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'J l U ! UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE PTHTTTTTT7 TThTT IT TTfHTO J liJiilJ vU VLl iiJ IIJ ILd VLU ILi TMllM EL BUEN PAN'O EN EL ARCA SE VENDE MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2003 ; VOLUME 32 ISSUE 36 ulGCC EdUCS IQipi&l StKiltS GE3Q HI St to or By Erin Weber V'ti'jSlaff "It is estimated that 75-90 percent of all primary care physician visits are stress related," said Emilee Smith an employee of Wellness Education. '"We want to keep our students and employees healthy and well through finals." In an effort to reduce the student stress level at Utah Valley State College, Wellness Education will be sponsoring "Stress Busters". The event has been done for "About ten years at the end of both fall and winter semesters," Smith said. This semester's event will take place December 10 and 11. Stress Busters is a free event open to all students and employees. Giveaways, discounts and activities will all be offered. Stress Busters takes place in the Sorenson Student Center's 'Stress Free Zone'. "We will be giving away free water-bottles and hopefully food samples. Each area of the Student Center gives discounts out of their own budget," Smith said. All funds for the event are donated. Any extra funding comes from ASUVSC and Wellness Education. Intramurals will host an arm wresting, contest and Outdoor Education is offering a free snowshoe trip and rental specials. There will be a graffiti wall available for people to "draw, do artwork, or express feelings on." Game tables will be set up with "Stress" continued on P9. 3 r " " L. . . ; If V Opinions Lost grades, missing tests and cretinous employees: the Testing Center gets its comeuppance. Also, The College Times offer who's been naughty or nice for 2003. This and more on your page. Happy Holidays from NetXnews. Sports ' . :. I I The men's, basketball team had an emotional week, with a loss against cross-town foe BYU and their first win of the year against a tough Montana State University-Northern squad. UVXNews L . ii , L. .. . :; Matt Eastin i ..,-. J Keep an eye on the televisions around campus to catch a glimpse of UVX News and UV Sports Zone. These two shows are produced and run by students like you and Matt. Weather MONDAY: Snow Showers High 34 Low 2 1 c I , TUESDAY: P. Part,y Cloudy 1 High 34 Low 21 WEDNESDAY: yl- Partly Cloudy r High 39 Low 29 Print. Vidko. W'v.h. Iave. Regardless of your media preference. NelXNews is there. Get the news that drives you (" NetXNews.net. our daily broadcast, or riijht here at The College Times. Accuracy Integrity Hxcellcnce rjf iitvvs sPECisicEPsnt riLE si!i::q " ' ' ' ...... I HI. II - 111 -. ' -x, V i f ( s ' f vA , r -JL ; .v V ; s ; ' i ... ; i i n . " . - Receiving complaints from companies can cause the school's IT Dept. to crack down on those who are actively file sharing. UVSC has set up a file sharing warning policy to prevent students from illegally sharing. Accredinltattionii UVSC Computer Science Department reaches key milestone By Valerie Porter .MWfHjSlaff Among the many landmark events for Utah Valley State College this semester was the accreditation of the Computer Science and Engineering Program. This accreditation will increase student's qualifications and resumes when looking for a job after graduation. i j f , . ' " y Earning the accreditation that took a lot of time and planning. "We came in on the shoulders of giants, and went from there." said Stokes. Dennis Fairclough, former department chair, began preparing for the application in 1998. Under his direction, the department was just within reach to achieve s accreditation, but needed more J facilities and resources. The "This is significant for students Links for downloading and sharing music are State Legislature then provided because it recognizes a level of stj accessible even after RIAA subpoenas. UVSC with funds to build and excellence," said Gordon Stokes, associate dean for the School of Computer Sciences and Engineering.The program was accredited by ABET in September of this year. "With a new building, exceptional laboratory facilities, an expanded faculty and a great curriculum, we were able to apply for accreditation," said Stokes. "ABET accreditation brings credibility to the Computer Science department at UVSC that not only benefits the students but the community as a whole." supply an extensive building. The Computer Science and Engineering building was constructed and ready for use in 2001. along with a great supply of laboratory facilities. The Accreditation Board for En- " Accreditation" continued on P!J. 3 IIiSiOE Check out this week's news briefs pg. 3 Find out what is happening this week on campus pg. 2 "Stress Busters" is a semiannual UVSC event helping students to cope with the stress of finals. The Stress Free Zone will be available on December 10 and I I. Courtesy Photo UUSC My radio stntion coming n&it semester By Collin Lucke Ni'i s Sliiff It's called KWLY (K-Willy) and it should be up some time next semester. "We hope to have something up-and-running by mid-semester next year." said Mike Wisland. Co-Adviser of the new Radio Club and .Assistant Professor of the Multimedia Communication Technology (MCT) department."Right now some of the Radio class students have some programs running in' the student center over the speakers - that's a start." said Wisland when discussing the progression of the station's future. "Professor Mike Harper is going to help us with getting a streaming internet station on the air eventually." Wisland then went on to talk about the problems of getting a frequency on EM due to the fact that most of the frequencies are already taken. "That's not to say that we can't get a low-power EM station on the air." said Wisland. "One that broadcasts over the campus and maybe a few houses beyond. We could get on the air with one of those almost as quickly as we could find a home for the equipment to broadcast with. Any department out there has a spare closet we could broadcast from?" "1 would like to see a broad representation from all ethnic and interest groups around campus," said Wisland, referring to the types of shows that will be broadcast. "Governor" continued on P9..3 UUSC German students come out on ton UVSC German Department Steven Miller and Ryan Tolley, two UVSC students in Business German recently passed the examination for the International Certificate of Business German with a grade of A. 169 countries around the globe recognize the Certificate. It certifies that a student is fluent in the German Business language, including corresponding with German international companies, negotiating contracts between US and German firms, representing US industry and businesses at industrial fairs in Germany, or representing German companies in the USA. In short - the International Certificate of Business German could be a very powerful document for anyone in today's competitive job market when applying for positions in global com panies. Both of these students have already been able to turn their skills into a good income with one of Utah Counties many international companies, Tahitian Noni, as customer representatives and consultants with Contractors in Germany. Business German is a two-semester program at UVSC, including German 3200 and 4200. It fills some requirements for the UVSC degree in International Business. Sci-fi contest sends writers to the stars By Vegor Pedersen L. Ron Hubbard is probably best known for founding the religion of Scientology, but he was also famous for his writ ing, in particular his science fiction novels. Eor 20 years... UUMS Mb a writing contest founded by Hubbard has been inspiring amateur sci-fi writers and artists to expand their horions. William J. Widder, who recently released a coffee- book Storyteller: Tour of 1 Inbbati entitled Master An Illustrated te Fiction of E. Ron was on UVSC's "Fiction" continued on P9. 3 T.'jr'". 'tiV' i' 'i'"T",' J 77 ' "v " v-:'
|Title||UVSC College Times, 2003-12-08|
|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, 2003-12-08|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|