Lifestyles

Utah State University Eastern’s recruitment and ambassadors programs regularly change its programing and overall theories of getting prospective students to consider attending USU Eastern. One of these changes is a new recruitment specialist, Mark Dickey. A Price native, Dickey has an exciting past and future with the institution of USU Eastern. A Carbon High School graduate, he decided to attend Eastern after falling in love with the social life,academics and the community of Eastern.
Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 1:09pm
eing a local, I have had 20 years to explore and find the best places to visit in and around Carbon County. One of the best places to visit, and an ultimate must-see, is Helper’s Mining and Railroad Museum, located on Helper Main Street, in Helper, Utah. The three-story building commemorates the interesting history of Helper, Utah. Jason Huntzinger, USU Eastern’s’ photography professor, is the director. He strives to use the museum’s photographic archives to tell the stories of this area’s history.
Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 1:06pm
Adjunct photography professor, Jason Huntzinger, took his introduction to photography class on a field trip to Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry recently to capture the beauty of the area through photographs. Huntzinger is wrapping up his 2017 CLDQ “Artist Residency” and will show his work from the yearlong residency Friday, Nov. 3, from 6-8 p.m. at the USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum in Price.
Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 1:02pm
In his sophomore year at Utah State University Eastern is Javier Santos. The 18 year old was born in Guerrero, Mexico, and resides in Park City, Utah. Majoring in welding, Santos would not mind building cars, but would be happy being anywhere within the business except desk work. “Welding is so hands on and I like to move a lot when I work. I hate desk jobs. I prefer to be welding and doing things I like.” After finishing his degree, he hopes to move to Alaska for more job opportunities or move to Salt Lake City.
Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:50pm
Meet Abigail Hatch, an exuberant spirit from Driggs, Idaho. In her freshman year at Utah State University Eastern, she is majoring in elementary education. Hatch hopes to become a first- or second-grade teacher and to go to USU in Logan after the next school year. She is happy to begin her college education at a smaller campus. “I didn’t want to go to a huge campus and be lost in a sea. I wanted to be able to feel like I had a place somewhere, and at Eastern I feel that way,” Hatch said.
Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:47pm
My father told me to go all the way through my dreams. “There is no place for cowards,” he said in his deep and serene voice, “no place for those who do not dare to chase their happiness.” Despite his simple appearance and quiet personality, his posture would show a profound and strong individual, whose notion of life had been tested quite a few times. His death in 2013 was a turning point for my family. It felt as if our core was gone. Being a 55-year-old father, he promised on my birth he would live until I turned 18. He did, by three extra months to be precise.
Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:44pm
The “treating” of October’s trick or treating tradition was amplified by USU Eastern cosmetology students who raised $1,000 in a bake sale to help fund cancer treatment expenses for area residents last week.
Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:31pm
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

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