UTC Press, 1985-10-14
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3 ro)Ti7 re (Q (Q Jf iiu. JUL u I ) I Volume 14 Number 4 THE OFFICIAL STUDENT NEWSPAPER OF THE UTAH TECHNICAL Fore EDugnaQffs EUDotoo'Guotrirae By Lynn Fausett At the Utah Tech Orem campus a fire gutted a motorhome owned by Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Bogh of Orem, causing an estimated $30,000 worth of damage. Orem City Fire Division headquarters received a call at approximately 3:35 p.m. Thursday. They arrived on the scene a few minutes later to find flames pouring out the windows of the unit. The fire started when a shorted-out wire attached to the heater motor ignited some plastic under the front dash. When the fire spread to the naugahyde seats, it was out of control, according to Douglas Bradley. Bradley is a UTC Diesel Instructor, who tried to snuff out the fire in it's early stages. The heater hadn't been working so Bogh, a friend of Bradley's, asked Bradley if he could take a look at it. Bradley brought the motorhome to the UTC third floor diesel shop on Tuesday to trouble shoot the problem. He discovered that the heater motor wasn't working and reported to the owner that some parts would need to be ordered. Bogh wanted to use the home over the weekend so Space Commission Listens To Suggestions From UTC Teacher By Lynn Fausett Recently a member of the UTC faculty was privileged to make a formal presentation to a congressional committee studying a space agenda that will take the U.S. into the 21st Century. Mike FalgousV a coordinator for Special Instruction Programs, traveled to Salt Lake City to appear before the National Space Commission. The presidentially appointed commission was created to study existing and proposed space activities and to formulate an aggressive civilian space ; agenda. The Commission will submit a report to the President and Congress on March 1, 1986. The report will identify long-range goals, opportunities, and policy options for the United States civilian space program to the year 2035. The Commission is touring the United States to select cities. Salt Lake City made the list due in part to the many industries specializing in aeronautical equipment. Falgoust presented a list of items as recommendations to the committee. He first suggested that he space shuttle program be increased to 24 flights per year by the year 1988, and encouraged that student experiments continued to be taken and used on the flights. Secondly he supported the teacher in space program and suggested that a teacher from every state be included in a flight. Falgoust also Bradley backed the motor-home out of the service bay area onto the third floor trades parking lot. At that point Bradley noticed some smoke coming out from underneath the dash. He instructed a student to get a fire extinguisher and to call the fire department. Bradley initially tried to unhook the battery, guessing at the source of the problem but his efforts were to no avail. Meanwhile, students used up three fire extinquishers battling the blaze while waiting for the fire department to arrive. After the fire truck appeared at the scene it took just a few minutes for them to contain the blaze but not before the front of the motorhome was engulfed in flames. Dave Thomas, Orem, City firefighter, said, "Some of our first concerns were for the vehicles next to the motorhome because of the intense heat." Aluminum beams in the motorhome were melted from the intensity of the heat. There were also some propane tanks aboard that were of concern. However, because the main fire was located toward the front of the unit, they didn't explode. The Boghs used the motor-home to travel to dog shows around the area. if . Mike Falgoust, shown here in the classroom, recently went before a federal commission to make a presentation on the U.S.'s future space needs. proposed that a student in space program be started. He used an example from his student years citing his interest in space had been reinforced when he was able to fly in a jet as a part of a jet orientation program sponsored bytheUSAF. He ended his presentation by saying that the space program should be expanded by publicity, and data sharing through all the forms of media. He supported high visibility programs such as a moon base, space station, Mars probe, etc. After garnering information from around the states, the Commission will formulate it i f . r ' ' I 1 1 ' " it 1 2 " ! Officer Noel Lyman from Campus Police, and Douglas Bradley, a Diesel Shop Instructor, look over the damage caused by a shorted wire to the heater motor. There were no injuries and the fire division pulled the smoldering remains from the home and doused them to prevent any rekindle. - ' into long range needs of the nation that they may be fulfilled through the peaceful uses of outer space. The Commission is interested in preserving the Nation's preeminence in space science, technology, and applications. As the commission dev-elopes proposals, they will take into consideration the commitment by the Nation to have a manned space station in low earth orbit, and the opportunities for the use of space to fulfill national defense objectives, as well as the use of space for technological advances in civilian objectives. COLLEGE PRO VOOREM Box 1009 Provo, Utah 84603 Monday, October 14, 1985 dd HUT PapCiDimg ILft Paved PacCiDDDg Ds 'J Ti O n 1 There have been some major additions in the parking department this year. An extra $10.00 was added onto the cost of parking permits but with that increase came an additional 109 paved parking spaces. The Health, Science and Technology building's parking lot will add another 109 stalls to UTC's already existing 1,540 paved spaces. And the number of paved stalls will grow when the Activity Center's 260 stalls are completed sometime this coming year. Paved parking is not without t's price says Dick Vanzomerman of the Grounds Services. The Parking Department is still in its nfantile stage at the Tech. The Department is of fairly new origins and eventually it is hoped there will be enough revenue to pave any lot at the ime it comes into being. Just as students bear the cost of paying teacher salaries. land the construction and maintenance costs of buildings hrough tuition and fees, so nust the students bear the cost f being able to park on nice Dm; "Paved parking is a volatile issue here at the Tech," said Dick Vanzomeran, of the Grounds Department. "We will continue to improve, and provide more services," he noted. 't''v ....... . ' ; 2,. """ parking losts. "We do provide a pretty fair service and we will continue to improve on it," said Vanzomeran. Of the $20.00 purchase price of parking permits, $10.00 of that goes into a budget strictly limited to the construction of new lots. This includes asphalt paving, lighting, drainage, and crub and gutter. The other $10.00 goes toward maintaining these lots after being constructed. Three parking secretaries draw their pay from these funds as well as two full-time ticket writers. Also there is the electricity bills to light these lots, paint to buy for the annual repainting of lines, slag, asphalt for chuck holes, grader services etc., all to be paid for out of the permit revenues. The paint alone costs $1,500.00 a year. Three weeks into the quarter and still many of UTC's students are holding out on buying permits. When asked the reasons for these holdouts, Vanzomeran said, "The cost is heavier than they want to pay, and I think they're trying to beat the system. "Some of them are parking s4', ' . i D3G in front of my neighbors house just south of the school. My neighbors asked me what I could do about it, but I can't really do anything. They will have to have the cars towed themselves if they want to go that route," said Vanzomeran. Vehicles not displaying a permit will be ticketed up to five times without being towed or without receiving a wheel immobilizer. Each ticket has a $3.00 fine attached. After the fifth ticket the car could be towed away at the owners expense. When all costs are considered, a parking permit is still the cheapest and easiest way to go. A students grade transcripts will also be frozen until all unpaid tickets are taken care of. Among the five major colleges in the state, UTC ProvoOrem still has the best priced parking available. Evening students and part- time hourly faculty are not required to purchase permits at all. Those that did may receive a refund from Parking Services.
|Title||UTC Press, 1985-10-14|
|Description||UTC Press was the name of the student newspaper for Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem from February 07, 1985 to June 1, 1987.|
|Publisher||Utah Valley University|
|Subject headings||Utah Technical College at Provo/Orem--History; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
|Source||The Press Pulse, 1985-10-14|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|