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ATVNews: Ping pong for a cause, spelling, & great Aggie club sports

February 10th, 2013 Posted in Opinion

LOGAN—On this week’s Aggie TV News, a look at national and international headlines from North Korea and Egypt, ping pong, spelling bees, hanging art and keeping the campus safe at Utah State; more wintry weather, and great Aggie sports action.

• Clean Up the Air! Coughing Utahns march on the Utah Capitol to deliver 8,000 signatures to Utah Gov. Gary Herbert.

• Gays in Scouting: As the Boy Scouts of America consider dropping its ban on gays in its iconic youth organization, Mormons and representatives of the LDS Church—where most Utah scouts meet—applaud a BSA decision to postpone the move on the “important moral issue.”

More headlines below . . .

• Barely Smarter: USU students go to Edith Bowen elementary school for a nail-biting competition to see if they’re smarter than 5th graders.

• Pong! JCOM senior David Grange was badly injured in a motorcycle crash last fall, and a group of ping-pongers play to help him cover his medical bills.

• Code Blue: Utah State’s Code Blue Alert system uses cell phones, email and text to keep the campus safe.

• Speling Counts: The College of Education battles to a spell-binding conclusion in its annual spelling bee.

• Hang it up: Sculpture students spend hours getting their exhibit to hang straight in the fine arts center.

• Weather: Well, it’s winter…

In Aggie sports:

• Ad in: The USU men’s tennis team downs Weber State for its first match win of the season.

• National Champs: The men’s baseball team was last year’s best club team in the country—warming up in the Field House and looking to repeat in 2013, once the snow melts.

• Icing: The USU hockey team is closing in on its national tournament.


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