The Review

Independent Student Voice of UVU


June 2020

Category: Featured

Richard Hawks speaks to Orem Institute about prioritizing

Richard Hawks spoke at the Orem Institute on Friday, Feb. 22, speaking to the students about prioritizing their lives. He spoke of some important things that each person needs to do to be happy in life, despite busy schedules and lack of funds. He said, “There is not enough time in the day for you to do everything you need to do, but there are four things you need to do.” Brother Hawks read from a book called Not By Bread Alone, written by Bryant S. Hinckley, father of President Gordon B. Hinckley. In a section entitled “A Balanced Life” brother Hawks read the four things he feels every student needs to do in life. “Be glad of life, because it gives you a chance to love, to work, to play, to look up at the stars … “

Celebrating Mormon Commentary

In 1908, famed sociologist Thomas F. O’Dea published a monumental work on the LDS church titled THE MORMONS, a commentary that is now a staple in the collections of many contemporary Mormon theologists, researchers and critics. In celebration of the publication’s 50th anniversary, UVSC’s Behavioral Science department will host an on-campus conference titled “Thomas F. O’Dea’s THE MORMONS: A Reconsideration Fifty Years Later.”

Vagina Monologues selects beneficiary

Each year a local beneficiary is chosen and spotlighted. The beneficiaries of The Vagina Monologues ticket sales have been Turning Point at UVSC, Promise for Women and Children, the Donner/Galbraith Scholarship, House of Hope, and this year’s Center for Women and Children in Crisis.

Impulsive drivers take action

A number of criminal mischief reports have come into the campus police where students feel that damage to their cars has come as retaliation from angry drivers who they may have taken a parking spot from or cut off.

Air Force Cadets sing at the Institute

The United States Air Force Academy’s Latter-day Saint Cadet Choir gave a great concert honoring both our country and the LDS church. They sang some beautiful songs, including the national anthem, “The U.S. Air Force,” “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” “Praise to the Man,” and “Come Thou Fount.” The students also enjoyed a piano solo of the song “I Stand All Amazed.”

Yohannes faces life-long sentence

Kiddus Yohannes, the former student who was arrested June 2007 on charges of purchasing guns illegally and unlawfully possessing his roommates debit card, was convicted on Feb. 15 and may face life in the custody of immigration officials.

Paying the price of university

July 1, UVSC will take the next step in its evolution, becoming the newest university in the state. This long anticipated upgrade has prompted a lot of questions within the student body, and most of all they are asking, “How much will this cost me?”