Day: November 15, 2010

Sports

Online only: Wolverines run out of gas, fall 66-71 in OT

A late rally to end overtime could not lift UVU over a 10-point deficit, falling 66-71 to the University of Maine in the season opener last Friday. “Tough game,” said Coach Dick Hunsaker. “We knew Maine was a tough team going in.” The University of Maine entered the UCCU Center returning 11 players from the […]

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The work and the story

With 25 novels written, including the nine-part Work and the Glory series, Gerald N. Lund is one of the most popular LDS authors today. As part of the LDS Church Education System’s Friday devotionals, the author and former general authority of the church will speak at the Orem Institute. Lund is primarily known as an […]

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Practice of the death penalty does not make perfect

Juan Melendez was on Florida’s death row, convicted of murder, for 17 years, eight months and one day before he was found innocent and exonerated on Jan. 3, 2002, released with only a T-shirt, jeans and $100 compensation. There had been no criminal evidence against him; only the unfounded testimonies of two questionable witnesses. Worse […]

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Alternatives to the death penalty

Gary Gilmore was the first person to be executed after the 1972 moratorium on the death penalty was put into practice. He died by firing squad on on January 17, 1977, at Utah State Prison in Draper. There are many who support the death penalty; however, there are many who do not. Ralph Dellapiana founded […]

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Honoring those who have gone before

Veterans Day provides the opportunity for Americans to take a moment to pay tribute to those who fought for this country and defended freedom. In honor of all Veterans, the UVU Army ROTC held a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11 in the courtyard. About 100 people attended the event, including students from Vineyard Elementary […]

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Aqui y Ahora

Día de Acción de Gracias con sabor latino Los latinos adoptan esta tradición como propia pero, por supuesto, con sus propios toques latinos. El Día de Acción de Gracias es una tradición exclusivamente de los Estados Unidos. Es un día especial para recordar que en el año 1621 los peregrinos de Inglaterra se reunieron con […]

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Over $47K raised to sustain Haiti

Most want their dollars to stretch as far as possible. On Saturday, Nov. 6, students and community members had a chance to put their money to good use. This particular Saturday was different for the 388 registered runners of the Sustain Haiti 5K race. Before the 9 a.m. start time, 75-plus employees of Pinnacle Security […]

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Thinking green

Over the last several years, the world has seen a major rise in “green” thinking. Despite this, energy consumption is still high. Last year alone, the U.S. consumed 2,170 billion tons of oil equivalent, which takes into account not only crude oil usage, but also nuclear energy, coal, natural gas, hydroelectricity, wind and solar power. […]

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Unearthing ancient Israel

Israeli soldiers first discovered the Beit Lehi site in 1961, but it wasn’t until 1983 that the first excavation of the site began. In 2010, a small group of UVU students experienced the trip of a lifetime. These students had the opportunity to go to Jerusalem and practice the skills they learned in the classroom. […]

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Smiling goodbye

In 1983, this university hired a woman to work in the campus bookstore. She was expected to be just another employee. Little did they know that by hiring her, they would be brightening the lives of thousands of students, faculty and staff. The woman is Jeannett Jones and for the last 27 years, she has […]

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