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Letter to the editor

Dear Editor, I am a deaf UVU student. I read a recent article titled “Plight of Utah’s deaf students.” Thank you for supporting the deaf here; we have a lot of oppression and it’s nice to be noticed. I believe students need to be exposed to all cultures because there are so many different kinds and we need to respect them all.

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Local Briefs: Sandy may implement restrictions on adult shops The Sandy City Council may issue a zoning ordinance to restrict the location of stores selling alcohol and tobacco. The council will limit the distribution of permits to adult shops in an attempt to steer them away from areas highly populated by children, such as near schools.

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The Sonosopher

Former UVU students and filmmakers, Travis Low and Torben Bernhard, are soon screening their film, “The Sonosopher: Alex Caldiero in Life … in Sound” at UVU, documenting an unusual teacher and his unconventional relationship with language, art and life. The film is based around the creative process of Sicilian-born, Brooklyn-raised Alex Caldiero, UVU’s artist in residence; and the duo plans to submit the film to both national and international film festivals.

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Iverson announces his next destination via Twitter Prolific NBA scorer and perennial NBA All-Star Allen Iverson has announced via Twitter that he has every intention of signing with the Memphis Grizzlies. After being traded from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Denver Nuggets in 2006, Iverson has struggled to fit in around the NBA.

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Bell Named GWC Player of the Week Senior Keeper had 11 Saves in Win Over UTEP UVU goalkeeper Tasha Bell was named the Great West Conference Player of the Week Monday for her effort in leading the Wolverines to a 1-0 victory over UTEP Sunday afternoon. “Tasha did a great job.

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What food do you never tire of eating? Cheese!!!! All kinds. With or without fruit (especially pears), crackers, bread, pasta, eggs, apple pie, anything that tastes naked without cheese is actually just in need of that special touch. – Robbin Anthony, Office manager I could eat saltines all day long and eventually die of malnourishment.

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RSL in playoff hunt Real Salt Lake won two straight games, something they have not done since the first week in April, giving them a 9-9-6 record and 33 points on the season. This puts RSL in the eighth and final playoff spot. There are seven games left in the 2009 MLS season and 21 possible points for RSL.

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Find like-minded people and join their club! CLUB RUSH WHEN: Sept. 10 and 11, 10-2 p.m. WHERE: Hall of Flags, Courtyard. UVUSA is putting on a Constitution Day Essay Contest in tandem with Constitution Day. On Sept. 17 at 1:30 p.m. in Center Stage, Mark Shurtleff will speak and the best essay will be read.

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Broadbent named GWC volleyball player of the week Junior Outside Hitter Earns MVP Honors at Weber State Invitational Sept. 1, 2009 OREM, Utah – Utah Valley University’s Kayli Broadbent was named Tuesday the Great West Conference Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for her MVP efforts in leading the Wolverines to the Weber State Invitational title last weekend.

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Global News Revamped strategy may heighten troop deployment Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal submitted a classified, revised strategic approach to the war in Afghanistan on Aug. 31 which may require more troops to be deployed. According to McChrystal’s public commentary, the report focuses on safeguarding civilians and subduing insurrection.