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Two cars burn in mock crime fire

Forensic science students analyze mock vehicle fire crime scene. On Tuesday, Feb. 12, two cars were lit on fire in a controlled burn by the Fire Recruit Candidate Academy at UVU in a criminal recreation of an arson crime. Students in the Advanced Crime Scene...

Eboo Patel speaks on religious diversity

Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, spoke in the Clarke Building to students about religious diversity and American civic culture on Feb. 4. Patel has worked for over 15 years to make interfaith cooperation a social norm. He is the author of...

Vice President of Elevate emphasizes positivity

The Center for the Advancement of Leadership hosted Ricky Hacking as part of its Mastermind Lecture Series on Monday, Feb. 4 in the upper conference rooms of the Sorensen Center. Hacking is vice president of operations and marketing at Elevate, a branding company...

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...