STUDENT BODY CANDIDATES: VICE PRESIDENT OF ACTIVITIES PAIGE MARTINEZ Events by Everyone for Everyone. While it sounds cliche, the heart of my campaign is to work closely with other organizations to put on smaller events that are targeted towards a different audience than our traditional events. I want to create new and exciting events with a lot of heart.
Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:12pm
The university and community came together on Feb. 5, to raise over $8,000 for a former Eagle newspaper sports editor, assistant baseball coach, and overall great human being. first 50 minutes. Bread ‘n’ Soup night quickly became pizza night as 37 pizzas were ordered and served to the waiting crowd. Johnson and Pam Cha. Those providing food for the event included
Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 9:52pm
Utah State University Eastern’s 2018-19 Eastern Utah Student Association election officially drew to a close, Feb. 23. During the school’s “Comfort Food Cookout,” sitting Student Body President Dean Thacker announced the winners chosen to fill the three-executive-office positions. Executive Vice President Alex Anderson won the vote to replace Thacker as president, Sydney Ho was elected to fill Anderson’s role as executive VP and Paige Martinez was selected to become the new VP of activities. Alexandria Anderson- Student Body President
Posted Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 1:11pm
Last weekend, Utah State Eastern’s dance team placed first in hip hop and second in dance at the United Spirit Association’s Collegiate Championship and Collegiate Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Emmett the Eagle placed second overall in the mascot category. Under the direction of Brandi Taylor Johansen, who is in second year at the helm of Eastern’s Spirit Squad, 15 students from the coed cheer squad and 12 students from the dance team plus the mascot were judged in their respective categories during the two-day competition on Feb. 24-25.
Posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 6:06pm


Blanca Casamort Vila grew up in Sant Pere Pescador, Spain, where she learned to love basketball at age five. She said her parents got her in to the sport, and even though they didn’t know anything about it, they wanted her to play it.
Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 - 1:00am
Jordan Scoggins is the women’s basketball manager for USU Eastern. She is from Helper, Utah and has lived there her whole life. She is a graduate of Carbon High. At Carbon High School, Scoggins was involved in multiple activities. She competed in basketball four years, volleyball four years and track her last three years. Scoggins began her basketball career in second grade, where she developed a love for the game.
Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:59am
Hunter Lasko is a transfer student from the reigning conference champs; Southern Nevada. A Utah native for the last nine years, Lasko is from Olympus, Utah, where he played outfield and pitched for Olympus High School. He is entering his freshman season and will look to help out the Eagles pitching rotation.
Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:57am


Jackie Robinson is known for breaking a lot of barriers, not only in baseball, but culturally as well. He was involved in multiple sports in high school, he played baseball, football, tennis, basketball and ran track. His career continued when he went to college at UCLA where he played baseball, football, basketball, and ran track. After winning multiple athletic awards at UCLA, he decided he wanted to play professional football. Robinson didn’t get far into his professional football career before he was drafted into the army at the beginning of World War II in 1939.
Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:24pm
A majority of the triumphs made during the Civil Rights Movement typically were credited to trailblazers such as Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks. However, it was the efforts of countless average citizens that served as the vehicle for the movement. Each group, in their own right, was crucial to the advancement of the African-American lifestyle. However, it was the impact of sit-ins, freedom rides and marches that truly brought the conflict to the nation’s attention.
Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:17pm
Malcolm X was a civil rights activist who thought that equality is possible if the oppressed are able to defend themselves by any means necessary. According to, Malcolm X was born in Nebraska in 1925. His family was threatened by the KKK, provoking them to move to Michigan. By the Age of six, Malcolm’s father had been murdered and government workers had taken him away from his mother. At twenty-one, X was serving a prison sentence of 10 years. During this time, he found the teaching of Muhammad and it changed his life forever.
Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:08pm


Generally, when people hear the phrase “international student,” they automatically think about students coming from large countries as, United Kingdom, Argentina, France, Brazil and even some Afri- can countries. When I first came to Utah, it was pretty much the same misconception. As people heard me speak, they automatically assumed I was from an African country, or when I said where I’m from, they would ask if it is Africa.
Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:45pm
The United States federal government shutdown began the night of January 20, and ended Monday, January 22nd. It as a result of disagreements in passing a budget bill to fund government operations and agencies for 2018. A filibuster by Democrats in the Senate caused the shutdown, as they disputed the “extension of status of persons affected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy, and therefore whether those covered under the program should face deportation.” There were also arguments about the funding of the Mexico-U. S.
Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:40pm
Surely one might think that this is a rude, or even inappropriate title. Earlier this month, I was wondering to myself what my accomplishments were since I came to the United States. Each achievement I conquered surrounded my head with a numb mental exercise that made me realize several things. Yet, only one is still vivid on my mind, like a child who can’t stop moving around, wondering when it will be sunny outside so he or she can go out and play again.
Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:24pm