Spotlight Canada kicks off yearlong celebration

September 28, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jeanette Blain | News Editor | [email protected]   The inaugural event for this year’s Spotlight Canada kicked off what will be a yearlong calendar of events that celebrate Canadian history and culture. Several speakers shared their expertise on the important connection between the U.S. and Canada. According to deputy director and COO of the Governor’s Office […]

Euthanasia, race among topics at ethics week

September 28, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lauren Barney | Staff Writer Photo credit: Collin Cooper | Photo Senior Staff | @coop.97   Eugenics and euthanasia, peer review, racial profiling and air pollution are just a few of the diverse topics brought forward at the recent Ethics Awareness Week. Although held annually at UVU for the past 29 years, the 2015 event offered […]

Clubs vie for new members

September 28, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cheyenn Clayburn | Staff Writer   On Sept. 16-17, 120 different clubs displayed information booths in the Grande Ballroom with the intent of getting more students involved in extracurricular activities on campus. Attending Club Rush is one way for students to become informed about the current clubs on campus. Club Rush is a two-day event held […]

Ethics awareness and the artistic edge

September 25, 2015

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ryan Dangerfield | Staff Writer | [email protected]   On Sept. 23, as part of Ethics Awareness Week, Deborah L. Escalante, assistant professor in elementary education, gave a speech entitled “21st Century Education: Our Ethical Responsibility to Teach the Arts.” “More and more employers today are ignoring diplomas, and are looking for competent people,” said Escalante. […]

Suicidology expert comes to campus

September 21, 2015

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Thomas Joiner speaks about “Why People Die By Suicide” during Safety Week   Kimberly Bojorquez | Staff Writer Photo credit: Collin Cooper | Photo Senior Staff | @coop.97   On September 16, as part of Campus Safety Week, the author of Why People Die By Suicide, Thomas Joiner, shared his new theory on what […]