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VOLUME 30 ISSUE 46 WHAT'S INSIDE 4-1 o c to a c X -- a c VALLEY WEATHER Calendar-Page 2 See our daily updated calendar at netXnews.net For complete and up to date weather go to our website at www.netxnews.net fUiVV 1 V, ., H BUI-N PANO IN It A RCA SI VENDF. UlJ ui . . . "" rr.-' t- ff.rra,' ; . ' '-g-iiniiiii i n iiiimiiim V J L , V- v : : i .h -'! r -. , i Check out the HfG page (or reviews. PaG 7 , ' : .. - i ': .Jt' ' -1 ... A V V Wolverine Hoops: with 2 games to go, Wolverine teams remain focussed. Page 8 0 Utah behavioral the Olympics... Was it all just an ad?? Page 5 . news-line Wo-estlDBig at UVSC? BYU tops Utah 63-61. BYU rallied from 21 points down to beat Utah. The Utes lead the whole game, but with 30 seconds to go, Eric Nielson hit hit the game winner to propel the cougars to a 63-61 victory over Utah. U.S. Offers $5M Reward for Reporter's Killers The State Department said today it is offering a $5 million reward for information leading to the arrest or conviction of those responsible for the kidnapping and murder of Wall Street journal reporter Daniel Pearl. State Department spokesman Richard Boucher said the rewards offer would be advertised in Pakistan in the near future, and was also being posted on the State Department's web site. Twenty Boston Airport Workers Charged Twenty people who worked at Logan International Airport allegedly lied to get their jobs or security badges were charged today as part of an ongoing investigation to improve airport safety. Former Nets Star Turns Himself in. Former New Jersey Nets center Jayson Williams turned himself in to authorities after the Febuary 14 shooting death of his limo driver. Williams and his attorney are calling the death an unavoidable accident, while the district attorneys office is saying that when someone is shot, that can always be avoided. Mob Sets Fire to India Train; 57 Die A Muslim mob set fire to a train carrying Hindu nationalists home from a disputed religious site today, killing at least 57 people, officials said. Astros to Bu buy tnron Ballpark Name The Houston Astros are dropping the name ' ' Enron Field" from their ballpark to relieve themselves of theembarrassment. Vote on today's poll question: "How nave the Olympics done this far?" Vote at www.netxnews.net and see immediate poll results. ! i Watch for the latest episodes of On Campus, UVXNEWS, and the UVSportzone UI I l I I I U I W m II I II I II II I.PMMHM MVMMMMMMOTMM- I I mmmmmmMMHWIMW I lll WfOTM-MMWMOTMWM ' ' : -' - .' .V ' ... .. ' . " l . J , . i ! v, v.". - ),) W . V With UVSC continuing to grow one ot the areas By Steve Schaack OF THE NETXNEWS STAFF Two weeks ago at the McKay Events Center, high school wrestler's from around the state of Utah gathered for the Utah High School State Wrestling Tournament. While many young wrestler's took home individual state titles, PtfM Ctntttr MM SMiUM Cmt Jnnul that Is looking to expand Is the Athletic Department One ot the sports that could possibly be sanctioned Is wrestling. to the each of the high school coaches to look into their budgets to see if they might have a $1,000 a piece that they could commit to," said Ross Brunson, President there was also one other hope among many people in attendance.One the discussions among many wrestling fans is whether or not UVSC will add the sport. Prior to the beginning of wrestling finals on Saturday, an announcement was made that if anyone in attendance was interest ed in pledging money to help support UVSC starting a wrestling program they were could go to the concourse to fill out a form. Also prior to the event, the Taylorsville High School wrestling coach donated 51,000 to help continue the efforts in the bringing the sport to Utah Valley. "We have made a plea tonight of the Utah Amateur Wrestling Foundation. When Brigham Young University dropped their wrestling "Wrestline" Cont. on Ps. 3 Phi Theta Kappa: An Academic Investment By John Raynes Of Die Netinews Staff On the evening of February 21, many honor-caliber students made an investment in their future. They were officially inducted in Phi Theta Kappa, which has a history of success in developing leaders for the world. The honor club, Phi Theta Kappa, is one of the most influential clubs on UVSC campus. It boasts a mein'oership of 2,500 students at UVSC and over a million members worldwide. Membership in Phi Theta Kappa is great for resumes. Greg Tillack, the president of the UVSC Phi Theta Kappa chapter remarked, "The more involved you become in Phi Theta Kappa, the more it helps your academic resume." Phi Theta Kappa is also good when applying for scholarships. There are $32 million worth of transfer scholarships from 530 different organizations available exclusively for Phi Theta Kappa members. Right now there is a lecture series that high-school students may participate in and then compete for a scholarship to UVSC. The Phi Theta Kappa organization is keen on getting students where they would like to go in life. One of the cornerstones for the strength of Phi Theta Kappa is leadership opportunities and leadership training. On March 12, the elections for the new president and vice presidents will be held. Such positions allow students the opportunity to train to be leaders of the future. Such training takes place in international and regional conventions. This year the Phi Theta Kappa president and one other vice president will be sent to the International Phi Theta Kappa convention in Nashville, Tennessee. They will stay at the Grand Ole Oprey, a legendary hotel with a river that runs right through the lobby. At the convention, the UVSC chapter delegates will participate in leadership training, varied workshops, and have a guest speaker of achievement address the convention. For the regional training convention, members of Phi Theta Kappa went to Oregon. The group was broken up into different culture families and given the tasks of choosing rules and a new language for their culture families. Amanda Zahart, a vice president of the UVSC Phi Theta Kappa chapter said of the experience, "We took chances by going into other communities and seeing things from their "Phi Theta Kappa" continued on pg. 3 Net Spot THE HOTTEST SPOTS IN: NeyPoTrtks Go to www.foxnews.com to find out all the latest from die middle east. Entertainment: Check out www.yahoo.com to find movie listings and other fun and entertaining things you can do. Music Online: Head to www.amazon.com ' to listen to music samples to see if you want to purchase that new cd that looks intriguing. Student helps: Need info on a person, place, or thing for a school project! www.google.com can help you in these efforts. Sports: For Olympic recaps go to www.espn.com For all the news and fan reaction from the big BYU vs. Utah matchup, head to www.utefans.netweb- board or www. cougar- blue.com to get some insights. U.S. Wants DNA from Bin Ladin Family By John J. Lumpkin Ap Writer The U.S. government is seeking samples of DNA from Osama bin Laden's family to determine if human remains found in Afghanistan belong to the terrorist leader, government sources said Wednesday. Human remains have been collected from a number of U.S. airstrike sites, including the site of a Feb. 4 CIA Predator missile strike on a meeting of suspected al-Qaida leaders, the sources said, speaking on the condition of anonymity. U.S. officials have been seeking the DNA samples from bin Laden's family for months, but recently stepped up the effort following the Predator strike, one source said. The wealthy bin Laden family of Saudi Arabia has disowned the terrorist leader. Tim Metz, a family spokesman in New York, said he was unaware of the U.S. government's making any formal request to family members for samples. But he suggested the samples could be obtained from hospitals or other sources. Metz said bin Laden has about 50 siblings whose DNA could be used. The Feb. 4 Predator missile strike killed three people suspected by United States of being senior bin Laden operatives, but some Afghans say the strike killed innocents, not terrorists. U.S. officials say the heavy security and deferential treatment given a central figure suggest it may have been an al-Qaida leadership meeting.But the DNA collection effort isn't simply to determine who died in the Predator strike; other remains found after U.S. bombing in Afghanistan have yet to be identified as well, sources said. Defense officials have said for months that they are unsure if bin Laden is dead or alive. In the last month, U.S. intelligence obtained faint signs that he was alive and somewhere in the Pakistani-Afghan border region where he's thought to have been since leaving Tora Bora late last year, a U.S. official said, speaking on the condition of anonymity.
|Title||UVSC College Times, 2002-02-28|
|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||UVSC: College Times, 2002-02-28|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|