Category: Clubs

Attendees encouraged to get involved on national debt issue

Convention of states is one method of addressing government problems   The UVU chapter of Turning Point USA’s presentation held on March 6, in the Sorensen Center, encouraged students to get involved with the problem of the U.S. national debt by suggesting students use a convention of states, in an attempt to force the federal government to correct the growing issue. Sarah Clark, Turning Point USA’s UVU chapter’s president and a political science sophomore, began the presentation with a clip from the television series Parks and Recreation. Clark then showed the U.S. national debt clock. According to, the...

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Students call for improvements to the current campus recycling system

Illustration by Tyler Carpenter Students who are investigating campus recycling are striving to create awareness in order to improve the recycling system. Whitney Miller, Toree Douglas, Jessica Olsen and Merry Nguyen, students and environmentalists, observed the recycling system at UVU with a mission to make a change. The sustainability committee on campus found that the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that 75 percent of the American waste stream is recyclable, but only about 30 percent is recycled. In an effort to solve funding issues and improve recycling on campus this committee turned to research conducted by Miller, Douglas, Olsen and Nguyen...

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