News

Many women at Utah State University Eastern empower everyone around them. These women are faculty, staff and students. These are women who push people around them to be better, stronger and more confident people. In this three-part series, USU Eastern women who are key to helping the institution run smoothly, empower others and create the amazing environment on campus will be featured.
Posted Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 9:35pm
Early morning on Oct. 30, Utah State University Eastern Campus Police responded to a burglary at the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center. Two figures, one tall and thin, the other average height and heavier build, were seen on security camera footage wearing masks and dark clothing.
Posted Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:51pm
Enrollment at USU Eastern continues to decline as fall semester 2017 dropped 18 students from fall semester 2016. However, the real enrollment story began seven years ago when USU and College of Eastern Utah merged. Enrollment at Eastern was 2,634 in 2010 compared to 1,950 in 2017, a net loss of 684 students. In that same time period, Utah State University dropped 722 students since 2010 from a high of 28,401 to 27,679 in 2017.
Posted Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:44pm
What comes next? For victims and survivors of sexual assault at Utah State University Eastern, this must be an unanswerable question. Fortunately, USUE does have several resource and support measures to attempt to answer it. USUE’s Sexual Assault Resource Guide offers immediate guidance to victims and survivors, asking them to ensure their safety from further harm and get medical attention at the nearest hospital or instant care.
Posted Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:37pm

Sports

The Eagles finished their best season yet, having been nationally ranked all but one week in the NJCAA regular season polls. Their season ended with a loss in the semifinals of the Region XVIII tournament hosted by Snow College. The Utah State University Eastern volleyball team went into the end of season tournament in Ephraim, Utah on Nov. 3-4.
Posted Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:08am
Meet Austin Munhoz, the 17th best goalkeeper in the country. He played his final game for USU Eastern in the semi-finals of the SWAC tournament and was named second team all-region after leading the conference in saves. He is one of the graduating sophomores who will be looking for a college to transfer to play soccer and continue his education. Munhoz sat down for a Q and A to discuss the season. Q. How do you feel the team did this season? Did you get disappointed by the way it ended?
Posted Friday, November 17, 2017 - 1:04am
Sophomore center fielder Collin Wilson is more than ready for the upcoming season. The returning starter plans to be a big contributor for the highly anticipated year. “The team this year looks great, we all get along, and if we can bring ourselves together as a team, and play the game one pitch at a time, we can be unstoppable.”
Posted Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:58am

Lifestyles

If you like Noel Coward plays, you will like Utah State University Eastern’s production of “Blithe Spirit.” It is an improbable farce that is set to open the weekends of Nov. 30, Dec. 1-2 and Dec. 7-9 at 7:30 p.m. in the Peterson Black Box Theatre. The comedy was first produced in 1941 on Broadway and later in London. Currently, “Blithe Spirit” has 43 productions showing in the United States and England, proving the lasting appeal of the play, said USU Eastern Director Corey Ewan.
Posted Friday, November 17, 2017 - 12:17am
It’s the final bump in the road as the semester comes to an end. Finals are approaching, and students try to manage their anxiety and stress. For many students, their daily routine is interrupted, and their body tries to adjust to the little amount of sleep they are getting, the small amount of food they eat and how much information they try to cram into their heads.
Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 1:57pm
From Japan to Guam, Hawaii to New York, to Virginia and now Price, 17-year-old Joseph Poston has been around the block. Originally born in Japan, but having spent most of his life in New York and Virginia, Poston’s parents split when he was younger. His dad was a Navy Seal and Poston was born on a U.S. air force base in Japan. However, when asked where he is from, he replies with Virginia.
Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 1:55pm

Viewpoints

Dear Editor: Having had the privilege of being on the USU Eastern campus on almost every weekday for over two years now, here are some of the things I have learned.
Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 1:44pm
“I will have to discuss with my boys whether they can truly be friends with white people.” The words are by Ekow Yankah, professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, stamped on The New York Times in an article named “Can My Children Be Friends With White People?”
Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 1:17pm
I grew up in Price, Utah, and went to Carbon High School. If you live on campus you do not live in Price. Living on campus is a whole other world than the city. In fact, this area is much more grim than campus living.
Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 1:15pm