ICYMI: One third of UVU female students have experienced sexual misconduct

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apologized for the “Moana” movie poster advertising the show which had the title “Moana you ugly,” spoofing the movie “Johnny Lingo.”

In case you took a break from the news this weekend, here are a few local stories from the weekend to help you catch up on the know.

One third of UVU female students have experienced sexual misconduct

Female students at Utah Valley University are more than likely to have encountered some form of sexual harassment than males, according to the Salt Lake Tribune. A survey revealed that 1 in 3 women and 1 in 7 men at the Orem university have experienced sexual misconduct from written or verbal conduct to unwanted physical contact. Read more about the survery at sltrib.com.

BYU Divine Comedy cancels ‘Moana’ parody following social media backlash

BYU Divine Comedy canceled its “Moana” parody after facing social media backlash that called the sketch racist and offensive, according to the Daily Herald. The sketch comedy group apologized for the “Moana” movie poster advertising the show which had the title “Moana you ugly,” spoofing the movie “Johnny Lingo.” Read more at heraldextra.com.

Alpine resident dies from debris dropped from helicopter

Alpine resident Bryan Burr, 58, died on Saturday afternoon after being hit in the head with debris dropped from a helicopter, according to KSL.com. The straw mulch was being dropped on the burn scars left by the Brian Head Fire that burned in July. Read more at KSL.com.

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Rebecca Lane

While her first language is sarcasm, Rebecca dabbles in English and Russian to achieve her lifelong dream of being a journalist. A BYU sports fan, reading enthusiast and wannabe world traveler, Rebecca is a Colorado transplant that is convinced Colorado's mountains are much larger than the many Utah County peaks. Rebecca manages UtahValley360.com for Bennett Communications. Follow her on Twitter @rebeccalane.

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