Author: Jared Magill

Decision ’09: Let the race begin

Team Engaged Student Body President hopeful, Najibullah Niazi and members of Team Engage say that the $6 million budget student government controls ought to pr ovide the average student with more than just occasional dance parties. They say they want to put UVU on the map by improving the level of student experience and involvement and raising the identity of the campus community to that of a university.

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Vino Vidi Vici

The placebo values informed by local cultural idiosyncrasies have rendered an unpardonable disservice upon the children of saints. Orwell, Huxley and Carlin all roll in their graves while a population adorned in magic underwear bask in a ludicrous testament of corporate protocol which holds such substances as Ambien, Prozac and Oxycontin beyond moral reproach while holding as objectionable, the very beverage our lord preferred over water.

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Touchstones

Since the first publication of Touchstones in the fall of 1997, students whose works of poetry, prose, art and photography were selected earned bragging rights, token prizes and padded resumes and grad school applications. But now, as if those weren’t enough, for a select few, regional and possibly national acclaim may be added to that list.

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Touchstones runs the angst gamut

His compositions are evocative. The halogen glow of the laptop flickers as J.R. Harper scrolls through cached images of photographs. “Check this one out, I think it’s pretty intense,” he says. A long-haired man, scruffy, unshaven, sits perched on a porcelain throne, sans clothing, mouth agape, taking his next bite of the half-eaten hamburger he clutches in his hand.

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Clint Edwards featured in Open Mic event

Newsflash — every human being who wears trousers has, at some time, soiled them. But despite the widely accepted cultural conviction that bodily function management is a core component of the social contract, not everyone finds the composure to take a moral lesson away from such foul experience.

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