Author: Lexy Borgogno

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OPINION | College is still a necessity, despite what Elon Musk says

We’ve all seen the TikToks of millionaires giving their opinion on college being a waste of time. These short clips are everywhere on social media. Many young adults have the mindset that college is a waste of time and money. They fall into the narrative being told to them by millionaires who have dropped out […]

Consider these 4 electives while planning your spring semester

Take a refreshing and much needed break from your required classes, and consider picking these courses for your electives. Your major will determine how many electives you need to graduate, so keep that in mind when considering how many electives you want to take. At Utah Tech University, electives vary in many interests like Intro […]

OPINION | Four ways to combat burnout, revive your college experience

All the Halloween fun is over, and the only thing keeping me going through this semester is the thought of eating an immense amount of food during Thanksgiving. We are on the verge of the end of the semester. Final projects and group presentations are starting to be on students’ minds. I know because they […]

The Golden Generation: 50-year reunion brings memories, friends together

While few in numbers, those who attended the luncheon for the 50-year reunion showed they have just as much school spirit now as they did in 1973.  On Oct. 27, a luncheon was held at noon for those in the class of 1973. It’s been 50 years since they graduated from, what was then, Dixie […]

The New York Times gives students free access to articles and more

Through Utah Tech University’s subscription to The New York Times, students have free access to all of its media until they graduate.  NYT, a daily news source based in New York, has been issuing since 1851 with “All the News That’s Fit to Print.” “Since 1851, The New York Times has been on the ground […]

Utah Tech marching band brings school spirit while building safe environment

Utah Tech University’s marching band members present their talent and passion for music all while creating memories with one another.   The band, which consists of around 30 students, currently performs at football games and an occasional soccer game. Christy De La Cruz, a sophomore theater major from Las Vegas, said the band also plays at […]

OPINION | Suicide Prevention Month needs to be a priority for universities

It’s imperative for students’ well-being that Suicide Prevention Month be at the forefront of all universities’ radars.  Suicide is the third leading cause of death among individuals 15-24 years old, which is the age of most college students. It is the second leading cause of death among those who are 25-34 years old. As September […]

‘The Abstract Impulse’ displays artwork, collaboration at Sears Art Museum

The Sears Art Museum located in the Dolores Eccles building is presenting “The Abstract Impulse.” The art exhibit features nearly 90 art pieces consisting of about 20 on loan from regional artists and about 70 from the museum’s collection.  The four regional artists that lent pieces include: James Peck, Sears Art Museum director and curator, […]

OPINION | Utah fashion trends are real—but so are trends everywhere else 

From curled hair with straight ends to a mandatory Stanley in hand, Utah fashion never ceases to be a trend.  It’s funny to me that Utah fashion has an emphasis when everywhere else in the world has its own fashion. Think about California vs. New York. They have their own fashion styles too. New York […]

Professor Dave Syndergaard inspires students to learn through his passion for astronomy

Utah Tech University professor has an out of this world passion for science and shoots for the moon when instructing his classes. David Syndergaard, a professor of physics at Utah Tech, currently teaches astronomy, a physics lab and a physics class. His love for science isn’t a recently found hobby. Rather, it has been with […]