […]

Haley Hendrickson on American Idol

February 6, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes As she sang her heart out in front Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson she heard those four words every person auditioning for American Idol wants to hear: “You’re going to Hollywood!”   When American Idol first aired in 2002, Haley was excited. People pushed her to try out each season, and finally, after […]

Scarves: The accessory that keeps on giving

December 5, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Scarves are the one fashion accessory that never seem to go out of style. They are worn globally year round. Scarves have proven to be good for more than warmth, they are a statement of fashion worn by both males and females. They are very affordable and can even be made using a simple piece […]

UVU winter fashion do’s and don’ts

November 14, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Whether or not you’re much into fashion, you should know—it’s not going anywhere.  But as you’re getting dressed for the day, whether you’re donning your best outfit or throwing on whatever is comfortable, do you ever wonder what the opposite sex thinks of your fashion choices?  UVU students were asked what they do and don’t […]

Sri Lankan and Singaporean food at The Banana Leaf

November 7, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Downtown Provo is recognized for many things – its assortment of shops, small-town yet metropolitan feel and its variety of restaurants.  The newest addition, The Banana Leaf, has a “One of these things is not like the other” vibe.   The bright yellow, green and red building has been getting a lot of attention since […]

T-shirts make a loud statement

November 7, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes From a distance, the Grande Ballroom filled with colorful t-shirts seemed like a blissful place to be, but up close the words on the t-shirts took a different toll on those observing.   The Clothesline Project displayed shirts made by survivors of violent acts, encouraging them to tell their stories.  The hanging shirts could be […]

What’s Hot Boutique in Provo gives people what they want

October 31, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes In downtown Provo, there lies a small establishment catering to local and international fashionistas.  It is a place where one can find high-end handbags and prominent brand shoes. It doesn’t just tell you what is hot, it sells you what’s hot.  The name, ironically, is What’s Hot. What’s Hot boutique has been around since 2004.  […]

Living off vending machines

October 31, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes The UVU Community and Public Health department has recently been working on a campus vending machine research project. It’s designed to measure the effects of clearer nutritional health information on items sold in vending machines and the impact that has on choice.   Assistant Professor Mary Brown said it all started a year and a […]

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 17, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is the second leading cause of death for women in the United States. Studies estimate that one in eight women will get it and one in 35 will die from it.   Breast cancer is a type of cancer where cells in the breast tissue separate and grow without normal control.  It is an […]