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WEDNESDAY July 26, 2000 INSIDE Life What's hot and What is not in the Orem eateries and What Lies Beneath movie review. See page 8 INSIDE Sports Tiger completes his grand slam of majors. See what is on the horizon for the golf star. See page 9 Idili I a I In" S I al i1 Co Mp He UVSC students dominate at national Brandon Morris was one of the three first place winners from UVSC at the national VICA awards. Brandon competed in the film competion held in Kanas City Mo. in early July. Utah Students could pay more for education Amber Voorhecs News Reporter On Tuesday, July 18 , the Board of Regents met to discuss the tuition increase that threatens many college students throughout Utah. Many institutions of higher education are in need of funding that the state isn't currently able to grant. The two options that meet the intents of the Regents need to ma " .500 S7.000 S7.! Tuition Costs (S) TTw board of rono oouncfl on tuition. Bush names Dick Cheney, presidential running mate Y Ovilla Wilson HAS Ed itor-in- Chief GOP presidential candidate George W. Bush officially named Dick Cheney, as his presidential running mate on Tuesday. At the close of Tuesday's 3:00 p.m. announcement Bush called Cheney "an outstanding individual capable of serving as president of the United States." be honored by Legislature for a new policy. Option number one is to allow the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE) institutions to budget their own tuition as they see fit. The tuition would be removed from the state budgeting process entirely. This is a desirable long-term option, however, it involves a major rewrite of the state Budgetary Procedures Act. This option has not been aggres- See TUITION CONTINUED on pg. 5 Ironically, for the past three months Cheney has headed an effort to find a suitable running mate for Bush. According to Bush's specifications an ideal running partner would have an ability to "get along" with the GOP nominee, and a capability to assume the mantle of the presidency in the See GOP CONTINUED on pg. 5 New student orientation not such a chore for Freshmen Devon Burton i News Reporter New student orientation has been optional, but this year orientation mandator' for incoming Freshman. They offer four different orientations The Fun Start, the Smart Start, the Adventure Start and the Campus Start all offer incoming freshman a chance to get acquainted with the campus and many of the other incoming students. One of the participants stated that "we used to organize them by majors but we found that most new freshman want to stay with their friends so they keep them in groups. The fun start gives the students an opportunity to tour campus in a laid back and infor Fire extinguishers were instrumental in putting out a fire that started in the Student Center when a welding project turned bad. When crews arrived tne was already ex tin guished L j I JU Amber Voorhee; "A News Reporter Students from Utah Valley State College's (UVSC) vocational chapter, Skills USA-VICA, won seven medals in the nationa competition held in Kansas City, Mo. Coming home with 40 medals, UVSC participants broke the national record in the history of the competition for the number of medals earned by one state. Three first place medals, and four second place medals were won by UVSC participants. The first place finishers, Douglas Dredge. Ryan Jensen, Brandon Morris, and Heidi Scott, were invited to compete nationally. Over 60 hours of preparation paid off for the UVSC students. They competed in March at the State competi mal setting the day is spent playing games and hunting down some of the places on campus that will be helpful in the future such as the testing center, the fitness center or the hall of flags (he adventure start is a three day two night trip into southern Utah giving new students a chance to form lasting friendships to last a life between all this there is food live music and lots of games run by the UV Leaders giving the new students a chance to become friends with some of the leaders and also giving them incentive to become involved in activities here on campus. The Campus start is a quick meeting in which a UV Leader explains the ins and outs of campus life Fire! Fire! in the J Devon Burton NAN News Desk R epo July 14 -fire broke out in the lower level of the student center on the job site of the new cafatria. The fire started when a welder set fire to some plastic that was hanging nearby. The fire was contanted before the Orem City fire department was able to respond becuse they were at another accident site when they recived the call. Damage was minimal and nobody was injured in the inceident but the glass infrontofthe fire extinguishes will have to be Swank VICA compition tion. In the category of televisionvideo production, there were only two people in the state com petition, and nary arts, -1 r rp 0ti than If 4,OOU f.M auu lecn-nical students throughout the nation competed in 10 contests. Students were cafeteria f Brandon Morris OvV w y won first place. He then f jr went on to compete in the Tt M f national finals. Ji I "It was cool and worth the it 1 I tr'P' 'l vvas l'le 'rst meca' ' ' I I have ever taken in the tele- ' t visionvideo production f - category. Everything, ft the practice, prepara- - t I tion, and stress final- J fsk tl iv uam un, baiu $ g in Mor.r's- . ,a.r! D m y, .- III I il I r- X' & r I I U r V ' eories Penro X. X , f f from (Team V car- (Draft X, pentrv (Drafti "xmjT t0 cu,i" (Gra if . 3 Sj J ' """" 1 I 'j A . . ' ! f - : . " i h ' 1 ' I replaced, along with the melted sheet of plastic er that was the sourse of the problem. When fire crews arrived there was some confusion as to where the fire was acctually located but with the help of star photgraph-er and international woman of intrigue Tammy crews were about to douse the inferno before real damage was done, fire crews would just like to remind everyone that fire danger is extremly high right now and to please be careful. judged as they built facades of homes, prepared meals, cared for patients, and performed real-life tasks for the judges. This portion of the competition took up nearly 50,000 square feet. With 245,000 members, Skills USA-VICA s a national organiza tion of students studying skilled and service, and technical occupations. The mission: To help students gain networking opportunities, and develop both eadership and career ills. e second place winners aniel Larsen rtising Design), Helen d ( Preschool Teaching tant), David Vanlueven strial Maintenence), er Business Procedure Event), Jem Bjarnson ing), Travis Hill ng), Kindrah Nielson phics), Mackenzie Purles (General Studies), Ashley Weeks (General Studies), Liz Wheatley (General Studies), and Taska Williams (Graphics) Students at the Fun Start Freshman Orientation play a game of volleball in the program designed to serye students. Oreintation is now a requirement for all incoming freshmen, it offers students an opportunity to get to know other new students while improving new student retention. Ass ChaPl DON'T CARE HOW MUCH YOU PAY FOR TUITION? DON'T GO! ATs'Y STUDENT WISHING TO SHOW SUPPORT OR DIS-APROVAL, OF THE TUITION' HIKE PROPOSITION CAN DO SO BY ATTENDING THE NEXT BOARD OP REGENCE MEETING. MEETINGS ARE IN THE HOARD OF IlKOENCK ROOM AT THE TRIAD CENTER ON SOUTH TEMPLE IN SALT LAKE CITY . AUOtJST 8 AT 1:00 P.M..
|Title||UVSC College Times, 2000-07-26|
|Description||UVSC College Times was the student newspaper for Utah Valley State College from July 07, 1993 to June 2, 2008|
|Publisher||Utah Valley University|
|Subject headings||Utah Valley State College--History; Utah Valley University--History; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
|Source||The College Times, 2000-07-26|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|