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 […]

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

September 26, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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.

WAC Weekly Column: The awakening of fall sports

August 29, 2019

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 […]

Voting for Prop 5 will help UVU campus culture

October 30, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

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

October 8, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 […]

Sports over stats: capturing UVU players’ stories

July 10, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sports seem to be heavily defined, especially recently, by simply looking at scores and statistics. Notifications on smartphones from sports applications highlight how many points a team scored, and which players contributed the most to the team’s big win. We have had memorable moments as of late here at UVU that are “notification worthy”: the […]