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Tips and Tricks for UVU Students

Author: Erin Horton Some advice from students, for students… Coming to college can be a scary experience—coming to a new and unfamiliar campus (or even a new state), diving into a different schedule and class system, being surrounded by nearly 42,000 new faces, and learning to live on your own is no small feat. So…

International Women’s Day

Author: Erin Horton What is International Women’s Day? In 1910, an idea was proposed at the International Conference of Working Women: a day to celebrate women. A day where we celebrate the achievements of women around the world, and a day to remind us of the progress made and the progress needed to gain gender…

Why Join Women of UVU

Author: Lindsay Haslam At Utah Valley University, the Women’s Success Center provides support, leadership, coaching, and advocacy for students. The services of the center are available to all students on campus and to community members who need extra support as they experience a life transition or are transitioning back to school. Fortunately, there is another…

Why is Voting Important?

Author: Lindsay Haslam No matter what the year, it seems as though voting season sneaks up behind us and demands our attention. Oddly enough, the turn out in most communities for submitting ballots is under 50%. There isn’t one specific reason that supports why people decide not to cast their vote, but we can assume…

Female-Dominated Industries

Author: Lindsay Haslam Have you ever wondered which industries women take the biggest lead in? Some of these industries may surprise you!  Non-profit There are significant issues both locally and globally that need to be addressed. Many of these issues are related to a lack of access to education, shortages in health care services, and…

Emergency Services at UVU

Written by Lexi Jackson Resources that are available to students and faculty in case of an emergency Things are hard right now. With the pandemic, natural disasters, job loss, and overall stress, it can be difficult to make ends meet. Luckily, UVU has provided many services to help take care of their students and faculty.…

Mental Illness in Utah

Written by Lexi Jackson  Facts surrounding mental illness, and options available to students struggling with mental illnesses Mental Health Is A State Of Well-Being In Which You Can Realize Your Abilities And Talents, Cope With The Normal Stresses Of Life, Work Productively And Make A Contribution To Your Community. Maintaining Your Mental Health Along With…

How to be Involved with Local and National Politics

Written by Lexi Jackson How students can get involved with politics, even if they have no prior experience doing so Getting involved with politics can seem like a daunting task, but it may be easier than you think! It is important to follow our civic duties and participate in both local and national politics. You…

How to Stay Socially Connected while Socially Distanced

Written by Lexi Jackson Ideas of how to stay social while being asked to stay home and physically distanced from others This year is unprecedented and we have all been asked to make changes to our daily routines. One of these changes includes socially distancing ourselves from others, in order to limit exposure to the…

The Gender Pay Gap Lives On

Written by Lexi Jackson The Gender Pay Gap, how it affects minorities, and how the it’s present in Utah The Gender Pay Gap: this topic has been debated and discussed for years, yet still proves to be an issue in our society today. The AAUW states this best by saying, “as demonstrated by the fact…

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