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 […]

BYU students rally after Honor Code clarification

March 6, 2020

Reading Time: 5 minutes Additional reporting and interviews for this story were contributed by staff reporter Ashley Nash. Brigham Young University’s Honor Code was updated two weeks ago, removing a paragraph about “homosexual behavior” from the rules. Previously, this section of the code forbid “all forms of physical intimacy” between students of the same sex. BYU students noted the […]

UVU students and congressional hopeful protest climate change

September 21, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Joining over 5,000 protests, in over 140 Countries around the World, UVU students came together to protest Friday, Sept. 20. Led by Russ Fugal, a candidate for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District, these students gathered outside the Fulton Library to protest peacefully for an end to the use of fossil fuels to avoid further climate breakdown.  […]

Made of Honor: Student groups combine efforts as they seek honor code reform

April 12, 2019

Reading Time: 4 minutes “[The honor code office] is part of the reason why a lot of people enjoy and feel comfortable at BYU and choose to go there,” Smith said. “It’s not an anarchist protest or movement against the Church … we just want to bring current enforcement and actions in line with that Christlike message that the church and Honor Code Office stand for.”

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 […]

UCAS students join national walkout 1 month after Parkland shooting

March 14, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes Students mourn lives lost and protest gun control Photos by Kimberly Bojorquez A month after the Parkland school shooting, UCAS students participated in a planned protest by walking out of class March 14, for 17 minutes, to honor the 17 who died. UVU students across campus participated in the walkout, while dozens of UCAS students, a […]

Students protest Jordan World Circus

January 27, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photos by Maricel Evangelista A two-day protest opposing the Jordan World Circus was held by students in conjunction with the Animal Defenders International Organization outside of the UCCU Center on Jan. 23-24. For nearly 10 years, students have voiced their disapproval of the circus being held on campus, but feel they are not being heard. […]

Students march in support of Dreamers

September 9, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Days after President Trump announced to intact the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for six more months to allow Congress to find a legislative solution, hundreds of people marched on campus in support of the program, which protects immigrants from deportation and allows them to work in the U.S. legally, Sept. 8. The silent […]

President Holland takes action in fight for Dreamers

September 7, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes President Holland pledged his support to protect students under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program alongside the Commissioner of Higher Education, David Buhler, and the presidents of Utah’s eight public colleges and universities Sept. 6. A letter addressed to Sen. Orrin Hatch, Sen. Mike Lee, Rep. Rob Bishop, Rep. Chris Steward and Rep. Mia […]