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A decade of grit: How Greg Williams built UVU wrestling

A decade of grit: How Greg Williams built UVU wrestling

Photos by Brigham Berthold OREMโ€”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 [...]
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 […]

Red Bull wanted but not welcome at UVU

Red Bull wanted but not welcome at UVU

In the halls of Utah Valley University, students drag themselves between classes. November signals the final month of the fall semester. Grades hang by mere threads as final projects, papers and exams afford little sleep to students still hoping for a passing grade. Students looking […]

Womenโ€™s World Chess Championship

Womenโ€™s World Chess Championship

UVU responds to Nazรญ Paikidze-Barnes’ reaction to Women’s World Chess Championship location.ย  During the 87th General Assembly of The World Chess Federation (FIDE), Iran was chosen to organize the next tournament, Sept. 11-13. As of 1980, Iranian law requires women to veil themselves in public. […]

Campus nuisance: Skateboards, entitlement, and everyone else

Campus nuisance: Skateboards, entitlement, and everyone else

Itโ€™s 4 p.m. on Friday. You had a long day of classes and youโ€™re ready for the weekend. Youโ€™re driving home on 1200 West and as you pass the free parking, a skateboarder flies into the street in front of you. You slam on your […]

Students, alumni and voter thoughts on election day violence

Students, alumni and voter thoughts on election day violence

The threat of election day violence isnโ€™t stopping the UVU community from voting. On Nov. 4, 2016, CBS Corp. released information concerning attacks Al-Qaeda has planned to carry out on Nov. 7, 2016, in New York, Texas and Virginia. โ€œAl-Qaeda is unlikely to actually attack […]