Guv candidates field questions from UVU students during debate

October 7, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Gubernatorial candidates took questions from four Utah Valley University students during the Utah Debate Commission’s televised debate on Tuesday, Sept. 29. UVU was originally scheduled to host the debate between Republican candidate Lieutenant Governor Spencer Cox and his Democratic challenger, University of Utah professor Chris Peterson. When it was moved to a socially distanced TV […]

Protesters Peacefully Gather in Provo to Protest Police Brutality

May 31, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Dozens of protesters peacefully gathered by the city library Saturday, May 30, to protest police brutality in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who was violently held to the ground by a police officer in Minnesota this week. The protesters in Provo drove down University Ave and stood on the […]

MLK keynote encourages curiosity over judgement in approaching racism

January 22, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes When it comes to approaching racism, Brittany Packnett’s message is simple: We must all bend the moral arc toward justice. Students and faculty attended the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration on campus Jan. 16, where Packnett, the keynote speaker of the two-day event, spoke on racism and ways to break false beliefs. Packnett, an activist, […]