Black Student Union at UVU

February 4, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Black Student Union at Utah Valley University is an official group on campus that cultivates a community for students that identify as Black. BSU holds discussions concerning topics that include race, advancement of Black people, and promotes validation of Black students on campus. This group is intended to be a safe space for open […]

Student spotlight: Deborah Colimon

February 2, 2022

Reading Time: 2 minutes One cheerful April morning, Deborah Colimon woke up and decided to buy her first house plant: she now owns 24 house plants, and treats them like they’re her children. As a student spotlight, Colimon shares her journey to Utah Valley University, her experiences here and why she believes it’s important to celebrate Black History Month.  […]

Candlelight Vigil in Provo gathers more than a thousand people

June 6, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes More than a thousand people gather outside of the Provo Police Department for a candlelight vigil to honor victims of police brutality.  A man sits in front of the Provo Police Department holding a flag which reads “BLACK LIVES MATTER.”  Police officers and hundreds of other people from throughout Utah county all gathered to remember […]