Student nominees’ night to shine

April 9, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes Co-hosts lend novel perspective to 17-year-old event.   Seeing how the Wolverine Achievement Awards program hasn’t changed much from the previous 17 years, emcees Dr. Bob Rasmussen and Phil Clegg took the evening’s entertainment upon themselves.   Following an extended absence from the Ragan Theatre stage, Clegg, the assistant dean of students, acquiesced to Rasmussen’s […]

Miss Africa Utah pageant selects 2012 queen

March 1, 2012

Reading Time: 2 minutes Amidst familiar romantic 90s pop ballads and an animated crowd, nine young women clad in little black dresses and colorful feather boas paraded across the stage at Ragan Theatre, welcoming the audience to the Miss Africa Utah pageant.   The second annual event, held on Sat., Feb. 25, and founded by UVU senior Gloria Kajo, […]

Japanese culture presented in gratitude

February 14, 2012

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sounds of the thunderous banging of huge taiko drums contrasted with the peaceful, almost hypnotic sound of the harp-like koto music in the Ragan Theatre Saturday night, Feb. 11, in front of a nearly sold out auditorium.   This conglomeration of culture, the third annual Japan Culture Night, focused on the intense gratitude of the […]