News

In its history, Utah State University Eastern, formerly College of Eastern Utah, the campus enrollment grew and shrunk in rhythm with other comparable schools in the state until in recent years as enrollment began to steadily decrease. The Eagle staff spent several weeks compiling and comparing published enrollment numbers from the past 20 years and will present its findings in a series of articles dealing with the who, the what and the why of the issue.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:45pm
While snow belted Southeastern Utah over the holiday break and made campus look like a winter wonderland, students struggled with simply getting to classes on the snow-packed sidewalks and parking lots. An unprecedented amount of snow fell last Sunday and Monday nights with students having to trudge through deep snow early Monday and after their night classes on Monday. Handicapped ramps were not cleaned and anyone in a wheel chair could not navigate through the deep snow early Monday morning and after classes that evening.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:40pm
Spring is the season for planting seeds, and for Utah State University Eastern’s soccer program, that’s exactly what they’re doing: preparing land for some new grass. Before the first snow fall of 2016, a square patch of ground at the corner of 700 North and 500 East, north of the current soccer field, was leveled in preparation for two new soccer fields.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:36pm
When students of Larry Martin were asked to describe him in one word, words like passionate, driven, supportive, encouraging, dedicated, hardworking, leader and kind were all used to describe the new choral director of Utah State University Eastern. To say that Martin has a love of music and choir, is an understatement. He loves everything about it, from the fundamentals, to the history of it. He directs both of the choirs on campus; the concert choir as well as the chamber choir. On top of that he also teaches two music classes: introduction to music and fundamentals of music.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:23pm

Sports

What a weekend of football. These were three-heavy weight battles and then one game that ended up being more competitive than anyone thought it would be. These really were some great games. Let’s talk about all of them.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:11pm
With high expectations for the 2017 spring season, Utah State University Eastern welcomes newcomer Brittani Richins and her softball program to the sports family in Price. Out of Tremonton, Utah, Coach Richins has vast experience with softball. Playing since age 6, she moved on to play through middle school and high school at Bear River High. That didn’t stop her though, she moved on to play at the next level at Lamar Community College and Adam’s State University. Prior to USUE, Brittani coached under her former mentor, Craig Brooks at Lamar Community College.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:08pm
Ousseynou Karbala Gueye [KG] is a 6-foot 11-inch center from Senegal, West Africa, and is a member of the Utah State University Eastern men’s basketball team. He speaks WOLOF, his native language; French; English, in which he learned in six months; and can also understand Spanish and a bit of Filipino. Gueye joined the Eagles this semester as a late transfer. Although he will not be eligible to play this year, he will practice with the Eagles and will be eligible to play next semester.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:05pm

Lifestyles

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." “Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into a friend.” "If we are to have peace on earth, our loyalties must become ecumenical rather than sectional. Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.” “The arc of the of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”
Posted Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 2:17pm
With a passion to help those around him, Fernando Jimenez is a social work major at Utah State University Eastern. With the ability to peacefully “agree to disagree” in our extremely argumentative society, Jimenez wishes that people could share their opinions without provoking anger through the disagreement of others.
Posted Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 2:12pm
Born in Payson, raised in Emery County, served an LDS mission in Toronto, Canada, Marissa Urie attends her second year at Utah State University Eastern. Urie represents the university as an ambassador while preparing to join the family consumer and human development program at the Logan campus next fall.
Posted Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 2:09pm

Viewpoints

The 2016 presidential election was polarizing. Donald Trump succeeded in winning over most of working-class America to snatch electoral votes, but many are dissatisfied with the outcome. Many feel this isn’t just a loss for their party but also an embarrassment for the nation.
Posted Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 1:58pm
Eighteen months ago I knew exactly what I wanted to do, who I wanted to be. I worked hard in my career, provided a valuable service and did my job well. I had no intention to deviate from the path I was on until in August 2015 that all changed when a letter came in the mail from a small private university law school offering me an opportunity to advance science in a way I knew was needed, but had no idea was possible. Without the assistance of a law adviser or any guidance whatsoever, I embarked down this strange and time- consuming path towards a law degree.
Posted Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 1:49pm
With the Inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States just days away, we should take a moment to know who Trump is putting into some of the most powerful positions in the U.S. government. Many of these picks have already sparked controversy, and for good reasoning, seeing as they may destroy the progress made under the Obama administration the last few years.
Posted Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 1:48pm