Student Life seeks to increase fees, day two of student fee hearings

January 25, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Student Development & Well Being department is seeking a $2.47 increase to its portion of student fees to continue funding for running programs and to account for a future Cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA). The hearing was conducted on Jan. 20 in the student council chamber. Marissa King, director of student leadership and involvement, presented on behalf […]

Departments seek student fee increases, student fee hearings begin

January 18, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Campus Recreation and the Sorensen Student Center Operation and Management are asking the student council for increased fees to improve service quality and accommodate university-mandated wage increases.  Every year the student council meets in the beginning of January to reassess student fees and propose changes to the Presidential Council. As mentioned in a previous piece, […]

Students protest vaccine requirement

September 10, 2021

Reading Time: 2 minutes Editor’s Note: This article was updated on Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. A previous version of the article incorrectly labeled a source’s statement as false. Utah Valley University’s website lists healthy diets, sleep and exercise as “protective measures” to “decrease … chances of contracting coronavirus.” “You do not need the vaccine to attend UVU” was written […]

Students cite coronavirus, safety precautions as reasons gym attendance is down

October 28, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gym attendance at UVU is declining as the coronavirus dissuades some active gym-goers from attending. Students are finding it harder and harder to attend the gym for their daily workouts, mostly due to the panic caused by the thought of contracting COVID-19 while there.  According to DaSheek Akwenye, director of campus recreation and wellness, the […]

How to report sexual assault

June 3, 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes The first few semesters in college are exciting. Most of us are fresh out of high school or have never been to an institution of higher education; this may be the first time many of us have been on our own, so the possibilities seem endless. However, there is also a dark side to college. […]