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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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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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Candidates present for diversity officer position

Candidates for the Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer presented to students, faculty and staff on March 14 and 15. The candidates include Alicia Chavira-Prado, Yudi Lewis, Daniel Teraguchi and Tommy Stevenson. Chavira-Prado received her doctorate in anthropology at the University of California and became a diversity administrator at Ohio University following a career as a […]

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UCAS students join national walkout 1 month after Parkland shooting

Students mourn lives lost and protest gun control Photos by Kimberly Bojorquez A month after the Parkland school shooting, UCAS students participated in a planned protest by walking out of class March 14, for 17 minutes, to honor the 17 who died. UVU students across campus participated in the walkout, while dozens of UCAS students, a […]

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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 […]

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UVUSA debate focuses on the lack of diversity in student government

Photos by Jonah Hokit Lack of diversity, communication and transparency within student government were the major issues that presidential candidates brought up during UVUSA’s elections debate Feb. 28 at Centre Stage. All of the presidential candidates selected values of transparency and communication as part of their campaigns; however, not all the candidates were cohesive in […]