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Volume 83 Issue 18                                                         Snow College, Ephraim, Utah                                                                           February 16, 2006

Mr. Snow pageant ‘woos’
lady Badgers in attendence
An evening with Snow’s finest young male talent
Ryan SoRenSen                        there was a good response. Marc     the crowd while they waited for
     “I’ll keep being funny, su-     Money, one of the two MCs           the anticipated Q & A time.
per, and myself,” replied the new    for the night acknowledged, “I           The guys were subsequently
Mr. Snow, Kenneth Sio, to the        didn’t expect the crowd to be too   drilled with questions, causing
question: “How will you be an        big, but I was impressed with the   beads of sweat to escape like
influence to others as the newly     turnout and the amount of par-      convicts from their foreheads.
crowned Mr. Snow of 2006?”           ticipation.”                             Question #1: Why should
     The annual pageant took              Jamie Smith must have          you be named Mr. Snow 2006?
place in the GSC last Saturday       melted in her seat. When asked           The air got thick with girly
evening, complimented by a           if she liked anything about the     giggles as one contestant re-
screaming crowd of observant         evening in particular, she gave     sponded, “I’m hoping if I can be
students, all hoping that their      a resounding, “Oh yeah! I was       Mr. Snow, then I can find a Mrs.
favorite participant would be        amazed by the guys’ dancing and     Snow to compliment me.”
dubbed the King.                     singing abilities.” These were           What is an ideal man?
     Unfortunately for Chad          the two most popular talents on     “Treat a woman like a gentle-
Johnson, Paul Greenhalgh, and        display, among others such as a     man, and like she’s #1”, was a
the other three prospecting par-     “Captain Underpants” piano per-     popular answer.
ticipants, they will have to try     formance, and a “crazy stunts”           What is the perfect date in
again some other time.               routine. One guitar solo in par-    Sanpete County? “Go chase
     Fortunately for the playful-    ticular held the catchy name of     some turkeys and then eat at Fat
Poly Sio, the personal respon-       “The Saucy Song,” a tune de-        Jacks.”
sibility to become a role model      voted to that “special someone.”         One of the judges Tei Tye
for all those male hopefuls in the   It was originally written by the    made sure that she was “pay-
wild world of courtship, is in his   Badger Wes Rowlette for Carly       ing attention to the details” as
hands.                               Spence, who unpretentiously         the contestants duked it out on
     The event started off with      added, “I really do have the lus-   stage.
the “evening wear” competition       cious lips that he sang about.”          The relationship Tye had
where contestants modeled suits           The “Kavaholics,” a group      with the contestants is not sin-
and business attire that ranged      of students dedicated to ser-       gular. Guys, the key for all of
from customary to cruelly            enading the Venusians with their    us to become “Mr. Snow” is to                                                                                             Tawni Peterson/Photo editor
swank. According to the “woo,        reggae-style instrumentals and      be respectful, responsible, and      Kenny Sio, Mr. Snow 2006 grips his well-deserved Snow King crown Saturday
woos” coming from the crowd,         love-themed lyrics, entertained     overall, be ourselves.               after the pageant.

Provost Corner: bond between                                                                                  Singles Awareness Day helps
Richfield and Ephraim campuses                                                                                make singles not so ‘sad’
Ben Fox                                   Snow College Richfield was     puses can cause problems when
     Snow College consists           formally known SVAVC, Sevier        projects or administration that      ChRiSTal DenT                       a relationship, something must              References and research
of two campuses, Ephraim             Valley Area Vocational Center,      affects the college as a whole is         Singles Awareness Day          be wrong with you, and can lead        credit Dustin Barnes from
and Richfield. Dr. Winn, the         before it was merged for a sec-     being discussed. Although many       is officially on February 15.       single people into despair.            Mississippi State University
Administration, and the faculty      ond time with Snow in 2003.         of the deans and administrators      Singles Awareness Day (SAD)              With the move of the date,        as the official creator of this
of both campuses have gone to             One of the reasons that the    make the commute on a regular        has, in the past, been celebrated   the negative notion behind it has      day, even though many singles
great lengths to encourage unity     legislature moved to merge the      basis, most meetings that are held   on the same day as Valentine’s      also changed. SAD, which is a          throughout the country have
between the two, although there      two schools was what the North      on either campus are telecast to     Day, but with the ever-rising       depressing name in and of itself       often celebrated it on their own.
have been some struggles along       West Accreditation Committee        the other for convenience.           population of single people, the    dwelt on the fact that you were        The day has been celebrated
the way.                             described as a concern for “un-           How to deal with promotion     move for their own special day      all alone. The status has now          locally for at least the past five
     Students have the ability to    clear management”.                  and tenure has been a particular     has formally changed the holi-      changed and singles are now            years.
take classes on both campuses,            Dr. White is the VP of         challenge that the faculty and       day to the 15.                      celebrating and enjoying the fact           So, celebrate your time to
Richfield offers a associate of      Richfield Campus and was at         administration have had to work           Seeing the lovey-dovey         that they are unattached.              relax and have fun. Enjoy being
Science degree as well as a num-     one time the VP of Academics        through. The faculty that are        couples holding hands, buying            Groups of singleswill get         single. It can be depressing from
ber of technical certifications.     for all of Snow.                    over the trade programs receive      chocolates and kissing every ten    together and have a mix n’ min-        time to time, but take February
While Ephraim focuses largely             Dr. Winn says that he has      a title of journeyman rather than    minutes can be quite disheart-      gle and just have a great time         15 to celebrate the good times of
on the academic side of educa-       worked along side of Dr. White      tenure, with very similar benefits   ening on a day like Valentine’s,    together. Singles also have a          being unattached. There are so
tion, and has the majority of fine   and has a respect for him. Dr       and rewards.                         which reminds people that they      chance to give each other gifts        many opportunities when some-
arts courses.                        Winn says that he is impressed            Dr. Winn commends the          are alone. This gives a nega-       and show appreciation for one          one is single. So, Happy Singles
     “I feel that the relationship   with what has been accom-           faculty and staff of both cam-       tive notion that if you aren’t in   another.                               Awareness Day?
between the two campuses is          plished on the Richfield campus     puses for the hard work they
great, but it hasn’t always been     during Dr. White’s time there.      have done to combine into one
that way,” said Winn.                     The commute between cam-       Snow College.




                                                                                                                                                                                                  Christal Dent/Office manager
                                                                                                              Students rallying on Capital Hill in Salt Lake City.
                                                                                                              Students rally to prevent teen drinking
                                                                                                              ChRiSTal DenT                       made their way across the plaza        years. A few senators stopped
                                                                                                                   Snow College Badgers           from building to building. SB 58       and talked to the crowd to thank
                                                                                                              joined with high school stu-        is a bill to stop and prevent un-      them for the efforts. Larry
                                                                                                              dents from around the state in      der age drinking. Even though          Lunt, Chairman of the Alcoholic
                                                                                                              Salt Lake City. The Governor’s      there are laws against selling to      Beverage Control Commission,
                                                                                                              Youth Council (GYC) was             minors, they aren’t enforced, but      was one of those who stopped
                                                                                                              sponsoring a rally to push for      after this bill is passed it will be   to give encouragement to the
                                                                                                              the passage of a few bills. High    much more difficult for youth to       students.
                                                                                                              school students from Logan to       get their hands on alcohol.                 The rally gave these students
                                                                                                              St. George met on Capital Hill,           “Stop Teen Drinking and          a chance to stand for something
                                                                                Tawni Peterson/Photo Editor   posters in hand and ready to be     Violence,” was also heard in the       and make a difference with issues

   ‘...You’re just sensational, Mame’
                                                                                                              noticed. The GYC asked mem-         crowds to promote the passing          that affect them. Jonathan Case,
                                                                                                              bers of the BAAD club to join       of House Bill 10. HB 10 gives          a BAAD club member, shouted
                                                                                                              the rally because of their no-      rights and protection to female        his own saying, “Support SB

  T   he theatre department’s production of the musical “Mame” is scheduled to                                ticeable bright sweat shirts and    teenagers that are dating. 40% of      58 that would be flippin’ great.”
                                                                                                              man power. Students chanted,        teenage girls know someone that        Case said about the rally, “It was
      open Thursday, Feb. 16 and plays the 16-18, 23-25 and 27. Get with your
                                                                                                              “E.A.S.Y. Eliminate Alcohol         has been hit by their boyfriend        really neat to get involved in the
  “bosom buddies” and come see the show!                                                                      Sales to Youth, it’s EASY to        and that is just one of many sta-      legislative process in the state of
                                                                                                              vote for Senate Bill 58,” as        tistics. HB 10 will allow teens        Utah. Heck, who knows. Maybe
                                                                                                              senators and other politicians      to be safer in their early dating      I saved a life.”
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                                                            Richfield News
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Richfield holds the 2006 skills Olympics
VanDy MooRe


     Snow College Richfield held its 2006 Six-                                                                                                                         Christensen tied for second, and Shanna Simmons
teenth Annual School-wide Skills Olympics Cer-                                                                                                                         placed third. In the High School Buisiness Com-
emony in the Sevier Valley Center on Tuesday,                                                                                                                          munications category Jade Roberts placed first,
February 7th in conjunction with the “National Ca-                                                                                                                     Shanna McEntire and Kassidy Christensen tied for
reer and Technical Education Week.”                                                                                                                                    second, and Dallas Hawks placed third. In the Post
     According to Noel Bailey, Career and Techni-                                                                                                                      High Business Communications category Britnee
cal Education Director, “This is a great opportunity                                                                                                                   Barrowman placed first, Johnny Anderson placed
to challenge and evaluate students in their respec-                                                                                                                    second, and Destiny McClanahan placed third. In
tive training areas.” Most of the departments gave                                                                                                                     the High School Hospitality Management catego-
certificates to individuals who excelled in their                                                                                                                      ry Shanna McEntire placed first, Ashley Sorensen
fields separating the awards into two categories .                                                                                                                     placed second, and Dallas Hawks placed third. In
     In the Collision Repair Technology program                                                                                                                        the Post High Hospitality Management category
in the high school category, first place went to                                                                                                                       Destiny McClanahan placed first and Britnee Bar-
Levi Conover. Second place was awarded to Der-                                                                                                                         rowman placed second. In the High School Word
ek Stoker, while Nolan Mayer took third. In the                                                                                                                        Processing category David Bennet placed first,
Post High category, first place went to Franco and                                                                                                                     Kylee Wanlass placed second, and Dallas Hawks
second place went to Dan Davis.                                                                                                                                        and Lindie Thompson tied for third. In the Post
     In the Diesel Technology program in the high                                                                                                                      High Word Processing category Nicole Duck-
school category, first place went to Cameron Cow-                                                                                                                      worth placed first, Karla Newland placed second,
ley. Second place was awarded to Kasey Brunson,                                                                                                                        and Allissa Albrecht placed third. In the High
while Brandon Jensen                       took third.                                                                                                                 School Ten Key category Shanna McEntire placed
Brandon Brown received the Outstanding Overall                                                                                                                         first, Lindie Thompson placed second, and Shan-
certificate. In the Post High category, first place                                                                                                                    non Abbot placed third. In the Post High Ten-Key
went to Justin Jensen. Second place was awarded                                                                                                                        category Karla Newland placed first, Debbie Mey-
to Weston Johnson, while Derek Obray took third.                                                                                                                       ers placed second, and Lisa Wells placed third.
Jedediah Yearsley was awarded the Outstanding                                                                                                  Photo by Vandy Moore          In the Cosmetology and Barbering Program
Overall certificate.                                       Karla Newland , Ms. Business Executive, Post High-David Bennett, runner-up                                  students were divided by the number of hours
     In the Machine Tool Technology program in             to Mr. Business Executive, High School-Dallas Hawks, Mr. Business Executive,                                they have accumulated towards earning their cer-
the high school first year category, first place went
                                                           High School-Shannon McEntire, Ms. Business Executive, High School                                           tification. In each category they competed in the
to Jayden Larsen. Second place was awarded to                                                                                                                          following competitions: matching a hair design
Jace Tatum, while Derek Bates took third. In the         high iIntroduction to graphics category, first place    egory, Tyler Miller took first. In the programming
                                                                                                                 category, Tracy Anderson took first.                  within a photo, then converting that style to an
high school second year category, first place went       went to Rodney Lehi. In the air brush category
                                                                                                                       In the Business program the overall win-        up-do, permanent waving and creating a finger
to Tyler Clark and second place went to Kiley            first place went to Franco Aguilar, second place
                                                                                                                 ners were Karla Newland , Ms. Business Ex-            wave. In the “under 1000 hours category” the fol-
Curtis. In the Post High category, first place in        went to Jorden Jolley, and third place was award-
                                                                                                                 ecutive, Post High; David Bennett, runner-            lowing students placed (first to third): In photo
CNC Machining went to Josh Hunt. First place in          ed to Kelly Keryte. In the high school illustrative
                                                                                                                 up to Mr. Business Executive, High School;            matching – Krysta Anderson, Lynda Johnston,
Precision Machining went to Kerry Nay, and Tony          technique category, first place went to Micheal
                                                                                                                 Dallas Hawks, Mr. Business Executive, High            and Jayde Chappell; in style conversion – Jayde
Sorensen took second place.                              King and second place went to Jordan Brown. In
                                                                                                                 School; and Shannon McEntire, Ms. Business Ex-        Chappell, Kelsey Laws, Amy Nilsson; in perma-
        In the Culinary Arts program in the high         the post high illustrative technique category, first
                                                                                                                 ecutive, High School. In the Post High Desktop        nent waving – Bradie Nielsen, Joni Gordon, and
school category, first place went to Jessica Walton.     place went to Jordan Jolley and second place went
                                                                                                                 Publishing category first place went to Lisa Wells.   Amy Nilsson; in finger waving – Sarah Holmes,
In the Post High second year category, first place       to Katie Anderson. In the drawing I category, first
                                                                                                                 In the High School Desktop Publishing category        Katrina Sommercorn, and Alisa Barton. In the
went to Lorieann Woodmansee and Arly Hernan-             place went to Lito Ozaeta, second place went to
                                                                                                                 first place went Crysany Thomas, Kassidy Chris-       “over 1000 hours category” the following students
dez. In the Post High first year category, first place   Steward Jones, and third place went to Chaden
                                                                                                                 tensen, and McKenzie Thomas. Second place was         placed (first to third): In photo matching – Ka-
went to Matthew King and second place went to            Hales. In the post high drawing II category, first
                                                                                                                 awarded to Kylee Wanlass and Austen Powell,           mie Kelsey, Linsy Ellingford, and T’Nisha Burr;
Cassandra Cox.                                           place went to Mary Harris. In the high school
                                                                                                                 while third place went to Rebecca Dowell and          in style conversion – Jill Christensen, Linsy El-
      In the Welding Technology program in the           drawing II category, first place went to Waylon
                                                                                                                 Shannon Abbott. In the High School Management         lingford, and Jade Roberts; in permanent waving
high school category, first place went to Ammon          White. In the high school screen printing category
                                                                                                                 category first place went to Dallas Hawks and sec-    – Lynzee Beach, Jana Perry, and Cassity Curtis; in
Russell King. Second place was awarded to Lanny          first place went to Elaine George and second place
                                                                                                                 ond place was awarded to Francine Paulino. In the     finger waving – Linsy Ellingford, T’Nisha Burr,
Luke, while Nicolas Elmer                         took   went to Waylon White.
                                                                                                                 Post High Multimedia Presentation category first      and Jade Roberts. There were two overall winners.
third. In the Post High category, first place went to          In the Drafting Technology program in the
                                                                                                                 place went to Nicole Duckworth, Tonya Moos-           In the “under 1000 hours category” Sarah Holmes
Joseph Dylan Mincks. Second place was awarded            high school category for CAD drawing, first
                                                                                                                 man, and Destainy Lambertson while Lisa Wells         accumulated the most points, and in the “over 1000
to Alex Evaschuk, while Dan Tyrel Taylor took            place went to Randi Jo Richins. Second place was
                                                                                                                 took second place. In the High School Multimedia      hours category,” Linsy Ellingford accumulated the
third. Mario Herrera won the “Most Improved”             awarded to
                                                                                                                 Presentation category first place was awarded to      most points to win the overall category.
certificate.                                                   Sammuel Syphrett. Third place was awarded
                                                                                                                 Sarah Lyman and Shanna McEntire. Jade Roberts               In addition to the departmental competitions,
       In the Automotive Technology program in           to James Alvey, while Jessika Beutler took forth.
                                                                                                                 and Rebecca Dowell placed second while Bron-          there are two more competitions: Job Interviewing
the high school category, first place went to Casey      In the Post High first year category for CAD Draw-
                                                                                                                 son Ogden and David Bennett placed third. In the      and Speech. In the Job Interview high school cat-
Morrell.                                                 ing, first place went to Josh White. Second place
                                                                                                                 High School Human Resource Management and             egory, first place went to David Bennett and Dallas
     Second place was awarded to Preston Waters,         went to James Clift. Third place went to Dave
                                                                                                                 Marketing category Dallas Hawks placed first. In      Hawks. Second place was awarded to Kenzie Pat-
while Dillon Monroe took third. In the Post High         Barton, while Nick Frandsen took fourth. In the
                                                                                                                 the High School Computer Applications category        terson, while Shanna McIntire took third. In the
category, first place went to Jayden Abraham. Sec-       Post High second year category for CAD Draw-
                                                                                                                 first place was awarded to Kylee Wanlass. Rebec-      Post High category, first place went to Nick Frand-
ond place was awarded to Jessica Coburn, while           ing, first place went to Josk Kirkman and Hyrum
                                                                                                                 ca Dowell placed second while Lindie Thompson         sen. Second place was awarded to Franco Agui-
Clinton Chatwin took third.                              Luke took second place. In the Post High first year
                                                                                                                 won third. In the High School Computer Con-           lar, while Tracy Hanson took third. In the Speech
     In the Building Trades program in the high          Architecture category, Nick Frandsen took first,
                                                                                                                 cepts category, first place went to Dallas Hawks,     Competition in the high school category, first
school category, first place went to Spencer Lind-       Jay Standley took second, and Randy Busk took
                                                                                                                 second place went to Destiny McClanahan and           place for the Prepared Speech went to David Ben-
say. Second place was awarded to Kory Camp,              third place.
                                                                                                                 third place went to Kylee Wanlass. In the High        nett and first place for the Impromptu Speech went
while Jared Rosequist took third. In the Post High             In the Computer Information Systems pro-
                                                                                                                 School Information Management category first          to Dallas Hawks. Second place in the was awarded
category, first place went to Jade Willden and           gram, post-high computer maintenance technol-
                                                                                                                 place was given to David Bennett, and Francine        to Sarah Lyman and in the Impromptu Speech cat-
Dustin Oyler. Second place was awarded to Tyrell         ogy category, Ralph Shoop and Jason Shaw tied
                                                                                                                 Paulino placed second. In the High School key-        egory, David Bennett, while Francine Paulino took
Bagley.                                                  for first. In the high school computer maintenance
                                                                                                                 boarding category, first place was given to Shanna    third in both categories. In the Post High category,
        In the Graphics and Commercial Arts pro-         technology category, Terance Dopp and Trevor
                                                                                                                 McEntire, Lindie Thompson placed second, while        first place in Prepared Speech went to Karla New-
gram in the high school introdruction to graphics        Thurgood tied for first. In the telecommunications
                                                                                                                 Shannon Abbot and Ashley Sorensen tied for            land and first place in Impromptu Speech went to
category, first place went to Casey Morrell. Sec-        cabling category, Jason Larson took first place. In
                                                                                                                 third. In the Post High Keyboard category Karla       Erica Wiley. Second place was awarded to Erica
ond place was awarded to                Alex Coville,    the technical computer applications category, Kent
                                                                                                                 Newland placed first, April Spencer and Brandon       Wiley, Britnee Barrowman placed third.
while Trent Riehenbach took third. In the post           Tolley took first. In the related technical math cat-



Richfield Campus holds
an open house next week
VanDy MooRe                           Computer Information Systems,
     Mark your calendar! Snow         Cosmetology and Barbering,
College Richfield is holding an       Diesel Mechanics Technology,
Open House on Friday, Febru-          Drafting Technology, Machine
ary 24th from 2 to 7 p.m. to in-      Tool Technology, and Welding
vite the public to learn about        Technology. Individuals can
the programs and services avail-      earn Certificates of Completion
able upon campus. Students and        in Building Construction and
their parents will be able to meet    Management, Business Edu-
instructors and staff and ask         cation and Business Manage-
questions about specific depart-      ment, Computer Information
ments, pick up application and        Systems, Culinary Arts, Farm/
admission forms, learn about          Ranch Management, Practical
financial aid and scholarships,       Nursing, and Pharmaceutical
visit the support centers such as     Technology. According to Craig
the Snow College Richfield Li-        Mathie, Dean of Student and
brary, Testing Center, Advising       Academic Affairs, “Families in
Center and the Academic Sup-          this area are fortunate to have
port Center, and learn about the      our own “hometown” college
Sevier Valley Center’s upcom-         with so much to offer. There are
ing events. Refreshments will be      some great opportunities avail-
provided by the Culinary Arts         able here.” The college invites
Department in the Conference          everyone to come learn more
Center. Individuals can earn an       about these great programs or
Associate of Applied Science          learn how to earn their general
in Arts and Communications,           education requirements which
Automotive Technology, Build-         are transferable to any college
ing Construction and Building         within the State of Utah. For
Management, Business Educa-           more information about the up-
tion and Business Management,         coming event, call 893-2211 or
Collision Repair Technology,          893-2205.
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                                                                                    Opinion
The Snowdrift




February 16, 2006                                                                                                                                                                                                        Page 3

  Homophobia denied on Snow College’s campus                                                                                                                                                             Richfield
     Dear Editor,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         students
                                       “hang outs” AKA the LDS Insti-        phobic campus. In fact nearly          them. Perhaps as many as 15%                       YES NO Undisclosed
              In the recent edition    tute or the Solid Rock Café. The      three fourths of students know         but they are by far the minority.            Do you have a relative that is homo-
                                                                                                                                                           sexual? 23% 76% 1%
of the Snow Drift there was an         exact results of the poll are at-     homosexuals and a third of the         On the other hand, if you would              Do you have a friend who is homo-
opinion article entitled “Ho-
mophobia Plaguing Snow”. This
                                       tached in addendum.
                                             There are two definitions of
                                                                             students have friends that are
                                                                             homosexual.
                                                                                                                    like to be happier and more con-
                                                                                                                    tent in your surroundings look
                                                                                                                                                           sexual?      33% 67%
                                                                                                                                                                 Do you know someone who is homo-
                                                                                                                                                           sexual? 73% 27%
                                                                                                                                                                                                         get left
article, under a sarcastic guise       a phobia                                   Although most of us know          for the good, the kind and the               Are you afraid of these or any homo-
of opinion, threw about blanket
statements accusing the entire
                                             pho·bi·a
                                             1. a persistent, abnormal,
                                                                             or are friends with a homosex-
                                                                             ual person and 85% of us treat
                                                                                                                    helping hand. It is everywhere!
                                                                                                                    Or at least 85% of everywhere.
                                                                                                                                                           sexuals? 13% 86% 1%
                                                                                                                                                                 Do you go out of your way to avoid
                                                                                                                                                           homosexuals? 23% 77%
                                                                                                                                                                                                         out on
Snow College Student body of
                                                                                                                                                                                                         vote for
                                                                                                                                                                 Do you feel hatred toward homosexu-
                                       and irrational fear of a specific     homosexuals just like any other        If you don’t believe me stop and       als? 8%      91% 1%
being homophobic. This is sim-         thing or situation that com-          person, 81% of students agree          talk to someone. You’ll find ex-             Do you consider your self “homopho-
ply not true. The authors’ unedu-      pels one to avoid it, despite the     that homosexuality is morally          actly what you are looking for.        bic”? 13% 86% 1%
cated accusatory statements ap-
pear to have come from a single
                                       awareness and reassurance that
                                       it is not dangerous
                                                                             wrong. How is this possible?
                                                                             You don’t agree with their mor-            Sincerely,
                                                                                                                                                                 Do you believe homosexuality is mor-
                                                                                                                                                           ally wrong? 81% 18% 1%
                                                                                                                                                                 Answered that they DO know someone
                                                                                                                                                           who is homosexual AND that they are afraid
                                                                                                                                                                                                         new con-
conversation about the morality
                                                                                                                                                                                                         stitution
                                             2. a strong fear, dislike, or   als but you tolerate them and              Jeremy Lambertsen                  of homosexuals…………….…..6.5%
of homosexuality, which is en-         aversion                              some of you are even friends?                                                       avoid homosexuals………15.5%
tirely different than the subject            The American Heritage Dic-      This is a great example not only
                                                                                                                                                                      feel hatred toward homosexu-
                                                                                                                                                           als…………...7%                                       Dear Editor,
of homophobia. This conver-            tionary, Fourth Edition Copy-         of tolerance on our campus but                                                           consider themselves homopho-
                                                                                                                        Sample Group Demography                                                               Last week, Ephraim
sation is simply a reflection of       right 2000 by Houghton Mufflin        also of kindness, friendship and                                              bic……….…8%
                                                                                                                        N=80                                          Do not consider themselves homo-   voted upon Snow Col-
the authors’ moral prejudice           Company                               the golden rule. So a person is            Race
                                                                                                                        Caucasian…………………83%
                                                                                                                                                           phobic….65%                                   lege’s new student consti-
rather than an observation on                According to theses defini-     different, so what? Most of us                                                           Consider homosexuality morally
                                                                                                                        Hispanic ………………….3%                wrong…..57%                                   tution. You will note that I
homophobia. E.B. White once            tions I submit that in order to       are going to treat that person just        Asian …………………….2%                             Do not consider it morally         didn’t say Snow College
said, “Prejudice is a great time       be homophobic you must either         like we would any one else re-             Pacific Islander……………6%            wrong…………14%
                                                                                                                        African American………....1%                                                        voted upon it, because they
saver. You can form opinions           hate homosexuals and avoid            gardless of fashion sense, gender,         Undisclosed………………..5%                    Answered that they DO NOT know          didn’t. Ephraim’s leader-
without having to get the facts.”      them or fear homosexuals and          race, religious preference, politi-                                           someone who is homosexual AND that they
                                                                                                                        Gender                                                                           ship decided that this year,
For those of your readers who          avoid them. So what percent           cal agenda or sexual orientation,                                                       are afraid of homosexu-
                                                                                                                        Male………………………44%                   als…………………..6.5%                              instead of holding the
are more interested in facts and       of students fall under this um-       85% percent of us to be exact.             Female …………………….48%
                                                                                                                        Undisclosed………………..8%
                                                                                                                                                                     avoid homosexu-                     vote online, that students
an educated opinion than the           brella? I did the math (the #’s       If you feel picked on or feel like                                            als………………………….7.5%
                                                                                                                                                                     feel hatred toward homosexu-        should vote manually.
prejudice of a rambling mind,          are there if you want to figure it    others are intolerant of you in            Religious Preference               als…………….1%                                   This is great for Ephraim,
this is for them.                      out) and the survey says (drum        some way, I am sorry you feel              LDS…………………………….78%                           consider themselves homopho-
                                                                                                                        Catholic…………………………3%                                                             however driving and miss-
     This week I polled 80 Snow        roll please) 15% of the student       that way. Perhaps you should re-
                                                                                                                                                           bic……………5%
                                                                                                                        Other Christian Denomination….4%             Do not consider themselves homo-    ing work for two hours to
College students in various            body at Snow are homophobic,          member the epitaph “No matter              Buddhist…………………………1%               phobic……21%
                                                                                                                        Atheist …………………………..1%                                                           go to the Ephraim campus
classes around campus. Because         (GASP) oh wait, that’s not very       where you go, you will find what                                                        Consider homosexuality morally
                                                                                                                        No Preference……………………4%            wrong……..24%                                  to vote is a real bummer
I wanted an un-bias and varied         many. It is easy to see that Snow     you are looking for.” If you want          Undisclosed……………………...9%                     Do not consider it morally          for Richfield students.
poll, I did not go to any religious    College does not have a homo-         to find unkind people you’ll find                                             wrong…………….4%
                                                                                                                                                                                                         They also neglected to tell
                                                                                                                                                                                                         anyone down in Richfield
                                                                             Student Outraged by ‘Mormon Sex’                                                                                            about the change in vot-
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ing procedure this year.
   Student upset over                                                             There seems to be an epi-
                                                                             demic going around the campus.
                                                                                                                    see you swap saliva with your
                                                                                                                    significant other. Save it for
                                                                                                                    when you get home.
                                                                                                                                                           epidemic? I have a few ideas.
                                                                                                                                                           You could get married, have
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Richfield would have been
                                                                                                                                                                                                         happy to host a voting
                                                                             It has affected many couples                                                  sex, and get it over with. If you             booth on campus, had we
   behavior at stomps                                                        and many others who claim to
                                                                             be “just friends.” This epidem-
                                                                                                                         Having Mormon Sex in
                                                                                                                    the privacy of your dorm room
                                                                                                                                                           are afraid of commitment, then
                                                                                                                                                           you can master your hormones
                                                                                                                                                                                                         been given the chance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              I think, at the mini-
        Dear Editor:                   seems unfitting that an offi-         ic sickens me and it must be           can be just as bad as having it        and stop having Mormon Sex. It
                                                                                                                                                                                                         mum, Richfield is owed
        I believe that Snow Col-       cial BAAD club stomp would            stopped. The epidemic that I am        in public. The vast majority of        is possible. I have met couples
                                                                                                                    you share a room with some-
                                                                                                                                                                                                         an apology. But I think
   lege needs to practice what         play a song about getting             talking about is called Mormon                                                who don’t have Mormon Sex.
   they preach. Since the time         drunk with words including            Sex. If you have never heard           one else. When you have Mor-           See your boyfriend/girlfriend                 what really needs to
   I started school at Snow, I         “everybody in the club get-           of Mormon Sex, then you are            mon Sex in your bedroom, your          as something other than a tool                happen is for things like
   have noticed that the school        tin’ tipsy.”                          lucky. Mormon Sex involves             roommate can’t use the room.           to excite your hormones. Talk                 this to never happen
   seemingly supports things                 I understand that listen-       cuddling, kissing, and tickling.       Don’t give me crap like “I paid        with your boyfriend/girlfriend.               again. It should be com-
   like safe sex, or rather no         ing to music about getting            It has swept the Snow College          for this room so I have a right        Go on dates with him/her. Do                  pulsory for any meeting
   premarital sex and drug and         drunk and having sex and              campus. I have seen it every-          to be in it.” That is right. You       something other than having                   that is likely to effect
   alcohol prevention. This has        doing all that other hardcore         where.                                 did pay for the room and you do        Mormon Sex. If none of these                  more than one campus
   been manifested through             stuff isn’t quite the same as              Many people have Mormon           have a right to use the room. It is    options appeal to you, go find                to be telecast. We have
   controversies like the one          actually doing it. But, I am          Sex in public. I have seen people      your significant other that is the     an abandoned barn or hike to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                         the technology at our
   Snow dealt with when de-            also very aware of hard evi-          cuddling at every Snow College         problem. He/she did not pay rent       top of the mountain. Have Mor-
                                                                                                                    on the room that you are in. He/
                                                                                                                                                                                                         disposal. There is no
   ciding whether or not to dis-       dence that shows how signifi-         venue that I have been to. I have                                             mon Sex where nobody will see
   tribute condoms and through         cantly music can affect peo-          seen people kissing and mak-           she does not have a right to be        you, hear you, or even know that              reason to not use it. Sec-
   organizations such as BAAD          ple’s attitudes and actions.          ing out everywhere on campus.          in there. He/she certainly does        you are doing it.                             ondly, both campuses
   club.                                     I hope that Snow College        Couples should go no farther           no have the right to make your                                                       need to realize that we,
        That is why I am a little      will have the audacity to take        than holding hands and the occa-       roommate feel like they can’t               Lee McBride                              like it or not, are linked
   bewildered about why the            a position on this subject, or        sional good-bye hug while they         even enter his/her room.                                                             together. I would like
   Snow supports stomps. It            the sense to not get involved         are in public. Nobody wants to              What can be done about this                                                     to see Ephraim referred
   seems very odd that a school
   that was so afraid of sex, it
   worried about distributing
                                       with students’ personal choic-
                                       es at all.
                                             Caitlan Wallentine
                                                                             Stop complaining about Ephraim
                                                                             ChRiSTal DenT
                                                                                                                                                                                                         to as Snow College
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ephraim, and Richfield
                                                                                                                                                           discovered that minus shopping                referred to as Snow
   condoms, would be so okay                 P.O. Box 2068                         I constantly here slams          I am not saying to change your
                                                                             about Snow College being too                                                  (which sucks away the money                   College Richfield. Rich-
   with music that glamorizes                Ephraim, Ut. 84627                                                     opinion or lifestyle, I could care
   uncommitted sex. It also                  (435) 813-2900                  conservative, too LDS, and too         less; I am just sick of hearing the    anyways) there is just the same               field, Manti, and who-
                                                                             boring. My response to these           whining and complaining.               amount if not more activities to              ever else wants to join
                                                                                                                                                           do in Ephraim then Salt Lake                  the party in the future
                         Snowdrift
                                                                             “complaints,” this is Utah what             Mormons are humans too
                 The                                                         do you expect. Besides Inter-                                                 City. We both have fast food,                 should not be made to
                                                                                                                    and we do make mistakes, but
                                                                             national and out-of-state stu-         does that mean you should hate         gas stations, museums, places to              feel as though they are
                                                                             dents, the majority of students        all of us for one person’s mis-        dance, sports to watch, places to             an inconsequential part
                                                                             have had some idea of what the         take? The truth is that the ma-        exercise and here in Ephraim we               of the Snow College jug-
            Snow College, ephraim, Utah                                      lifestyle is like in Ephraim. No       jority of Snow’s students are          have the outdoors.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         gernaut. Each campus is
            The Snowdrift is a weekly publication of the students            matter how much these “out of          LDS and we do enjoy going to                 One issue is movie theatres
                                                                                                                                                           and that there is less selection              a part of Snow College;
  of Snow College. It is published on Thursdays of the academic              the norm” people rant and rave,        church, FHE, our culture, and
  year and distributed at no cost to students.                               it isn’t going to change any time                                             the price is drastically cheaper.             no part should be con-
                                                                                                                    upholding our beliefs.
            The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily                 soon. I am not saying that ev-                                                Is it really that scary of an idea            sidered more important
                                                                                                                       “As to the small town
  reflect those of the school’s administration, faculty or newspa-           eryone should be the same; in                                                 to know the person who lives                  or superior to another.
                                                                                                                    and the smells, I take the             down the street or even six                   Last, I think the voting,
  per advisor.                                                               fact I love diversity, but why
                                                                             knowingly choosing your sur-           smell of cow crap over                 blocks away?                                  or lack thereof, needs to
                      Snowdrift Staff                                        roundings, should you freak out        smog any day.”                               Try taking a step back and              be uniform. We need to
                                                                             people give you a weird look or            Growing up in a town               enjoy the room to breathe and                 pick the voting method
                 Editor-in-Chief Managing editor
                                                                             have a different point of view.        smaller than Ephraim, I have           make a friend or two.                         Snow College will use
                              Ben Fox Ashley Smith
                 Associate Editor Copy Editors
                     Jacob L. Thomas Carolyn Fernandez
        Production Managers Darin Canova
                                                                             Editor’s Perspective...
                                                                                  I have not ever seen such              Letters to the Editor can         row’s success.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         and all parts of Snow
                                                                                                                                                                                                         College need to use it.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              I would like to
                         Kelly Thomas Nathan Jones                                                                                                                                                       make it clear that I val-
                                                                             quality letters to the editor in all   spawn change on the campus                  Change may be slow, but
             Business Manager News Editor                                                                                                                                                                ue those who are fight-
                                                                             my time with the Snowdrift.            and in the Community.                  in my opinion there are enough
                         Adana Barrett Nathaniel Hallam                           I am proud to publish this             This week the letter that has     of us behind this idea for a uni-
                                                                                                                                                                                                         ing the good fight of
            Photography editor Office Manager                                opinion page, and am grateful to       struck a cord in my heart is by        fied Snow that a real and lasting             integrating our schools;
                      Tawni Peterson Christal Dent                           those that wrote in.                   Ralph Shoop.                           bond is not far away.                         especially Ben Fox of
            Campus Life Editor Sports Editor                                      This page is a forum for               His letter has caused me               The key is to raise aware-               the Snowdrift. Ben has
                     Samantha Arnold Jason Kubota                            your thoughts.                         to look more seriously into the        ness, for every student to know               worked tirelessly to
                      health editor entertainment editor                          The Snowdrift welcomes            merging of Snow Richfield with         that both campuses have unique                try to get people to get
                         Kayla Beesley Eric Erickson                         all varieties of opinions (but I       Ephraim.                               opportunities, and Ralph’s letter             along.
                       Cartoonists     Fine Arts Editor                      request that readers remember               For the record, Ralph, I          is a step in the right direction.                  If anyone has other
                        Chris Rise-    Denny Densford                        that opinion pieces and letters to     don’t think that Snow Richfield             I encourage all students to              ideas to improve rela-
                                       Production                            the editor are solely the opinion      was intentionally overlooked,          take a look at what is offered on
                     ley                                                                                                                                                                                 tions, I implore them to
                                                                             of the writer).                        but you are right, you were ulti-      the campus that you don’t cur-
                       Steve Weller    Tawni Peterson , Nathaniel
                                                                                  Feel free to write in happy       mately overlooked all the same,        rently attend.
                                                                                                                                                                                                         contact me at tbt10f@
                                       Hallam, Darin Canova,
                                                                             positive things, tell us how much      and that is due to a lack of em-            I implore faculty to set a               gmail.com
                                       Ashley Smith, Carolyn Fer-            you love Snow College.                 phasis put on the unity of our         trend and encourage students to                    Ralph Shoop
                                       nandez                                     Or, you can write in with         two campuses, not just by some,        explore their educational experi-                  Richfield, UT
                                                                             a disagreement about something         but by all of us.                      ence.                                         The Snowdrift was con-
                                                                             that was printed the previous               I happen to know that the              And most importantly, I ask              tacted by the Richfield
                               Staff Writers                                 week, like Jeremy Lambertson,          Student government did make            students, faculty, and adminis-               Student Council, who say
        Andrew Black, SherRon Boyter, Christal Dent, Janene                  who I commend for doing some           attempts to remedy this situa-         tration not to take offense from              this Letter to the Edi-
  Pearce, Whitney Painter, Scott Peterson, Kelly Thomas, Daphni              research and really investing          tion, however this time it was         Ralph’s letter, instead, take it for          tor does not reflect their
  Davis, Ryan Sorensen, Harrison Schaerr, Aimi Michiba, Chiaki               himself in his writing. Mr. Lam-       too little too late, but I have a      what it is, a call for change.                opinion
                             Yoshida                                         bertson, you wrote a damn fine         feeling that in this case today’s           And and I challenge each us
                                                                             letter, and I commend you.             failure will encourage tomor-          to answer that call.-Ben Fox
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                                                                          True Badgers
                                                                          kiss, and kiss
                                                                                                                    attention all Snow
                                                                          and KISS
                                                                                                                    College students:
                                                                                                                    Scholarships still
                                                                                                                    available, act now!
                                                                                                                    CRaig MaThie
                                                                                                                          A variety of scholarships are    field campus.                           friends of the Snow College cam-
                                                                                                                    available for new students who               Students who have a specific      puses, however a separate private
                                                                                                                    plan to attend Snow College this       interest and/or talent in one of the    scholarship award application is
                                                                                                                    fall.                                  technical program areas should          required, contact Paula Brewer at
                                                                                                                          Dean of Student and Aca-         apply for these awards.                 283-7052 for more details about
                                                                                                                    demic Affairs Craig Mathie ex-               Leadership awards are also        these awards.
 What do True Badgers do                                                                                            plained, “We are encouraging all
                                                                                                                    high school students in the region
                                                                                                                                                           available for students who are
                                                                                                                                                           interested in participating in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                         The recently announced
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Daniels Fund scholarships are
 when the bell doesn’t ring                                                                                         who may be interested in attend-
                                                                                                                    ing the Richfield campus to apply
                                                                                                                                                           student leadership team on the
                                                                                                                                                           Richfield campus. These awards
                                                                                                                                                                                                   specifically targeted to assist stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                   dents who are typically under-
 on True Badger night?                                                                                              for these scholarships. We want to
                                                                                                                    help as many students as possible
                                                                                                                                                           are based on a leadership applica-
                                                                                                                                                           tion packet and an interview. For
                                                                                                                                                                                                   represented in higher education:
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Native Americans, alternative
                                                                                                                    to begin preparing for their futures   more details about these scholar-       high school completers, and non-
                                                                                               Photo by Ben Fox
                                                                                                                    here.”                                 ships, contact Janie Jacobson at        traditional students (adults age 28



Prospective students
                                                                                                                          March 1 is the priority dead-    893-2259.                               or over returning to school for the
                                                                                                                    line for most scholarships on both           Activity based Leadership         first time).
                                                                                                                    campuses.                              Scholarships are also available on            Applications for all of these
                                                                                                                          Academic scholarship awards      the Ephraim Campus contact the          scholarships are available from the
                                                                                                                    are based on high school GPA and       student life office for more details,   Snow College Richfield Campus



to start campaigning
                                                                                                                    ACT scores. These awards can           283-7125.                               by visiting or calling the registra-
                                                                                                                    be used at either the Richfield or           Private scholarships can also     tion office at 893-2211, or 283-
                                                                                                                    Ephraim campuses.                      help students fund their educa-         7020 in Ephraim, or from the
                                                                                                                          Departmental awards are          tion at the Snow College and can        Snow College scholarship website
                                                                                                                    available for students who are in-     be used at both Richfield and           at      www.snow.edu/~welcome/
                                                                                                                    terested in completing one of the      Ephraim Campuses.                       scholarships/html
                                                                                                                    career and technical education               There are many types of
naThan JoneS
                                                                                                                    programs available on the Rich-        awards available from generous


                                                                                                                    International Club cooks!
     Prospective students apply-      and a Declaration of Candidacy.              Voting will be online, with
ing for student government offices         The orientation was fairly         students allowed to vote for Stu-
met in the GSC Bluebell room on       brief, mainly reading the rules         dent Body President, Executive
Monday Feb. 13, at 3:00 and 7:00,     and guidelines for campaigns and        Assistant, and the Senator for
to receive application packets and    detailing the timeline, which is as     their division.                       aiMi MiChiBi
go through a brief orientation.       follows.                                       Mar 3-Voting results.                                                 International Club from Hong            the club, but if they don’t there are
     The students ran for positions           Feb 21-Campaigning begins            The new candidates will run                                             Kong, said, “I’m Chinese and I          just a few people there. Therefore,
such as Student Body President                                                                                           The     International    Club     know how to make “Wantan”,              the officers of the International
                                      at Midnight, at the Bell Tower.         alongside familiar faces, since
and Executive Assistant, and the                                                                                    learned how to cook and eat Chi-       but I couldn’t make it well so it       Club suggested making cheap,
                                           Candidates will have one           some current members of the
Senators: General Studies, Fine                                                                                     nese traditional food at 5:30 on       was good time to improve my skill       easy, and tasty Chinese food.
                                      week to campaign, allowed eight         Student Government will be cam-
Arts, Humanities, Business, Social                                                                                  Thursday, February 9th, in the         and I enjoyed it.”                           In the Club, same country
                                      posters (or similar props), fliers,     paigning for re-election.
Science, Math and Science, and                                                                                      Home and Family building.                   On the other hand, Takenori        people stay together and talk in
                                      handouts, pins, etc. There will be           The Student Body Presidency
CTE.                                                                                                                     Ying Ying Li, the Secretary       Kawamoto (Take’), Vice President        their language, but Vicky said,
                                      three tables, one each at the Bell      encourages students to vote. Snow
     The students who fill these                                                                                    of the International Club, showed      of International Club, said, “We        “If we do something together, we
                                      Tower, the Fountain, and inside         College voting percentage was the
positions will be in office for one                                                                                 how to cook “Wantan Soup”              need a food to get people in our        will talk and have fun with people
                                      the GSC. Candidates will be able        highest in the state last year, but
academic year, which is from Fall                                                                                   which is Soup that has “Paper          club.” They had a hard time to get-     from other countries.”
                                      to put up posters or exhibits on        they hope to see an even better
2006 to Spring 2007.                                                                                                Wrap Chickens”.                        ting food because it can cost over           The members of the Interna-
                                      these tables.                           turnout this year.
     After signing in they received                                                                                      Ying Ying said, “It was really    $100, such as the time they ordered     tional Club talked about making
                                               Feb 27-Campaigning ends             Pictures of the candidates
packets which included submis-                                                                                      fun to show how to make it, and        sandwiches for every member             Club T-shirts, planning to play La-
                                      at 11:59 pm, and all campaign ma-       as well as brief blurbs will be in-
sion forms, a timeline, guidelines                                                                                  I hope that they will make it by       from Subway. Take’ claimed that         ser Tag for next the next meeting,
                                      terials must be taken down.             cluded in a special section of next
for campaigns and rules to follow,                                                                                  themselves.”                           when the International Club pre-        and helping with the upcoming
                                              Feb 28-Mar 1-Voting.            week’s edition of Snowdrift.               Vicky Au, a member of the         pares food, many people come to         Food Festival.


Career fair comes to Snow
SaManTha aRnolD
     On Wednesday, February 8,        chasing of the decorations, “nu-
                                                                              businesses, as well as some of the
a career fair sponsored by the stu-   merous man hours” have been put
                                                                              division deans that were there to
dent government was held in the       into pulling off the event. When
                                                                              help students decide on potential
GSC commons area.                     asked if she thought all the work
                                                                              majors, also expressed their dis-
     By having other colleges, lo-    was worth it, Hansen said that it
                                                                              appointment in how few students
cal business owners, and division     definitely was.
                                                                              had shown up for the event.
deans set up booths at the fair,           Among the business profes-
                                                                                   One freshman student, Tame-
the student government hoped to       sionals there, some were local
                                                                              la Beck with a major in architec-
encourage students to decide on a     businesses such as the Sharp Im-
                                                                              ture, went to the career fair with
future career or to gain more in-     age Hair Salon. When asked
                                                                              the intent of speaking with the
formation about an area they were     how they felt about sharing their
                                                                              University of Utah. Beck said that
already interested in.                insights into the profession of
                                                                              although she did receive some in-
     General Studies Senator          cosmetology, they said they felt it
                                                                              formation, she did not necessarily
Chelsie Hansen was the head co-       was good to help out students who
                                                                              get information that she could not
ordinator for the project and said    were interested in that for their fu-
                                                                              have gotten another way. How-
that putting on the career fair has   ture profession. When they were
                                                                              ever, she said that overall the ex-
been her main goal for the semes-     asked how they felt the actual event
                                                                              perience was beneficial and worth
ter. Hansen said that, between        was going they said that it was go-
                                                                              going to.
the many phone calls and the pur-     ing “slower than expected.” Other




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                      Snow College Sweethearts
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February 16, 2006                                                                                                                                              Page 5



    XOXOXO
Perfect couple takes a moment
to smile for the camera during a
slow dance.




                                                             Sophomore Dave
                                                             Smith busted
                                                             out his best
                                                             dancin’ material
                                                             for date Mindy
                                                             Haws.
                                                                                                                                                       Tawni Peterson/Photo Editor
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                    AIMI MICHIBA


                       The LDS Insti-                 beautiful. I’m glad               guy even sang a          so, so amazing.”        ples was asked,
                    tute had a great                  someone took the                  love song to his         Vicky Burr, the         “Did you have a
                    Sweet Heart Dance                 time to do all this               date to get them         chairman of Dance       sweetheart dance
                    to let couples have               just so some of us                some T-shirts.           Community, deco-        with your date?”
                    a sweet date for                  could have a good                    The      decora-      rated the room with     and he said, “No,
                    Valentine’s Day on                time! Thanks.”                    tion of the room         30-40      students’    we had a cowboy
                    February 10 in the                   There       were               in which the dance       help from Monday        dance.”
                    institute building.               many fun events                   was held attracted       to Thursday.               The desserts of-
                       Many couples                   and prizes. In cou-               many couples and            LDS      Institute   fered at the dance
                    seemed to have                    ple competitions,                 let them have ro-        teachers prepared       were     strawberry
                    memorable dates                   couples competed                  mantic dates. One        a big variety of        cake, ice cream,
                    and really appre-                 over which couple                 of students said,        songs, but couples      and pop. Couples
                    ciated the party.                 was the best and                  “So      awesome!        seemed to enjoy         enjoyed      talking
                    One of the stu-                   the winners got                   Good job to who-         the country songs       over those des-
                    dents said, “It was               chocolate lips. A                 ever did it all. It is   more. One of cou-       serts.




                                                                                                Two happy pairs
                                                                                                pause to take a mo-
                                                                                                ment to sit down and
                                                                                                enjoy some refresh-
                                                                                                ments at the sweet-
                                                                                                heart dance. Treats
                                                                                                provided include: ice
                                                                                                cream, cake, and soda
                                                                                                pop.

                                                                  Tawni Peterson/Photo Editor




 Happily married couple Trevor and
 Joelle Einerson dare to be different
 and dance on the bridge. The decora-
 tions that night included lights, a
 wishing well, waterfall, and a river
 with a bridge over it.



    XOXOXO                                                                                                                                              Tawni Peterson/Photo Editor
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                                                                                                                                                        CUAC features
                                                                                                                                                        Sean Morello
                                                                                                                                                        CaRolyn FeRnanDez

                                                                                                                                                             The Central Utah Art Cen-        lieves that what’s wrong with the
                                                                                                                                                        ter featured an open house for        world today is that through the
                                                                                                                                                        abstract visual artist Sean Mo-       internet and complicated econo-
                                                                                                                                                        rello’s show entitled “What Art       mies, nobody knows who any-
                                                                                                                                                        Is” took place on February 10th       one is, and that means nobody’s
                                                                                                                                                        from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., with the       subject to any moral standards.
                                                                                                                                                        artist explaining his work at 7       Art today, by his philosophy on
                                                                                                                                                        p.m.                                  what art is, can be visual art or
                                                                                                                                                             “Art is something I’m put-       just about anything else—all
                                                                                                                                                        ting out for people to see,” Mo-      that’s required to be artistic is
                                                                                                                                                        rello said. He doesn’t, however,      the willingness and ability to put
                                                                                                                                                        liken it to communication be-         one’s soul into what he or she
                                                                                                                                                        cause it’s “not words.”               does, and taking responsibility
                                                                                                                                                             Morello, an Ohio native          for those actions.
                                                                                                                                                        and former student of Brigham              “There are many things that
                                                                                                                                                        Young University and Pratt In-        are more significant than visual
                                                                                                                                                        stitute, currently lives in Brook-    art,” Morello joked. He added
                                                                                                                                                        lin, New York. He credits living      more soberly that he hopes if his
                                                                                                                                                        and walking around Brooklin           art can do anything, that it will
                                                                                                                                                        for keeping up his creativity. His    change the perspectives of those
                                                                                                                                                        art, he claimed with a smirk, is      that view it, so they can learn to
                                                                                                                                                        made of “cardboard found on           never separate themselves from
                                                                                                                                                        the street.”                          what they’re doing.
                                                                                                                                                             To Morello, the general               “What Art Is” will continue
                                                                                                                  Courtesy of Central Utah Art Center   idea of art, and what makes it so     to be displayed on the ground
Central Utah Art Center gallery features Sean Morello. His work is shown here is part of his “What Art Is” exhibit                                      important, is that it’s about “at-    floor of the Central Utah Art
showing at CUAC now through March 8.                                                                                                                    taching your name, energy and         Center on 86 N and Main until
                                                                                                                                                        reputation to an object.” He be-      March 8.




 Worldly
                                      DaPhni DaViS
                                           On Thursday, February 9,          kind of atmosphere where po-        member at the reading, raved           ple, one of the main themes be-       anywhere else it would be right
                                      there was a poetry reading fea-        etry is read.                       about Ames’ poetry, “I loved it!”      hind the book is something that       back here in Utah.

 Chris                                turing Chris Ames held in the lo-           But when Chris Ames got        she said.                              Ames is very passionate about;             Although it’s hard to believe
                                      cal Central Utah Art Gallery.          up and started his reading, the          Ames’ book is compiled of         that everyone is worthwhile. No       that a man, who can speak more
                                           When one first walks into         room was transformed. He was        all the different poems he has         matter where you grew up, no          than five languages, has traveled

 Ames                                 the Art Gallery, the bare walls        passionate, dramatic and lively     written while hitchhiking around       matter what language you speak,       the world and currently resides
                                      and bright lights make you think       as he read through his own book,    the world. Each poem is about a        you matter.                           in a city that most only dream of
                                      you are in the wrong place. There      entitled “Some People.” He          different person from a differ-             Even though Ames has been        visiting wishes he could live in

 visits                               are no sofas or cups of cappuc-        tossed his long, shaggy blonde      ent country, ranging from the far      all around the world, this Salt       Utah, Ames insists it’s true.
                                      cino, and no one is wearing a be-      hair from side to side and strode   west areas of China to the cities      Lake City native still remembers           While that may be debat-
                                      ret. In fact, the only things to sit   about the room, keeping his au-     of Europe.                             his roots and even misses them.       able, one thing that is not debat-

 CUaC                                 on are a couple of metal chairs.
                                      It just doesn’t seem to have the
                                                                             dience captivated all the while.
                                                                                  Jo Ann Jones, an audience
                                                                                                                      Since the book features a di-
                                                                                                                 verse range of cultures and peo-
                                                                                                                                                        Ames now lives in Paris with his
                                                                                                                                                        wife but says that if he could live
                                                                                                                                                                                              able is Ames’ undeniable talent
                                                                                                                                                                                              for writing.



       Ivo Peterson is di-
  recting his second play
                                                                                                                      bers of the cast did not
                                                                                                                      return to Snow College
                                                                                                                                                        get ready for
                                                                                                                                                        musical Mame!
  at Snow after doing Steel                                                                                           and their parts had to be
  Magnolias last year. He                                                                                             recast. “My favorite part
  is in his eighth year at                                                                                            of the production so far
  Snow College and his                                                                                                was back in December,
  fourth in teaching. He has                                                                                          when all the casting was          CHIAKI YOSHIDA
  a long history in the the-                                                                                          done. I could finally get              “Mame” will open on Feb          practice each role for five hours,
  ater, designing costumes                                                                                            a good night’s sleep.”            16th, 2006 at Eccles Center for       and are willing to do so because
  for the Musical theatre                                                                                                  Ellie Durrant, who           the Performing Arts at 8:00 p.m.      they are high-level students.
  of Wichita, the Promise                                                                                             plays the part of Mame,           to let people watch the show.               Brent Smith, who is director
  Valley Playhouse and the                                                                                            said of Peterson’s direct-        This is a comedy, and musical.        of orchestra, said, “It is going to
  Cardinal Stritch College.                                                                                           ing style: “ He is a bril-             It starts from Feb. 16th to      be a good show for performers
  He has had dual roles in                                                                                            liant director: creative,         Feb. 27th. We have seven days         because it is a good experience
  this production, working                                                                                            fun and firm. He is also          to watch the show. The actors         for them to play.”
  as a director with respon-                                                                                          open to suggestions,              are all Snow College students,              Ivo Peterson chose to have
  sibilities for costumes as well.
  His attitude toward directing
  is that “a play is the director’s
                                      Ivo Peterson                                                               which has been great.”
                                                                                                                      Peterson chose Mame
                                                                                                                 because he felt the songs were
                                                                                                                                                        who are 25 people.
                                                                                                                                                             Audiences who visit in the
                                                                                                                                                        show cost money, adults costs
                                                                                                                                                                                              the show here because it’s a
                                                                                                                                                                                              pretty old show, so it is a good
                                                                                                                                                                                              time to play “Mame” here.
  work of art.”                       Optimistically directing the Snow                                          memorable and singable, but            $7.00, seniors, high school stu-            He chooses what orchestra
       There are many people
  who have helped Peterson to         College production of “Mame”                                               also because the story in some
                                                                                                                 ways reflects his own life.
                                                                                                                                                        dents and younger cost $6.50
                                                                                                                                                        and students at Snow College
                                                                                                                                                                                              does each year. Smith said that
                                                                                                                                                                                              the orchestra is happy to play.
  this end. Among them are            sion Choir, teaches private piano      According to him, some have         When he was young his moth-            cost $2.00 with activity cards.             There will be 3,400 people
  the cast, the stage crew, and       and is costume mistress for the        needed more direction because       er died and he was influenced               Each student has a differ-       visiting in the show. Some audi-
  the musicians. “Kathleen has        theater department.                    this has been their first time on   greatly by his free spirited           ent major such as art, music, and     ences like “Mame.” Performers
  been great as a musical direc-           Peterson is optimistic about      stage.                              aunt Ivie, who had disagree-           more. They can get two credits.       try to have “Mame” appeal to
  tor,” Peterson said in refer-       the cast: “In our cast are some             Despite optimism, there        ments with his conservative                 In the end of January, Per-      audiences who don’t like the-
  ence to Kathleen Hanson,            of the most talented perform-          have been setbacks. Casting was     father.                                formers practiced each role, and      ater.
  who also conducts the Ascen-        ers I have ever worked with.”          last semester, and three mem-                                              they had rehearsal three times              “Mame” is showing at Snow
                                                                                                                                                        a week. They worked for the           College from this Thursday, all
                                                                                                                                                        show. The show has a big, and         weekend and next weekend. You
                                                                                                                                                        they are high level performers,       really want to watch “Mame,”
                                                                                                                                                        so the show will be fun.              don’t you! Hurry up! Get a
                                                                                                                                                             Performers are excited to        ticket for it!
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Janene PeaRCe
                                      as African-American History           tor, Hiram Rhodes Revels, was        opinions about Black History
      Every year, during the          Month and African Heritage            sworn into office was February       Month. Some think it is very
month of February, Black His-         Month. In 1976, the celebra-          25, 1870. Also, on February 3,       important and necessary, while
tory Month is celebrated. It is a     tion was changed from the sec-        1870, the 15th Amendment was         others think it should be elimi-
time to recognize and acknowl-        ond week in February to last the      passed, giving African-Ameri-        nated. “I don’t want a Black
edge African-American ances-          whole month.                          cans the right to vote. Other        History Month. Black history
try, traditions and contributions.         Why February? The month          important dates include: “the        is American history.” says ac-
Originating in 1926, the holiday      of February contains many im-         anniversaries of the Montgom-        tor Morgan Freeman. He be-
initially lasted only a week and      portant dates, especially for Af-     ery bus boycott arrests (Febru-      lieves that racism will persist
was known as Negro History            rican-Americans. Negro His-           ary 22, 1956), the Greensboro,       as long as individuals continue
Week. Dr. Carter G. Woodson,          tory Week’s original time of          North Carolina, Woolworth            “to identify themselves by their
along with others, started the        the second week in February           lunch-counter sit-in (February       skin color” (en.wikipedia.org).
tradition in the hopes of getting     was chosen because during that        1, 1960), Abraham Lincoln’s ap-      The week was created to recog-
others to acknowledge African-        week the birthdays of Frederick       proval of the 13th amendment         nize African-Americans, but Dr.
Americans’ place in history and       Douglass and Abraham Lincoln          abolishing slavery (February         Woodson hoped that it would be
to recognize their achievements       were celebrated, but the month        1, 1865) and opera star Marian       eliminated when American his-
over the years. It later became       of February contains many more        Anderson’s birthday (February        tory included the heritage and
known as Black History Month          important dates. For example,         27, 1897)”.cnn.com.                  accomplishments of African-
and has also been referred to         the day that the first black sena-         There are many different        Americans.


Dating 101 from the big man Ben Fox                                                                                                                            Dr. Woodson                   photo courtesy Google images


Ben Fox
     I am no dating profes-
                                           If you make a commit-
                                      ment to yourself that you will
                                                                            all my thoughts and focusing all
                                                                            of my attention while I am lis-
                                                                                                                 relationship that was committed
                                                                                                                 to communication.
                                                                                                                                                      Ramen and Jell-O:
                                                                                                                                                      a brief history
sional, but I am 23, and in my        be open to the ideas and feelings     tening) my relationships became           How nice would it be to
years have been around a good         of someone else then you can be       so much better and easier.           have a bad situation (like being
number of people that I would         sure that your relationship will           We are selfish by nature.       an hour late, BUT not realizing
say are professionals, and those      run much more smoothly.               And we all like to think that we     you had a specific time that you
people have taught me a thing or           The simple act of stopping       are right all the time about ev-     were supposed to arrive for din-     Kayla BeeSley
two.                                  the rampaging of your thoughts        erything. It is startling to real-   ner) involving mutually hurt              Ramen and Jell-O; both           reached $1 million. The original
     The most important thing in      and feelings just long enough         ize that we are often wrong, I       feelings, and you remember           relate to college students, espe-     flavors of Jell-O were raspberry,
any relationship is communica-        to think about the feelings of        myself was shocked to find that      your commitment to communi-          cially those in Utah. Most col-       strawberry, orange, and lemon.
tion. Big surprise right? But true,   someone else (even if you don’t       I am wrong about at least one        cation and you say, “Honey, I am     lege students who eat Ramen do             Most of us have consumed
sincere, and complete communi-        agree) can make all the differ-       thing almost everyday.               sorry that I was late, I know that   because it’s easy and fast. Jell-O    at least one or more packages of
cation is important! Think about      ence in an argument, in fact if            It is the ability to accept     you were excited for tonight.”       is also a quick and easy dessert.     Ramen while we’ve been at col-
all the times you have found          you take the time to listen all the   fault, and to acknowledge our        And your other says, “I was a bit    But have you ever stopped to          lege, it’s quick and easy, but have
yourself in a fight and frustrated    time you will avoid most argu-        own wrong doing in a situation       hurt, but its cool, I don’t think    think of where these two foods        you ever stopped to think how
because you think that your sig-      ments all together.                   that paves the way to the ulti-      that I made it entirely clear how    came from?                            long Ramen has been around?
nificant other doesn’t understand          When I started really listen-    mate understanding. Imagine if       important it was to me.”                  The first gelatin dessert             The first instant Ramen
you or how you feel.                  ing to girls (and I mean quieting     you were not the only one in a                                            was invented in 1845 by Peter         noodles in Japan were created in
                                                                                                                                                      Cooper, who was an inventor,          1958, and were called Chicken
                                                                                                                                                      industrialist and philanthropist.     Ramen. In 1970 this college fa-
                                                                                                                                                      In 1985, Pearle B. Wait bought        vorite was imported to the Unit-
                                                                                                                                                      the patent, and his wife later        ed States market by Nissin Food
                                                                                                                                                      renamed the product “Jell-O”.         Products. Then, in 1971 Nissin
                                                                                                                                                      This family was also unsuccess-       Food Products invented Cup
                                                                                                                                                      ful in selling the product.           Noodles, which make it possible
                                                                                                                                                           Jell-O was sold for $450 to      to package, prepare, and serve
                                                                                                                                                      Frank Woodward, who was a             noodles all in one container. The
                                                                                                                                                      school drop-out. The selling of       Top Ramen brand was produced
                                                                                                                                                      the product was still unsuccess-      in the US in 1972 and the next
                                                                                                                                                      ful at first for him, but right be-   year Cup of Noodles was sold
                                                                                                                                                      fore Woodward sold Jell-O for         in the US. Top Ramen is now
                                                                                                                                                      $35, major advertisement was          a widely consumed favorite
                                                                                                                                                      rewarding. By 1906 Jell-O sales       throughout the World.


                                                                                                                                                      Recipe of the week
                                                                                                                                                      Kayla BeeSley
                                                                                                                                                          Smore’s Dessert Squares

                                                                                                                                                           64 NILLA Wafers, divided
                                                                                                                                                           5 Tbsp. butter, melted
                                                                                                                                                           3 Tbsp. sugar
                                                                                                                                                           3-1/4 cups cold milk, divided
                                                                                                                                                           1 pkg. (4-serving size) JELL-O Chocolate Flavor Instant Pud-
                                                                                                                                                      ding & Pie Filling
                                                                                                                                                           2 pkg. (4-serving size each) JELL-O White Chocolate Flavor
                                                                                                                                                      Instant Pudding & Pie Filling
                                                                                                                                                           1-1/2 cups thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
                                                                                                                                                           1-1/2 cups JET-PUFFED
                                                                                                                                                      Miniature Marshmallows
                                                                                                                                                           1/2 square BAKER’S Semi-
                                                                                                                                                      Sweet Baking Chocolate, grated
                                                                                                                                                           PREHEAT oven to 350°F.
                                                                                                                                                      Finely crush 40 of the wafers;
                                                                                                                                                      place in medium bowl. Add
                                                                                                                                                      butter and sugar; mix until well
                                                                                                                                                      blended. Press firmly onto bot-
                                                                                                                                                      tom of 13x9-inch baking pan.
                                                                                                                                                      Bake 8 min. or until lightly
                                                                                                                                                      browned; set aside.
                                                                                                                                                           POUR 1-1/4 cups of the milk into medium bowl. Add dry choc-
                                                                                                                                                      olate pudding mix. Beat with wire whisk 2 min. or until well blend-
                                                                                                                                                      ed. Spread over crust; top with remaining 24 wafers. Pour remain-
                                                                                                                                                      ing 2 cups milk into large bowl. Add dry white chocolate pudding
                                                                                                                                                      mixes. Beat with wire whisk 2 min. or until well blended. Gently stir
                                                                                                                                                      in whipped topping. Spread over wafer layer in pan. Refrigerate at
                                                                                                                                                      least 3 hours or until set.
                                                                                                                                                           PREHEAT broiler just before serving. Top dessert evenly with
                                                                                                                                                      marshmallows. Broil 1 min. or until marshmallows are puffed and
                                                                                                                                                      lightly browned. Sprinkle with chocolate. Cut into 24 squares. Serve
                                                                                                                                                      immediately. Store leftover squares in refrigerator.
                                                                                                                                                           (recipesourceonline.com)

                                                                                                                                                           Ramen Stir-Fry
                                                                                                                                                           1 package ramen noodles (Oriental or Beef)
                                                                                                                                                           1/2 pound ground beef
                                                                                                                                                           1 Green onion, chopped
                                                                                                                                                           Sesame oil, to taste
                                                                                                                                                           Cook the noodles in water, drain and reserve the seasoning pack-
                                                                                                                                                      age. Stir fry the ground beef in a little oil if needed. Once browned
                                                                                                                                                      & done add a little sesame oil if you like. Then add enough water
                                                                                                                                                      to make moist, stir in noodles & seasoning package & ginger. Mix
                                                                                                                                                      well.
                                                                                                                                                           Serve in bowl with chop sticks and sprinkle top with green on-
                                                                                                                                                      ions & soy sauce. If using regular onions cook them with the meat.
                                                                                                                                                      Can also top with sesame seeds.
                                                                                                                                                           This recipe for Ramen Stir Fry makes two servings.
                                                                                                                                                           (simplemeals.cdkitchen.com)

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                         Prepaid tuition plans
                         no longer decrease aid
                         Jenny allen                          also accepts funds from other        tax-efficient ways for parents to
                         The STanFoRD Daily                   state-sponsored prepaid tuition      provide a college education for
                                                              plans. For families who know         their children because earnings
                              (U-WIRE) STANFORD,              they probably won’t qualify for      on money set aside in those ar-
                         Calif. -- Until recently, students   need-based financial aid, pre-       rangements are not subject to
                         with prepaidtuition plans have       paid tuition plans give them a       tax.
                         had their eligibility for need-      way to pay for educational costs          “College savings plans
                         based aid reduced dollar-by-dol-     in advance at a lower rate.”         provide a savings account that
                         lar. Both the U.S. Senate and             The new regulations con-        should grow over time from in-
                         House of Representatives have        cerning prepaid tuition plans is     vesting the contributed money
                         recently approved a measure, to      designed to better allow families    and that increased amount will
                         take effect on July 1, that elimi-   that use them to obtain need-        be available for college tuition
                         nates this penalty.                  based financial aid.                 when the time comes,” Pearson
                              A prepaid tuition plan al-           “Under the old regulations,     said.
                         lows families to prepay all or       families who invested in a pre-           “The family bears the risk
                         part of a student’s tuition today    paid tuition plan and applied for    in how the investments do and
                         that can be used in the future       need-based financial aid were at     how fast tuition rises. Prepaid
                         at a specific collage or group       a disadvantage because we were       tuition plans refer to payments
                         of member colleges. When the         required to consider the value       matched to a particular school
                         student enrolls at that college or   of the plan as a direct resource     or, in the case of a new consor-
                         one of the member colleges, the      which reduced eligibility for aid    tium, a few hundred colleges
                         prepaid tuition is redeemed with     dollar for dollar,” Cooper said.     who have joined together in a
                         the percent of tuition previously         “Under the new regulations,     program, where the contributor
                         purchased despite any price in-      we are able to treat this asset      buys a percentage of tuition for
                         creases.                             just like any other parent asset.    the future.”
                              Stanford has been a par-        It goes into the formula we use           For example, if tuition at a
                         ticipant in the Independent 529      to calculate the expected family     state college is now $8,000 and
                         Plan, named after the Internal       contribution.                        a student’s family contributes
                         Revenue Code section that au-             Now even lower income           $2,000 to the prepaid tuition
                         thorizes such programs, since        families have an incentive to        plan, they have bought one quar-
                         2003. According to the Office        save because it won’t have a         ter of the tuition whenever the
                         of Financial Aid, the number of      negative impact on their eligibil-   student enrolls in that college.
                         families taking advantage of this    ity for aid.”                             To learn more about the In-
                         Independent 529 Plan at Stan-             According to Stanford De-       dependent 529 Plan, go to
                         ford is small because the pro-       velopment Officer and Stanford            http://www.independent-
                         gram has been in existence for a     Law School Lecturer Howard           529plan.org.
                         relatively short time.               Pearson, prepaid tuition plans
                              Karen Cooper. “Stanford         and college-saving plansare




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