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Protestors, speakers at Environmental Ethics Symposium strive for open conversations

“We think conservation is a big issue that should be educated about, but also the rights of individual animals, as well as species, should be something that is also discussed. Not just how humans can help conservation efforts,” Nicasio Nango said.

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UVU students and congressional hopeful protest climate change

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.  […]

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

“[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.”

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Students, professors protest American Bullfighting event

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 […]

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UCAS students join national walkout 1 month after Parkland shooting

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 […]

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Students protest Jordan World Circus

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. […]

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Students march in support of Dreamers

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 […]

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President Holland takes action in fight for Dreamers

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 […]

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