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The Cote Testing, Testing immi WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 Volume 26, Issue 22 Opinion Quantum Physics killed Santa Claus 6 Scene Check out a delicious spice cake recipe. 9 Sports UVSC men's and women's team swept their opponents. 12 Marketplace 8 Locals unaware of HELTER SHELTER Unknown to many, there are 200-300 homeless people on the streets this season in Utah Valley. By C II A D D H I A T T Staff Reporter According to Sondra Vader, a licensed clinical social worker and director of the homeless program at Wasatch Mental Health Center, it is estimated that Ben JonesThe College Timet MOLECULE MAN: A Genetic Fingerprinting class created and instructed by Dr. Bruce Parker results in UVSC students studying the DNA molecule. The class is funded in part by a grant from the Colorado Plateau Field Institute. Philanthropy puoncaiion recognizes UVSC gifts HOUSE CALL UVSC's Bunnell Pioneer House has watched the world grow up around it for over 100 years. By Mark K e n d r i e Staff Reporter. UVSC was recently ranked in the Philanthropy 400 list published in the Oct. 30 issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy.- The prestigious list is made up of non-profit organizations from all over the country. UVSC found itself among such names as The Red Cross, Salvation Army. Harvard, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, LIST CONrTlNUEDONPG.4 WEEKEND WEATHER 34 20 HIGH LOW 35 18 HIGH LOW Friday Saturday Get out and do some gardening - next spring. Walk your dog; it'll balmy one. there are at least 200 to 300 homeless people in Utah Valley. Vader has been with the homeless program at the clinic for six years and worked in other mental health-related fields for many years prior to her current position. There are about Fifty to sixty people in the program Vader heads at any time, but according to recent statistics these numbers could be on the rise. Vader says the biggest problem Utah Valley currently faces is the absence of a I I Pioneer House enters its 105th year ? I , . itl I fee'" Ben JonesThe College Times HOUSE AT REST: UVSC's Bunnell Pioneer House has been empty since the Culinary Arts program abandoned the tiny antique house a year ago. Jhe house has been standing since 1892. 32 21 HIGH LOW Sunday Sunny but very cold. be a valleys homeless homeless shelter. Current Provo city officials have elected not to build a homeless shelter as they feel there is not a large enough homeless population in the valley. As a result, programs similar to the one Vader heads, such as Community Action, have set aside funds to house homeless people in various motels around Provo. These motels, such as Hotel Roberts, are trying to improve their facilities in order to draw more customers in turn raising room rents and causes the funds of the I DREAM OF GENE UVSC students are busy working with the blueprints of humanity - DNA. By K e l l i r E n g l e h a r i) r News Editor UVSC students are helping solve some of the mysteciea pertaining to deoxyribonucleic acid - more commonly known as DNA. Dr. Bruce Parker, a biology professor, began his class in Genetic Fingerprinting this fall and plans to continue it in the spring quarter. Funding to research the DNA comes from the Colorado Plateau Fields Institute. Parker and his students have collected DNA samples of various people by asking them to swish a salt and water solution in their mouth for 15 INSIDE Church on Fire Tirzah Church, one of UVSC's top basketball players, scored 24 and points in two weekend victories. See page 12 homeless programs to not go as far as they have in the past. In times past, rooms were available for $1 5 a night, recently they have been closer to $20-25 per nightly stay. Another problem homeless people face in the valley is where to get help. Vader wishes people could come to one place and Find all the services they need, but in most instances this is not the case. Unfortunately, when people find themselves homeless, they often find themselves without much as far as trans- seconds and then spitting it back into a cup. By doing this Uie arc uute to collect enough DNA from the check cells in the mouth. In fact they were able to collect 1 million cells and by using their technology they are able to amplify the number of cells to I million billion, or a thousand trillions. With the DNA samples the students try and detect heart disease in individuals. The technology that they are using is equal to the equipment used in the O.J. Simpson case. The DNA CONTINUED 0NPG.5 HOUSE CALL UVSC's Bunnell Pioneer House has watched the world grow up around it for over 100 years. By Amber Kir c ii Staff R e p o r i e r As the air grows brisk with the coming season, the old Bunnell Pioneer House, settled behind the student Center on the north end of campus, prepares for it's 105th winter. From the time of its construction In 1892, this pae bricked building has watched the modernized world grow up around it. Although its surroundings have changed;, it's small, New England Saltbox frame has outlived a century, allowing new generations to enjoy its unique beauty and mystery. The homers one of thirty remaining in Orem from the SettlementFarming period of 1 877 to 1 9 1 9. It is one of only six homes, built prior to 1892, which retains most of its historic integrity. Of these six, only three have unaltered exteriors.When it was constructed back in 1892, Stephan and Marry Bunnell proba women 19 Steve Carter examines the ritual that is Finals. We cram, we lose sleen we I study, we stress, we worry, we study some more and we still struggle. See page 7 dilemma portation. When people go to one of the facilities around the valley designed for assistance, they often find they need to go to one or two more to find everything they need. This can make finding the help they need rather difficult. Christmas time is the worst time of the year for people to be homeless. The weather conditions are the least favorable around the valley during the winter months. (Last winter a homeless man HOMELESS CONTINUED ON PG. 4 Leavitt to appear in ballroom By S t e v E Carter Executive News Editor Utah Gov. Michael 0. Leavitt will visit the Utah Valley State College campus on December 1 1. In addition speaking to the student and faculty body at noon in Uic ballroom. Leavitt will Gov. Mike Leavitt be holding his official press conference to announce his proposals for Utah's higher education budget. In the ballroom at noon, Leavitt will be speaking about his progressive Western Governor's Unversity (WGU). a project which he has spearheaded. The WGU is a system of internet and satellite broadcasted college courses. According to Steve Beck, president of ASUVSC. the Governor will answer questions from the student body after the speech. bly never imagined their home would live to see a w inter in 1992. The couple was among the early residents of the Lakeview area. They were (he first to introduce Red Delicious apples to this area. Their property consisted of 60 acres of farmland, a cellar, a large barn, and some chicken coops. Follow ing the death of Mr. Bunnell, his son Thomas, acquired the property and moved into the home in 1914. where he and his wife, Zelda lloldaway raised their eight children. The land stayed within the family for about 38 years until it was sold in 1939. After which, it changed hands several times, eventually ending up w ith Wilson Sorcnson. president of Utah Technical College in 1960, who acquired it for the present-day UVSC campus. The vacant home, was left to quietly watch UVSC grow and mature around it. It didn't stay vacant for long, however, before it became home to a new group of wanderers. Some horses, belonging to members of the college rodeo club were pastured just to the North. During the summer, w hile they were roaming through the area, they managed to break down the PIONEER CONTINUED ON PG. 5 QUOTE OF THE WEEK Roger Waters "Money, so they say, is the root of all evil today. But if you ask for a raise, it's no sur- nsc they re giving none away.
|Title||UVSC College Times, 1997-12-10|
|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, 1997-12-10|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|