UTAH TECH UNIVERSITY'S STUDENT NEWS SOURCE | January 31, 2023

Author: Angel Wood

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The friends club: A place at Utah Tech for making connections

From laser tag to improv—there’s something for everyone among Utah Tech University’s club offerings. Whether students are looking to expand their knowledge, become more active or try something new, there are many different clubs that cater to different student’s demographics, personalities and interests. Although students may have different reasons for joining a club, clubs are […]

Day in the life: Utah Tech resident assistant

With countless responsibilities and never-ending to-do lists, the life of a resident assistant is far from easy and often under-appreciated. Devoting anywhere between six to ten hours per week to the position of an RA may seem like nothing to some people, but when juggling academic endeavors, other jobs and a personal life – those […]

Here’s how Christmas is celebrated around the world

Many of us only know how Christmas is celebrated in the United States, but beyond the borders of this country reside many different Christmas celebrations. Whether the holiday is celebrated on a different day of the year, with people other than family, or even in the middle of summer, Utah Tech University’s international students from […]

5AM Soccer: Utah Tech athlete creates his own soccer training business

A Utah Tech University soccer player woke up at 5 a.m. every day for two years to improve his soccer skills but little did he know, it would inspire him to do something else.  Niko Shumov, a COVID senior, grew up in Keaau, Hawaii, where the soccer scene was not as popular then as it […]

Friends, family, community gather together to honor memory of Peyton Hall

Friends, family and the Utah Tech University community came together Tuesday night to honor and remember Peyton Hall at a candlelight vigil.  After his passing Sunday morning, hundreds of people who were impacted by his death joined together to find peace, comfort and encouragement through these trying times.  With speakers including Del Beatty, vice president […]

HOT TAKE | Pitbull can’t be stopped

They tried to get rid of him, but from ocean to ocean, they gon’ have to deal with him.  Armando Christian Pérez, known by his many stage names including Pitbull, Mr. Worldwide and Mr. 305, is a Cuban-American rapper, singer, businessman and philanthropist.  Notoriously known for some of the greatest party hits to ever exist, […]

OPINION | Anyone can give the perfect budget-friendly gift

Christmas can be one of the most expensive and financially stressful times of the year, but it doesn’t have to be.  In fact, the holidays should be a time of relaxation away from the stress that comes from school, work and other commitments. It should be a time of celebration with close friends and family. […]

Everything you need to know about the Miss Native Utah Tech 2022-2023 pageant

Being the second longest-running pageant at Utah Tech University, the Miss Native Utah Tech pageant will be held in honor of this heritage month. With November being National Native American Heritage Month, it will mark its 26th year of running, but due to the name change of the university, this will be the first year […]

Here is a look at the new degrees to come to Utah Tech

This 2022-2023 academic school year, Utah Tech University has approved two new degrees that will be fully operational in the years to come.  With a timely process for researching, discussing and planning that goes into getting a degree approved, the academic colleges had to go through multiple outlets before the degrees could be finalized.  Samira […]

Utah Tech celebrates Native American Heritage with a monthlong of events

With a national heritage or awareness celebration marking almost every month of the year, November stands as National Native American Heritage Month. The Center of Inclusion and Belonging and the Indigenous Student Association have partnered up this month to create and host many events that celebrate the traditions, cultures and histories of Native Americans.  “We […]