Students cite coronavirus, safety precautions as reasons gym attendance is down

October 28, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gym attendance at UVU is declining as the coronavirus dissuades some active gym-goers from attending. Students are finding it harder and harder to attend the gym for their daily workouts, mostly due to the panic caused by the thought of contracting COVID-19 while there.  According to DaSheek Akwenye, director of campus recreation and wellness, the […]

Officials urge students to ‘stay safe’ over fall break as state labels county ‘high risk’

October 15, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes After countless hours in front of computer screens and infinite Microsoft Teams meetings, fall break begins Thursday. But amid the excitement of fall-centric activities is the looming reality of the COVID-19 pandemic.  A reality that prompted a university-wide email earlier this week. In the email, President Astrid Tuminez urged students to maintain local health and […]

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 […]

This week in COVID-19: UVU, BYU presidents urge students to follow COVID-19 guidelines as cities go ‘orange’

September 23, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes President Tuminez and President Kevin J. Worthen of Brigham Young University issued a warning to students that unless COVID-19 cases in Utah County decrease soon, both campuses may shut down and move online—possibly for the rest of the semester.  The joint letter was published the morning of Sept. 22, hours before Governor Herbert announced that […]

Socially-distanced study spots on campus

July 19, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes UVU staff has been working hard to arrange classrooms, study areas and hallways to ensure students and staff are able to maintain social distance. With so much change, it might be hard to find a spot to rest or work if you happen to be on campus. We scouted out six study spots around campus […]

Campus and COVID: What students should know

July 14, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes In spite of the warming weather, UVU’s campus has been left mostly empty both inside and out of the buildings following the announcement for students to limit their time in the grounds for the duration of the semester. (Photo by Natasha Colburn) Fall semester 2020 is going to look different for Wolverines.  Since the World […]

Uncertainty Surrounds UVU’s Fall 2020 Semester

June 9, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Austin Skousen, Senior Staff Reporter The Review wants to hear from you in our anonymous survey about Utah Valley University’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, whether positive or negative. If you have a question that you would like answered by the university regarding this issue that isn’t on the FAQs, we will compile […]

Living through the COVID-19 pandemic as a high risk student

May 4, 2020

Reading Time: 7 minutes The year 2020 will definitely go down in history, especially UVU history. On March 11, WHO officially declared the COVID-19 virus as a pandemic. In response, many businesses closed and school’s were soon to follow. UVU moved their courses online officially on March 23. Although everyone has been affected by the virus in one way […]