New Found Glory is here to stay

March 31, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes In September of 2000, Coral Springs, Florida pop-punk quartet New Found Glory (NFG) released a self-titled album of 12 songs. 10 years later, the band is touring in celebration of the album’s release. Opening the March 8 show at In The Venue in Salt Lake City was NFG sound-a-likes Fireworks, electro-nerd rockers Hellogoodbye and fellow […]

The valley guide: March 29- April 4

March 29, 2010

Reading Time: 6 minutes Editor’s Pick of the Week: The opening reception for the UVU student art show will be held at the Woodbury Art Museum, Monday 6 to 8 p.m. This showcases some of the finest student work of the year. Support your fellow students; come admire their gift of art. Call 801-863-6200 or visit for more […]

Dance seniors collaborate for concert as “Vox!” shows in the Ragan

March 29, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes As a capstone to their experience at UVU, the dance department’s graduating seniors have pooled their resources to create “Vox!,” a collaborative dance concert. The concert will showcase ballroom dance, ballet, modern dance and dance education, with all pieces choreographed by dance seniors. The variety of styles displayed promises that all dance lovers will find […]

Curing “ShakesFeare”

March 29, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes Many teachers and students find Shakespeare intimidating to read and discuss because much of the content seems foreign and unrelated to teens, college students and teachers. But in discovering Shakespeare, teachers and students learn that human nature hasn’t changed much since the 1500s. Shakespeare’s work remains relevant to our society. Recently, the relevance and accessibility […]

Why zombies are our friends

March 29, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s hard to believe now, but zombies used to be scary. Before finding mainstream acceptance in video games and horror-comedies, these now-lovable walking corpses once served as a potent allegory for a society that has lost its soul, devolving into hordes of brain-dead flesh munchers. In the original “Dead Trilogy” by George A. Romero — […]

Ballroom dancing at its best

March 29, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes When the now-presigious dance festivals began in Blackpool, England in 1920, there were only three dance sequences in which the competitors were able to participate: the Waltz, Foxtrot and Two Step. Though it began small, this world-renowned competition has evolved throughout the years to become globally prominenent. This festival now draws the most talented ballroom […]

Let the international student voice be heard

March 29, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes With spring drawing to a close, outdoor activities become the order of the day and hiking, hunting, fishing, swimming and vacationing to places like Hawaii, the Bahamas, Europe, Africa and Asia become the desire of almost everyone. One vacation spot that seldom crosses the mind, especially for those who love the outdoors, is the country […]

New Science Building a go

March 29, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new science building was approved March 11 through Senate Bill 282 by Utah’s House and Senate and awaits the signature of Gov. Gary Herbert. The new science facility will cost a total of $45 million and will provide 160,000 square feet, including 27 labs, 12 state-of-the-art classrooms and a 400-seat auditorium. Since spring 2009 […]

Where do we go from here?

March 29, 2010

Reading Time: 3 minutes Although the space is minimal, the “4 Only 1” gallery is currently one of the few exhibition venues visual art students have left on campus since their former gallery was converted into music practice rooms. Other potential venues include the Woodbury Museum of Art, the fifth floor of the UVU library and the Student Center […]