Jack Waters

Toolson misses two free throws

Greg Maddux won a Gold Glove. The Republican Party won in our consistently red state. The Simpsons entertain on a weekly basis. These are things we expect. Tuesday night, the unexpected happened. It involved Ryan Toolson, UVU’s star of the hardwood. No, it wasn’t his jaw-dropping offensive output of 41 points, but it was a charity stripe that proved not so charitable.

Hillary Clinton in Utah

Utah took steps past fly-over state status and welcomed political heavyweight Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) to the consistently red state in the midst of this heated election season. The former presidential candidate used the opportunity to lend her support to the Utah Democratic Party in the elections on both the local and national levels.

2008 Graduate School Fair

After last year’s success, UVU will be hosting a Graduate School Fair, to be held in the Grande Ballroom in the Student Center. The fair begins Thursday, Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. and will continue until 3 p.m. The Graduate School Fair provides an opportunity for students to prepare now for their future educational goals.

Ms. Congeniality McCain’s story time

The first presidential debate of the election season was full of dodged questions, both subtle and overt accusations, and many stories. Early on, Sen. McCain resembled his running mate Gov. Palin by dodging and fumbling in his responses to questions. McCain’s reliance on planned and panned umbrella answers became nauseating to watch.

Know me, because I know celebrities

There are too many thriving off the thrills of anything attached, no matter how loosely, to celebrities. I know too many people who know someone who knew a kid who dated someone famous. When some hear that I attended the nearby Pleasant Grove High School, their eyes are usually filled with a look of reminiscence, and they ask, “Do you know that kid who won Survivor, Todd Herzog?” The answer is no; I do not know him.

Welcome to UVU

Welcome, fellow students. It is a remarkable time to be at UVU – during the transition from college to university. This newspaper underwent its own change this summer – from The College Times to UVU Review.

UVU athletics joins Great West Conference

UVU athletics has joined the Great West Conference in a move that now opens up the possibility for post-season play.

The transition to university status has been the propelling force for UVU athletics, as the program joins other schools in the transition to the previously football-only conference.