The Scarecrow Festival helps teens in need

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The Scarecrow Festival helps teens in need

West Ridge Academy (WRA) will host the 16th-annual Scarecrow Festival at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi October 11-15, 2007. The Scarecrow Festival is a fundraiser whose proceeds go to the youth in West Ridge Academy. Donations from the festival are used for residential treatment, clinical therapy and the overall benefit of each individual in the program. […]

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UVSC Rotary Club commits to serve

Most people have heard of Rotary Clubs, but fewer have heard of the Rotaract Club, an officially sponsored and endorsed branch of Rotary International. Chantel Kaiser, the community service chairperson of UVSC Rotaract, said, "We maintain the same standards, traditions and practices that take place in Rotary Clubs." Recently, the UVSC branch finished a large […]

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Networking conference planned for business women

UVSC will host a networking conference for women entrepreneurs on Friday, Oct. 12.Startupprincess.com, along with the Orem Small Business Development Center, will host the event geared toward helping women who are interested in business meet others like them and to inspire them to develop their business dreams into successful, working plans.

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Mammograms, other events offered during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

One in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, according to statistics from the American Cancer Society.

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Redesigned citizenship test announced

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced on Sept. 27 a new, redesigned naturalization test. The cost to redesign the current test was $6.5 million.Over the past year, a test pilot consisting of 142 questions was randomly distributed to 10 districts in the country, where 6,000 citizenship applicants volunteered to test the pilot.

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Ethics Forum debates school vouchers

Both advocates and opponents of school vouchers turned out in force for a forum discussion of what has become one of Utah’s most controversial issues, held at UVSC on Oct. 3.More than a hundred people attended the forum, hosted by the Ethics Center, to hear panel members Patrick Byrne, Marilyn Kofford, Paul Mero and Kim Burningham debate over the school voucher program.

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Debate team contends at college competition

After two days of delivering speeches and debating with students from 10 other schools, four members of the UVSC debate team walked away from their weekend competition with awards.Ani McPherson took first place in dramatic interpretation and third place in after-dinner speaking, and was named first overall speaker in the Sept.

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Arts & Culture

The long and winding musical

The following people will cherish the new Beatles-song musical, Across the Universe: those who love the Silver Beetles, those who watch for the synchronicity of The Wizard of Oz and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, those who relish Tommy (1975) and The Wall (1982), those who risk eating Pop Rocks with soda, and those who do drugs.

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Radiohead’s pot of gold

Without a record label or a retail price, critically acclaimed British rock band Radiohead will experiment with a new marketing strategy for their heavily anticipated seventh studio album, In Rainbows.

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College Times offers advice column

Dear reader, Here’s the deal: you have problems.

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