Frosted vinyl hiding UVU’s rock wall is removed

November 9, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mount Timpanogos faces directly into the windows of the UVU rock climbing wall located in the Student Life and Wellness Center, but the view has been blocked by vinyl frost covering the windows since the construction about four years ago. While scaling the side of the rock wall, climbers couldn’t take advantage of the view […]

Students, professors protest American Bullfighting event

September 30, 2018

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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 […]

Reflection Center offers safe space for deep questions

January 19, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Abby Van Buren   UVU’s Reflection Center invites every student to engage in self-exploration while sipping on their beverage of choice during Cocoa, Coffee & Convo every Thursday. The weekly event began Jan. 11 of this year as a way to encourage open conversations between students of all backgrounds. Students are invited to […]

New website design eases navigation, enhances visual appeal

January 17, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Alyse Johnson browses the new website in the Fulton Library Jan. 10. Photo by Abby Van Buren  Utah Valley University’s main website has been updated with a new look to start off the Spring 2018 semester. According to Nathan Gerber, director of Web Development Services, the redesign took place over a span of 18 months by […]

2018 Utah Valley Person of the Year awarded to President Holland

January 12, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Holland was named Utah Valley magazine’s Person of the Year for 2018 on Jan. 8. Holland’s work as the president of Utah Valley University was illustrated in the award article. From fundraising over 100 million dollars for the university to valuing inclusivity, his influence on the university was highlighted. “Even though Matt has loved […]

Three ways to take control of your stress this semester

January 7, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU students enjoy a yoga class available in the Student Life and Wellness Center on campus. Photo courtesy of August Miller, UVU Marketing Stress is an inevitable part of the college experience. Whether this is the first semester or the last, stress can be managed and even used to students advantage, if approached correctly. Change your perception In […]

One Stop stopped for good

November 9, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Illustration by Tyler Carpenter The One Stop circle that has been the main hub for serving students was discontinued as of Nov. 1. “After careful consideration, and in an effort to improve the student experience, the decision has been made to make a significant change to the One Stop area,” said Andrew Stone, associate vice […]

Women’s workshop criticizes cultural barriers and gender roles

September 19, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Women are promoted on performance and men are promoted on potential, said Kyle Reyes, at the Utah Women and Leadership Project workshop that focused on strengthening women in leadership Sept. 14, where over 600 people filled the Ragan Theatre. The event featured three separate workshops by Sui Lang L. Panoke, founder and director of Women […]