Candy Searle overcomes nontraditional student challenges

March 27, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Here at UVU we have extraordinary students and faculty members who lead accomplished lives worth praise. One such person is senior psychology major Candy Searle. She dropped out of school in the ninth grade because she suffered from ADHD, which prevented her from being able to focus in school. “At that time, I was told […]

Student Profile: Kiersten Zundel

January 27, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Theater is not just about filling the part according Kiersten Zundel, a sophomore theater major; it is about connecting with the character, the cast and performing the best show for the audience. Zundel first started her career in elementary school when she landed the role of Ariel and fell in love with theater. “I actually […]

Students of UVU: Marshall R. Madsen

January 16, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Marshall R. Madsen, a junior musical theatre performance major, has a passion for theater that cannot be tainted. His love for the arts is shown through his spectacular performances. Madsen fell in love with theater when he was younger, and now he wants to share his love for theater with the world. “It’s a really […]

Students of UVU: Aaron Hurt

September 11, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aaron Hurt, 25, is a student at Utah Valley University who is no stranger to the arts. Aaron is the creator of a versatile YouTube channel, member of Shrink the Giant, artist, and photographer who has perfected his artistic abilities over the years Art had always been an interest of Aaron’s. Even in elementary school […]

‘Peculiar’ People

January 11, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Julie Ostler Missy Jensen Senior Staff Writer @missyjensen19 UVU students Aaron Gates, an English Writing Studies major, and UVU alumni Jack Garcia who majored in English with an emphasis in Creative Studies, have successfully created their own LGBT literary journal, peculiar. The two are looking forward to the second issue, to be published […]

Student Spotlight: Shadow Cast director

July 18, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes Balancing the life of a student and a director is no small task. Just ask sophomore, Ryan Fallis. Fallis has been directing the Shadow Cast for the Salt Lake Production of “Repo: The Genetic Opera” since 2009. “We perform it the way that many midnight showings of ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ have done, acting it […]