Provo gynecologist accused of sexual assault

March 1, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes Content warning: the following article discusses the topic of sexual abuse.  UPDATE: As of March 14, the Gross and Rooney law firm presented an updated complaint against Broadbent. The complaint was updated to include the stories of 50 different defendants who have experienced abuse at the hands of Broadbent. In the original complaint from February […]

How to stay safe on UVU campus

July 10, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes Starting college is exciting, but it also means students are responsible for themselves and their safety, often for the first time. Here are some basic safety tips for students looking to stay safe and secure. “The first thing [students] should not do is panic,”said UVU Police Sgt. Eric Beveridge. “Panic causes more stress and confusion […]

Conforming to social norms contribute to the bystander effect

November 1, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Resisting norms will likely prevent dangerous situations Illustration by Tyler Carpenter   Conformity, ambiguity and social and cultural norms are reasons people do not intervene, according to Ashley Larsen, the associate dean of students during the It’s On Us event Oct. 31 in the Student Life and Wellness building. The bystander effect is a social phenomena that […]

Sexual assault proves to be an issue even in happy valley

October 11, 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute Photo by Sammie Jo Raymond With 2015 studies showing the amount of reported rapes in Utah exceeding the national average, a group of UVU students and faculty members met together to discuss the prevalence of sexual assault in Utah Oct. 11 in the Sorensen Center. The discussion was held as part of the Real Talk […]

UVU Clery Report shows low sexual offenses

September 28, 2017

Reading Time: < 1 minute The UVU Police Department compiled its Annual Security Report, or Clery Report, Monday, Sept. 25, and it was posted online by Wednesday, Sept. 27. The ASR details incidents of campus crime, including crimes that fall under the Clery act. Clery crimes are criminal offenses such as murder, sexual offenses, assault and burglary. The crimes also […]