Say it with flowers

Nothing says “I love you” or “I care about you” like a copious bouquet of flowers – especially around Valentine’s Day. If you decide to give flowers to a loved one this holiday, be sure to not be one of those last minute buyers waiting in line at the flower shop, scrambling to procure the leftovers.

News briefs

Campus News

INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED DR. TEMPLE GRANDIN TO SPEAK ON AUTISM – Dr. Temple Grandin, a leading animal behaviorist, designer of livestock
handling facilities and leading advocate for autistic people, will be
speaking on autism and animal behavior in a two-part symposium series
Thursday, Feb.

Embrace your inner killjoy

Unrequited or otherwise, we victims of love are much maligned. For malcontents and those who prefer doing more than sitting at home complaining about being single, here are some ideas to find contentment on a day when lovers remind us that we don’t have it.

Enrollment numbers continue to increase as the school advances as a university

In the first State of the University address, Elizabeth Hitch, Interim President, said that the spring semester brought an additional 1,700 students on top of the 2,800 student increase during the fall semester. The number of minority students is also increasing for the school; there has been a 32 percent increase in African American students, and a 25 percent increase in Hispanic/Latino students.

How to Transition

Relationships are tricky. There are ups and downs are expected and sometimes relationships move into different stages. Taking the plunge requires a transition period, as does the ending of a long-term relationship. Jennie Nicholls takes you through the process of change from being single to getting engaged and Dave Iba recounts the steps to reviving yourself in case your marriage turns sour.

Calendar of Events

Tuesday February 11: Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour – The Outdoor Adventure Center will be showing the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour at 7 p.m. in the Ragan Theatre. Tickets are $9 for one night or $16 for both and can be purchased at the Outdoor Adventure Center.

Get pretty fast

It’s probably happened to you before, after a long day at school and/or work, you get home to realize that you only have ten minutes to prepare for that big date. Panic sets in, logic takes a back seat, and you’re insecure for the rest of the night. Here’s how to get pretty for a date without the hysteria.

Latino students mentoring young students

In an effort to help young Latino students prepare for college, UVU student volunteers and faculty members hosted local eighth graders last week. Around 36 Latino eighth graders from Centennial Middle School in Provo came to UVU as part of the school’s Latino Outreach program.

The Friend Crush

It is hard to imagine life without a good, dear friend. You feel jealous when they go on dates. You’re oversensitive because they are seeing a jerk. Your feelings grow into feelings of attraction. You start desire for something more than friendship. These describe when your relationship may have developed into a “friend crush.

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.