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Kader speaks on the Iraq War

What is at stake in Iraq for America? This was the central question in Omar Kader’s speech that he shared with students, professors and community members on the UVSC campus, Oct. 16. The speech was sponsored by the Ethics Center. Referring to the book, The Matador’s Cape by Stephen Holmes, Kader said the book gives […]

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Calling for art donations for charity

Habitat for Humanity of Utah County recently announced its first art auction, scheduled for early December 2007.The organization is currently calling for art submissions from local artists to donate to this event.The art auction, which includes both a live auction and a silent auction, is scheduled at the Coleman Art Gallery in Provo on Dec.

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Utah exhibits warming trend

Global warming has become a forefront issue in politics and in government policy recently, and Utah is trying to take action against the growing problem. A report released Oct. 9 projects that Utah is warming faster than any other place in the entire world, besides the arctic.This statement was released in the Blue Ribbon Advisory […]

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Nine digits

A lack of evidence against Kidus Chane Yohannes, the UVSC student suspected of plotting a mass shooting, could potentially unhinge Utah County’s attempt to convict him on two counts of providing false information to obtain a firearm.

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School shooting raises questions about guns on campus

On Oct. 10, a 14-year-old boy walked into his Ohio school armed with a gun and started shooting his fellow students. He wounded four people before turning the gun on himself.This latest school shooting raises the question: Are we truly safe on campus?School-related shootings are not a new thing; although, after the killings at Columbine High School, there has been much more media attention given to them.

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Woodburys donate $20 million to UVSC

The Woodbury Corporation announced a donation of $20 million to UVSC’s School of Business on Oct. 19. Those in attendance of the announcement included Utah Sen. John Valentine, LDS church leader Thomas S. Monson, Mayor of Orem City Jerry Washburn, and former UVSC President Lucille Stoddard. Rick Woodbury, the president of Woodbury Corp., made the […]

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Debate team takes third, despite late notice

The debate team had anything but a head start, but still managed to walk away with a third-place ranking from its most recent competition. Due to a technical difficulty, Ani McPherson and Greg Lucero, the two UVSC students who traveled to the Oct. 11-13 debate tourney in Casper, Wyo., received their topic 20 minutes before […]

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Faculty and their pets make a difference

In recent years, the number of organizations dedicated to volunteer work worldwide has increased considerably; alongside this has come a wide expansion in diversity. Delta Society is an international, non-profit organization with a unique mission. Utilizing professionally trained therapy animals, Delta Society is dedicated to providing medical support to millions of Americans suffering from physical […]

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UVSC professor speaks at national conference

UVSC’s assistant professor of earth science, Bill Dinklage, will be presenting at the 119th Geological Society of America Conference. The conference will be held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Oct. 27-31. There will be more than 6,000 geoscientists attending this year’s "2007: Earth Sciences for Society." "I’m looking forward to getting in some […]

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UVSC enrollment shows increase

Of all the public institutions of higher education in Utah, UVSC has had the second greatest percentage growth in enrollment numbers this year, according to the Utah System of Higher Education. The enrollment review, conducted at all 10 of Utah’s public higher education institutions, showed an overall 0.09 percent decrease in higher education students throughout […]

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