Author: Merinda Pearce

Leaving a Legacy

The annual “Lunch with Liz” lasted a little over an hour on Wed. April 15, 2009. Interim President Liz Hitch addressed a packed ballroom of faculty, students and the public. She reviewed the first year of the school’s university status and made projections for the upcoming year.

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How to cook out of a hotel room

If you’re anything like me, you are a poor college student. I recently spent some time out of town on a school function and was going to miss work and could not afford to eat out every day. By spending less than $20 beforehand on food to bring along, I was able to eat well without spending any money on the trip.

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The Festival of Trees

A 38-year holiday tradition of charity described as a “Gift of Love,” the Festival of Trees has become a Utah institution. With more than 800 trees on display and nearly 8,000 attendees, the festival is the world’s largest display of decorated Christmas trees as well as centerpieces, wreaths, gingerbread creations and backyard playhouses.

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PBA Conversations

For the past five years an evaluation of the school and conversations about planning, budgeting, and accountability (PBA) have occurred. According to the PBA Guidebook, “All divisions, schools, colleges, and departments (units) are charged to annually review and update plans, develop initiates for the next one to three years, and assess activities of the past year.

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Thanksgiving on a budget

Food, football and family are all common descriptions of Thanksgiving. One word that is usually excluded from this list is money. With costs rising as the economy is dwindling, this year’s Thanksgiving festivities may come up short. Fear not: Here is a Thanksgiving dinner for four that can be made with less than twenty dollars.

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