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UVU hosts Republican John Curtis, Democrat James Singer in 3rd district debate

Congressional candidates, Republican Rep. John Curtis and Democrat James Singer, debated in front of a live audience Oct. 23 for Utah’s Congressional 3rd District seat in the Sorensen Center’s Grande Ballroom. The debate, which consisted of a UVU student panel, was moderated by David Magelby, a professor of political science at Brigham Young University, and […]

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Students, professors protest American Bullfighting event

Photos by Johnny Morris Conflict clouded the Freestyle For Hope Shorty Gorham’s American Freestyle Bullfighting event Sept. 29, as bullfighting enthusiasts were met by animal rights activists on their way into the UCCU Center. “It’s inappropriate for universities to hold events like this that use animals for entertainment,” said philosophy professor and protest organizer, Karen […]

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Pepsi sponsors this year’s homecoming week festivities

Photos by Abby Van Buren Over the course of the week, a multitude of Pepsi-based activities have occurred around campus. To continue the university’s mission of student engagement, UVU and Pepsi have partnered up this year to make Homecoming Week one to remember. Pepsi along with iHeartRadio and Motive Marketing have collectively worked with UVU […]

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DACA students call for path to citizenship

Local DACA activist, Alan Ledesma, talks about being limited from opportunities because of his undocumented status. Two recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program paneled a Pizza and Politics discussion with immigration attorney Marlene F. Gonzalez on Tuesday, April 17, in the Ragan Theater, to discuss the current state of the program […]

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DHS special agents give basics on active shooter response

*Editor’s Note- The names and identities of the Department of Homeland Security personnel have been omitted for their safety. Department of Homeland Security special agents gave a presentation about responding to an active shooter situation in the Science Building auditorium, April 18. After being introduced by Rick Los, a lecturer in the UVU Criminal Justice […]