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UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
With the presidential race in full swing, it seems like every other commercial is either one candidate criticizing the other for faults in their plans, inconsistencies in policy, or even questioning each other's motives. Propaganda is heavy on both sides through e-mail, posters, rallies, and even goes on during official debates between the candidates themselves to the extent that it's impossible to take anything said at face value.

Police Blotter

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
Oct. 8 - MEDICAL - UVU police and Orem Paramedics responded to the roundabout where a woman had fallen and possibly broken her ankle. The woman was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for further evaluation. Oct. 8 - MEDICAL - UVU police and Orem Paramedics responded to the P.

Presidential Material

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
This should be a new tradition in political elections. Forget debates, speeches and rallies; what really matters is whose life makes the better comic book. If you are on the fence or feel like you need that connection with one of the two major candidates in order to cast your ballot, then take a look at IDW Publishing's Presidential Material comic books.

The Clothesline Project breaks the silence

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
The sound of a gong, then silence, a whistle blows, and more silence, a loud ringing of a bell, more silence. Each of these sounds is an auditory reminder of the violence that occurs daily in our community. The gong, played every 10 to 12 seconds, indicated that a woman in the United States had just been assaulted.

2008 Graduate School Fair

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
After last year's success, UVU will be hosting a Graduate School Fair, to be held in the Grande Ballroom in the Student Center. The fair begins Thursday, Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. and will continue until 3 p.m. The Graduate School Fair provides an opportunity for students to prepare now for their future educational goals.

Call for proposals

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
This year's Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration will focus on civil rights. The Commemoration Advisory Board is now accepting proposals for the celebration. The primary focus for the proposals should be able to expand into civil rights issues. Accepted proposals will be incorporated into the Martin Luther King Jr.

Generation Text

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
Now more than ever, teachers are feeling pressure nationwide to emphasize basic literacy skills to counteract the stunting effects of growing up in what can only be described as Generation Text, which have taken a firm hold on formal academic writing skills by the time students have reached middle-school age.

Making use of the ombuds

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
When facing the problems of student life, sometimes help is needed. Knowing where to go for help makes finding a solution easier. UVU has an ombuds program to help students with any problem. Ashley Robertson, UVU ombuds, said that the most important right students have is access to an ombuds.

Paraplegic student learns to walk

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
Earning the respect of many people and being known as "pretty, but tough" are what UVU student Cambry Kaylor has accomplished. After a tragic horse-vaulting accident, Cambry Kaylor was left paralyzed from the waist down. However, through determination and hard work, she has learned to walk again.

Prominent religious leader to speak on campus

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
President Dieter F. Ucthdorf of the presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will speak at UVU's McKay Events Center Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. He will address students as well as all who are interested. His topic will be "Success in Globalizing the World.

Fire engine donated to UFRA

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
The Utah Fire and Rescue Academy has a new team member. It comes in the form of a 1986 FMC fire engine that the Layton City Fire Department donated on the 13th of this month. When Layton's Fire Department recently purchased new firefighting equipment, they decided to donate the sleek red machine to the Emergency Services Department at UVU instead of selling it to another fire department in the area.

News briefs

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
Campus Briefs: UVU instructor wins award - Linda P. Walton, advisor of the UVU student public relations firm and president of The Walton Group, Inc., a public relations firm in Provo, received the Provo-Orem Chamber of Commerce Women's Business Network (WBA) Athena Award, a national award for women leaders.

When opportunity knocks

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
The Entrepreneur's Club is participating in the annual Opportunity Quest business plan competition, which offers prizes up to $3,000 for finalists, who then go to the Utah Entrepreneur Challenge competition to compete for up to $40,000 in prize money. "You learn more about writing a business plan by doing a competition than by reading a bunch of books," said Pete Robinson, entrepreneurship professor and mentor for the E-Club.

Covey and UVU Students

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
Students associated with the UVU Public Relations Firm are taking part in public relations works and helping raise money for the American Red Cross. Recently the Red Cross held a benefit breakfast where Dr. Steven Covey came to speak to contributors. Pictured above, students Heather Nelson and Heather Forsey meet Dr.

Wolverines suffer first home loss

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
After nearly being flawless at home and with a five game winning streak under their belts, the women's soccer team suffered a setback, falling last week to Cal State Bakersfield 3-1. The Wolverines led the Roadrunners 1-0 in the first half, but Cal State came out strong in the second half with two goals in the first 10 minutes.

A safe investment

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
With the frailty of the economy and the uncertainty in the stock market, the safest investment to put your whole soul into is sports. In a controlled setting you can invest your time, attention and passion into something you have no control over without the risk of substantial loss.

A Victorian secret

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
The Turn of the Screw is a tale of ghosts. Or is it? For those familiar with the Henry James novella from which the play was adapted, you might recall the psychological nature of the work. SCREW is praised as a work that has the ability to create fear and horror without detailing gore.

New Coffee Pod opens in Zoobieville

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
For obvious reasons, a coffee drinker's options are limited in the Provo/Orem area. But at long last, Coffee Pod is now open near the border between the cities. Though it may be located near downtown Zoobieville, Provo's disenchanted coffee lovers are gravitating toward the Pod.

The heroine, the scientist, and the transvestite

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
To complement the new Cinema Studies minor in the English department, students have created a new club. Thus far, the cinema studies club has sponsored two cult-film screenings, Evil Dead 2 and Dr. Strangelove. This Thursday, the club, along with the Gay-Straight Alliance, will show the classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show in the LA building.

Movie reviews

UVSC's College Times - Sun, 10/26/2008 - 9:00pm
Sex Drive Teen comedy dives into R-rated trend Photo credit: Summit Entertainment According to mainstream Hollywood, sex is the only thing on every teenage boy's mind. He will do anything get it. Ian is still a virgin. And because of peer pressure and hormones, he's working as hard as he can to change that.
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