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WEOXZSOiV October 20,1999 Volume 28, Issue 9 Opinion Capital punishment comes to the forefront, 4 Inside the Quad Check out Club Zone and Home Cooking 8 Outside the Quad Happy, Texas finds "Happy" crappy 9 Sports Malone training harder than ever 10 Marketplace Ads and stuff 12 FiiPn "nn .Hull I ii 1 1 f v State Collet Welcome to the Jungle Clint Burgi spells it out in his college football mid-season report. Check out this regular column. See page 10 V uvsc flight school taking off X Stephen Carter NetXNews Reporter Heather Heslington has done something no other woman at Utah Valley State College has ever done before. She earned her wings. Nineteen-year-old Heslington recently achieved a dream she had followed since she was a young girl; she received her degree in Aviation Sciences from UVSC. She was the only female in her graduating class, but she is not the last. Heslington said there are two or three other females who are taking flight courses now, but she doesn't see much of them because, as a newly hired instructor at UVSC, she is too busy teaching the boys how to fly. "It's hard to find students to fly with me," said Heslington, "They don't expect to see a female instructor. A lot of times they don't want to listen to a 20 year-old girl tell them what they need to do. It's not conducive to their egos." Heslington's flight philosophy is, "you have to fly with finesse. You have to fly like you have 500 people behind you." But every once in a while she finds herself in the cockpit with potential pilots "who are fighter pilots at heart." Those kinds of pilots are needed too, Heslington admits. Being the first female through flight school had its challenges, but Heslington chose a good time to start her training. Until now, there has been much discrimination in the flight industry. "But now they can't afford to discriminate anymore," said Heslington, "They're so desperate they can't afford to discriminate anymore. They can't get away from us, not the way we're bombarding them." Still, only three percent of pilots are female, so there is plenty of pioneering left to do. Flight school itself wasn't so bad. "I had a lot of support," said Heslington, "Everyone knew me and everyone was genuinely happy for me when I achieved something." Heslington has a boyfriend who is also a pilot, but she said that her plans for life include a flight career before she settles into any small houses with white picket fences. "I'm going all the way," she said. M JIP', jjljj AP Wire May Department Stores Co. added to its nationwide collection of department stores on Friday, agreeing to buy a 14-store chain founded by the Mormon Church 132 years ago. The $52 million stock deal ' with ZCMI - formerly Zion's Cooperative Mercantile Institution - gives May a foothold in Utah and Idaho, two states where it had little presence. ZCMI will keep its name during a transitional period but eventually will change its name to Meier & Frank, a May property with eight stores in Oregon and Washington. Under the terms of the agreement, ZCMI's downtown Salt Lake City .-. -re will remain closed on Sundays in accordance with Mormon tenets. ZCMI's 13 other stores, 11 in Utah and two in Idaho, also will remain closed on Sundays until they become Meier & Frank stores. That's expected to occur in the next two years, ZCMI said. III III i r 1 1 D ZCMI has struggled in recent years, losing $8.5 million for the year that ended Jan. 30. It lost an additional $3.5 million during this year's first quarter. The department store's management had hoped to turn the company around with a cost-cutting plan that would have limited some specialty departments and curbed new hiring. Layoffs and store closings-will be needed to turn ZCMI around, said Kurt Barnard, president of Barnard's Retail Trend Report. ' 'ZCMI is a good company, but it hasn't had good management," , Barnard said- ZCMXwithaLuut 4,000 employees, calls itself the nation's first department store. It was founded in 1868 at the suggestion of Mormon leader Brii-;har You-g. May reports! sales of $13.1 billion last year. It operates 402 department stores in 33 states, including Filene's in New England, Hecht's in the mid-Atlantic states and The Jones Store in the Kansas City area. Blood sucking event benefits needy Ethics conference makes new case for religion in public schools F Jennie Craven IANetXNews Reporter The Humanities and Philosophy Department at UVSC and the Tanner Humanities Center at the University of Utah held the Fourth Annual Religion and the Humanities Conference on October 14-15 in the Ragan Theater. The conference, sponsored by The Center for the Study of Ethics at UVSC, addressed various issues including religion in the schools, and government provision of funding for faith-based social services. Speakers from all over the nation and the state of Utah came to address these topics. Since 1997, the Utah State Department of Education has backed the curriculum of The First Amendment Center's 3R's (Rights, Responsibility, and Respect) Project The goal of the 3R's Project is to teach school-aged children about religion and religious cultures. Marcia Beauchamp, the Religious Freedom Program Coordinator for the Freedom Forum First Amendment Center in San Francisco, travels to Utah once a month to promote the 3R's Project She explained that the 3R's Project does more than just allow religion to be taught in schools. It educates teachers to know the best way to teach religion. "That Project is currently working through the state office in service programs to reach educators across the state with information about religious liberties and teaching about religion. The Utah State Department of Education is the first in the nation to commit itself to preparing teachers to deal sensitively and constitutionally with what have been very controversial issues. Utah is actually blazing the trail for the country in this effort" Others disagree with the movement to teach religion in schools. Robert AHey, author and professor at the University of Richmond is one of these skeptics. He states, "I am fearful enough to say be very cautions about assuming that teaching religion is turning the corner. We are turning that comer to an unknown future, it is not a sure thing." Beauchamp agrees that the 3R's Project is controversial and complicated. Going from President Clinton's view of public schools - "A religion free zone" - to teaching about religion in classes is going to be an uphill battle. Beauchamp states, "Much is being done, but more is needed. There is still widespread misinformation about what is legal and what is fair, not just among teachers, but also See Ethics CONTINUED on pg. 6 nr 1 1 tan load. NetXNews Reportei UVSC students showed their support to the community by donating 146 pints of blood during the 1999 fall semester blood drive last Tuesday and "5 Wednesday in the Hall of Flags. s Brittani King was one of 146 students who gave blood during the two-day drive. "I donate blood o because it is something good that I can do," said King. "Come one, two months from now, I never know when I'm going to need blood, so I don't S mind donating it while I'm in good health." This fall semester's blood drive was the fifth, in almost three years, sponsored by UVSC Service Committee in conjunction with Mountain View Hospital of Payson. The hospital makes semester-ly visits to-the college in order to co-sponsor the two day drive. Kim Curtis, one of the phlebotomists (person taking blood) during the drive, explained the hospital's goals for last week's event. "Each student is able to donate one unit (or pint) of blood, so our goal is to receive between 200 to 300 units each trip." Each donor fills out an application and goes through a mini-screening process before being cleared to give blood. During this process, pulse, blood pressure, temperature, and red blood cell count, or HCT, are checked. If a prospective donor's blood pressure exceeds 180100 or is below 10050, she or he is not permitted to donate. Other factors that prohibit blood donation Blood drive- UVSC students helped out the Mountain View Hospital Blood Bank last Tuesday by donating 146 pints of blood. are illness (such as cold or flu), active allergies, and current use of anti-biotic medication. A person who has acquired a tattoo or body piercing is required to wait one year before giving blood. 1 The American Red Cross reported that 325 units of blood are needed daily to meet the needs of the region covering Utah, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Mountain View Hospital's phlebotamy unit plans to return to UVSC during the spring semester with hopes to exceed this semester's donations. Those wishing to donate before next semester may contact Mountain View Hospital Blood Bank at 465-7000, or the American Red Cross at1-800-434-3251- Earthquake rocks Southern California New fault discovered as a result By TESSIE BORDEN Associated Press Writer An r'..-rriTfl-' I ! 11 . M-8 1 PASADENA, Calif. (AP) earthquake that rocked California and the Southwest has propelled the U.S. Geological Survey to focus its attention on a fault line it previously had ignored. The newly coined Lavic Lake fault, named for a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert that the quake tore a gash through, will now become one of the most studied in the next few years. ' 'We got a lot of information about this quake, a ton," USGS geologist Ken Hudnut said Sunday. The temblor that struck at 2:46 a.m. Saturday near the remote desert town of Ludlow, caused minor injuries during a passenger train derailment. Light damage was reported elsewhere. The magnitude of the quake was put today at 7.1. It had been listed as a 7.0 quake, but the reading was upgraded after a review of data, said Robert Tindol, spokesman for seismologists at the California Institute of Technology. Derailed Amtrak train APSteven K. Doi The quake happened along a 25-mile-long fault geologists had only partly mapped, hadn't researched and hadn't yet named. Those tasks were low priority because of the fault's location. Other faults, such as San Andreas, are constantly monitored because they are located near heavily populated areas. ' 'We weren't going to do a lot of research along a fault that would only bother a rattlesnake," said Lucy Jones, a USGS seismologist. Hudnut said the more geologists can learn about the physics of earthquakes, the more they can do to advise planners to avoid building on active faults and keep buildings already on them safer during temblors. Another thing they learned: The quake could be See Quake CONTINUED on pg. 6 WEEKEND WEATHER 72 42 r r -ii r (-rvr L 1 UJrV Friday Sunny 63 J J LOW Saturday Sunny 61 40 Sunday Sunny and cool "Poisonous Aunts" - The Villa Playhouse resurrects the classic comedy "Arsenic and Old Lace". See page 9 p!nT r:: -ryi, rrr v t t ' I Vj Ilia si Albert Einstein "Tvo things arc infinatc - The universe and human stupidity. I'm not sure about theuniverse."
|Title||UVSC College Times, 1999-10-20|
|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, 1999-10-20|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|