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UVU student named Western Region Student Chef of the Year

First-year culinary arts student Emma El-Farra won the American Culinary Federation competition held in Las Vegas on Feb. 2. El-Farra was named the Western Region Student Chef of the Year. This year five students were accepted to compete and create a winning dish...

Backseat Lovers celebrate album release at Velour

One of Utah’s hottest bands, The Backseat Lovers, performed at Velour on Saturday, January 26 in front of a sold-out crowd to celebrate the release of their first full-length album When We Were Friends. Opening for the Lovers were another trending name in the Utah...

UVU IT department donates money, supplies to charity

UVU’s IT department collected and assembled around 200 necessities kits for Tucker’s Totes, the department’s chosen local charity for the holidays, in December 2018 as part of their annual fundraising efforts. Tucker’s Totes provides small totes containing basic...

The Center for Social Impact cleans up Encircle House

As a continuation of their “Be the Change Tour”, the Center for Social Impact helped to clean up Encircle House, an LGBTQ+ family and youth resource center, on Friday, Jan. 25. The center’s “Be the Change Tour” was started this year in an effort to celebrate its 25th...

How To Be An Ally with the Secular Community

Secular students are the second largest group on campus according to a student omnibus survey conducted in the fall of 2018. With input from Interfaith Student Council’s Co-President Elexis Kain, here are some tips on how the university can better its  alliance...

Multicultural Student Council aims to bring people together

The UVU Multicultural Student Council is hosting its first open social event of the semester in the LA building room 114 Thursday Jan. 24th from 6-8 p.m. The social mirrors the popular first social of last semester and will feature board games, video games, and food....