Spectrum Hosts Prom for Queer Students

April 15, 2022

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Spectrum QSA at UVU hosted a Queer Prom on Saturday, April 2. This prom was intended to provide queer college students an opportunity to experience prom in a way that validates their identities and promotes authentic expression.  Drew Cannon, theater education major and president of Spectrum, has been working on making Queer Prom a […]

The Queer Latinx Community

September 24, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes National Hispanic Heritage Month is from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. During Hispanic Heritage Month the U.S “honors the cultures, traditions and contributions of Hispanics and Latin Americans who live or have lived in what is now the United States of America,” according to the USDA.  “Older generations identify with the terms Hispanic, Latino, or […]

There is a place for you with UVU’s inclusion and diversity services

July 29, 2021

Reading Time: 3 minutes Utah Valley University hosts a wide range of services to support students from all walks of life. In addition to programs and departments, several clubs that support BIPOC communities are covered here. There is a place for YOU at UVU. LGBT Student Services The LGBT Student Services is dedicated to supporting LGBTQ+ students and raising […]

A look back at Pride Month at UVU

July 1, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes In memory of the Stonewall Rebellion, Utah Valley University celebrated and recognized LGBTQ Wolverines during Pride Month. Here are some of the events that happened around the campus and community.  The month began with the lighting of the UCCU Center in the colors of the rainbow, alongside the placement of pride flags around campus. The […]

UVU post-election committee offers support to students

November 2, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Near the end of September, J.C. Graham, UVU’s director of Crisis Services, reached out to multiple groups across campus to establish a neutral initiative intended to provide support for students after the election. Individuals from various Students Affairs departments, such as Student Health Services, Ombuds, Multicultural Student Services, LGBT Student Services, Center for Social Impact […]

Find yourself, help others: LGBT Student Services director Emily Branvold

February 26, 2020

Reading Time: 6 minutes Emily Branvold, the program director of LGBT Student Services at UVU, started in the position on January 1, 2020 and has already hit the ground running, picking up the programs which their predecessor established before leaving the position in October 2020. The mission of LGBT Student Services is to serve “students who are seeking LGBTQIA*-related […]

LGBT Student Services host Trivia and Ga(y)me night

September 27, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes [et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.0.48″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.0.47″ parallax=”off” parallax_method=”on”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.74″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”]Thursday nights are always busy for UVU students. Whether it is doing homework, going on dates, watching Netflix or attending an on campus activity, there is always something on students’ schedules. Sept. 20, in LA 126, a group of  students from […]