Travell Taylor, 24, was charged in the shooting death of Jonathan Mills, a former USU Eastern basketball player from the 2009-11 seasons. According to, Mills was shot multiple times at 1:27 p.m. on July 25 in his hometown of Chicago. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Mills, the father of two daughters, played for USU Eastern’s championship run in Hutchinson, Kan., where his team eventually won the third place finish at the National Junior College Athletic Association Tournament.
Posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 12:02pm
Former USU Eastern basketball standout Jonathan Mills, 26, was shot and killed Monday afternoon on Chicago's west side. The initial reports coming from former coaches and the Chicago Sun Times state that Mills was shot multiple times at an intersection and was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the Hoops 247, Mills was one of the most tenacious rebounders to ever hit the floor in Chicago, and averaged 14 points and 13 rebounds per contest at North Lawdale's 2008 2A All State championship game.
Posted Monday, July 25, 2016 - 5:01pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2016 Contact: Greg Dart, Vice Chancellor [email protected] PRICE – Utah State University Eastern announced today new head volleyball coach Danielle Jensen will lead the Eagle program this fall. Jensen takes over the program from Brittney Lee who resigned earlier this year to move with her husband who took a new job outside of Price. Paur says the coaching style and experience of Jensen was a big reason why he made the hire.
Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 8:42pm
At approximately 9:20 pm Utah authorities issued a state-wide Amber Alert for two missing children. Coming out of Clinton Utah police say two "non-custodial" inebriated parents kidnapped the small children, both girls, from a babysitter. The abductors identified as Monica Martinez and Chris Montoya are believed to be driving a white 4-door Cadillac with the license plate E718JT. Martinez, 25, was last seen wearing a black tank-top and light blue jeans, her build is 5'5" and 105 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes.
Posted Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 9:27pm


The 6-foot-6-inch athlete, Edmond James Sanders II, grew up in Oakland, Calif., where he said growing up in the Bay Area was a lot different to the other communities he has been to due to the upbringing of the reality he was exposed to. He said his parents raised him with politeness and discipline as they helped him understand that life is not about just you, it’s about how many people you can help live life to the fullest.
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:38pm
With a coach, roster and Scenic West Athletic Conference schedule, softball will officially begin spring 2016 at USU Eastern. Softball is the next sport to come to USU Eastern. The program is already lined up with a nearly complete roster and season schedule with the SWAC. The Eagles softball coach, Brittani Richins, was hired six weeks ago and has already begun recruiting and appointing staff. Coach Richins is happy with her recruiting so far saying, “I think all the players will be key to the success of the team.”
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:37pm
Cousiño started playing basketball when she was 5 years old. Her mother and oldest sister were high school basketball players. She carries the tradition of the family playing basketball, another family tradition is being a good guard shooter. She believes that, “Our conference [Scenic West Athletic Conference] was a hard conference and we lacked experience due to the fact that we had a lot of freshmen. “I feel like everyone gave their all and put everything into the season that they could and we had good and supportive coaches.”
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:36pm


USU Eastern’s technical students brought home two gold, five silver and a bronze medal at one of the largest SkillsUSA competitions held in Salt Lake City, on April 1. The two gold medal winners will compete at the national SkillsUSA competition this summer. Automotive Technology The automotive technology department’s Robby Jewkes, who is a Carbon High School student, earned gold medal after defeating 23-high school students. Eastern’s Robbie Mitchell earned a bronze medal after defeating seven students from college programs in the state.
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:13pm
With the summer heat getting closer, many people will be starting to have BBQs. A common entree that many people grill is shish kebabs. Their origin comes from the nomadic Bedouin culture of the Middle East. It was used as a way to eat using disposable utensils that can be found easily. In their original conception most believe that they were just meat on a stick however over time they became more complex.
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:12pm
Seven USU Eastern PBL Business students competed in the Future Business Leaders of America state leadership conference at Snow College in Richfield, Utah, bring home six awards. This PBL conference included several events where colleges from throughout Utah compete in categories centered on areas in business and entrepreneurship. “Our students participated very well,” stated to Henning Olsen, head of USU Eastern’s Business Club. “They were dressed appropriately and represented USUE in a professional manner.”
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:08pm


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Posted Friday, May 27, 2016 - 12:35am
Summer is almost here. So many different activities that everyone can enjoy during summer despite this, there are always those days where you are just stuck in your house with your friends, asking one simple question, “What do you want to do?” This problem happens to most people. Here are some ideas for activities that anyone can do. Some of the more inexpensive ones involve, going to a drive-in movie theater. Watch any big blockbuster movies for a rather cheap price in the nice summer night at any drive-in theater. Go to a theme park and try and ride every single ride.
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 10:19pm
It is said, “All good things must come to an end.” This is true for me as my time at Utah State University Eastern comes to an end. Like so many of the students at USU Eastern I came here for the “cheap” tuition, small campus and the great scholarship they offered me with no feeling for Price, Utah, whatsoever. However, over the past four years, well more like two because of a two-year break for an LDS mission, I have truly come to love and appreciate the town and the campus here in Price.
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 7:43pm