UTAH TECH UNIVERSITY'S STUDENT NEWS SOURCE | June 18, 2024

Author: Lexy Borgogno

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OPINION | A tale as old as time: Disney’s most nostalgic masterpieces

All throughout high school and even into college, I’ve always been drawn to watching my favorite childhood movies.  I always go back to these movies because they bring me comfort when I’m stressed and give me happy feelings of nostalgia. It takes my stress away when I remember what life was like when I first […]

EDITORIAL | A letter to our freshman selves, everything we wish we knew

Dear current and future Trailblazers, As the spring semester comes to an end, we as a staff reflected on our college experience and what we would want to tell our freshmen selves.  Though our years in school range from freshmen to seniors, we have come to realize our college experience is so special and personalized […]

Sippin’ with the Senate: a look into what Student Senate is

The Utah Tech Student Association’s Student Senate is the connection between students, professors and faculty.  On March 27 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. outside the Gardner building, members from the senate hosted Sippin’ with the Senate, a pop-up event for students to stop by and grab a drink while meeting the senate members.  Sippin’ […]

Utah Tech organizations join together to host annual Spring Fest

Utah Tech University’s Trailblazer Nation Spring Fest is March 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Encampment Mall.  Spring Fest features a combination of activities at booths and an adult Easter egg hunt called the Golden Egg Scavenger Hunt. Before Spring Fest was an event, the Alumni Association started an Easter egg hunt for faculty, staff […]

OPINION | The 2024 Oscar nominations that deserve to take home gold

From Paul Giamatti’s endearing performance in “The Holdovers” to Lily Gladstone’s heart-wrenching performance in “Killers of the Flower Moon,” here are my 2024 Oscar predictions.  The Oscars, also known as the Academy Awards, is an award ceremony that celebrates artistic and technical merit in the film industry. The purpose is to recognize the hard work […]

From extra storage to a tiered amphitheater, here’s what you can expect from CVS III

Campus View Suites III will have a similar outlook appearance to its predecessors, but the 5-story building holding 564 beds has key differences. Additional storage will be found near the bathrooms as well as extra cabinetry in each kitchen area in the dorms. There will also be re-designed community spaces.  Unlike CVI and CVII, the […]

New myUT app unveils central hub for student resources

The myUT app not only features a variety of Utah Tech University websites in one, but it also presents a personalized home screen for each user.  Newly released, the app includes access to meal plans, printers and tuition balances as well as each student’s schedule with their due dates for assignments. This schedule is called […]

DJ got us fallin’ asleep: why Usher was the worst part of his halftime show

We all know what was missing from Usher’s halftime performance, and that was a duet with the one and only Justin Bieber.  As far as Super Bowl halftime performances go, this year’s show was boring — except for the collaborations with other artists.  What would’ve made Usher’s average performance memorable is millennial and Gen Z […]

Utah Tech’s dental hygiene program brings success to students and community

The Utah Tech University dental hygiene program has been serving smiles for more than 25 years.  The first class for the program was accepted in 1998, and since then, the program has had a 100% passing rate for licensing boards.  It is a two-year program that will result in students graduating with a bachelor’s degree […]

Remembering Utah Tech vocal professor Anna Mooy

Colleagues and students will remember Anna Mooy for her calm yet observant ways, how she supported her friends and made people feel like they mattered. An email was sent Jan. 16 from Interim University President Courtney White that Anna Mooy, director of vocal studies, died Jan. 15. Terri Metcalf-Peterson, part-time instructor for the College of […]