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Students donate to save classmates

Due to state budgetary cuts, more than 230 UVU student financial scholarships will be sacrificed. In response, the UVU Student Alumni Board (SAB) is asking for every student on campus to donate $1 in order to keep their classmates in school. The “Giving of the Green” campaign, which began March 9 and will continue through March 17, has set up donation tables around campus.

Building the largest geometric structure

Several students gathered in the Sorenson Student Center last week as faculty members from the math department assisted students in building the Zome. The Zome, a multicolored structure consisting of interlocking sticks, and which in its finished state is a four-dimensional sphere, requires its builders to think strategically and in a pattern.

New briefs

Campus briefs RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO UNITED NATIONS TO LECTURE AT UVU – Vitaly Churkin, the Russian Federation Ambassador to the United Nations, will lecture at Utah Valley University’s Timpanogos Room located in the Library on Monday, March 16, from 10-11 a.

Suggestion box

Suggestion: An extremely common suggestion for the Education Building is to bring in some kind of food cart that provides healthier food options for students to purchase. Reply: It has been recognized by the administration and food services that there is a need for better food options in the Education Building.

Talking with Tanya

Tanya Brown, the ex sister-in-law of O.J. Simpson, recently spoke on campus about domestic violence prevention. Brown holds a bachelor’s in counseling psychology and has completed one year of her master’s degree. UVU REVIEW had the opportunity to sit down with Brown and ask about domestic violence and her personal views on the O.

Turkmen leaders visit Utah

Five government leaders from the Central Asian country of Turkmenistan came to Utah in the first week of March to examine the U.S. audit system. They came as part of UVU’s Office of International Affairs & Diplomacy who hosted the delegation for OpenWorld.

Internship changes in today’s economy

In a drastically changing world and economy, college students are feeling like their future is just as unsure. Many college students are struggling to find internships or are questioning the importance of and their dedication to do unpaid work. An increase in job layoffs, however, has also meant an increase in internship opportunities — that is, if students are willing to work hard for free.

Miss UVU 2009 crowned

Nunchucks, Tahitian dancing, guitar-playing, opera and reciting monologues were some of the varied talents seen at the 2009 Miss UVU that took place a week ago. UVU student Lauren Burton took home the crown along with a full-tuition scholarship for next year and a $200 book scholarship from the UVU bookstore.

Suggestion Box

Suggestion: An extremely common suggestion for the Education Building is to bring in some kind of food cart that provides healthier food options for students to purchase. Reply: It has been recognized by the administration and food services that there is a need for better food options in the Education Building.