News

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced earlier this month that she is rescinding guidelines on campus sexual assault investigations put in place by the Obama Administration stating that current guidelines violate the due process rights of the accused.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:25pm
One more step in the transition of becoming Aggies is almost complete as USU Eastern welders create a duplicate of Logan campus’ “A” to be permanently mounted in front of the BDAC during Homecoming Week which runs from Oct. 7-14. Eastern’s “A” statue is the exact size of the original one, made of quarter-inch steel tubing and plate. It weighs 700 pounds and is described as indestructible. A second statue is being made for the Blanding campus.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:21pm
In America, there are two extremes of the nutrition and health diet of the population. On one side, there are the ultra-health conscientious people who buy only all-natural and organic foods. On the other side, there are the people who throw caution to the wind and ingest fast food and other junk foods that are sodium-heavy and overly-sugary.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:18pm
If you see a group of students who know just about everything there is to know about Utah State University Eastern, wearing lots of Utah State attire and have a smile on their face all the time; they are probably the school’s ambassadors. The ambassadors are a leadership group of 12 students, advised by Krista Hepworth and Mark Dickey. Q: What is your job as an ambassador? A: Ambassador Brennon Atterton, “We are heavily involved in recruitment. We get high school students interested in [attending] the Utah State University system and Utah State Eastern.”
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:07pm

Sports

Jake Satterthwaite, a freshman center-back for the soccer team at Utah State University Eastern, comes from Fremont High School in Plain City, Utah. He is excited to be a part of Eastern’s soccer program since he has been playing soccer since he could walk. A life time goal of his was after high school to make it to the next level and play soccer in college. His favorite thing about soccer is playing with the team and building an unspoken bond with his fellow teammates.
Posted Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 1:11pm
Although week three in the NFL was filled with great games, that went down to the wire, the bigger story happened before the games even started. It started with President Donald Trump using his favorite way to communicate, Twitter, to call NFL players that kneel before the anthem “SOBs,” and saying that they should be fired. First of all, doing that would be moving us towards fascism and is downright against the first amendment. The president tweeting these things united the NFL
Posted Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 12:57pm
Pedro Silva, a freshman point guard from Sao Paulo, Brazil, joins the Eagle’s men’s basketball program. Earning a scholarship from Layton Christian Academy (LCA), to play high school basketball, is what brought him to Utah. In his senior season at LCA, he and his team captured a state championship, a feeling he described as “ a breathtaking feeling of accomplishment, when that buzzer rang we knew that all the hard work we put in paid off”. Silva started playing basketball when he was 5 and credits the love
Posted Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 12:34pm

Lifestyles

USU Eastern's ELMO Club offered a "Walking Taco" lunch as a fund raiser for the campus community. All money earned will help with the cost of attending the four-day national theatre conference in Phoenix, Ari., during February 2018. The club's next event will be a Hawaiian plate lunch in early November.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:52pm
Spring Canyon was originally a mining and company town with a population of 1,000. It was originally known as “Storrs,” but the name was changed in 1924. In 1940, Spring Canyon was ranked the fourth largest coal producer in all of Utah. Following through the duration of World War II, coal production peaked at 2,000 tons a day. By 1969, the town was basically abandoned because the need for coal died.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:45pm
The second Gallery East exhibit of fall semester is a combination of photography and pottery by two artists with Price connections. The exhibit will run from Oct. 2 through Nov. 3 at the gallery located in the Central Instruction Building on campus. The exhibit features Price native John Westenskow, an art educator, and Ryan Trimble, a writer and photographer who spent his early years in Price. Westenskow’s portion of the exhibit, examples of stoneware and crackled glaze ceramic pottery, is entitled: “Earth, Water, Fire, and Magic.”
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:40pm

Viewpoints

Let’s face it. As active participants in the Utah State University system, sports are a big part of many student’s campus life and captivates the undivided attention of both students and alumni. It is an integral part of any college experience and sports are here to stay. Yet even as athletics and its participants are an essential function for the sustenance of the university, students aren’t paid even a small portion of the massive funds raked in by major sport teams each year.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:01pm
Violence in the media continues to focus too much on the perpetrator rather than the victims, creating a desensitized population. Media entertainment needs to move away from violence so people can start to feel the rejuvenation of empathy. Andrew F. Nunnelly, a writer for “The Harvard Crimson,” explains before the Vietnam War there wasn’t a lot of places to see violence in the media, which allowed for a more empathic response to the war.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:47pm
The Leader of the Free World has always been a title reserved for the President of the United States due to that position’s influence and power within western leadership. Today that title belongs to Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany. When former President Barrack Obama had the title, western countries throughout East Asia, Europe and the Americas looked toward the United States for leadership in times of crisis which is true of the 2008 global economic crisis, the Syrian refugee crisis, the War on Terror and natural disasters that plagued people throughout the world.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 8:02pm