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USU Eagle’s softball team and SUN Center helped the community raise $4,000 at the third annual Batting for Boobies on Oct. 7 in Price.
Posted Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:53pm
2016 may be the darkest year ever in terms of sexual assault for both Utah State University and Utah State University Eastern, according to the Clery Act, a report that requires colleges and universities that receive federal aid to file a public annual security report every Oct. 1 USU had 22 accounts of rape and over 20 accounts of sexual assaults reported, up from only six accounts of rape and two accounts of sexual assault in 2015.
Posted Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:40pm
Utah Valley University experienced the most student enrollment growth over the past six years, surging from 31,562 students in 2012 to 37,282 in 2017. However, the college experiencing the greatest percentage of growth is Snow College whose enrollment jumped 20.9 percent. The Ephraim campus grew from 4,599 in 2012 to 5,563 in 2017.
Posted Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:34pm
Utah State University Eastern’s bookstore is slated to close May 2018. Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management Greg Dart announced the decision Oct. 16, with a mass email to all students, faculty, and staff “I wanted to take a second and tell you about something that has been discussed for a bit of time, but became official last week,” he wrote.
Posted Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:11pm
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
Communication with family in Puerto Rico remained mostly silent last week for five Utah State University Eastern student athletes who anxiously watched the news daily for updates on their families and homeland after Hurricane Maria left much of the country’s four million Americans without power, fresh water, food, fuel or phone service.
Posted Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 8:55pm
On Sept. 5, Pres. Donald Trump announced his plan to reverse the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, otherwise known as DACA. As a gesture to allow Congress an opportunity to “redraft” the 2012 memorandum, Trump gave a six month window to the legislators before he would make his decision official. DACA, an executive order enacted under the Obama Administration, protects children of illegal immigrants from deportation, but under several conditions. Firstly, the children have to have lived in the United States continuously since June 15, 2017.
Posted Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:23am

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