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Abortion: a three-sided issue Arguments & interview President's trip to China yields exchanges Trish Smith Staff Writer A delegation of 17 community college presidents and 12 spouses recently traveled to China at the invitation of the State Education Commission of the People's Republic of China. UVCC President Kerry Romesburg was host President for the delegation. Romesburg said the reason for the trip to China was two-fold. "The one thing the United States has contributed to higher education worldwide is the concept of a community college," said Romesburg. "The second thing they (the Chinese) wanted to do was establish the basis for exchanges between the United States, the community college structure in the United States and the People's Republic of China through the State Education Commission." As a result of this exchange program, Chinese officials will visit many community college campuses next year, including UVCC According to Romesburg, the Chinese education system is very different from ours because the See CHINA page 8 UVCC cowboy ropes in dream Dorothy Knoell Herald Sports Writer When Dustin Durfee looked up at the scoreboard at the rodeo ground in Bozeman, Mont., on Jun 22, he realized he was about to achieve a life-long dream. Durfee, a UVCC rodeo ace, and his partner, Brett Broadhead of Utah State, knew they had to be fast very fast in the championship go-round of the team roping event. "The team right before us, Chris and Daniel Green from West Hills College in California, was the team we knew we had to beat," said Durfee, recalling the championship go-round attheNational College Rodeo Finals. "And they had a 6.8. So we knew we had to be quick." And thaf s just what Durfee and Broadhead were. The duo turned in the fastest round of the entire rodeo, a 5.8 (seconds), to take the team title for themselves and clinch the individual overall See COWBOY page 7 page 2 Theater fTT TTU m performs at ' ' feL 'WurmCrik' j Y The Nerd & Pippin page 6 V--' , Tv iri-A Students Thomas Epting Editor in Chief Led by their music teacher, 10 UVCC students wrote, programmed and plan to release a full-length album of computer-controlled compositions to raise funds for their electronic music club, MIDImuse. The album, "Current Events," was directed and produced by UVCC music instructor, Marden Pond, who hopes to purchase more software for his electronic music class with the proceeds. The album will be available in the bookstore by the end of Jul and will cost approximately $8 per copy. "I suspect this is the first time this has been done by college students in Utah," said Pond. "Students have produced albums, but nothing has been done electronically like this." The album includes 10 original selections produced on a Macintosh computer with a Mu Soviets play 14-day Thirty-one Soviet business leaders came to UVCC on Jul 14 to discover firsthand the American market economy. During their 14-day stay, the Soviet business leaders will tour businesses, shop in local stores and learn to play golf and baseball, in addition to hearing lectures and being instructed in the classroom. "This is a unique opportunity for these business people to experience a capitalist society as a field experiment," said Ian Wilson, dean of the school of business. "We have gathered many experts to speak to the Soviets on managing in a Soviet market economy which many of the Soviet might find themselves in one day," said Wilson. "We want to Students bring home three medals from Kentucky Thomas Epting Editor in Chief Eight UVCC students and " their advisors attended the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America's National Leadership Conference and U.S. Skill Olympics. They brought back three medals two gold and one silver. "Even though our numbers were fewer than for some years, volume 20 Issue 317 July compose sical Instrument Digital Interface program a program thatallows keyboards and other musical instruments to directly contribute to the computer's memory. "Most students didn't worry about performing because the computer played (the music)," said Pond. Three of the ten pieces include vocals, though noneof therecordingswere performed live. Coupling the computer program's acronym MIDI with the mythological goddesses of art the muses the electronic music club call themselves MIDImuse;-' Pond hopes the club, drawing membership from UVCCs electronic music class, will continue to grow and duce an annual album. pro- The class began with a grant show them how a market economy operates and the basic principles behind the operation."The group will be staying at the Excelsior Hotel while in Utah. They will also be taken toFood-4-Less, Smith Food Stores, VF Factory Outlet, K-Mart and Shopko as an introduction to the market economy. As part of the fitness session, the Soviets will be taken to a Payless Shoe Store to buy running shoes. our rate of success was greater than what we normally have," said Kendall Ewell, VICA coordinator. "Three UVCC students came away among the top two in the nation in their respective contests."Darrell Simonsen won the gold metal in computer-aided drafting. Cory Hanks also captured the gold in air conditioningrefrigeration. Diesel me 1991 utah valfoy community collego and release album George Loch composes on the MIDI program, allowing him to record music from the keyboard into the computer's memory. from the developmental office. The album was produced with money from ASUVCC. Media services provided equipment, monopoly Thomai Epting Th Cofy Tim Ian Wilson, dean of the school of business, teaches Soviets about market economy strategies. "Another dimension of the exchange is to introduce them to See SOVIETS page 8 chanics student Joel Bascom won a silver medal. Other students representing UVCC at the VICA skill Olympics were David Covington, precision machining; Thomas Epting, commercial photography; Hugh Nyman, job skill demonstration; Lyman Rowley, architectural drafting; and Ron Voran, welding.The competitions were held Heroes cop out with steroids Tips for pumping iron page 7 t-:-"C:vr:-;7:r"--vr;;::vv3 . r , Thomo Epting Th CoBg Tlmt technical help and work space. Interested students may register for the class or contact Dr. Marden Pond at 222-8000 ext. 430. svie,u nion offers semester abroad Trudy A. Braithwaite Layout Editor UVCC is sending several students to the Soviet Union to study abroad for a semester. The students will attend Moscow State Institute of History and Archives and live with prominent staff and faculty members. While attending the institute, students will study Russian as a second language, Russian history, world history and art history. Ln add i tion to their studies, they will visit ancient Russian cities, Caucasus,' Middle Asia and the Baltic States to explore the See STUDY page 8 in Louisville, Kentucky Jun 24 29 and featured 2,800 high school and post-secondary students competing for medals and prizes, including tools, equipment and scholarships. VICA's annual membership includes 350,000 high school and post-secondary students and teachers who specialize in trade, industrial, technical and health occupations programs.
|Title||UVCC College Times, 1991-07-17|
|Description||The UVCC College Times was the name of the student newspaper for Utah Valley Community College from September 28, 1987 to June 23, 1993.|
|Publisher||Utah Valley University|
|Subject headings||Utah Valley Community College--History; College student newspapers and periodicals;|
|Source||College Times, 1991-07-17|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|