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I if,!", r'FiYdA 1 irWr rS W i1 ' r"'i 1 i1 ( ; i ,y. , r MONDAY NOVEMBER 6 1 I r V t 4 ' SPORTS lVSCBaster6a The men and women's basketball teams have already hit the court for the preseason but they get into the regular season for Homecoming week. UVSC Volleyball The UVSC women's volleyball team dropped some tough road losses to North Dakota State and South Dakota State but they had a chance to get some'revenge at home. LIFE Nunsense Nothing is sacred with the nuns of UVSC's latest play Nunsense. Read how their convent nearly went to hell in a hand basket on pageBI. What do you have to lose? Do you have a grandiose dream? Read why you should pursue it on pageBS. - -1 - NEWS Seeing green UVSC granted $2 million by U.S. Department of Education. Read more on page A2 Democracy Days UVSC hosted U.S. Congressman Chris Cannon (R) and Christian Burridge (D), and U.S. Senator Bob Bennett (R) See pageA6. OPINIONS Transportation Willing to pay an increase of 0.25 in your sales tax to fund Utah County mass transportation? See A5 for moreinformation. 2006 O h Reunions spring Abraham Hernandez Assistant News Editor ' Three reunions will take place during the week of homecoming at UVSC. The School of Business reunion, which is held every year during homecoming, will be held in the east basketball court in the McKay Events Center on Nov. 10 at 6 Ifolverine lloiiiGconiinq wggEi Utah Valley State College invites friends and alumni to "Go Green" Nov. 6-11 with non-stop activities and reunions on campus leading up to the Wolverine's first men's and women's basketball games of the season Nov. 10 and 11 at the Mckay events A tradition for many years, students and alumni gather together for this year's homecoming week full of free food, fun events, and school spirit! Tailgate party to be held Ashley Robertson News Editor This Friday, students will gather for a tailgating party in preparation for the first men's basketball game of the year in the McKay Events Center parking lot. The tailgate gathering, sponsored by ASUVSC and the Student Alumni Association, will offer free barbecue for attendees and music provided by the 99.5 FM radio team. THE STUDENT VOICE OF p.m. The reunion will be open for all School of Business alumni and their families. The reunion will not only serve as a way to reconnect with former Wolverines and update them on the on goings of the college, but it will also serve as a tailgate party for the basketball game that evening. The reunion will include food, door prices, and an overall family center Students are also encouraged to don UV green all week with the daily UV shirt swaps from 11 a.m.-l p.m. in the Sorensen Center where students can bring in a T-shirt from another college and exchange it for a UVSC tee. "This tailgate party is one of the best ways to get students pumped up and attending games," said T.J. Warner of the Student Alumni Association. "We hope this will unify the student body, and create support for athletics." The tailgate festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. Admission to the pre-game event is free with a UV ID, and $2 without. The homecoming game, against Montana State, starts at 7 p.m. Tickets for the game are available by UTAH VALLEY STATE up in time for homecoming friendly atmosphere. School of Business alumni wanting to attend the reunion are encouraged to R. S. V. P. at 863-7122. The Student Alumni Association will be in the Student Center in room 206 on Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. The Student Alumni Association reunion will be open to alumni from other schools such as the School of Humanities, Arts C for first basketball game calling (801)863-SHOW (7469). After the game, a fire barrel dance will be held outside in the parking lot of the events center for students. Student Body President Andrew Stone said ASUVSC has received great feedback from previous years' events, and they continue to get better. "UVSC is finally getting old enough to have alumni," Stone said. "We want to make sure supporters and students of UVSC and Social Science, the School of Technology and Computing, and the School of Science and Health who will not be holding specific reunions during the week of homecoming. The reunion will include heavy oeuvres, a special program, and prizes. TheSchoolofEducation will be holding their first annual reunion on Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in the Education v get excited and continue supporting the school." mi EVENT: Tailgate Party DATE: Friday Nov. 10 TIME: 5:30 pm COST: Free with UV ID PLACE: McKay Events center parking lot VOLUME XXXVI NO. 15 Building in room 133, the multipurpose room. For more information about the School of Education reunion, contact the main office at 863-8553. Scheduling reunions during homecoming week allows alumni reconnect with their former school during a festive time and allows them to cheer on the school during a basketball game. Thumb wars kick off week of activities Ashley Robertson News Editor Out Door Education, along with UVSC Intramurals, will be hosting a series of events to kick off homecoming week starting Monday at eight a.m.. Students will compete with each other in contests that will try their mental and physical endurance, even outdoor survival skills. "This will be one of the best events we've ever done," Kendall Jex, Out Door Education coordinator, said. The first event will be the thumb war, which is actually asee-how-long-you-can-keep-your-thumb-on-a-remote-control-car competition. Contestants will have to place their thumb over a sticker; if you take your hand off the sticker, or if officials can see the sticker, you're disqualified. Thumb war contestants will be mentally and physically challenged (such as given water to drink) to speed up elimination. Other events include a tent pitching contest, a croquet shot, and much more. "There will be something for everyone," Jex said. "Students will have a great time; this will I I v.. get them excited about homecoming and that's what its all about." Though it's free to compete, hundreds of dollars worth in prizes will be given away to first, second, and third place winners. The biggest prize being a season pass to Canyons Ski Resort in Park City, worth $350. .
|Title||UVSC College Times, 2006-11-06|
|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, 2006-11-06|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|