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Lactation pods help meet breastfeeding needs

“Regardless of your gender, if you are feeding a child, whatever that looks like for you, the more we can normalize that behavior, the more likely that people will feel more comfortable [on campus],” Palmer said.

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WAC Weekly: Winners, losers, improvers and who’s to blame?

A month down on the fall sports Western Athletic Conference calendar, and there have been some good, bad and ugly plays. Over the last month, we’ve had both men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, and men’s and women’s golf. Who’s taking home the first-ever WAC and Wolverine winners, losers, improvers and blame? Let’s get straight to […]

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Club Rush: Inside Look

Excitement buzzed at UVU’s Club Rush, held on Sept. 10-11 in the Grand Ballroom. Club themed booths and representatives answered questions and gave additional  information as they invited students to participate. “Club rush was really good! There were so many clubs I was a little overwhelmed, but there were quite a few clubs that came […]

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Possible suicide near UVU campus

Morning traffic was severely disrupted today after a body was found on northbound I-15 near University Parkway. Utah Highway Patrol received a report at 5:52 a.m. Friday that a man, likely in his early twenties, was dead on the highway, limiting traffic to the three rightmost lanes. Investigators believe that the man jumped from the […]

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Fired UVU professor sues the university

Former assistant professor Kemal Makasci has filed a lawsuit against UVU, claiming he was wrongfully terminated as a result of a conspiracy between two students during the 2015-2016 school year. The former professor’s lawsuit is based on the Utah Protection of Public Employees Act.  Former UVU President Matthew Holland suspended Makasci without pay during the […]

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Student Spotlight: Shelby Griffiths embarks on journey of self-published self-discovery

“Do not let the fear of criticism or the fear of rejection prevent you from doing what you want to do.” Shelby Griffiths UVU student Shelby Griffiths, a current English major, recently published her first poetry novel, titled Wildflower. In an interview conducted on Wednesday, Aug. 28, Griffiths described the long yet healing journey of […]

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InterVarsity Faith Discussion lets students get personal

Students freely asked each other questions and took turns sharing their beliefs in small groups Thursday Aug. 5 at the Reflection Center. Faith Discussions is a monthly event designed to facilitate conversation between Latter-day Saint and Evangelical students.  The casual and friendly environment put newcomers at ease as students meandered into the Reflection Center’s convening […]

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Esports team aims for more recognition

In April 2019, UVU’s esports club had the opportunity to compete in Collegiate Rocket League (CRL) for $50,000 in cash prizes. Rocket League is described as “supersonic acrobatic rocket-powered battle-cars” according to the website. Two teams of four try to score goals in a domed arena.  “This was the biggest tournament we have played in […]

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UVU’s Twelfth Night brings laughter to the outdoors

UVU’s School of the Arts presents Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, making use of the Noorda courtyard for the first time. A must see show For the debut of the outdoor theater alone this show is a must-see. With the efforts of these actors though, if you haven’t seen UVU’s Twelfth Night, you are going to want […]

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Utah Valley Institute’s new gun regulation impacts UVU students

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently released a statement announcing the church’s stance on carrying guns in their meetinghouses. The new policy prohibits lethal weapons of any kind on church property. “Churches are dedicated for the worship of God and as havens from the cares and concerns of the world,” according to […]

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