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Recently I was asked to lecture on the Manhattan Project, more specifically I was asked to address the ethics behind sciences involvement in advancing modern warcraft to the point where we are now entirely capable of obliterating human life from the planet. The question was poised, if I were in President Truman’s position would I make the same decision. The question as to whether or not to drop “The Bomb” is not a particularly easy one to answer. Being put into President Truman’s position, I believe five main points need to be understood regarding using the weapon or not.
Posted Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 6:29pm
Posted Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 6:24pm
On Feb. 23, several students from USU Eastern went to Ephraim to watch their basketball teams compete against Snow College’s. The student government invited their guests to attend a soup night and tour the campus. While our basketball teams were decently demolished, the most rewarding part of the night was experiencing another campus.
Posted Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:56pm
Even before the beginning of his presidency, Donald J. Trump worried traditional American allies across the world. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau all have voiced concerns about Trump’s language and polices regarding what seems to be a shift in America’s foreign policy.
Posted Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 7:52pm
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:49pm
Recently some new college students asked me “What does it mean to embark on a degree in history?” Having been through the experience myself I wanted to impart, if at all possible, the endeavor as holistically as possible to attempt to express just what you would be in for. Now, understand my experience is not the experience of everyone, every person is different. What may be easy for one person could be incredibly difficult for another.
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:42pm
Being an immigrant is a constant challenge, but being an immigrant to the United States is the greatest challenge of them all. First, We must learn and adopt a new language, which without the proper education is incredibly hard. In many cases, we had to learn on the go while we struggle to speak and usually speak with thick accents in broken English.
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:37pm
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:15pm
On Dec. 7, 2016, USU Eastern housing director told an assembly of leadership groups on campus that there would be a change to housing policy. The Utah State University Logan campus recently abolished their visitation hours, and the housing director for Price campus explained to the leadership groups that Price would attempt to do the same, ideally by the start of spring semester.
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:12pm
In 1883, a 34-year-old poet named Emma Lazarus wrote a poem to raise money for the pedestal of a statue that would eventually serve as a beacon of freedom, opportunity, compassion and inclusiveness across the world.
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 10:09pm