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Glenn Beck awarded for pioneer spirit

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 7:11am
Orem-Radio and television personality Glenn Beck became the first recipient of the Pioneer in Leadership Award, Saturday.

Fall leaves spread kaleidoscope of colors in Utah

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 7:11am
Fall has arrived! The days are getting shorter and the breeze is becoming crisp. Cheeks are flushed and we are undeniably drawn to step on that particularly crunchy looking leaf.

Local ice arena seeks to provide activities for all

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 7:11am
The local ice arena provides skating rinks for a variety of uses, including BYU classes, open skating, how-to classes, broomball, serious figure skaters and local hockey leagues. The Peaks is home to the BYU, UVU and seven local high school hockey teams.

New abstract art exhibit 'proclaims' family beliefs

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 7:10am
'Proclaim,' a representation of beliefs on family is the new abstract series by recent BYU fine arts graduate, Rachel Mary Smith. The exhibit will be on display in the first floor auditorium gallery of the Harold B. Lee Library through Nov. 7.

President Monson dedicates Tanner addition

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 7:10am
President Thomas S. Monson honored N. Eldon Tanner and thanked those who contributed to the Marriott School as he dedicated the new addition to the Tanner building Friday.

Gay marriage debate at UVU attracts hundreds

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 7:10am
A heated debate about same-sex marriage at Utah Valley University attracted so many students Thursday that some had to leave the UVU Ragan Theater for fear of violating the 400-person fire code

Artist tests community social boundaries

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 7:10am
Jon Troutman, BYU graphic design student, takes his art in a new direction.

Cougars ground Air Force to clinch MWC title

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 7:10am
The BYU women's soccer team claimed the outright MWC title in front of a home crowd at South Field, defeating the Falcons 3-0 on Saturday.

Museum to host Halloween party

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 7:10am
All are invited to attend a Halloween party hosted by the museum Monday, Oct. 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. Patrons may bring their families dressed in Halloween costumes to play games, make crafts and listen to stories told by the museum employees.

Mystery comes to life at date night

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 7:10am
Couples arrived in costume and in character Friday and Saturday night to solve the mystery behind the Museum of Peoples and Cultures 'Disappearance of the Horned Toad.'

Web design competition looking for buisness ideas

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 7:10am
The Rollins eBusiness Center rewards students for their ideas: $3,000 for the best web idea.

BYU Daily News for October 27, 2008

The Daily Universe - Mon, 10/27/2008 - 12:10am
BYU Daily News for October 27, 2008

Congress had no choice on the bailout Bennett says

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
Woe is the plight of the investment banker and the free market capitalist stricken by the economic crisis of late, according to sentiments expressed by audience members in attendance at a speech given by U.S. Senator Bob Bennett last week. Comprised mostly of Septuagenarian women decked in tweed, floral prints and brightly colored sweaters, the audience of about 20 was invited to meet with Bennett in SC 206a on Wednesday, Oct.

Local Candidates

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
UVU Precinct: 14 (84058) U.S. REPRESENTATIVE (DISTRICT 3) REPUBLICAN - Jason Chaffetz "The best hope for the United States of America, our families, and our future is to return to the core Republican conservative principles of FISCAL DISCIPLINE, LIMITED GOVERNMENT, ACCOUNTABILITY, and STRONG NATIONAL SECURITY?I am driven by what is right, guided by the Constitution, and committed to integrity and personal responsibility.

National Debt Clock runs out of digits

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
The United States National Debt Clock in Times Square has recently run out of digits to display the nation's increasing debt. The clock can no longer accommodate the amount of money that America is borrowing. The digital dollar sign has been replaced with the numeral one necessary for the roughly $10.

Should gays be allowed to marry?

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
To a packed crowd of students, faculty and local residents, Eric Porter, president of UVU's Gay-Straight Alliance, tearfully stressed his point. "To say that a homosexual couple can't raise a child, or that one that is single cannot raise a loving family is completely false.

Blood battle between schools

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
In an effort to stimulate blood donation among Utah college students, in addition to meet record-high demand, the American Red Cross has teamed up with UVU volunteers and pitted them against the similarly equipped Weber State in an epic "Blood Battle" between the state's two newest universities to see which will donate more blood.

Dennis Potter: the reasonable one

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
The documentary "This Divided State," created around Michael Moore's infamous visit to UVU, shows a young professor posing hard and forceful questions to Sean Hannity. Because he speaks against Hannity's beliefs, the professor is quickly quieted, ignored and even booed by the crowd before he can finish his sentence.

Early Voting Polls on campus a success

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
Thousands of Utah County voters turned up to cast their early voting ballots on campus Oct. 21 through 31. The endeavor turned out to be a success due to the short wait time, convenient location, and friendly election official staff. "We had a fantastic turnout at our on-campus early voting location," said Trevor Tooke, UVUSA Executive Vice President.

Election Lessons

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
With the election just around the corner, we should look at some lessons Hollywood has taught us before we cast our ballots. Election - Tracy Flick (Reese Witherspoon) is an overachieving high school student who is running unopposed for Student Body President.
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