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The Challenges of Mobile Work: Part 1

The Challenges of Mobile Work: Part 1

This morning, just as I sat down to begin the workday, my laptop whipped out a hand painted sign and began a picket line right in front of my productivity. Before I responded with force, as I may have, I realized my utility infielder had […]

The 10 Best Comedy Films of All Time: Statistically

The 10 Best Comedy Films of All Time: Statistically

We stumbled onto an article the other day listing the top 100 comedy films of all time. I disagreed with the selection, and placement, of many films on that list. It is moments like these, I wish I had never set foot in academia. My brain [...]
The Creative Undergraduate: Why We No Longer Care, and Just Want To Be Done

The Creative Undergraduate: Why We No Longer Care, and Just Want To Be Done

Most college students have a vague idea of what they want to be when they grow up. They are certain about one thing, they need a degree… right? My generation was raised on a steady diet of go to school, get good grades, then get [...]
A decade of grit: How Greg Williams built UVU wrestling

A decade of grit: How Greg Williams built UVU wrestling

Photos by Brigham Berthold OREM—The UVU wrestling room is a well-hidden but distinct location on campus. Forest green and canary yellow mats cover the wide floor beneath a low ceiling. Infrequently spaced windows and dark walls punctuate a feeling of closeness as the scent of [...]
Understanding Buddhism – An Interview with a Buddhist US Soldier

Understanding Buddhism – An Interview with a Buddhist US Soldier

A dear friend of mine, and a fellow soldier, is a Buddhist. She and I have shared wonderful conversations during our friendship; some of which have dealt with our differing faith systems. Hopefully this quick 8 question interview will allow you to gain a better [...]
Air Force ROTC prepared to move headquarters away from BYU: All signs point to UVU

Air Force ROTC prepared to move headquarters away from BYU: All signs point to UVU

According to Air Force Col. Timothy Hogan, current Commander of BYU’s Air Force ROTC, the secretary of defense is reviewing policy on universities that have preconditions for employment, such as BYU’s Honor Code. A high-level source within the department of defense confirmed the information. BYU [...]
Hub City Woodcraft: A Christmas Photo Series

Hub City Woodcraft: A Christmas Photo Series

Marcus Reid, of Hub City Woodcraft, shares his passion for woodturning with the people of Salt Lake City, UT, during the 2016 annual Christkindlmarkt.
Complacency kills: Active shooter training

Complacency kills: Active shooter training

Most UVU students are not prepared for an active shooter scenario. According to the UVU event calendar website, an active shooter training session was scheduled to happen Jan. 11 at the main lecture hall in the Fulton Library. What the event lacked were organizers, speakers […]

The Best Way to Send Your Kid to College

The Best Way to Send Your Kid to College

Send your kids to college for one semester. Following that, let your kids make their way. I remember wondering which university to attend. The problem was, at that moment, life began coming at me faster than I thought possible. College was just another piece of [...]
Anthony Turner reinforces direction of UVU women’s basketball

Anthony Turner reinforces direction of UVU women’s basketball

Anthony Turner brings philosophy, faith and 26 years of experience to the Utah Valley University women’s basketball. Head coach Cathy Nixon’s decision to hire Turner was announced July 1, 2016. “First and foremost he is an incredible man and a very, very good basketball coach,” […]