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S t ffi0O? Wmft 11-000? j(0)jO0 Hjfo)0 UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE J .1 lilVlllykj) ELBUEN PANO EN EL ARC A SE VENDE MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2003jl VOLUME 3? ISSUE 36 By Nicole Bourgerie WWwsSlafl College students don't vote. The Citizen's Action group plans on trying to change that today. They will have a voter registration booth set up at the south end of the Hall of Rags from 8 am to 7 pm. Students who don't make it to the booth can register through Citizen's Action's website at www.provocitizens.netelections. The deadline to register for the Primary elections is September 17th. Many college students are registered to vote, but just don't make it to the polls on election day. Reasons given for not voting are varied. Among the most common reasons cited by students are lack of time, lack of caring and lack of knowledge. "The only reason I'm registered to vote is that when I was switching my Florida driver's license to a Utah one, they asked me if I wanted to register, said Many college students are registered to vote, but just don't make it to the polls on election day. Reasons given for not voting are varied. Among the most common reasons cited by students are lack of time, lack of caring, and lack of knowledge. "The only reason I'm registered "Voting" continued on PQ. 4 ""-" um . , TV " - , , ' "- ,u " " """ - i -"- - ' L 3""rM" - . TT M i College students have the lowest voter turnout percentage among all Only 38 turned up to vote in the last presidential election. Courtesy Photo Sports The UVSC women's volleyball team will be playing their biggest game since making the step into Division I competition with a September 19 match against cross-town rival BYU. Life Where were you when the WTC was attacked? Did it touch you directly? Check out the Life page and learn ,how your personal experience can help others. UVXNews A ; -s - Keep up-to-date on the latest in entertainment, sports and other important happenings here at UVSC, every hour on the hour on the T.V.'s around campus. You're not in class and have nothing else to do so you might as well watch. UVXpress Check out our brand new weekend edition; the UVXpress. Look for it every Thursday in the second newspaper shelf. UVXpress deals with the stuff that college is made of. Let it be your guide for music, movies, and local hotspots. It's your key to weekend life. Weather MONDAY: Sunny High 81 Low 51 TUESDAY: Mostly Sunny High 81 Low 46 WEDNESDAY: Mostly Sunny High 80 Low 50 -6- Print. Video. Web. Life. Regardless of your media preference, NetXNews is here. Get the news that drives you NetXNews.net, our daily broadcast, or right here at The College Times. llzi La73 Accuracy Integrity Excellence srECi'inircnT i:.:-cea::lysis .1 : - Students sit eating lunch in the Yalley View Room. According to a recent market research survey, public perceptions of UYSC are mostly positive. Although much of Utah is unaware of UYSC's programs. urvey Say UVSC gets a "B" in market research survey from Utah citizens By Valerie Porter hlHfwsSlalf Although students still have three and a half months before their teachers hand out grades, Utah Valley State College already received its grade in Public Perception 1010. UVSC was put to the test by a Salt Lake City company, which surveyed public opinions of the growing school. The survey gave UVSC a "B." "We completed this survey to assist UVSC in its strategic planning and program development," said Ken Foster, President of Foster & Associates, the company that ran the survey. "We were looking for the overall image of UVSC. We looked TMc4Tr School Ojiimtty CofeoVTwo YtarJmor Ux CohgtStriM Ut Co Si or fmrtr AruncM Party feted Orfrerowdtd Qood lociuort Pun Mormon fcrodHipcy Vlby TT"r, 20 Statistics of public perception of UYSC researched and compiled by Foster and Associates. r at how different geographical areas, age groups, demographics, genders of the and education levels feel about "Very UVSC." The survey will assist UVSC's new president, William Sederburg. in making decisions that will not only improve the college, but also cater to the public's needs. "It is our responsibility to keep on top of what the public is thinking and seek to provide the desired services," said Sederburg. Foster & Associates surveyed residents from all Utah counties. Of the 500 participants, 47 percent felt the general reputation college was "Excellent" or Good," but findings show that "Image" continued on P9. 3 lS!CE Read the latest Last Angry Inch Pg 6 Sports Smack Mountain West Conference Football Pg 9 Remembering Sept. 11 hsotialf i Press Communities across Utah commemorated the two-year anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks Thursday, saluting victims and firefighters who died in the attacks and dedicating American flags to soldiers killed in the war on terrorism. A statewide moment of silence was observed at 8:46 a.m., with the flag at the Utah Capitol lowered to half-staff. Passengers noticed normal security measures at Salt Lake City International Airport entry points, and once inside, many watched news coverage of Sept. 1 1 memorials in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania. "I've been flying quite a lot lately, but this is the first time I've given my wife my flight number and all that," said Matt Brown, of Indianapolis, who was flying back home after National Guard duty in Utah. One of Utah's largest remembrances is in Sandy, where 3,412 flags will stand in a field just south of the city hall one for each victim of the attacks. The city also set up a Soldiers Field, where one flag stood for each coalition soldier who has died in the war on terrorism since the attacks. The support banner that attended Utah Task Force One to Ground Zero in New York City was placed on permanent display at the Utah Firefighters Museum in Tooele. A brief ceremony was in memory of the firefighters who lost their lives. Family charged with litlnapning Family, Government clash over boy with cancer nosis and two others ofrubber-stamping it, then fled to Idaho with their son to By Paul Foy .iMrialrd I'rra Doctors say 12-year-old Parker Jensen has Ewing's sarcoma, an aggressive and deadly cancer, and needs chemotherapy. His parents contend he's healthy now and the chemotherapy could just as easily kill him. They accused one hospital of rushing the diag- avoid a court order requiring the treatment. Now. Daren and Barbara Jensen are charged with felony kidnapping for going into exile with the boy, setting up the latest collision between a family and the government over who decides a child's best interests when it comes to life-and-death care. At a hearing Friday, a judge dropped the state's custody warrant for Parker after the Jensens agreed to allow the treatment if an Idaho physician chosen by Daren Jensen recommends it. The kidnapping charges, however, for taking Parker "Image" continued on PQ. 4 UVSC remembers By Windy Hanks XHWrns S(at On Thursday UVSC students and faculty, along with the rest of the nation, honored the approximately 3400 people who lost thei lives September 11, 2001. A flag ceremony was held from 7:30 am to 8:30 in the McKay Events Center to remember those who lost their lives during the attack on the World Trade Center " ' l- -.NT. . 1 V , U J.. 'r l j UVSC students and teachers bow their heads in silence. attacks. There was also a commemoration held in the quad at noon, during which the flag was unfurled.
|Title||UVSC College Times, 2003-09-15|
|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, 2003-09-15|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|