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Gaming Corner: ‘Division 2’

Gaming Corner: ‘Division 2’

By Ray Gill

March 23, 2019

  In the world of looter-shooter games, there really hasn’t been any that give players what they want — or at least expect. From launching games unfinished and mediocre sequels to the controversies regarding pay-to-win strategies, the shooter genre reputation seems to be fading. “Tom Clancy...

Banff Film Festival: Adventurers and Art Lovers Rejoice

Banff Film Festival: Adventurers and Art Lovers Rejoice

By Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites

February 22, 2019

  Whether or not you consider yourself to be an “outdoorsy” person, The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival will leave you craving your own adventures. The festival began in 1976 and has been held as an international outdoor film competition and presentation every year since in Banff, Albe...

Gaming Corner: ‘Apex Legends’

Gaming Corner: ‘Apex Legends’

By Yixin Song

February 22, 2019

  I was running down the hill when the circle started closing in. Only three people (including me) left in the match. The stakes had never been higher. I saw one enemy running into the house across the street. Slid up against the wall, I activated my "ultimate," which created a transportation ...

Opening Up the Oscars: Spidey-Senses Predict that ‘Spider-Verse’ Will Take the Gold

Opening Up the Oscars: Spidey-Senses Predict that ‘Spider-Verse’ Will Take the Gold

By Alison Myers

February 8, 2019

  If you’re anything like me, then the idea of seeing "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" only began to have some appeal after learning that John Mulaney played a part as "Peter Porker." Of all Marvel characters, Spider-Man has probably been the one most beaten like a dead horse. Between the...

ASUU’s Conference on Diverse Excellence Aims to Unite Students For Justice

ASUU’s Conference on Diverse Excellence Aims to Unite Students For Justice

By Amy Loret

February 2, 2019

  With a theme of "Unite For Justice," this year's Conference on Diverse Excellence (C.O.D.E) brought approximately 150 students together in the Union on Feb. 1 to create dialogue and build consciousness around systems of oppression, privilege and solidarity through a social justice lens. C.O....

The Rooney Rule: Ensuring NFL Coach Diversity

The Rooney Rule: Ensuring NFL Coach Diversity

By Zach Janis

January 30, 2019

  Since the dawn of the 21st century, more and more people have taken strides towards acceptance, and measures have been taken in all walks of life to ensure that everyone gets their fair share. The same can be said for the National Football League (NFL). Let me introduce you to the Rooney Rul...

Legacy of the LDS Church at the U

Legacy of the LDS Church at the U

By Connor Applegate

January 22, 2019

  In the fall semester of 2018, the Institute of Religion at the University of Utah, (which is referred to as the institute for the remainder of this article), had an enrollment of 4,000 students from the U. The institute, a program headed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS)...

Ute Proud Culture: On the Increasing Diversity of the World of Sports

Ute Proud Culture: On the Increasing Diversity of the World of Sports

By Zach Janis

December 4, 2018

  In a world in which diversity is non-judgemental, inclusive and encompasses most public facets of everyday life, it is only a matter of time until that movement finds its way into the world of sports. While there have been many issues of inclusivity in sports — athletes of color, femal...

Barber: Hussein Tells Her Refugee Story

Barber: Hussein Tells Her Refugee Story

By Shaelyn Barber

April 20, 2018

The Utah Valley University Journal of Student Leadership has accepted Aziza Hussein’s story for publication. She wrote about her life as a refugee, her struggles with mental health, her personal growth as a leader and her own self-discovery. The journal will be published this month.  “One day I’m going to write my own book, but ...

A Defense for Moral Absence

A Defense for Moral Absence

By Broderick Sterrett

June 6, 2017

Christians vs. Mormons vs. Hindus vs. Democrats vs. Republicans vs. Alt-Rights vs. Utilitarians vs. Existentialists vs. [insert belief here]. Isn’t it exhausting?  The constant squabbling and never ending chain of opposing beliefs. All the debate and fracas about proving who knows best. For eons,...

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