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Creer’s Column: Revelations from Rupp Arena

Despite usually being hesitant to jump to conclusions, I have to say: Utah Valley’s men’s basketball team is looking like they have the potential to be very special this season. I know that I am basing this claim off of a sample size of five games, but being able to compete with Kentucky, and almost win, at Rupp Arena isn’t something I think anyone expected when the season began. Although UVU lost 82-74, observers could see that UVU competed at a much higher level than expected and gave UK a pretty good scare.

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Creer’s Column: Money Over Everything

California Gov. Gavin Newsom took a path of action and signed the Fair Pay to Play Act into law and ensured California college athletes could make money off of their likenesses and receive personal endorsements beginning in 2023. The NCAA is not happy about it, to say the least — they have threatened to bar […]

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Creer’s Column: It’s time for fair pay

The change being implemented in California is a step in the right direction, and it would be smart for state legislatures to do the same. With all of the money athletes bring into state institutions, maybe it would be nice if they could make a little money for themselves.

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WAC Weekly: Winners, losers, improvers and who’s to blame?

A month down on the fall sports Western Athletic Conference calendar, and there have been some good, bad and ugly plays. Over the last month, we’ve had both men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, and men’s and women’s golf. Who’s taking home the first-ever WAC and Wolverine winners, losers, improvers and blame? Let’s get straight to […]

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WAC Weekly Column: The awakening of fall sports

We did it. We made it. What is it, you may be wondering? No, not the start of school but the slowest time of the sports calendar year is over with. Goodbye, dog days of mid-July and mid-August, where debates of professional athletes at AAU basketball games are the center of attention. Hello, fall sports […]

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Interfaith work strives to build bridges between religions

The following is a letter to the editor sent to the UVU Review. Dear UVU, On October 27th, 11 people were murdered at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburg, Pa., while celebrating weekly Shabbat. This was the deadliest anti-semitic attack ever committed against Jewish people in American history. In the wake of this heinous […]

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Vote against Prop 5, residents around UVU concerned about traffic and safety

If you’ve set foot on campus this year (or even the area surrounding it) chances are you’ve heard of the debate going on about Proposition 5, slated to hit the ballot on Nov. 6. This proposition aims to rezone 9.58 acres at approximately 1000 South and 400 West from the current R8 residential zone, to […]

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Voting for Prop 5 will help UVU campus culture

At 39,931 students enrolled for the 2018 fall semester, Utah Valley University is the largest school in the state. Earlier this month, the Utah System of Higher Education released figures that show UVU has grown by 2,649 students from just a year ago, nearly triple the growth of all other public institutions in Utah. Despite […]

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Op-ed: People of all faiths are welcome at UVU

Editors note: This letter to the editor was written by a current UVU faculty member regarding a professor’s resignation for writing an anti-Muslim message to students. I am sure that Professor Green was a good teacher. The awards he won throughout his career at UVU speak to his commitment to students and their education. It […]

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Aviation professor responds to resignation after anti-Muslim comment

Editor’s note: This is a letter from former aviation professor James Green. On 9/11, I wrote to my Aviation Science online class of 27 students to tell them about my experience of being an airline pilot and living in New York City on that historic day. I personally witnessed the worst attack on American soil […]

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