True Wolverine Gets Redefined

August 23, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute UVUSA decides to trade the True Wolverine tradition of kissing before the UVU fountain with more inclusive options to redefine what it truly means to be a wolverine for generations to come. As the university pushes to make the campus safe and inclusive for all students, the topic of the True Wolverine kissing tradition came […]

UVUSA features “I Feel Pretty” in ongoing movie series

August 16, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Free popcorn in hand, UVU students came to the Ragan Theater for the showing of the new comedy, “I Feel Pretty” on Aug. 9. It was part of the ongoing Summer Movie Series held by the UVUSA, which will be going on till Aug. 30. Movies are typically shown at the Fountain Courtyard at 9 […]

The Greatest Showman lip sync battle for literacy

March 27, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes UVUSA, United Way and other UVU volunteers held a lip sync battle for literacy March 14 in the UVU grand ballroom. Focusing less on theme and more on awareness and charity, this event’s main goal was to raise money for children’s book and teachers all across Utah. This is the third year this event has […]

Funding free college raises concerns

March 19, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes Chase Thomas spoke about favoring college education that is free of student debt, and he suggested that funding could be found in existing government budgets. Photo by Lincoln Op’t Hof At the Pizza and Politics session on education that was held in the Ragan Theater on March 13, attendees and panelists voiced concerns about making […]

Campus commits to carbon neutrality

March 7, 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minute Photo by Jay Arcansalin A commitment to decrease the carbon footprint on campus was passed in the Faculty Senate with 32 votes in favor for such, two dissenting votes and one abstention. Currently, the carbon neutrality action plan achievement date is set in the year of 2050. This plan would include the building of a […]

UVUSA debate focuses on the lack of diversity in student government

February 28, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photos by Jonah Hokit Lack of diversity, communication and transparency within student government were the major issues that presidential candidates brought up during UVUSA’s elections debate Feb. 28 at Centre Stage. All of the presidential candidates selected values of transparency and communication as part of their campaigns; however, not all the candidates were cohesive in […]

Kyle Maynard tells students to never give up

February 1, 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photos by Jonah Hokit Quadruple amputee and award-winning extreme athlete, Kyle Maynard, spoke to inspire students Feb. 1 in the Grande Ballroom. Maynard was born with a rare condition known as congenital amputation, which left him with arms that end at the elbows and legs that end near his knees. The doctors told his parents […]

Meet the 2017-18 student body officer candidates

February 27, 2017

Reading Time: 7 minutes Student Body President Rob Smith If elected, Smith will place student success as his top priority. UVU is branded with a vision of student success and Smith’s goals seek to reinforce and accelerate that momentum. In doing so, Smith plans to avoid reinventing things that already work. Smith has not been involved in student government […]

Mardi Gras dressed to impress, entertain and unite

February 20, 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes UVUSA hosted an all-night Mardi Gras event on Friday, Feb 10. The student body and community members over 18 partied harder than they have since the Insomnia event in October of last year. “It was a party from the moment you walk in the door. It was overwhelming at first because you didn’t know what […]

Associate Dean of Students resigns

May 3, 2016

Reading Time: < 1 minute OREM — On Tuesday morning, it was confirmed by a UVU spokesperson that Associate Dean of Students Phil Clegg has resigned. Clegg was the Director of Student Leadership & Activities and has been at UVU since 1997 when it was originally UVSC.  According to the spokesperson, it is the University’s practice not to comment on […]