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Top songs about food

Seeing as how we all need food to live, it only makes sense that now and then we sing about it. While some bands like Cake, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Meat Loaf, Peaches, The Cranberries and Korn seem to like food enough that they name themselves after it, the usual route is to simply write a song.

Friends with benefits

Nothing can ruin a friendship faster than having a friend think that your friendship means that they can get you a great deal on life insurance, cosmetics, home security or on high-end cutlery. Large and profitable local companies like Nu Skin, Xango, and Tahitian Noni not only offer you a great deal on these products, but they are also giving you a great opportunity to join their team and to make the big bucks for yourself! Or so you think. Some call it direct selling, others call it multi-level marketing, while many call it a pyramid scheme.

UTA begins service to Eagle Mountain and Saratoga Springs

Utah Transit Authority is broadening its routes and accessibility by offering a new express route from Eagle Mountain through Saratoga Springs to Salt Lake City. Express route 806 started service on April 6, 2009, and is part of the service now being offered to the area after Eagle Mountain and Saratoga Springs voted to join UTA’s service district in the 2008 general election.

Professor invited to prestigious CERN

UVU Physics professor Steve Wasserbaech will soon take a leave from the university for a yearlong appointment at the world-renowned CERN laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland. CERN is a French acronym for the European Organization for Nuclear Research. Wasserbaech will spend his sabbatical at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a gigantic scientific instrument spanning some 17 miles beneath the border between France and Switzerland.

Changes in economy shift enrollment numbers

Higher education enrollment across the state is consistently rising as the economy continues on a downward slope. “Our universities and colleges play a critical role in the economic vitality of our state. When job opportunities lessen, people return to college for more education or training.

Dr. J. Karl Worthington Retires

After 35 years of service to the school, Dr. J. Karl Worthington, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, is retiring. “Karl is a resource that we will sorely missed on this campus,” Interim President Elizabeth Hitch said. “He may be able to clean his desk, but he will never be able to erase the indelible mark of his positive effects on the college as it has become a university.

Faculty and staff campaign sees positive results

According to an e-mail sent by Elizabeth Hitch, Interim President, a UVU faculty and staff campaign raised a total of $164,106.99 with 63 percent of the full-time staff participating. The campaign allows faculty and staff to donate a portion of their salary or paycheck to the department and needs of their choice.