SNOW COLLEGE EPHRAIM, UTAH News VOLUME 81 ISSUE 16 The Snowdrift http://www.snow.edu/snowdrift February 5, 2004 What’s President Benson tells students about Inside Snow College tuition increases OPINION FEA LIZ BRAITHWAITE Opinion News Editor This last Monday, February 2, President Benson addressed the students of Snow College about the truth in tuition, in the Founders Hall at the Noyes Building. President Benson men- tioned that before they can ac- Pages 3-4 tually increase tuition, a public meeting must take place. He Jimmy also stated up front that he, like us, is not happy about tuition Pride increase. First, President Benson ex- plained that there are two tiers Feature involved in tuition increase. The first tier raises tuition 4.5 percent. That would be $30.83 per semester. Four percent goes to the state and the other 0.5 percent goes to Student Finan- cial Aid. This first tier happens TURE CUL at all the colleges in Utah—not just Snow. The second tier is what was proposed at the meeting on Monday. They will raise tuition Page 5 between 4.0 – 6.0 percent. A 4.0 percent increase would be Convocations $27.40, a 5.0 percent increase would be $34.25, and a 6.0 per- cent increase would be $41.10 per semester. This second tier goes to Snow College—not the state. Culture What Snow plans on doing with the tuition increase is “President Benson assured students that the money is going to education - not new buildings or new sports programs.” Dave S. Armstrong/Editor in Chief putting it back into faculty ing at adding some new de- per semester, will remain the doesn’t make us feel any bet- Student Body President, instruction. grees. President Benson also same. Out of state students will ter.” Jed Christensen, encourages President Benson contin- assured the students that the not be affected by this tuition President Benson is very students to make their voices ues that two years ago Snow money is going to educa- increase. concerned about the welfare of and concerns heard. TURE SPORTS THURSDAY College staff and faculty re- tion—not new buildings or Comparing Snow to other the students here at Snow. President Benson com- ceived a 5 percent cut in their new sports programs. colleges in Utah this year, it’s Near the end of the meeting mented that “If this state salary. The president and vice President Benson showed tuition cost is the second low- students were encouraged to wants to succeed it needs to presidents receiving the larg- last Monday that based on the est. CEU is the lowest. All write to our legislative repre- invest in higher education.” est cut, and then to the teach- 5.0 percent increase, the dif- schools in Utah will increase in s e n t a t i v e , M i k e S t y l e r. There are few people Pages 6-7 ers and so on. He refers to the ference between tuition cost tuition. It was mentioned at the S t y l e r ’s e m a i l a d d r e s s i s happy about the upcoming tu- faculty as the heart and soul this year and next year will be meeting that students transfer- email@example.com. ition increase. It is, however, Satisfied of this institution. $65.08 per semester. This is in ring to another college after President Benson also let going to happen. Students When speaking of putting terms with the second tier, Snow should be aware of other students know that Friday, should let their voices be Ewe Cafe money back into faculty in- which hasn’t yet been finalized. college’s tuition increase too. Feb. 6, at 3:30 p.m. there will heard by writing to our legis- struction, President Benson is The college does, however, When comparing Utah tu- be a commission for higher lative representative. There also referring to being able to know that the second tier in- ition cost to schools back east, education with Rich Kendall. isn’t a lot more to do—but the get into the core classes that crease will be between 4.0 and tuition is fairly low. But a com- He will take questions and the more students that write, the Sports students need to graduate. Also, the school is also look- 6.0 percent. General fees, being $150 ment made at the Truth in Tu- ition meeting stated that “it meeting will be open to fac- ulty and students. greater the impact they can have. Student Body Provost’s Corner President gives report Page 8 BRAD WINN Provost ing, pharmacy technician, art & graphic communica- of new officers The Snow College student dents here at Snow College ex- Super tion, automotive, building construction, collision re- executive council has a few tremely well. Luke and Seth set new faces in office this semes- up a booth at Club Rush Week Bowl! And the winners are....Snow students. Last pair, commercial drivers, computer information sys- ter. On the January 13 and 15, to recruit people to help them week our student govern- tems, cosmetology and interviews were held for the with their activities. Seth and ment announced a new orga- barbering, culinary arts, executive secretary, associated his committee will be doing nizational structure for the diesel mechanics, drafting, men president, and publicity True Badger Nights, Mr. Snow vice president positions. and other activities for the men FEB. 5, 2004 Student Senate. Student farm and ranch manage- government will continue to ment, machine tool tech- Several students applied, here at Snow, and Luke’s com- provide a myriad of activi- nology and welding). and after reviewing the inter- mittee will be responsible to ties and clubs, but now it will I would encourage you views and resumes it was de- make student aware of activi- provide additional ways for to pick an intended major by cided that Breanne Davis would ties through dorm storming, ra- you to get involved with Dr. Bradley Winn calling 283-7313. Once be appointed as secretary, Seth dio, and hanging posters. your academic deans and you do this, you’ll be eli- Gonzales as associated men’s Breanne has been hard at departments. For the first gible to vote for your aca- president, and Luke Harrison as work organizing contact infor- time you’ll be able to elect theater, dance), demic division senator dur- publicity vice president. mation, agendas, recording a fellow student to repre- Humanities (communica- ing the elections next These three will be re- minutes, and networking. The sent your general field of tions, English, ESL, foreign month. You’ll also be able quired to serve office hours new officers have brought into study. Once you declare languages, philosophy), to associate with other stu- from 11:30-1:30 p.m. Monday office an excitement and we are your intended major you Science & Math (agricul- dents who share your same through Thursday at the Student happy to work with them. We become associated with ture, biology, chemistry, engi- academic and career Life Office in the Greenwood thank all who applied, also all one of the six academic di- neering, computer science, interests. The Academic Student Center and attend 90% those who have helped in the visions at Snow College in- geology, math, physics), Deans and I are excited to of the student council activities, office this 2003-2004 school cluding: Social Science (education, work more closely with stu- and 50% of all other campus year. If you have questions Business and Technol- physical education, anthropol- dents who have declared activities. Most importantly about how to get involved on ogy (accounting, business ogy, sociology, psychology, their intended majors and they are to focus on their campus regarding clubs, com- management, business edu- home and family studies, crimi- look forward to working grades. All officers are re- mittees, or even next year’s stu- cation, building construc- nal justice, geology, history, so- with future Snow College quired to maintain a 2.75 to stay dent council please come visit tion management, com- cial work, economics), and Student Senators when they in office and a 3.0 to receive a us at the Student Life Office puter literacy), Applied Te c h n o l o g y are elected in March. scholarship. upstairs in the GSC. Go Bad- Fine Arts (art, music, (primarily in Richfield – nurs- All three have been work- gers!!! ing hard with their new respon- sibilities and will serve the stu- Jed C. Christensen The The Snowdrift Page 2 News January 29, 2004 News from the Nation Bike thieves on the loose KRISTIN PERRY advocating low carbs, researchers Philip McCloskey, 89 in July 2001. turning on and off without com- Staff Writer discovered that eating higher lev- mands from NASA to do so. DANIELLE BAKER Anderson Hall bike rack. els of carbohydrates and lowering Salt Lake City- U of U Staff Writer More often than not the bike fat intake, may aid in losing coach, Rick Majerus, agreed to re- Noonday, Texas- Authorities will be found. Washington- NASA scien- weight. sign at the end of the season due to seized control of nearly two Officer Bob would like to tists are baffled by photos sent back health problems. pounds of cyanide compound and According to Officer Bob ask students to know the from Opportunity. First photos of Beverly Hills, California- other chemicals, enough to kill Wright, it has been very quiet make, model, serial number, a bedrock outcropping ever taken “Lord of the Rings” trilogy wins Essex, Montana- Avalanches everyone in enough space as a big- on the crime front so far this and color of their bike. This on the planet present curious ques- four Golden Globe Awards. crashed into a freight train, knock- chain bookstore. Half a million semester. He hopes to continue way if it does get taken they tions for the scientists. Opportunity ing 15 of the 119 cars off the track. rounds of ammunition, over 60 this trend through the rest of will have an easier time of was set to land near a crater on the New York- Former Tonight No one was injured and the de- pipe bombs, machine guns, silenc- the year. finding and identifying it. Meridiani Planum, but actually Show pioneering host, Jack Paar railed grain cars were empty. ers and remote-controlled bombs Lately, one of the only The main reason Officer landed in it. died. Paar started doing the Tonight disguised as briefcases, plus pam- problems crime-wise that they Bob asks students to look for Show in 1957 and was later suc- San Jose, California- An phlets on how to make chemical have been having trouble with their bike themselves first is Washington- Study con- ceeded by Johnny Carson. Paar email worm that looks like a nor- weapons, and Anti-Semitic, anti- is the theft of bikes. because the student will know cludes that Neanderthals were was 85. mal messaging error, but contains black, and anti-government books Officer Bob said that the their bike more than a police mostly likely not the ancestor to a violent program, snarled comput- were also found in the three stor- perpetrators don’t think of it as officer. modern man. Measurements of Glendale, California- Most ers worldwide. The worm called age units rented by William Karr stealing but as borrowing. The Students are encouraged skulls were taken and found that known for his solo on Frank by several names including “ ,” and Judith Bruey. Although both thief will take an unlocked bike to make sure to lock their bikes Neanderthals were less related to Sinatra’s “I’ve Got You Under My “Novarg,” “Mimail.R,” and Karr and Bruey have histories of off a bike rack and ride it to up properly on bike racks so other humans or primates. Skin,” big band trombonist, Milt “Shimgapi,” is much more virulent other arrests, police are unsure as their next class or back home the probability of it being sto- Bernhart died of congestive heart than the Sobig.F virus. There is to why Karr and Bruey stockpiled simply because they don’t feel len will be decreased. New York- Barbara Walters failure. He was 77. also more than one variant of the the goods. like walking. Mostly they will All in all this has been a says “good-bye” to hosting ABC’s virus. Authorities believe the virus lay the bike on the ground or good year for the Department 20/20 after 25 years. Washington- Democrat started in Russia when the first in- El Paso, Texas- A man and sometimes will stick it on an- of Public Safety and Officer Howard Dean replaced campaign fected e-mails were found to have his three children are killed in a other bike rack. Bob. There have been very Greenville, South Carolina- manager Joe Trippi with Roy Neel. addresses from Russian Internet house explosion, as a woman If a bike is stolen you little citizen disputes and no Six people, including a toddler, die providers. pulled from the inferno tried to go should first report it to the po- sexual assaults. in a fire at the Comfort Inn on Boston- US District Judge back in to rescue them late Friday lice. Then Officer Bob advises Officer Bob said “We Conagree Road, near Roper Mark Wolf declares the first Mas- Los Angeles- Not only has night. Fire officials said an 8-year- you to take a look at all the bike have some really great young Mountain Road. At least twelve sachusetts death sentence in three Spirit been malfunctioning, but old boy, a 35-year-old woman, and racks on and off campus and ladies and young men this year others were hurt. decades. Gary Lee Sampson plead Opportunity has also developed a a 55-year-old woman were hospi- to see if it is there. Several at Snow. They are very re- guilty of the car jacking and mur- few malfunctions of its own. talized for burns. bikes have been found on the spectful of each other”. Chicago- In a world of diets der of Jonathan Rizzo, 19 and Opportunity’s heating units keep A brief look at the world BRIDGET ANDERSON scientists say they’ve created began investigating it about Israeli settlements in the Feature Editor two new chemical elements, but two years ago. It’s young vic- Gaza Strip, but did not give a it’s too soon to say if they’ll be tims tend to nod vigorously at timetable, a participant in the added to the “periodic tables” the sight of food. closed-door meeting said. PAKISTAN- The founder of high school chemistry text- Also, Israeli soldiers in the of Pakistan’s nuclear program books. TAIWAN- About 70,000 town of Rafeh early Monday has acknowledged in a writ people linked hands on Sun- shot and killed three armed ten statement that he sent sen- IRAN- The leader of day to create a human chain Palestinians including a sitive technology to Iran, I r a n ’s l a r g e s t p r o - r e f o r m to show unity against rival leader of the militant Islamic Libya, and North Korea to aid party said Monday it will boy- C h i n a ’s m i l i t a r y t h r e a t s Jihad group. their atomic programs. cott Feb. 20 parliamentary against the island, officials elections, saying they would said. Cars stopped at inter- ROME- World health ex- UNITED STATES- U.N. not be free or fair. sections for three minutes as perts met in Rome to discuss secretary-General Kofi Annan people linked hands through- and investigate the possibil- will meet in Washington Tues- SUDAN- “Nodding syn- out southern Tainan County. ity of the latest bird flu reach- day with Secretary of State drome,” which has been ing Europe. The disease has Colin Powell and, possibly, found in about 300 children ISRAEL- Prime Minis- already killed 13 people in president Bush to plan for the so far in southern Sudan, has ter Ariel Sharon told leaders Asia and has spread to 10 dif- dispatch of a U.N. team to Iraq. b a ff l e d e x p e r t s s i n c e t h e of his Likud Party on Monday ferent countries. Also, American and Russian World Health Organization he plans to dismantle all 17 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Snowdrift 8 9 10 11 12 13 Sweetheart’s 14 Staff Bl al Valentine’s Editor in Chief February Dave Armstrong Day Health & Wellness Week: BAAD Club Managing Editor Jennifer Hemingway Basketball Business Manager Basketball Kerri Carter Game Game Photo Editor N Idaho N Idaho Susie Motola Sports Photographer 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Sarah Christensen Copy Editor Travis Metzler President’s Day Welcome Back WeekBasketball Basketball News Editor Liz Braithwaite Game Opinion Editor No Classes Game Brad Denney Colorado Colorado Feature Editor NW CC NW CC Bridget Anderson Culture Editor Cathe Leatham 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Sports Editor Institute Drew Spear Dinner Staff Writers: Tim Winchester Kathy Lin Eggleston Basketball Basketball Jeremy Winn Emily Perkins Game Game Kristin Perry @CSI @CSI Danielle Baker Maegon Whipple Chrissy Johnson 29 1 2 3 4 5 6 Melanie Nelson Men’s Week -- AMS Spring Break Jimmy Pride Advisor Basketball Mark Soderborg SWAC Tournament Humanities 111A firstname.lastname@example.org Mr. Snow 283-7385 http://www.snow.edu/ Pageant snowdrift The The Snowdrift Opinion February 5, 2004 Page 3 Student Poll Student Poll What is your favorite or least favorite fruit? And why? Anne Abram Kerrilee Bertelson Billy Lawton Chris Grinn Jordan Barben Karen Skoubye Least favorite fruit is My favorite is oranges. My least favorite is seeded My least favorite is canta- Apple is my favorite. My Favorite is kiwi. pomegranates. It shouldn’t I just like the taste, grapes. There are seeds in loupe. It’s nasty, it’s They taste good. It’s my middle name. be a fruit, because it has no they make me happy. them. slimey. fruit content. Jimmy on Fruit: Winchester’s corner: Deliciousness turned deadly Valentine’s Day’s stupid cupid black eye to keep swelling down. a deadly weapon. TIMOTHY WINCHESTER matches for them. If that’s true, your average Leprechaun could This is a trick they show you all Fruit is also wonderful be- Staff Writer then it would appear to me that beat the tar out of your average the time in the movies, but it cause it’s biodegradable. mine is either blind, exceptionally Cupid without breaking a sweat, doesn’t really work. Stupid trick Remeber this. So when you’re sadistic, or dead on the job, and and by the condition of my Cupid, photography going off trying to driving down the highway and Why do I have a problem with Cupid Employment Agency hasn’t I’ll bet it happens frequently. But make meat look useful, Holly- you toss an orange peel out the Valentine’s Day? Is it the blatant noticed yet. Or maybe Cupids promoting St. Patrick’s Day isn’t wood will die for their sins. Meat window and your mom’s all commercialism? The endless lines nowadays are just getting lazy the answer...though it does sound is strictly for making people on like, “You can’t throw that out at the store, consisting of people from all the Matchmaker quizzes like a good idea. What is needed is that Atkin’s diet less hungry. the window, that’s littering!” You purchasing nothing but a card and everywhere. However, I don’t re- an answer that addresses the prob- That is all. can be all like, “No mom, it’s ok, a box of chocolates? The fact that ally care WHY my Cupid isn’t get- lem with Valentine’s Day. Fruit, however can be used it’s biodegradable!” And then I’m surrounded by balloon-carry- ting the job done. I’m long past You see, as I’ve said before, for virtually anything! Bananas she’ll be all like, “What the heck ing, rose-bearing people all day? wanting repairs on mine; now the problem isn’t the commercial- are ranked among the top five hand does that mean?” And you can No, I really don’t care about that. I’m petitioning for a replace- ism. It’s the concept. Americans to hand combat weapons, and in proudly respond, “I have no idea, My problem lies at the feet of one ment, and have yet to recieve a have a messed up view of JIMMY PRIDE the top three of best thrown weap- but Jimmy Pride told me to say man, a man in a diaper. response. As a result, I have yet Valentine’s Day, as opposed to Humor Columnist ons. it!” Normally, I don’t have prob- to spend a Valentine’s Day non- those of, say, Japan. According to An apple a day, when fired Jimmy Pride logic is some lems with people in diapers. Usu- single. my high school Japanese teacher, from a potato cannon, can easily of the best logic ever. It’s really ally the worst they can do is spit You might think that this in Japan, girls give chocolate to Fruit. Yup, I’m writing keep the doctor away. And few can hard to argue with because it up on you, spend all day crying would make me dislike their male acquaintences and about fruit. I don’t know what survive a serious beating with a rarely, if ever, makes any sense about nothing, or smear the con- Valentine’s Day, but it hasn’t. I’d friends on Valentine’s Day. I’m going to write about fruit, but sharpened pineapple. at all. tents of their diapers on the walls. never say I disliked it. Instead, Doesn’t that sound good? It cer- dangit, I’m going to! You may have noticed that I In conclusion fruit is both But enough about the elderly. The I’d say I’m somewhere between tainly sounds good to me...then Fruit is wonderful for so many have described many ways in versatile and delicious and if person I’m talking about is Cupid. wanting to strangle it with my again, that’s probably only because reasons. First of all, it’s delicious. which fruit can be both delicious used properly can be extremely My personal theory is that bare hands and watch it die I’m a guy. Anyway, that doesn’t Well, most of it. African death fruit and deadly. As we discussed ear- deadly. Never underestimate everyone has their own Cupid, slowly, and hating it with the fury really matter. What matters is that is not delicious. In fact, it’s the ex- lier, these two things are oppo- fruit or I will kill you. whose only goal in life is to make and flame of a thousand suns. I the solution to the problem of act opposite of delicious. The op- sites. This may appear as an im- don’t really know which end I’m Valentine’s Day is clear. I need to posite of delicious, as we all know, possibility to those of you with Got an opinion? closer to. One thing is clear: some- go to Japan, where Valentine’s Day is deadly. lesser intellects. Those of you thing needs to be done about the is more than just Singles Aware- The second most wonderful with greater intellects probably Want to be heard? “Cupid question”. I’m here to say ness Day. After all, the acronym quit reading quite some time ago, that I have found the “Final Solu- for Singles Awareness Day is SAD. thing about fruit is that it is so much more than a food. You can argue so I’m not even going to bother Write a letter to the editor! tion”: extermination of the Cupids. Note to the reader: In protest talking to them. After all, when are the Lepre- of Valentine’s Day, next week I will that all food is multipurposable, but you’d get seriously messed The reason this is possible, Snowdrift0304@hotmail.com chauns going to have their “place write something completely unre- up by my superior arguing skills. is that fruit it SO delicious that or HUM room 111 in the sun”? I’m pretty sure that lated to Valentine’s Day. Meat cannot be put on a it’s deadly... and it’s also used as SurvivalatGuide Perfectionists their best Survival Guide Quiz: Are you too much of a perfectionist? 1. If you get a “B” on your report card, what is your reaction? A. Shrug it off. I put as much effort as I could and that’s all I can do. lines. work is because you don’t have B. A “B”? Awesome! Even if it is only my bowling class… They could major in symme- enough time to spend on it. C. Nooooooo! My perfect 4.0 is ruined! try because absolutely EVERY- Schedule your time so you know THING has to be just right. Quite where it’s going and if you have 2. Your roommate insists on stacking the dishes “just so”. You say, frankly, that can get annoying, to drop a few unnecessary re- A. NO! I do it my way and that is that! especially when you try to com- sponsibilities, then by all means, B. We have dishes? pliment them on the work they do drop them. C. Nothing. She can do the dishes how she likes; I have other things to deal with. and they just blow you off with a But, if the problem is that “Are you kidding? That com- you just don’t want to get up and 3. If you come home and found your laundry not as you left it, how would it look? pletely sucks.” do anything, that’s easy: have a A. Cool! Someone actually had the fortitude to pick up my socks and throw them in the washer. Well, if you’re sick of it, or trusted friend give you a good hard B. Ack! Someone mixed my blue socks with my black socks when they were trying to find some thing in my sock drawer you feel that you’ve put too many kick in the shorts when they think C. I wouldn’t notice. I don’t pay enough attention to those kinds of things. expectations on yourself, keep a you need it (which might actually copy of this handy (plus, it’ll defi- be every day for some people). 4. Someone in your study group showed up a half-hour late. You, CHRISSYJOHNSON nitely boost my ego). Also, don’t expect others to A. Chew them out for wasting time. You have too much to do to be waiting around for them. Staff Writer First thing is to chill out. The follow the rigid structure you’ve B. Make room for them as they explain they had a class that just got out. world will not collapse into a put on yourself. C. Were the one that was late. black hole if your next research It’s the age old phrase we’ve Okay folks, here’s the deal. paper gets an A-minus, even if all heard since preschool: 5. If you lose an argument, you, I’m not writing the Survival you had to almost bleed to get the everyone’s different. What works A. Don’t care. It wasn’t that big of deal any – ooh! Chee-tos! Guide this week. beast right. for you might not work for some- B. Never let the issue die. You were right and they were too stupid to see it You’ll just have to cope with Take it as a compliment to one else. Just because you’re free C. Laugh it off. It’s amazing how heated people can get over what brand Ramen noodles are the best. your problems because I have your efforts and any criticism as at 10:00 doesn’t mean that the chemistry homework to finish, a way to make the next one bet- whole world is too. Try to be flex- Scoring: stuff to do for work and I’ve re- ter. Ask your professor what they ible when needed and be under- 1. A) 2 B) 1 C) 3 ally let my story for my creative think of it. Trust me, they’re not standing at all times. 2. A) 3 B) 1 C) 2 writing class go to pot and I need just here to lecture, assign and There’s probably a reason the 3. A) 1 B) 3 C) 2 to have call my family and see make you miserable, even though cliché “nobody’s perfect” is a 4. A) 3 B) 2 C) 1 what they’re doing and I have to it seems like it (just for the cliché. It’s because it’s true. 5. A) 1 B) 3 C) 2 clean my room and… I just don’t record, I have never given the Don’t expect yourself to be have time to really make the Sur- thought that any of my professors able to give 100% one-hundred It’s My Life (5-7 points): It’s all well and good to live while you’re alive, but not all the time. At least make an vival Guide worthy of being wanted to make me miserable; percent of the time. It never hap- attempt for quality. Responsibility is not just a thirteen letter word. printed in the paper! they all rock). They’ll be more pens. But, try to give everything The Middle (8-10 points): Excellent! You don’t expect things to come out all nice and shiny, but you Which is why this week’s than happy to give you a few you’ve got and the rest will follow. don’t use that as an excuse to slack off. You also know when something is not worth your precious time theme is being a perfectionist. pointers if you really want them. Are we clear? Good. stressing about. Keep that up and everything’s gonna be all right! You know the type: people Next, go home and rethink Now, if a few people take who stress out that they didn’t get you life, Master Obi-Wan. these things to heart, maybe the rest In a Hurry to Get Things Done (11-15 points): You’re always rushing, but, you know, that’s no fun. Not an A or that they aren’t parked Seriously, maybe the reason of us can get something done everything’s is going to come out perfectly, but that’s not for the lack of trying. Plus, if you’re stressed, right in the middle of the yellow you’re not producing quality around here. you end up biting everyone else’s head off and trust me, nobody likes that. The The Snowdrift Opinion Page 4 February 5, 2004 TOP Disagree, disapprove, or disappointed? TEN Letter to the Editor email@example.com Reasons What the Inter-Club Response from the We want to hear about it. fruits are Council really does Editor in Chief better than Dear Editor, possibility of a new library and Mr. Woolsey, ICC is a very influential vegetables I just got done reading what we, as students, thought about it. Maybe your representitive I would like to apologize if group I believe they should act less like a lob- your article on why not to missed the countless times that Jed my comments in the recent edi- bying group and more like change the student senate. I Christensen asked what the stu- torial were misinterpreted to the house of representa- 10. 10 Natural sugars, baby! agreed with some parts of it. I agree with the idea that a change is not needed and that the change will only double up the input from the majors and club presidents, however, dents wanted to do when in came to a whole host of school decisions. Do you miss the first Monday of every month where we all brainstrom ideas on how to get people involved in clubs and ac- put down the work down in ICC, that was never intended. You stated in you letter that you’ve never seen a represen- tative from the Snowdrift at the Inter-Club Council. I repre- tives, where not only can they present their ideas, but they can push the de- cisions through. The reason I quit at- tending the meetings, 9. 9 I must strongly disagree with tivities. Do you not see the Dean sented the Snowdrift early in along with many other what was said concerning of Students in there every Mon- the year at these meetings and people I’ve talked to, is I Peach pits ICC. day? He certainly uses the infor- I even made a few announce- became frustrated by lack First of all, I am a club a mation that is discussed in ICC. He ments and suggestions for of power the club leaders contain trace president and have been to and Jed take all that information change of my own. Although I had to actually make amounts of every ICC (Inter-Club directly back to President Benson. don’t currently attend the meet- changes to Snow. The re- Conncil) meeting and I have Did you miss the presentation that ings we do have members of our vised Senate is designed to arsenic, and never seen you or anyone of I did on why students go home on staff attending. do what ICC should be do- arsenic is your staff there. You could the weeekends and what activities I will proudly admit that ing, but much less effec- awesome! have had someone there and are most productive? I did my en- very few people in this college tively. I not know about it, but even tire stats project, a 50+ hour project work harder than you and other When you make a pre- if you had, I have never heard I might add, on what we could do other club leaders that attend sentation that you spent 8. 8 that person voice their opin- to keep students here on the week- ICC. Being president of a club over 50 hours preparing, or ion on behalf of the Snow- ends. I did this FOR ICC so that requires a lot of dedication, time, when the collective mas- drift. This meeting is cer- we could be the most productive and effort. I salute the club lead- sive brain power and cre- Millions of tainly not "come and do what we could, and I am only one club ership of Snow College and mar- ativity of the club leader- peaches, the Vet's say." I will admit that president. Numerous other people vel and what you’ve accom- ship of Snow College all peaches for me. sometimes it can seem that in there give just as much time, if plished. All of you do an awe- comes together to brain- there are an awful lot of an- not more so, to make that meeting some job. The group that makes storm I would like to see Millions of nouncements, but how else just as improtant and effective. I of ICC are the most capable and them make positive peaches, are we supposed to tell our could go on and on, but I think you motivated people on campus. changes for Snow instead club members about them if get the idea. The point I was trying to of just offering feedback. peaches for they aren't announced? How I don't mean to sound dis- make in my editorial last week I would once again like free. can we plan activities to in- gruntled, but I think that the stu- was that ICC, although very to commend the great presi- volve the students if we don't dents need the real picture behind productive, lacks any decision dency and leadership com- announce and talk about what goes on in ICC. That meet- making power. ICC currently mittees of Snow College’s 7 7. them. ing is wholely and solely dedicated operates like a lobbying group, clubs and hope that one day All we do in there is talk to makeing campus life for the stu- where everyone voices their they will have greater 100 percent of about how to get students in- dents better, and I would certainly opinion and tries to influence power in making Snow volved! say that we try our very best to do the dean of students, student College the great place it is all hedonists Perhaps your staff mem- just that. body senators, and presidency. today. prefer fruit. ber wasn't in there the time As you stated, “All we do in when President Benson came Thanks, there is talk about how to get Dave S. Armstrong in and got our feedback on the David Woolsey students involved!” Although Editor in Chief 6. 6 Washington apples, Georgia peaches, Iowa corn. Enough Ranking the all-time greatest fight movies TRAVIS METZLER about Jean-Claude Van Damme ing Bridgette Wilson as Sonya genre. 2. Crouching Tiger Hidden COPY EDITOR going to Hong Kong and beat- Blade. You’ve gotta love it. 4. Crocodile Dundee: Dragon: It’s a bit more modern said. ing up a bunch of random 6. Rocky: any of them in watching Paul Hogan pound on than many of the others, but it people because he just feels like the series. The fights aren’t like a crocodile with his bare fists. has some of the best sword Top ten fight movies of all it. modern fight movies, mostly What more is there to say? fights seen in America for a 5 5. time: not necessarily in proper 8. Kickboxer: a man wraps because it’s just boxing, but this 3. Jackie Chan movies: all good long time. order. his hands in cloth, dips them in series actually has story. That’s of these fit together, and are not 1. Fight Club: it’s R so Jimmy Pride 10. Street Fighter: a terrible glue, and then covers them in what makes it great. necessarily individuals. The many of you may not ever see said so! movie overall, but you have to shards of glass. Awesome. 5. Rambo: another Stallone fact that Jackie has broken al- it. It’s worth it just to see Brad see Rauel Julia as M. Bison. It 7. Mortal Kombat: not the great. This one involves more most every bone in his body Pitt bloodied like no one’s busi- is a riot. second one. The first has some guns than the others, but explo- multiple times doesn’t hurt ness. Also, it really makes you 4 9. Bloodsport: a classic awesome fights, and the amaz- sions definitely add to the them either. think. 4. When you juice fruit you get fruit juice! When you juice vegetables you get V8. 3. 3 Broccoli may look like little trees, but who in their right mind would eat a little tree? 2 2. Four out of five dentists can’t be wrong. 1. Occasionally 1 someone accidently eats the wax fruit. No one has ever eaten the wax vegetables. The The Snowdrift February 5, 2004 Feature Page 5 Teacher Spotlight Convocations gets a history lesson Professor Spencer teaches Snow students about Saint Leoba English teacher Melanie Jenkins KERRI CARTER Business Manager CATHE LEATHAM bright red jogging suit. Culture Editor When asked why she Last Thursday, January 29, became a teacher Jenkins the convocations class had an states, “in college I unexpected lecturer: Professor This weeks teacher w o r k e d f o r t h e Vi c e Spencer. According to the class feature is on Melanie President of B.Y.U. I met schedule, Doug Barton was sup- Jenkins. Jenkins who was a lot of the Professors posed to give a talk about born and raised in Manti and I was impressed with “What’s So Great About Snow?” has taught for nine years them, I thought I wanted However, the students listened to in all. She has taught in to be like them, a part of an interesting history lesson the English department at what they are doing.” She about Spencer ’s sabbatical, Snow for six and a half goes on to say, “My cho- which occurred over a year ago. years and is an Assistant sen field came because it The journey, as it turned out, be- P r o f e s s o r. S h e e a r n e d was the perfect degree gan from a cookbook. both her Bachelors de- f o r P r e - L a w. M y g o a l Professor Spencer owns a gree and Masters degree was to be a lawyer. Al- cookbook with foods named af- from B.Y.U. and is cur- ways being an avid ter saints. Underneath each rently working on finish- reader I fell in love with recipe, a little bit of history is ing her Ph.D. from Wash- what I was doing.” Her shared about the saint. Accord- ington State. favorite genre to read is ing to the cookbook, Saint Leoba Melanie is married contemporary fiction, fa- was an English woman who (sorry guys) to Mitch v o r i t e a u t h o r To n y played a pivotal role in the evan- Jenkins in the Advise- Morrison, as for most- gelization of Germany. It was ment Office. They are the loved book she says there later discovered that Saint Professor Spencer impressed convocations students with her historical cookbook. proud parents of Meg 11 are too many of them to Leoba’s name means “dear one,” and Seth 7. choose just one. The most which seemed rather fitting for a like in the Dark Ages. For ex- Leoba was born an aristocrat, but As Spencer continued to When asked what important thing she saint who accomplished so much. ample, most women died at her mother decided that the speak about her journey and the hobbies she has the an- wants to teach and her As Spencer journeyed young ages (around 30 years old) daughter would be dedicated to many discoveries she had made, swer centers around her goals are to improve the around England, Germany, and due to anemia. Since the hus- the church. This decision was it was incredible to see the family. Many of the ac- reading, writing and France, she kept looking for more bands owned everything in the based on a dream before the child audience’s interest. After the lec- tivities she attends are critical thinking skills of evidence to prove that Saint marriage, a wife would have to was even conceived. When Saint ture ended, a few students even sporting events featuring her students. One of Leoba had been real. She found out-live her husband to have any Leoba’s mother talked to an old lingered behind to talk to Profes- either of her children. Jenkins current students several pieces of evidence, al- property of her own. This sel- croon about her dream, the sor Spencer about her journey. Basketball, softball, Leslie Gordon has this to though Spencer never located the dom happened. woman said that it meant the One student stayed after class b a s e b a l l , s o c c e r, w h a t - s a y, “ S h e h a s a K i n g tomb. There were also a few things mother would have a child who just to thank the professor for her ever the season they are Arthur way of teaching. She also discovered a lot that Spencer discovered about would live her life in the church interesting lecture! It was a very involved, and mom is in We all get in a circle and about what women’s lives were this mysterious saint. Saint and be dedicated to it. informative and intriguing class. there cheering them on. discuss the issues that Club Spotlight Besides sporting events come up in literature. In Jenkins likes to travel. Melanie’s classes we learn This last Christmas, the quickly that we aren’t liv- morning opening of pre- s e n t s c o n s i s t e d o f a i r- plane tickets, packed suitcases and a trip to ing in Camelot. She has a great approach to learn- ing.” In closing there is one Associated Women’s Society SARAH CHRISTENSEN if you are a girl, then you are ber, speak to Alicia Hardy, Some of the activities Disneyland. last quote from former stu- Sports Photographer automatically able to partici- Club President, in the Student that were put on by AWS last One of the memo- dent Maren Nyman, “I pate in all AWS activities. Life Office. semester consisted of: Girls rable experiences during loved Melanie’s class, she As for the desperate men, if Meetings for the com- Preference, Battle of the their trip was a chance taught me a lot, she has Are you a woman or a you really are interested in mittee are held on Tuesdays Sexes, the Ms. Snow Pag- e n c o u n t e r w i t h Wi l l c o m p a s s i o n a n d u n d e r- man (a very desperate man participating in AWS, you at 5 p.m. So what e a n t a n d Wo m e n ’s We e k - Farrell from the 2003 standing for struggling who wants to be involved in may be able to help in plan- d o e s A s s o c i a t e d Wo m e n ’s which included Mary-Kay movie Elf. The Elf actor students, I really appreci- an all girl society?) If you ning and preparing activi- Society do for the women on M a k e - o v e r, K i c k b o x i n g , was hard to miss since he ated all she did for me. I are, then you can participate ties. No that does not mean campus? We know they pro- and other activities. is a very tall man and was can’t thank her enough.” in AW S , Associated that you get to come and eat vide activities for Snow Col- Hardy plans to have many dressed like Santa in a Women’s Society. There is cookies with the girls at lege women, but what is more exciting activities for no sign up form, no club fee, Girl’s Night Out. Girls, you AWS’ purpose? Well, Hardy this semester. Some to be can also get involved with says the purpose of AWS is looking forward to include: AW S . AW S c u r r e n t l y h a s to “provide women with op- Girl’s Night Out, Mother- nine committee members. portunities to get involved D a u g h t e r We e k e n d , a n d C h a r l i e H e a l y as Vice and feel unique, special, and Morp. A l i c i a e n c o u r a g e s President and other positions important. We value them all girls to come to Girl’s include publicity and decora- being here (at Snow Col- Night Out on February 19. tions. Positions may be avail- lege) and want them to get They will be showing Pillow BRIDGET ANDERSON at Demi and Ashton for sobbing Dear Heart broken, Well, able for publicity and decorat- involved.” AWS puts on ac- Talk and eating goodies. So Feature Editor outloud. Love has no age. The why didn’t he just run you over ing. If you are interested in tivities about once every all women come; it will be a things that make a relationship with his car? That sounds like it becoming a committee mem- month. blast! functional are hard work, dedi- would have felt a lot better. I Dear Bridget, I have a cation, trust, not proximities of know the pain that break-ups can problem with two boys. There is one boy that I knew from the second day I moved here. I played a little T-P joke on him age. The only problems that might arise with an age differ- ence as big as your’s is that you are still pretty young and if you bring. My last boyfriend decided to break up with me during a slow song at the girls choice dance I took him to. I would Foreign to Snow and now for the last two months we have talked on the phone al- most everyday. He is a really were to date someone that was oh, I don’t know, say, 26 is that they might be looking for com- have rather stuck a fork through my eye. My suggestion, feel sad about it. Cry about it. Read old Meet Dennis Galievich Elkibayev nice guy, the type that wouldn’t pletely different things at this love letters and listens to “your EMILY PERKINS the other side of the hurt a fly and he would do any- point in their life. They might song” over and over and over Staff Writer world want to come thing for me. Then there is the want to get married right away again and then put it all away. to Snow College? other one, who I got to know in and start a family, while you are It’s all right to feel glum for When asked why he the middle of September. He is just barely experiencing living on awhile, but if it’s been 2 months Dennis Galievich came, “you’ve got to also really cool and we play your own for the first time. I and you haven’t got out of your Elkibayev was born use your lifetime basketball every once in awhile think, overall, age isn’t impor- pajamas and all you eat is frost- in Moscow, Russia on properly... you need and talk when we get around to tant, but I would take it into con- ing then you are blowing things October 21, 1986. He action, staying in it. I don’t know what to do. I sideration anyway. The next and way out of proportion. What are is the son of Gali one place for a long want to be their friend, but I final question, (OK there were you holding on to? Some guy who Elkibayev and has time to me is like a kind of want something more. only three questions, but I am wouldn’t know a truly cool girl if o n e l i t t l e b r o t h e r, slow death.” Al- But from which one? One is 19 only accustomed to answering it hit him in the face, that’s what. I Erik. Although Den- though Dennis really and the other is 26. Should age two questions altogether anyway know it’s hard. I must of cried over nis was born in Mos- likes it here in matter, or should I just go with so everyone’s real lucky that I slow dance boy for hours. Life cow, his parents are America he still my gut? I’m only 18. -Con- even agreed to do this) question goes on. Time really does heal. of Asian decent and misses his friends, fused about boys three: Should you follow your Most of the time breaking up moved to Russia be- and of course family, gut? Capital Y, Capital E, Capi- works out for the better. You meet fore Dennis was born Dennis Galievich Elibayev but who can blame tal S...YES! It is always good to new people that you might not and have lived there him? He also gave Dear Confused, You real- follow your instincts. For some have ever known if you were still ever since. language, and Dennis contin- interesting facts ize that’s like five questions reason they know more than us. together. I know this is hard, and Even though Dennis ued to improve as time went about Russia, like how the right there. Well, I guess we Really listen to yourself and ask it was probably hard on your ex has lived in Russia practi- on. city Oimiakon is the cold- better get started. Question one: yourself which one can give you too, but don’t dwell on it. Let go cally his entire life he After spending eight est town in the world reach- Which guy should you like as the things you want. You deserve and move on, for your sake. Re- speaks amazing English. years studying the English ing all time lows of -110 more than a friend? That can everything you want so don’t member, Britney Spears has been Dennis started an English language, and because of his degrees...Burrrrrrr...Luckily be tricky. My suggestion is if settle, but choose wisely. I’m dumped; so has Christina Aguilera, program when he was 6. great relationship with Jeff, Dennis says that his home- you can’t tell which is which sure you’ll make the right choice. and Madonna. Even the prettiest Once he graduated from who had made his permanent town Moscow doesn’t get right off the bat then date them most popular girl at your school the program a man named home in Idaho, Dennis de- colder than Idaho. both. There is nothing wrong (the advice column girl) has been Jeff Palmer (who is cur- cided to go to Snow College. Dennis is majoring in with dating multiple people as Dear Bridget, My boyfriend dumped. It happens to everyone, rently residing in Idaho Dennis’s favorite thing to mechanical engineering, is long as both parties know the broke up with me last week and but you will survive. Falls) came to live with do is snowboarding, #21 on the Snow College arrangement. In doing this you my whole life is in ruins. I can’t Dennis’s family in 1990, “snowboarding is like air to soccer team, and loves will be able to see which one is sleep, I can’t think, I can’t sit in If you have any questions where he taught English to me,” he says as he looks at his Mountain Dew. If you want more boyfriend material and class, it hurts too bad. We were you would like to ask Bridget, the children of Russia. Jeff beautiful snowboard leaning to know a way cool guy which one is just a pal. OK, that together a long time and I really please feel free to drop her a line also taught the already against the wall. who has an awesome ac- wasn’t so bad, question two: thought he loved me. What can at firstname.lastname@example.org, well-educated Dennis Many of you are wonder- cent, Dennis is the guy to Should age matter? Yes and I do to help me through this? - or Humanities Building room more about the English ing why would someone from meet! no. No it shouldn’t, I mean look Heart broken in Snow Hall 111A. The The Snowdrift Page 6 Culture February 5, 2004 Movie in Review A contest for everyone KATHY EGGLESTON tiful to happen in my life and it Staff Writer did!” Spencer won second The Perfect Score That is, just steal the answers kudos for coming up for some- It’s rated PG-13 because “ To We e d o r n o t t o weed?” questions Cathe place essay for “The Bike Trip” about a Special Olympics sum- mer spent with her grandmother when she was six and a half from the PCT. (Princton Testing thing other than blood and guts of drug references, sexual Leatham, whose poem, re- years, and Honorable Mention Center, the place that handles the or sappy romance. The plot is content and language and is ceived Honorable Mention in for her poem “In a Thunder- test and more importantly, the honestly good in my opinion but produced my MTV. the 2003 Snow College’s an- storm.” According to Spen- answers to the test.) Impossible, not all that great. It’s not some- nual Weeds Literary and Art cer, “Just entering is an yes? Not necessarily when you thing that I’ll necessarily buy or Susie’s Scoring: competition. Leatham’s an- achievement.” befriend the daughter of an im- really remember. I found it to be swer after entering Weeds “If I was going to be a real kind of short, only 100 minutes. 3.5 Stars out of 5 t h i s y e a r ? “ Ye s , e v e r y o n e writer, I decided I had to take portant member who practically lives there. Now, how to do it needs to Weed!” the first step and enter the without getting caught? Good Ye s , e v e r y o n e . E v e n Weeds contest,” stated Kathy question. those non-Art/English ma- Lin Eggleston, whose poem At first I thought this movie jors. Michael Johnson, a “One School Day” took first would be more of a “little kid Snow engineering student, is p l a c e a n d s t o r y “ A l b e r t ’s movie” if you know what I mean. another one of the nineteen stu- Comeuppance” won third SUSIE MOTOLA Seeing as I’m already in college dent winners published in the place. “It took courage but the Photography Editor and don’t need to worry about Weeds - Snow College Literary self confidence is worth it.” getting a good score or anything, Journal last spring. His first Other winners of last I still found this movie quite in- place essay “Torres Gemelas” year’s Weeds contest were: The Perfect Score High teresting. The characters were chronicles his experience of A r t , P a u l Wi l l i a m s , F i r s t School. SAT’s, ACT’s, just like you and me. They por- being in a small Mexican vil- place; Georgie Erickson, Sec- ASVAB’s. All these tests! In trayed the typical stereotypes of lage when the Twin Towers ond place; Brittany Larsen, the new movie The Perfect high school kids. The jock, the came down. Johnson believes, Third place; and Douglas Score starring Erika Chris- brain, the outspoken one, the best “ [Writing my story for the lit- Larsen, Honorable Mention; tensen, Chris Evans, Bryon friends who just like to have fun erary journal] was a good ex- Stories, Nicole Harr, First Greenberg, Scarlet Johansson, and the kid who was about to perience and you don’t have place; Jeff Fulmer, Second Darius Miles, Leonardo Lam, smoke a hemp blanket. Out of all anything to lose!” place; Poetry, Damon Liddiard, and Tyra Farrell they play 6 these oddballs who would never Danica Whitehead is one of Second place; Wade Arave, high School kids who for dif- “hang out” in their everyday six 2003 Weeds authors who re- Third place; Melanie Craig, ferent reasons, want to get a lives, they get together and form main at Snow. She received Nicole Harr, Angela Hill, Jes- good score on their ACT’s. lasting friendships. Honorable Mention for her sica Martin, and Jay Britton The problem is, for dif- There’s a little bit of every- poem “Seeing David.” White- Fisher, Honorable Mention; ferent reasons; they can’t re- thing for everyone. You’ve got head says, “It is really exciting Essays, Denise Avis, Third ally get those scores. Whether your romance, (just a few kisses, to see words that come out of place. it’s because they were let off nothing too big) your climbing your soul on paper and then put Remember to get your doing work because they were through ceiling ropes, cops, jail, into print. It feels like I’ve ac- name in the next Weeds you the star basketball player or jokes … everything. The main complished something impor- must enter! Entry forms with because it’s simply “some- focus/moral of the story is fo- tant for myself.” the contest rules can be ob- thing to do”, they all need to cused on the hardships and chal- Entering a contest is never tained from the writing lab, the make sure they get passing lenges that teenagers have today easy, but the rewards are many. campus library, or the Humani- scores. Can’t get them le- and the unfairness of standard- “I knew I needed to do this,” ties building foyer. gally? Why not do it illegally? ized testing. You gotta give them shared Tonya Spencer, “be- The last day to enter the cause I needed something beau- contest is February 14, 2004. Music Review Triumph: Comedy of a puppet dog about the news of celebrities made me cringe. Then he and then his famous line, “For called a Chinese restaurant, me to poop on!” His first com- looking for his brother, who edy album “Come poop with might have already been me” is insult after insult on the cooked. But the best phone call famous people of today. was to a catalog, where they Triumphs song “Bob sell dog beds, in which he or- Barker” accompanied by Jack dered the largest bed with the Black, is to get back at him for name “Home of the Dog saying at the end of The Price Pounder.” Is Right, “Be sure to spay and There were many guest BRAD DENNEY neuter your cats and dogs.” He stars that were with Triumph. Opinion Editor inter- Adam views Sandler, B e n “Beware, there is a reason it has Conan The comical stylings of Curtis, an explicit content warning on O’Brien, Triumph, the insult comic t h e Janeane this CD...” dog will only be appreciated D e l l Garofalo, by the people who already dude, Vinnie know who he is and like his on his rising career, also Jared Pastore, Jared Fogle, Ben sense of humor. Beware, Fogle from the Subway diet Curtis, Horatio Sanz, and there is a reason it has an ex- commercials. He interviews Jack Black. This album is plicit content warning on MTV VJ’s Kurt Loder and Iann only for a few fans of Tri- this CD with a bonus DVD. Robinson, and tells them where umph, the insult comic dog. Triumph started out as a their careers are going. Which can only be described small time puppet act on On the CD, there are a few as vulgar, rude, disgusting, Late Night with Conan prank phone calls. The prank and should have never been O’Brien. A late night talk call to a dog kennel, trying to put out. I loved it. show famous for it’s raun- find a girlfriend, was hilarious. This album is a very chy material. Another to a STD hotline, g o o d a l b u m … “ f o r m e t o Triumph would talk which I can’t write about, it poop on.” Advertise in the Snowdrift. email@example.com The The Snowdrift February 5, 2004 Culture Page 7 Win cash with Weeds Writing and Art Contest KATHY EGGLESTON Contest is held yearly and Weeds Staff Writer advisor, English professor and poet, David Rosier enjoys this project despite the work involved. Angela Hill took an impor- Rosier reads and proofreads as tant step last year. She entered well as oversees the publication the Weeds Literary and Art con- of Weeds. Rosier chooses local test and won Honorable Men- people with academic skills in the tion on her poem “Feminist Fa- Arts for judges. He also chooses tigue.” Hill, this year’s Weeds’s a student editor to be in charge editor explains, “My experi- of promotion and layout. Mark ence with Weeds last year re- Soderborg helps behind the scene ally helped me expand myself. with the production. I think just getting up the cour- For the sixth year, Mrs. Eris age to enter any kind of contest Sondrup Nielson is sponsoring is important in the development the cash awards which are given of an artist. I speak of an artist in accordance with the judge’s in the broadest sense as some- choices for first, second and third one who creates something in- place in each category. The Con- credible. “Whether your medium test Rules are covered on the en- is paint, clay, pencil or words, as try form. The categories are po- an artist, being able to take the etry, essay, short story and art. risk and put your work ‘out there’ Mrs. Nielson also selects her in the world is a considerable step best-liked creation based on not only in the progress of your overall literary and artistic qual- work but also the progress of your ity for a special award. Although self-worth. If you believe in your- about 200 poems are entered self and your work enough that each year, Rosier states, “Very you are willing to let others see it few short stories and essays are and judge its value, then you are entered.” Hill adds, “As editor of that more secure in who you are this year’s Weeds, I encourage all Susie Motola/ Photo Editor Weeds Production advisor Mark Soderborg, Student Editor Angela Hill, Literary Advisor David Rosier and what you can do. The satis- students who love to create, who faction that comes in the result, put themselves into their cre- is built, think how much greater Angela Hills, Professor Rosier, it under his office door, Humani- if you enter you can read your whether good or bad, will help ations, to enter this contest. It will the satisfaction will be.” the writing lab, the campus li- ties room 186C. own name in Weeds next year. build your art and your charac- help begin to build a bridge from Due date for entries is Feb- brary, or from the Humanities The Weeds Snow College “Artistry cannot be ter.” your soul to the souls of others ruary 14,2003. Entry forms can foyer. Return entry with entry Literary Journal is on sell in the taught...only awakened.” D. The Snow College Writing in the world. And if that bridge be obtained from Weeds editor form to Professor Rosier or put book store. It is a good read and Rosier August 2003 Taste of Sanpete Book Talk The Cat Who Talked Turkey Satisfied Ewe Cafe An honest expression MELANIE NELSON missed. The Satisfied Ewe wel- what you get, but always get- Staff Writer comes you to enjoy breakfast, ting more food than you pay CATHE LEATHAM the clues for the police. The char- Klingenscheon fortune. He is lunch and dinner. Not only are for, ranges from $6-12. Des- Culture Editor acters evolve from big city crime required by the will him to you there to enjoy the food, but serts average out to be around to small town living. Qwill discov- move and remain in Moose The Satisfied Ewe Cafe the atmosphere as well. This $2. One of their special and ers more about himself and his County. Qwill being a man of open 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. ev- small town, western themed res- highly popular treats is The Lilian Jackson Braun has past. He also becomes historian few wants or needs decides to ery day (Breakfast until 11:00 taurant has a relaxed, enjoyable Big Muddy. It’s a scone, released her twenty-sixth book and town comic relief through his share his wealth with the com- AM) 350 N. Main St. 283- environment. Looking around I topped with their special in her series that began with column "The Qwill Pen" in the lo- munity and establishes the 6364 noticed numerous authentic sauce, vanilla ice cream, hot "The Cat Who Read Back- cal paper "The Moose County Klingenschoen Foundation. The Satisfied Ewe is lo- country decorations. They have fudge, whipped cream and wards" in 1966. Braun has clev- Something." All in all, I enjoy the cated on the east side of Main also included clever puns, putting chopped nuts, with a cherry erly incorporated the intelligent Qwill becomes local philan- books, the quirky people and Street. It sits back in its own their restaurant name to use, such on top. I couldn’t do with- and curious personalities of cats thropist when he inherits the cat pranks. quaint little world, where as: “Please Seat EWE-self,” and out trying one. I definitely in her mysteries. KoKo (Kao many don’t notice its flashing “Happy Trails to EWE.” was not disappointed. K’o Kung) and Yum Yum are yellow sign or decorative While you are waiting for If you’ve never given Siamese cats who are acquired lights. The sign out front your food, which in my case was The Satisfied Ewe a shot, go at different times by noted reads City Cafe. These are no more than ten minutes, there for it. They won’t let you newspaper reporter James words that are obviously not are things to keep you busy. At down. I mean, they have five MackIntosh Qwilleran. The appealing enough for the av- each table there is one comical different kinds of French unique spelling of his Byline is erage Snow College student. book for your reading enjoyment. fries, along with their own a quirk in every book. I have often asked fellow Bad- These include: “The Disgusted fry sauce. Senior Citizens Once Qwill gets involved gers if they had heard of, eaten Drivers Handbook,” “The Out- get a ten percent discount. with the first cat, KoKo, his life at, or even seen this country house Book” and “Geezerhood.” You will get full, that’s a will never be the same. Qwill cafe and I rarely was answered Prices vary primarily ac- promise. Every dinner feels the cat knows more than yes as their reply. Well, it’s cording to the time of day. comes with soup or salad, most cats or people. Aren’t most definitely my pleasure to in- Breakfast ranges anywhere from choice of potatoes, a veg- cats smarter and better company form you that this restaurant to $3-6. Lunch is $4-11. And etable, and a dinner roll. than people? A cat expresses it’s is not to be overlooked or dis- Dinner, obviously depending on Get Satisfied! emotions honestly. When it is affectionate it acts that way, when it wants left alone it swipes with it’s paw. Are cats independent or do they just know what they want and like.? Qwill is positive KoKo can read, as well as type, maybe is even psychic. The Cat Who books are punctuated with en- joyable stories of cat antics, and small town living. "Moose County four hundred miles north of everywhere." KoKo seems to have a sixth sense for mystery and solving them. KoKo seems to do the thinking and finding of the clues while Qwill interprets Susie Motola / Photo Editor The Satisfied Ewe Cafe: one of the untapped pleasures of Ephraim THE KAGE KAGE Call in a request now: 89.5 FM 283-7007 The The Snowdrift Sports Page 10 February 05, 2004 Snow alumni Superbowl Results: XXXVIII Patriots strangle a win out of Carolina! JEREMY WINN Staff Writer Proehl, followed by Kasay’s ex- tra point. With only 1:08 left on the clock, it seemed we were about to witness the first Super continues play on the next level DREW SPEAR Sports Editor #11 Gardner, Jeff Whether it was the great Bowl to ever go into overtime. Idaho State Univer- performances by both quarter- John Kasay’s kickoff went sity backs or Janet Jackson’s “slip- out-of-bounds, giving the Jeff played two seasons up” during halftime, there was no Patriot’s the ball at their own 40- at Snow College and was a reason not to have been on the yard line. Tom Brady promptly First Team All-Scenic West edge of your seat, nervously bit- move the Patriot’s 37 yards in six Conference performer in ing on your fingernails during plays, hitting Deion Branch to 2003. As a sophomore, he Super Bowl XXXVIII. Some are set up Vinatieri. Two years ago averaged 17.7 points, good calling it the best Super Bowl Adam Vinatieri won Super Bowl for third in the league and he ever, while others are warning us XXXVI with a field goal that led the league in three other to get used to the Patriots and went through as time expired. categories, assists (5.6 per Lombardi Trophy being used in Here he was again in Super Bowl game), steals (1.9 per game) the same sentence frequently. XXXVIII with eight seconds re- and three-pointers made, Super Bowl XXXVIII was not maining and his team tied at 29. with 93. He shot a respect- the best ever, but in many ways “As I kicked the ball it felt good able .375 from three-point the strangest. off of my foot,” Vinatieri ex- land. Gardner excelled at the The New England Patriots plained, “and when I looked up, free throw line also, going defense has shut down some of it was right down the middle.” 155-for-182, good for a .852 the best offenses in football this For the second time in three percentage. Gardner led the season. For instance, Peyton years, the Patriots were Super Badgers to 46 wins over his Manning and the Colts were Bowl champions and Tom Brady two seasons, including a 21- playing as well offensively as a was named MVP. Vinatieri all but 10 mark in 2002-03. Jeff team can play until they ran into Photo curtesy of espn.com cemented his position into the scored a career-high 38 the Patriots in the AFC Champi- The New England Patriots wrapped up the Superbowl with a 31 to 29 victory. Hall of Fame with the kick, and points against the Former onship game. The Pat’s defense everybody was readily awaiting Patriot’s 15-yard line, Jake only 2:51 remaining. Brady became only the ninth Collegiate All Stars and led played brilliant as they executed the halftime show. Delhomme took the snap and Jake Delhomme led all NFL Quarterback to win the Super the Badgers in scoring in 13 the game-plan to perfection and New England tried a squib dropped back to pass. Nobody quarterbacks with eight fourth- Bowl twice. The win was the games last year. After trans- won their fourteenth-straight kick, but it was poorly executed, could get open so he scrambled out quarter drives that either won or Patriot’s fifteenth straight, and ferring to Idaho State Uni- game. and the Panthers returned it their of the pocket to his left, and with a tied the game. A remarkable stat has brought up talks about this versity this last year he has The Carolina Panthers de- own 47-yard line, giving them a flick of his wrist, fired a perfect from a guy who nobody had even being possibly the best team ever. started 21 games for them fense has played just as tough. possible shot at getting into field pass down the sideline to Muhsin heard of before the season began. The fourth quarter featured and is currently averaging Their defensive line is considered goal range, or even the end zone. Muhammad, who took it into the To give the Panther’s a chance, a combined 37 points between 12.2 points per game. He is to be the best in the NFL and The Panthers surprised the end zone. Jake needed to push that number the two teams, a Super Bowl shooting an astonishing 45% their secondary hadn’t allowed a Patriots, who were in a deep pass The pass was the longest to nine and did so, with ease. record. I couldn’t help but de- from the 3-point range and receiving touchdown in the post- coverage, by running a draw play play from scrimmage in Super Delhomme calmly moved bate what was easier this Super also averages 3.3 assists per season until Sunday. to Stephen Davis for 21 yards to Bowl history, and gave the the Panther’s down the field 80 Bowl Sunday: scoring touch- game as well as 2.5 re- Both defenses lived up to the New England 32-yard line. Panther’s their first lead of the yards, with precision, in only downs, or scoring with Janet bounds. their billing as nobody scored for From there, John Kasay connected game, 22-21. It also marked the seven plays. He tied the game at Jackson? the first 27 minutes of the game, on a 50-yard field goal to close out first time New England had 29 with a 12-yard pass to Ricky #4 Vroman, Jackson the slowest start in Super Bowl the first half. After the slow start, trailed in a Iowa State University history. With 3:05 remaining in both teams combined for 24 points game since the first half, Tom Brady found in just over three minutes. November 23, Jackson had an out- Deion Branch wide open in the Both offenses were shutout in also in Hous- standing sophomore season, end zone to capitalize on the third quarter, but on just the ton, against leading the Scenic West Carolina’s only turnover, a second play of the fourth quarter, the Texans. Conference in both scoring fumble by Jake Delhomme. Antowain Smith pounded the Once again 23.9 points per game and re- At that point, Carolina had - ball in from two yards out to give the Panthers bounding (9.6 rpg) for a 7 yards of total offense and no the Patriot’s a 21-10 lead. To fol- went for two Snow team that finished 25- first-downs. The touchdown low form, the Panther’s quickly and fell short. 8. He had the second-best seemingly awoke the Panther’s answered with a six-play, 81- T h e field goal percentage in the offense as they managed a 95- yard drive, ending with a 33-yard Panther’s lead conference at 62.2 percent yard touchdown drive, capped run by DeShaun Foster, and the didn’t last (295-of-474) and led the off by Steve Smith’s 39-yard re- score was 21-16. They went for long as Brady league in double-doubles ception. The drive was tied for two trying to make the score 21- came back with 18. Jackson scored a the second longest in Super Bowl 18 but failed as Delhomme’s pass with his third career-high 33 points vs. history, and the 39-yard touch- fell behind Muhsin Muhammad. touchdown Utah Valley State. Last year down pass was the longest the The Patriot’s next drive fea- pass, this time as a junior he led the cy- Pat’s defense had allowed all sea- tured their only turnover of the to Mike clones in rebounding with son through the air. game as Tom Brady’s attempt Vrabel, and 9.4 a game, which was also Tom Brady answered back was picked off by Reggie converted on good for 5th in the Big 12. and threw another touchdown to Howard in the end zone. What their two- He averaged 12.5 points David Givens, giving the Patri- Jake Delhomme did next solidi- point conver- Photo curtesy of espn.com which ranked him second on ots a 14-7 advantage. With only fied him as a great quarterback. sion to make it The Panther’s defence block the second of the Pat’s field goal attempt. the team. He had a season- 17 seconds left in the first half, On second-down from the 29-22 with high 24 points and 8 re- bounds against a nationally- Spear’s Sports Player Spotlight ranked Texas Tech. During this year he is shooting 58% from the field and averaging A glimpse at national sports 13.1 points a game with 9.8 rebounds per game. This DREW SPEAR such as Andre Miller of the Den- ver Nuggets and Keith Van Horn West with a 9-0 league record. Candace Jane’s addiction year while continuing his good play and is moving up Sports Editor Much like Air Force they don’t ISU’s rebounding and of the New York Knicks. have one offensive threat, but JEREMY WINN ing Mexican food. She blocked shots record list. Although Coach Majerus has many players that chip in on a Staff Writer was married on August Rick Majerus to give it up been under NCAA investigation regular basis. But because of the 14th in Minersville and has #11 Goodell,Troy (coaching...not ribs) recently, there is no doubt that his lack of strength of schedule, enjoyed the experience. Weber State Univer- love for the game and his players these teams must win their con- Candace Janes plays Her twin, Cammie, has been sity Coach Majerus’s chest pains is abundant. We will miss you ferences to receive an automatic small forward for the Lady a big part of her life and also As a sophomore for at a dinner last week were too coach. Oh ya, Bon Appettite. bid into the NCAA tournament. Badgers basketball team. plays basketball for the Snow College Troy led the much to handle, forcing him to I wish the best of luck to these Thanks in part to her great Badgers. badgers in rebounding aver- be escorted to an emergency College hoops: two great teams. playing ability, the Badgers Candace has been play- aging 8.8 a game. Goodell room. This isn’t the first time his Full of surprises One of the most disappoint- are enjoying a fine season. ing competitively since the ranked 2nd on the squad in health has given him problems. and disappointments ing teams so far has been the Mis- “Candace is a very com- fifth grade and loves the points (16.9 ppg), blocks In December of 1989 after coach- souri Tigers. Starting the season petitive player but off of adrenaline and excitement it (10), steals (52), and field ing only six games as the newly The most surprising teams with high expectations they were the court, she is very mel- offers. In a game earlier this goal percentage .513. Troy appointed head coach of the Uni- thus far in the NCAA include ranked 6th in the nation. With a 4- low and is always con- season, Candace was 12-12 had a career-high 31 points versity of Utah, he underwent Utah State and Air Force. Air 3 league record and 9-8 overall cerned about others.” from the free throw line, an against North Idaho College. heart bypass surgery. Early in the force currently stands atop the record, and the fact that they are in Coach Shurtliff mentioned area Coach Shurtliff calls He is seeing limited minutes 00’-01’ season he had to take a Mountain West standing with a a tough conference, the Big 12, a after a recent practice. Her “her biggest strength.” in a reserve role at Weber leave of absence also for health 5-0 league record, and a 15-2 NCAA bid is looking grim for the personality has helped “Whenever we are in a and is averaging 3.2 points related issues. The 55-year old 6- overall record. They have had Tigers. Candace achieve a lot in tight ballgame, the girls a game and 4.2 rebounds. He foot tall Majerus is reportedly tip- convincing wins over both Utah Michigan State have also been her life. look to Candace for leader- is quietly and soundly mak- ping the scales at 370 pounds. and BYU. somewhat disappointing. The In high school Candace ship. She has been through ing a contribution to this It is said that he will be retir- The most impressive story Spartans who have a very talented played softball and frac- the wars and emerged as our team. Ranked 2nd on the ing as head coach at the end of this this season may be that Air Force team but have lost many close tured her femur. “It was go-to player.” Candice cur- squad in points (16.9 ppg), season. Coach Majerus has been hasn’t had an above .500 season games with ranked teams have very painful but I was still rently averages 12.9 points blocks (10), steals (52), and coaching at the U of U since 1989. since 1977. Another interesting stat fallen from 3rd in the nation to out surprised when I had it X- per game and 5.3 rebounds field goal percentage .513. In the 1990s the Utes posted a .767 is that their leading scorer, Keller, of the top 25. rayed and it was broken. It per game. Troy had a career-high 31 winning percentage and tallied 250 averages only 11 ppg. This could Even though they are 9-8 ended my softball career but Congratulations to points against North Idaho wins, which ranked them 8th in the only mean that there is some team overall they still are only a 1⁄2 helped me focus on Basket- Candace and the o t h e r College. He is seeing limited nation. Also during this time they ball being played in Colorado. game back in the league with a 5- ball.” members of our girls’ bas- minutes in a reserve role at made 10 trips to the NCAA tour- Another surprising season is 2 record. The Spartans look to re- Candace loves the out- ketball team. Weber and is averaging 3.2 nament and in 1998 played in the being played not far from here in deem their slow start and make the doors, especially four-wheel- Make sure you get out points a game and 4.2 re- championship game. He has Logan, Utah. The Aggies have tournament. Tune in to college ing. You can also find her and support them in the bounds. He is quietly and coached and mentored many gotten off to a remarkable start at hoops to see great basketball ev- many nights at her house double header against soundly making a contribu- young men who have gone on to 17-1. Utah State also is ranked ery game, and be ready for sur- scrap-booking, while eat- Dixie this weekend. tion to this team. excel in the game of basketball first in their conference, the Big prises and disappointments.