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"L Volume 8 No. 16 Newsline SAGE BRUSH REBELLION MOVES AHEAD The Utah State Legislature has completed the initial phase in a drive to join the "Sagebrush Rebellion". Three fourths of Utah's land is owned by the Federal Government, and state leaders are making a move to gain control over these lands. The house members voted to allow the introduction of a bill which will transfer ownership of Utah's land from the BLM. GENEVA STEEL HAS NEW FOE The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission could force U.S. Steel's Geneva plant to close by implementing Phase II of the incremental pricing of a nautral gas provision aimed at increasing the cost of natural gas to industrial users. Henry A. Huish has called for Congress to repeal the incremental pricing statuate or at least to drop plans to implement phase II. BUSH AND CARTER TAKE LEAD President Carter whipped Sen. Edward Kennedy 2 to 1 and George Bush jumped out of the Republican pack to upset GOP front runner Ronald Regan in the opening test of the 1980 Presidential Battle, the Iowa Causus. SAKHAROV PUT IN DEPTHS OF RUSSIA Nobel Peace Prize-winning physicist Andrei Sakharov has been stripped of all his state titles and awards becaue of his "subversive activities," according to Soviet reports. It was the harshest measure ever taken against the physicist for his human rights activities. He will be moved to a site in Russia, where the western press is not allowed. GOLD PRICE DROPS $100 AN OUNCE The price of gold plunged to $727 an ounce in early trading in New York almost $100 lower than it closed the day before. The sharp drop started earlier in Europe and accelerated as U.S. trades took profits on gold's spectacular rise. Right after the markets opened in New York City, gold was trading down almost $100 lower from $826 an ounce earlier value. Council Evaluates Homecoming Events, Plans February Preference Dance By Mike Christensen A professional comedian Mark McCollum, was being considered to perform at UTC by the Student Council. At their recent meeting they screened video tapes of his act, and determined certain parts should be censored. The council learned that McCollum's contract doesn't allow censorship, and the performance may be called off. In other business, the council felt Homecoming could have been more successful, partially in giving the queen more recongnitiqn. . ,v, '. A ." 'committee ,-inv OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF UTAH TECHNICAL COLLEGE AT vestigating the smoking lounge said the smoking lounge is "a good area, but does not have proper ventilation. Discussion of other school smoking areas will continue. A committee of smoking and non-smoking students was set up to investigate this problem. The council is planning a Valentine dinner-dance on February 14th, and possibly a movie and disco on different nights during February. Students are invited to attend Student Council meetings every Tuesday at 2 pm in the Student Center Conference Room.- Fashion Merchandising Major Kris Abegg Crowned as UTC Homecoming Queen The students of Utah Tech have once again selected the recipient of the title of "Homecoming Queen. Kris Abegg, 21 year old Fashion Merchandising Major was honored at the Jan. 18 basketball homecoming dance. The brown eyed brunette was approached by Social V. P. Jeff Johnson to enter the contest against ten other UTC girls. Kris transfered to UTC from BYU where she had attended for two years. Although BYU . offers .a '. t K V good program in Fashion Merchandising, the emphasis is mostly in textiles whereas UTC offers experience in business. "Both programs are good," she says, "but business interests me most." After graduating from UTC with an Associate degree, Kris plans to continue her education to recieve a masters degree. "I eventually want to have a store of my own, I'll probably have it when I'm married and I'd like to have my family help run it. A master's degree Will help to give me a bet-' PROVOOREM f ter business background." Kris has an interest in modeling although "..there's not much opportunity available for it in Utah. If you want to go into it, you can't make it here. There is better opportunity for jobs out of state." "But with the Osmond studios there is now more opportunity available to get into commercials." She has completed a modeling course with Mccarty's Modeling Agency and has worked with TV commercials. January 25, 1980 . v " : -"i '; V V. ',. i i ! 7S I 0 While attending Orem High in 1977, Kris was crowned Homecoming Queen and also represented Orem High as a ZCMI Youngtimer. In 1978 she was second runner-up to Miss Orem. She is excited to represent UTC as Homecoming Queen because "I've had the opportunity to meet more people." Kris enjoys tennis, water sports, & hopes to learn to snow ski. She also entertains an interest in travel. "I'd love to go back to New York, that's a goal of mine."
|Description||Tradewinds was the name of the student newspaper for Utah Technical College at Provo, between 1971-12-14 and 1984-11-15.|
|Publisher||Utah Valley University|
|Subject headings||Utah Technical College at Provo--History; Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem--History; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
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