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rniTi ( EL BUEN PANO EN El VENDE UUSC community sounds off on tlio Iran Uar Errin Julkunen Editor-at-Large March 19 marks the two-year anniversary of the U.S. bombing and invasion of Iraq. Orem joined more than 760 cities across the nation for an antiwar rally. This is part of the "Global Days of Protest on the Two-Year Anniversary of the Iraq War" as organized by unitedforpeace.org. President of the UVLeft on campus, Carlos Alarco, organized the local event. The UVLeft (or Neo-Socialist Club) was formed earlier this year. "We needed a voice. People who think on this side of the political spectrum need a voice," Alarco said. The anti-war rally is the first event the group has organized. Future events will address local issues, mainly the homeless. "We're trying to educate students on problems we face locally," Alarco said. "As most of us are LDS here, the Lord commands us to do certain things that I think we forget." Kris Torp, senior history student, said that she protests the war every chance she gets. "I'm out here because my little brother is in the 82nd Airborne, he just got sent home on medical leave. This war is just brutal. It's ugly. We're going about it the wrong way." The rally gave students another forum to discuss the present occupation of Iraq. People were impassioned on both sides of the debate. Steve LundquistNetXNews The Wee Care Center, an on-campus child care facility, held a pie-throwing fundraiser last week. Pie fight helps Wee Care Center Errin Julkunen Editor at Large The chance to throw a pie at a professor doesn't come very often. The Wee Care Kids Club presented this opportunity on the March 14 and 15. The activity was organized in an effort to raise funds for the Wee Care Center, and to raise awareness about the Center. Krystal Reed, sophomore multimedia student and president of the Wee Care Kids Club, organized the event. "It was successful," Reed said, "we were able to raise awareness. We want students to know we are here." Reed noted the number ofnon-traditional students on campus, and the service that the Wee Care Center offers those students.Professors from multiple I , ' ' - 'TB'O 3i '"LD tl- '1 PDF f i 4 departments on campus participated in the event. The Biology and Business Departments had many professors involved. Some professors offered extra-credit to students who purchased a pie. Students also had the opportunity to throw pies at members of student government, including Student Body President, Jim Bassi as well as the incoming Student Body officers from Team Focus. In addition to the pie-throwing, parents from the Wee Care Center held a bake sale to raise additional funds. Some students sold kisses to raise money. Those who may be interested in donating to the Wee Care Center or those who need to utilize their services can contact them on campus at 863-7266. YdLl Sr.- V jUl - i jg- UTAH VALLEY STATE 'SMai.' ma:- (DU "I'm for the rally, that's great that they can have a rally," said Sam Harrison, a junior in the philosophy department. "But I'm not 100 percent for the war. I'm for being patriotic. I'm for supporting our troops. We need to give them everything we can to support them." According to CNN news, there have been 1,694 coalition troop deaths, 1,520 Americans, 86 Britons, eight Bulgarians, one Dane, two Dutch, two Estonians, one Hungarian, 21 Italians, one Kazakh, one Latvian, 17 Poles, one Salvadoran, three Slovaks, 11 Spaniards, two Thai and 17 Ukrainians in the war in Iraq as of March 18, 2005. At least 11,220 U.S. troops have been wounded in action. "I support the troops. I want them to come home," said Loyd Ericson, a junior in the philosophy department. "I care for human life, I think their lives are valuable, and the best way to do that is to bring them home." Passers-by seemed to agree with Ericson. Most of the response from passing vehicles was positive, with people flashing peace signs or honking their horns and giving thumbs up signs. Not all responses were positive though. Joseph Mayes, an English major, was upset by some of the responses. "Someone yelled out 'f the sand-n's', I can't believe this kind of opposition. How is that patriotic?" Yioorc 17 a r documentary to visit over 20 ton universities Sam Garfield Senior News Writer The Center for American Progress announced in affiliation with Campus Progress a nationwide tour for Steven Greenstreet's controversial documentary "This Divided State." The tour will make stops at 22 of the nation's top universities and colleges. Among them are Princeton, Yale, Harvard, Cornell, and NYU. The film will be the first in Campus Progress' "Reel Progress Film Series." It will premiere in Washington D.C. on March 23 and then begin Sam Garfield Senior News Writer UVSC construction department students and faculty members came together last Friday to support the Utah County chapter of Habitat for Humanity. The organization is currently working on two homes in Utah County, and hopes to do a total of four by the end of this year. Dustin Park is a construction management student who was involved in getting UVSC in the project. "We needed a service project," he said, "we have two construction clubs on campus that came together on this one." The clubs involved are both student chapters of larger organizations, the Association of General Contractors and Jilt-- i r i. r i L Members of UVLeft weekend. lis its tour at nearby George Mason University on March 28. Michael Moore has been invited to the premier. "This Divided State" covers the eruption of public interest and involvement in the visit made by Michael Moore in October of last year. It focuses on the strong opposition the visit received,, and the overwhelming uprising of students in support of the freedom for Michael Moore to come and speak, regardless of their support for his message. The tag line for the film, "Death threats, Bribery, and Family Values," describes EiQOp out ElaEiHat foirElGiEiasinDlty the Utah Valley Homebuild-ers Association. About 25 students from each of these clubs showed up at the Orem home last Friday to offer their helping hands. In addition to the students who helped out with the project, three of UVSC's own professors came to support the project: Eric Linfield, Duane Erdmann, and Bob Dunn, who all work in the school's construction department. The home is located on 400 South 800 West and was started about a month and a half ago. Many organizations have helped out, including Timpview High School, Orem Firefighters, and BYU's construction management program."They're doing a great job," said Orlin Oliver, the project supervisor and former UVSC TIM held an anti (Neo - Socialist Club) m liiii in I Steve Greenstreet and Phil "This Divided State," which some of the more exciting contents caught on film. It also covers lawsuits surrounding the controversial visit. The documentary even includes footage from very student. Oliver had classes families. These homeown-with all three of the instructors ers have to meet certain re- who helped on the project, ! and "wanted a chance to work with them on a real . . . . job site." We nave opportunities The students were given fQr anyone wno WantS the particular task of con- ' structing the roof on the tO help. home. Oliver was glad that UVSC signed up on the project in time to do the roof. UVSC's students showed "a cood level of skill and are eager to work," he said. One of the things that the students were able to do was use a nail gun on the building. "They wouldn't let anyone else use those," said Park, "If you look around, every other part of the house is hand nailed." Habitat for Humanity provides homes for low-income VOLUME 33-ISSUE 29 J ) ! i Andy HuntNetXNews - war rally on State Street last n J Andy HunlNeiXNews Gordon talk about their film is going on a national tour soon. early on due to Greenstreet's "film-maker's intuition." "I always keep my ears open for stories that have potential to develop into something -Orlin Oliver Habitat for Humanity quirements and they buy the homes before they are built, so the home can be designed for their particular needs. The buyer also helps out with the construction of the home. "We have opportunities for anyone who wants to help," said Oliver, "regardless of their skill level."
|Title||UVSC College Times, 2005-03-21|
|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, 2005-03-21|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|