Wake Up Right Smoothie

1 cup vanilla low- or non- fat yogurt1 cup ice1 to 1 1/2 cups frozen fruit (blueberries, strawberries, peaches, etc.)1/2 cup low- or non- fat milk Mix all the ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately.

Wee Care Center helps parents graduate

The Wee Care Center was established to provide quality childcare for low-income students at UVSC, MATC, and Turning Point. It helps to provide an opportunity for students who would otherwise be unable to start or finish school because of lack of childcare. The center was founded about six years ago by Carol Verbecky who saw […]


64 ounces cranberry juice32 ounces apple juice12 ounces pineapple juice, frozen concentrate- thawed12 ounces lemonade, frozen concentrate- thawed3 cinnamon sticks1 quart water, optional In a large saucepan combine juices, concentrates and cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 1 hour. Add water if desired. Serve hot or cold. (Can be […]

Pumpkin Cheese Cake

2-8 oz packages cream cheese, softened1 1/2 c sugar2 eggs3/4 c cooked pumpkin1/4c flour1/2 tsp ground nutmeg1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1 9 inch graham cracker pie crust Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat cream cheese, sugar and eggs together until smooth. Add pumpkin. Stir in flour, nutmeg and cinnamon. Beat well. Pour into pie shell and bake […]

Dutch Apple Pie

1 9" deep dish pie shellFilling 7 c apples (6-7)—peeled and sliced thin1/2 c sugar1 tbsp lemon juice1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1/2 tsp ground allspice1/4 tsp ground nutmeg1 pinch cayenne pepper2/3 c all purpose flour2 tbsp butterStreusel Topping 1 c packed brown sugar1 c quick cooking oatmeal3/4 c all-purpose flour1/4 tsp salt1 tbsp fresh lemon zest1 stick chilled unsalted butter, cut into little chunksHeat oven to 425F.

Celebrate the season in downtown Provo

Downtown Provo is the place to go this holiday season. There are several events planned, with more in the works.Many of this season’s events are at the new Covey Center for the Arts on Center Street, which opened earlier this year.Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:Nov.

Expanding acceptance

For almost 10 years, UVSC has had a Gay Straight Alliance club, and almost all of the members have been gay or bisexual. Now is the time, said club President Austin Smith, for straight people who share a strong belief in human rights to join also.Smith, who has been president of the club since the spring semester, notes that in a conservative culture like the one in Utah County, people are sometimes content with not standing up for what they believe in.

School shooting raises questions about guns on campus

On Oct. 10, a 14-year-old boy walked into his Ohio school armed with a gun and started shooting his fellow students. He wounded four people before turning the gun on himself.This latest school shooting raises the question: Are we truly safe on campus?School-related shootings are not a new thing; although, after the killings at Columbine High School, there has been much more media attention given to them.