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i 1 ,T' y( J wed:;esday, February 25 Volume 26, Issue 30 Opinion The English Only bill has its upsides. A7 Life! UVSC's "Comedy of Errors" is a treat. B4 INSIDE Sports The UVSC women are on a four-game win streak. Marketplace B1 A6 Home Malone Karl Malone and the Utah Jazz have taken advantage of a home-heavy schedule and have run their streak to eight games. See page B1 I in I Regents name Mansfield to head electronic college YOU'RE THE MANSFIELD Assistant vice president ofoff-campus services was chosen to head up Governor Leavit's electronic college. by Lisa In son S T A REPORTER UVSC employee Marilyn Mansfield has been chosen by the Board of Regents to head up the Utah Electronic Community College (UECC). Mansfield is currently the assistant to the Vice President of Off-Campus Student Services here at UVSC; she also serves as the Associate Commissioner for the Electronic Community College. Mansfield has the honor of representing all two-year colleges in the state, and is proposing many great ideas with students in mind. "Quality is our top priority. We want students to receive the same quality education that they would be getting on campus," Mansfield said. Starting in fall of 1998, students will have access to the distance learning courses from all Utah two-year colleges. This would include classes offered over the internet, television, and distant learning sites. Gov. Mike Leavitt (R-Utah) proposed the idea. "Community college campuses would pool their distance education courses to offer anyone, anywhere, anytime access to afford able transferable, college education," he said. Mansfield will be proposing six areas of emphasis: individualized, business manage ment, behavioral science, natural science, pre-engineering, and medical occupation. A common application will be used along with a tuition that represents an average of all two-year colleges in the state. UECC will then assist students in their academic advisement. "It is important to note that UECC is in its beginning stages, therefore, some details are subject to change," said Mansfield. Students at UVSC reacted to the new college. Nan Steed, a student at UVSC, said, "This could create more classroom space at UVSC which in turn might create more rooms for more baccalaureate degrees. The one thing that might be a drawback is security, how will they oe able to monitor students autnencity.' For further information you may contact Marilyn Mansfield at 222-8329, or stop by her office located in BUI 45. . I I Ml III. : , ; . . . r-'- s :: : mwBM"""- :. I Mm ' J t m . . .mtmia: tmmim Isy, 7 '.'y. ''' jj ' ' ' - . . : - V M-:':MM- Jonas OtsujiTtB College Tnes BIG MANSFIELD: UVSC's Marilyn Mansfield was recently selected to head the governor's Utah's Electronic Community College. Art expert actee UWSC COMMON CENSORSHIP Students and faculty were addressed on Art censorship issues including their causes and effects. by Mike S l a u g h NEWS REPORTER Art Censorship was the topic of an open discussion held at UVSC last Thursday. About 50 brown bag toting students showed up at the lunch-time seminar to the hear the words of guest speaker Steven Epperson. Epperson is an assistant professor of American Religious History at BYU, and now currently serves as history curator at the Museum of Church History and Art in Salt Lake City. UVSC's Center for the Study of Ethics sponsored the two Thursday seminars. The first meeting was held at noon for students, and the second at 3 p.m. where he addressed faculty, advisors and students. ..... luensorsnipj is official restriction "What is Censorship?" was the first question lanced out to the crowd of students. "Do we know censorship when we see it?" Epperson discussed the differences between the words "cen sure," and "censor." He said that "censure" was more like "a kind of critizism" while he described censorship as being, somebody in authority taking steps to eliminate something from the eyes of the public. Its an attempt to "reduce choice." Epperson cited the Enola Gay exibit at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. as an example of cen-sureship.Before the exibit was to be opened the creators of the exibit wrote various texts describing what was going to be SEE ART, CONTINUED ON PG.A4 of any expression believed to threaten the political, social, or moral order. " Steven Epperson Professor of American Religious History at BYU .,..,J V " . V .'' ' " : '. ' ' ,' '': : ' ; W 1 'V') Am' MW ' ... . ,.,Ja. : t ; a it . ; Jonas OtsujiThe College Times ENGINE OF LOVE: John Huband (right) and Eduardo Ochoa, two students in UVSC's Automotive Studies department, study an engine in the shop in the Gunther Trades Building. Huband and Ochoa, along with UVSC's entire department, will benefit from thousands ot dollars of donated parts and supplies from Autozone. IN THE ZONE Autozone, a national automotive parts retailer, donated over $65,000 in merchandise and parts to UVSC's automotive department. by Lisa Ipson STAFF REPORTER The automotive department at UVSC recently received over $65,000 in automotive parts and merchandise from Autozone. UVSC not only recieved this one time donation, but are in partnership with Autozone as a part of their Partners in Education (PIE) program. Autozone's vendor, R&B Motormite, made the donation to UVSC. Autozone currently teams up with over 1 30 schools nationwide to help promote education in the field of automotive programs. Autozone is a Memphis-based auto parts chain. SEE AUTO CONTINUED ON PG.A4 i (7 n SAD LOSS UVSG student and playwright Chris Fankhauser drowned in Southern California hours after recieving a standing ovation from an audience. BY K E I. LIE ENGEL II. A RDT EXECUTIVE NEWS EDITOR Christopher John Fankhauser, a drama student at UVSC drowned Feb. 14 at San Clemente State Beach in California. Fankhauser drowned just hours after receiving a standing ovation for his performance in a play called "People Become Real." The 13-member cast was invited to perform the full length play, co-written by Paul Walstad and C.J. Fankhauser, at Chapman University's American College Regional Theater Festival. Coast Guard and Orange County sheriff's helicopters joined in a search for Fankhauser midway through the day's drenching rainstorm. "Unusually strong waves are what pulled him under," said John Howk, Coast Guard Chief. The Coast Guard and local search and rescue teams had a 24-hour search until the body washed up on the shore five miles south of San Clemente. "For some reason, people are not being cautious," said Steve Long, chief lifeguard of south Orange County state beaches. "The message we are sending out is that only the most experienced swimmers should go out." "This is a tragic event, much of the play presented at the American College Theater Festival was based on Chris' life experiences. It also contained much of his poetry," said Randall King, program coordinator for theater, film and speech. "Our students know each other so well and losing one is devastating." Laurie Petty, a close friend of Fankhauser said that she will remember his warm brown eyes and his charming sense of humor. "He made people feel at ease, he had such a strong imagination and lived life deeply." "Chris was a charming and loyal friend. Despite living a life filled w;,,h great adversity, to his credit he had fulfilled many of his goals and dreams," said Petty. Fankhauser performed in a number of plays while at UVSC and also worked as Managing Editor on the staff of The College Times for the 1996-97 school year. Amanda Nielson, Fankhauser's SEE LOSS, CONTINUED ON PG. A3 , - , i J Chris Fankhauser "He made people feel at ease, he had such a strong imagination and lived life deeply. Despite living a life filled with great adversity, to his credit he had fulfilled many of his goals and dreams. " Laurie Petty, friend 1 WEEKEND WEATHER 45 30 HIGH LOW Friday Partly cloudy 47 35 HIGH LOW 49 36 HIGH LOW Saturday Sunday Increasing clouds, chance of rain More clouds, possible rain showers m' ' INSIDE Pornography is Everywhere According to some definitions, actions as simple as telling your kids to be quiet could be considered pornographic. See page A6 QUOTE OF THE WEEK Cindy Crawford "I lunger kills creativity."
|Title||UVSC College Times, 1998-02-25|
|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, 1998-02-25|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|