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A UTAH VALLEY STATE COLLEGE J 1 1J JVLU MB EL BUEN PANO EN EL ARCA SE VENDE MONDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2003 VOLUME 32 ISSUE 36 wmli M stated s By Alicia Lee i'lnvs Staff This coming Tuesday, December 2"d at 7:00 pm in the Sorenson Student Center, fifteen creative writing students will be presenting their English projects at a student showcase called, "My Word." The evening will feature several Utah Valley State College students whose works have been published in the fall edition of "Touchstone" journal. Photography and line art will be on display as well as poems, short stories, translations of poetry, creative non-fiction and fiction pieces, which will be read by the authors. "It is an evening of highlighting the creativity of the students," said Laura Hamblin, associate professor in the English department. "Touchstones' is a quality publication that gives students an opportunity to see their work published and recognized." Havilah Howard, a UVSC student who is majoring in English, is one whose work can currently be found in 'Touchstones'. Howard describes the upcoming literary event, "It's such an amazing opportunity for students to take part in." Judges who are not in affiliation with UVSC will award students' outstanding art and writing. "My Word" is free of charge and open to the public; refreshments will be served and the "Touchstone" journal will be on sale for $5. The Sorenson Student Center will host the showcase on December 2nd. "My Word" will be presented at 7:00 p.m and will include writers who have been published in the fall 'Touchstone', Andy HuntNetXNcws mm Opinions Can God and the government get along? Can democracy exist in a largely Muslim territory? Answers to this and other tough questions in today's Opinions section. Opinion is the essence of individuality. Hear it. Sports t --3 - After a mediocre exhibi tion season, after a little tinkering by head coach Kathy Nixon the women's basketball squad is off to a fast start in the regular season. UVXNews .. w ; j.,-,. ' 9. Emily Hibbert . u - -- , Keep an eye on the televisions around campus to catch a glimpse of UVX News and UV Sports Zone. These two shows are produced and run by students like you and Emily. Weather MONDAY: yL Partly Cloudy -rS High 50 Low 39" TUESDAY: Partly Cloudy 1 High 52 Low 41 WEDNESDAY: Cloudy High 49 Low 37 Print. Vidio. Wkb. Life. Regardless of your media preference, NetXNews is there. Get the news that drives you NetXNews.net, our daily broadcast, or right here at The College Times. Accuracy Integrity Excellence news SPECIAL REPORT eTIIMMOCE f ' i I V V -' i 1 i E I e , - -- - - - J UVSC Junior Joshua Tycksen will be performing seventeen numbers, including two solos in this year's Winter Concert; more than any other member of the Ballroom Dance Team. WMlter Show UVSC's champion ballroom dance team performs winter con- By Collin Lucke i'lns Stall UVSC has the largest public collegiate dance program in the nation", states Scott Asbell, Director of Ballroom Dance. "I have been the director for 13 years, helping to transform the dance program into what it is now". The Winter Dance Concert will take place December 4, 5th and 8,h with doors opening and 6:30 and curtain opening at 7:30. A special matinee will take place on Saturday, December 6,h with a 2:00 curtain opening. Tickets are $9 for general admission and $8 for students with ID. The Winter Concert ...... II" ' - Student Debra Dupaix has been touring with the UVSC team for the past two years tickets are presently available at Campus Connections and will also be available at the door. With awards and titles like, '3-time British Champions, placing Is' in the Standard Division and 4,h in Latin and '2"d place National Champions' for the past 12 consecutive years (losing only to BYU), this year's Winter Concert will entertain and delight all in attendance. The whole show lasts approxi- mately two hours and consists I of 27 numbers. All sorts of dif- o I ferent dance styles and numbers a- will be performed, including five 1 solos and cabaret. "The show is definitely worth it!" said Debra Dupaix, a member of the dance company. "We will be performing championship numbers and the costumes are just beautiful, extravagant andexpensive." "Dance" continued on P9. 4 INSiOE Check out this week's news briefs pg. 3 Find out what is happening this week on campus pg. 2 Speaking out about the AIDS epidemic in Africa Press Release Dr. Richard E. Otto, former personal assistant to the Minister of Health in Uganda , will speak on "The African AIDS Apocolypse" at Utah Valley State College, Dec. 5, from noon until 1 pm in the student center. Ottoo, chairman of the U.S. chapter of Uganda's Democratic Party, is a finance professor at the Lupin School of Business, Pace University in New York City. He helped create and launch the HIVAIDS Open Education Campaign in Uganda and is considered the prime candidate to be Uganda's next minister of Health or minister of Finance. He is listed in "Who's Who in Finance and Industry" and "Who's Who in the World." During Ottoo's lecture, a free box lunch will be provided by the Butler Institute for International Understanding. A reception for dignitaries will be held in Center Stage from 4-6 pm for the ProvoOrem chapter of the Democratic Party of Uganda USA, which will be created during that time. "The new chapter will help create an awareness for the community to democratize Africa," said David Ssejinja, a committee member of the Democratic Party of Uganda USA, which will be created during that time. "The new chapter will mobilize branches to different parts of the states to help others realize how important it is to have freedom and democracy. It will also provide an avenue for people to come to learn more about Africa and to be aware of the scourge of AIDS in Ucanda." Bus driuer charged after tailing students on wild ride By Mark Thiessen hswiiilril Press A school bus driver allegedly took about 12 students on a wild ride Monday in southeastern Utah, saying they were going "some place special." I lowevcr, the students escaped after the driver stopped at a Mormon church, where he screamed "I'm confused" while rattling the gates, Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Glenn Bcgay said. No one was seriously injured. and the driver later turned himself in to police. "I'm just glad it turned out the way it did," he said. The driver, 44-year-old Rodney Munson, was arrested for aggravated assault and traffic offenses, Begay said. He was being held Monday night at the San Juan County Jail. "He just doesn't have any recollection of what he did. and a lot of what he did seemed out of the ordinary," Bcgay said. The incident started Monday morning after Munson began picking up elementary and junior high students along his rural bus route about five miles northeast of Monticello, Begay said. He didn't know how Ions Munson had been a bus driver, but said it was for a PI"" "significant" amount of time. He didn't finish his route, and told the students he had picked up he was going to take them "some place special," Begay said. Students told police that place was apparently going to be Moab, about 50 miles "Bus" continued on pg. 3 i Crazed bus driver frantically drives a bus full of children to an LDS temple, apparently trying to enter temple grounds.
|Title||UVSC College Times, 2003-12-01|
|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, 2003-12-01|
|Rights||Copyright 2013 Utah Valley University|