An allegory of 9/11: May we always remember

September 11, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes In New York City on August 1974, the sounds of the busy street slowly begin to wind down to a near silent rumble of noise. There is a man on the top of one of the World Trade Center towers looming over the city. Leaving people below to wonder if this is going to jump […]

Architect tells story of 9/11 memorial design

September 14, 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes Robby Poffenberger | Assistant News Editor | [email protected] Collin Cooper | Photo Senior Staff | @coop.97   UVU commemorated the anniversary of the September 11 attacks with the architect who brought the victims’ memorial to life. Israeli-American Michael Arad, a longtime resident of New York City, made the trip to speak to UVU students and faculty […]

A modern age: Islam needs to hop on board

September 24, 2012

Reading Time: 3 minutes The real problem with the video mocking Muslims was not that it was insensitive – it was allowing freedom of speech. The real problem was how the Muslims retaliated with violence and that they need to learn tolerance.

Let us never forget

September 12, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes                 It’s been ten years since the greatest tragedy of our time. It was an attack on America. It was an attack on the American way. I remember where I was, waking up seeing the images and videos.   I don’t think I will forget.   I don’t think […]

Movies about 9/11 that Oliver Stone didn’t direct

September 12, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Cannonized Cinema column welcomes guest writers John-Ross Bocye and Matthew Jonassaint.  The Great Depression had “City Lights.” The 60s had “The Graduate.” The films of John Hughes dominated the Me Decade. Every era has its important movies – the ones that are defined by their cultural context, and in turn inform future generations about […]

In the zone

September 12, 2011

Reading Time: 2 minutes By Matt Petersen Sports Editor   I’m not a Yankees, Knicks or Giants fan. I had never been further east than Kansas City, MO. I didn’t know anyone in New York City. I was as far removed from politics as a narrow-minded sports geek could be. That being said, I had no idea how close […]

4 Owlz, NY natives – recall 9/11

September 9, 2011

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Jonathan Boldt Assistant Sports Editor   The attacks on September 11th, 2001 mean a lot of things to everyone, many of them in a very personal way. For Owlz catchers Ricky Pacione and Kyle Mahoney, simply remembering where they were when the towers fell is only scratching the surface.   Pacione’s sixth grade class […]