Star-giving focuses on student connection

November 12, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVU’s mentor program held its annual freshman Thanksgiving dinner in the Grand Ballroom Nov. 8. The force was strong as the crowd gathered for this Star Wars themed event. Everything from fried chicken and mashed potatoes to lightsaber and laser fights were a part of this strange and enticing event. “It’s something a lot of […]

Rogue One Review

January 20, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes The announcement of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” shouldn’t have come as a surprise to anybody. One of the world’s biggest entertainment conglomerates acquired the rights to one of the most beloved franchises of all time, so spin-offs and endless sequels are to be expected. Disney proved that the property is in capable hands […]

Celebrate the Cinema: Music and dance come together

November 16, 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nov 10, The UVU Ballroom Dance Company, led by Christopher Williams & Tara Boyd put on “Celebrate the Cinema.” A sold out event that combined film scores, movie themes, and ballroom dancing. Guests in attendance were very excited, some even dressed up in star wars costumes. They blended in perfectly with the final dance number […]

The second-hand rapture of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

January 11, 2016

Reading Time: 3 minutes Illustration by Rebecca Cho Ben Roden Asst. Features Editor Let me get this out of the way: “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” isn’t a great film. The effects are impressive and the acting is solid, and there are hip little jokes where you’d expect hip little jokes to be, but in all the ways that […]

5 reasons why being a dork gets better with age

January 17, 2012

Reading Time: 6 minutes Let’s face it. Adulthood is a double edged-sword. Yes, you have more freedom to do whatever you want, no one can tell you what to do and you get to watch as many R-rated movies as you want. However, with adulthood also comes really annoying things like responsibilities. You have to work so you can […]