Letter from the editor: It’s good to be back

August 30, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dear Wolverines, It’s good to be back. After more than a year of learning remotely, posting in seemingly endless Canvas discussion groups, and trying to ignore the inevitable background noise coming from that classmate who always forgot to mute themselves, thousands of students returned to campus last week. While there are still many who feel […]

Opinion: The lack of a football team costs UVU in student attendance and fan loyalty

July 30, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes According to the Daily Herald an average of 59,547 fans gathered to watch the Brigham Young University football team face off with a formidable foe in 2019. Despite being just four miles to the northwest, Utah Valley University’s difference in attendance is drastically lower. If you were to take away the attendance from football games, […]

A letter to President Tuminez: We want accountability

May 2, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dear President Tuminez, I’m writing to you as both an LGBTQ UVU student and the mother of an LGBTQ UVU student. I appreciate the challenges you have overcome to gain your position of leadership. As a fellow lover of literature and learning, and as a member of this institution’s intersectional margins, I look to you […]

The Veg Review: In Pizza We Crust

March 18, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes As someone who loves food, transitioning to a plant-based diet came with a set of interesting challenges. Among the most frustrating was not knowing where to go out to eat.  This Veg Review series explores the growing selection of vegetarian and vegan food available throughout Utah Valley.  Whether you’re a seasoned vegan or just trying […]

Creer’s Column: Kobe

January 31, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes How loss and legacy affects us all The news broke on a Sunday morning: Kobe Bryant, 41 years old, along with his daughter and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash. To many who follow the sports world, a legend had been lost. More importantly, there were people that day who lost a father, […]

Creer’s Column: Revelations from Rupp Arena

November 22, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.