News

Waiting for the right time to marry

Earlier this month, the U.S. Census Bureau informed us that the median age for women to marry is 26 and the median age for men is 28. The study also concluded that these median ages are on the rise. One of the main reasons for delayed marriage is a career.

Police Beat

Jan. 27 – MEDICAL – A 59-year-old female tripped over a large chunk of ice in parking lot “V” and struck her head on the asphalt. The woman was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for further treatment. Jan. 28 – MEDICAL – A 29-year-old transient male fell ill with flu-like symptoms at the Digital Learning Center.

Love Stinks

Imagine a Sunday stroll in the park. Two lovers blissfully gaze into each other’s eyes, seeing pools of infinite happiness and joy. The sound of church bells is heard off in the distance and song birds perch nearby serenading the young lovers. Suddenly a mudslide covers the entire park and pretty soon, even those little birds are trapped under two tons of sediment and debris.

The real “Rain Man” visits campus

Everyone remembers the 1988 Oscar Award-winning movie, Rain Man starring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise, but few people realize the movie was based on an actual person, a Salt Lake City resident, no less. Students had the chance to meet and question Kim Peek last week when he visited campus to share his miraculous story and special gift.

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News briefs

Campus News The real “Rain Man” to visit UVU With more than 9,000 books memorized, Kim Peek, the inspiration for Dustin Hoffman’s character in the Oscar award-winning movie Rain Man, will be at Utah Valley University to share his unique ability this coming Monday.

Student job market declining

Due to the current economic situation, students are finding it increasingly difficult to find jobs on campus as well as within the community. Laura Carlson, UVU Student Employment Manager, said that there are two main contributors to this problem: first, there are more students competing for the same number of jobs and second, there is a lack of available jobs on campus and in the community.

Turning point of new U.S. presidency

With Barack Obama recently sworn into office as the new U.S. President, a panel of Utah professors will be at Utah Valley University discussing the topic of “New Presidency: A Turning Point in History?” on Feb. 3 from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at Center Stage in the Sorensen Student Center.

How to find a president

By the end of February, UVU could have a new president. There are currently four finalists being explored and recommended to the Board of Regents, the group that coordinates with higher education and postsecondary institutions statewide. Here’s how the process generally works: * First, put out an ad.