The Sun Does Shine

January 18, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Story of Hope and Forgiveness The United States has experienced turmoil, broken hearts and division among governmental and pandemic difficulties. Reflecting on the powerful influence of Martin Luther King Jr. can heal much of the division felt during 2020. As we move forward the story of community educator Anthony Ray Hinton may serve as […]

UVU Alumni Up the Ante with an Instructional Poker Deck

January 14, 2021

Reading Time: < 1 minute With the rising popularity of card games during the pandemic, UVU alumni Brady Aste and Nathan Wilson envisioned a new kind of deck of cards for Texas Hold ’em poker, one that could dissolve barriers for new and casual players.  Instead of relying on players’ (or the internet’s) knowledge of strategies, jargon and hand rankings, […]

Virtual Turkey Trot

December 9, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the last day of November, UVU students completed the Virtual Turkey Trot, which spanned the entire month and was hosted by UVU Intramurals. The Turkey Trot was conducted virtually so participants could complete  on their own time and run it anywhere they wanted. Using the tracking device, Strava, runners could keep track of their […]

Annual Wolverine Bingo event a success with students

August 30, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Grande Ballroom was packed full with 673 students in attendance for Wolverine Bingo the night of Aug 28. The winner of the grand prize was Sara Turnbull, a public relations major, who won a trip for two to San Francisco. Other prizes such as grocery bundles, Bluetooth speakers, Airpods and tickets to the upcoming […]

‘Real Talk’ series strives to create civil dialogues on UVU campus

September 25, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes For 25 years, the UVU Center for Social Impact (CSI) has been actively looking for ways to empower students, faculty and community partners through volunteerism, service-learning courses and on-campus events. One of these events is their monthly “Real Talk” round table discussion. Real Talk is a civil dialogue series where attendees can partake in in-depth […]

German entrepreneur compares Putin and President Trump

February 8, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Jonah Hokit Franz Sedelmayer, German entrepreneur and former friend of Vladimir Putin, gives first-hand insights into Putin’s Russia. Sedelmayer addressed students at Center Stage Feb. 8, after being invited by the Globle Engagement office. Sedelmayer recently published his book, Welcome to Putingrad, with John Weisman, where he explores his story working with and […]

29th Annual Mr. UVU Pageant selects Parker Olsen as Winner

February 1, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes A crowded Centre Stage audience that included family, friends and students saw Parker Olsen crowned as the 29th annual Mr. UVU pageant winner Jan. 29. The mock pageant, held consistently every year since 1989, draws UVU’s “best and brightest” men on campus to compete for the title. Hoping for a cash prize, bragging rights, one […]

Police Reports

September 9, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aug. 29 Backpack Neglect A student reported their wallet being stolen in the Pope Science building. The student left their backpack in the elevator unattended and later discovered a wallet was missing. There were no suspects. Email Nuisance Two UVU employees reported that over the course of six weeks, 120 emails were sent from a […]

Third annual Provo Pride Festival gathers community support

October 13, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes “This is Family” Theme Helps Further Define Utah Valley’s Families Lee Thomas Lifestyle Editor Photo Credit Gabi Campbell   On Saturday Sept. 19, Provo city was host to its own 3rd annual Gay Pride festival. The event continued the success of previous years, drawing an ever visible LGBTQ community and their supporters together to celebrate […]