2022-23 student council in limbo as veto looms?

April 19, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes Appointments to the incoming student council remain in limbo after a controversial vote by the student council that led many members to consider changing their vote. A potential presidential veto may provide that opportunity. The Student Council met April 14 to discuss the appointments made by the newly elected executive council for the 2022-2023 academic […]

Free menstrual products to be available for all students

March 29, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes UVUSA announced that after four years of securing proper funding, approvals, and withstanding supply chain issues, free menstrual products will be available for all students. “UVUSA student government has been fighting to provide free menstrual products for students campus-wide for four years,” a pamphlet that was passed out during the Student Council meeting on March […]

Seven dollar increase approved by student council

February 15, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Student Council has unanimously passed their proposal for student fees which will increase student fees by $7. Voting on Feb. 10, the council passed the student drafted proposal for student fees during the 2022-2023 academic year. The proposal approves a $7 increase overall for students, the second-largest increase in the last five years. The […]

Fee proposals change to accommodate larger COLA estimate

February 13, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes Student fee proposals are being subjected to increases due to a higher projected cost of living adjustment than previously estimated. The compensation/COLA increase is established by the state to be competitive with the rising cost of living. These pay increases are the result of that action. Through the Office of Legislative Affairs on campus, the […]

UVUSA fights to keep one-credit courses

February 3, 2022

Reading Time: 3 minutes Members of the Student Council have drafted a petition to prevent the cancellation of one-credit physical education science courses at UVU. Ethan Morse, vice president of academics, was informed by students that many P.E.S. courses will no longer be available after the spring semester. Morse states, “Classes like yoga, palliates, and women’s self-defense would be […]

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, […]