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McCain rallies in PA, addresses economy

By Jed Layton, Hinckley Institute Journalism ProgramMEDIA, Pa.8212;John McCain spoke in Pennsylvania, a state that might turn out to be the most important in the election, on what might be the most important...

Professor sues BYU, firm over non-compensation for work

By By Lana Groves, Asst. News Editor September 22, 2008

By Lana Groves, Asst. News EditorU professor Alan Rockwood is suing Brigham Young University and a company in Utah County for not compensating him for patents and work he helped develop.Rockwood, clinical...

Study weakens link between global warming, wildfires

By By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News Editor September 22, 2008

By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News EditorAs the global debate over climate change intensifies, a new study involving U researcher Mitchell Power found the number of wildfires worldwide decreased in the 20th century,...

Georgetown debate engages student issues

By Jed Layton, Hinckley Institute Journalism ProgramWASHINGTON8212;John Maurer was tired of hearing about lipstick on pigs and how many houses John McCain owns, so he was relieved to hear two members of...

Bennion Center offers five Alternative Fall Break programs

By Alex Cragun, Staff WriterInstead of visiting family or soaking up sun in the Bahamas, some U students will spend Fall Break serving the community.Alternative Fall Break, organized by the Lowell Bennion...

U students ride brake-less bikes

By Isabella Bravo, Staff WriterThe lack of brakes on fast bikes spark controversy around the country, but U students are still riding the new trend.Fixed gear bicycles, old-fashioned racing bikes built...

U recognized for computer science, receives $800,000 grant

By By Keith Chalmers, Staff Writer September 21, 2008

By Keith Chalmers, Staff WriterThanks to a new computer processing system, computer scientists at the U will be able to speed up the process of making complicated graphic illustrations and computations...

State budget cuts likely to impact higher education

By By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News Editor September 21, 2008

By Ryan Shelton, Asst. News EditorIn a move that could clamp down on Utah's higher education funding, state lawmakers will gather next week for a special legislative session where Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr....

Homecoming Week kicks off with service, spirit

By By Niccolo Barber, Staff Writer September 21, 2008

By Niccolo Barber, Staff WriterWhen Richard Raybould attended the U almost 60 years ago, he remembers homecoming as a spirited week of events mostly geared toward sororities and fraternities.Now, Raybould,...

Researchers develop cost-saving device for solar power cells

By By Lana Groves, Asst. News Editor September 21, 2008

By Lana Groves, Asst. News EditorU researchers have devised a new technique for cutting conductive materials used in solar power cells that can save company manufacturers thousands of dollars.Eberhard...