When Dee Miller was announced staff member of the year by Utah State University Eastern’s Chancellor Joe Peterson in the welcome back breakfast, he could not hide the surprise in his face. “I was there for the breakfast”, he said. The award is given to one outstanding staff member at USUE yearly. It is voted among all staff, what proves that whomever earns it, is someone that the entire Aggie/Eagle community pledges to be an amazing professional.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:22pm
Gypsie Everett seems right at home in her new position at Utah State University Eastern as the director of student life, leadership and diversity; a position she is excited to help USUE students for years to come. On July 1, Everett began her tenure, a position previously held by Evette Allen, Ph.D, who held the position three years.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:14pm
Four seems to the criminal justice department’s lucky number as this year marks the fourth year of USUE’s Police Academy and the introduction of a new four year degree. Utah State University Eastern has been a long-standing supporter of the criminal justice field with the variety of criminal justice classes and activities, as well as the USUE Police Academy.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:10pm
Since 2010, when the College of Eastern Utah merged with the Utah State University, there has been an unspoken understanding amongst the administrations at both colleges that the Price campus would one day adapt to the “Aggie” nickname. USU Eastern Chancellor, Joe Peterson, explained the proposal. “So, the whole thing is pretty complicated. It’s a process, something that grows,” he said.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:02pm
The baseball team has acquired a new catcher/outfielder Chandler Barkdull from Western Nevada. Chandler went to highschool at Park city. Graduated in 2015 and went to play for Western Nevada in 2015-16 season when they won the region 18 title. (SWAC title). Sadly the baseball program their dissolved, landing Chandler at USU eastern. When Barkdull was asked whats his favorite thing about baseball, he said, “ I love the competitive nature of it.” He was also asked what he thought of the school and the program so far.
Posted Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:42am
Cami Gleason attends USU Eastern to play soccer, go to school and meet new friends. The reason she came to Price is because it is pretty close to home, but far enough away to make her own choices and live on her own. She also loves the idea of attending a small school and knowing everyone around her instead of a big school and not knowing anyone. She graduated from Timpview High School and plans to major in elementary education. She grew up in Provo, Utah, and lived in the same house her entire life.
Posted Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:39am
Eagles finishes road trip to Vegas with a 1-1 record The Utah State Eastern Eagles men’s soccer team went on the road and split two non-conference game on Aug. 31, against Lake Tahoe Community College and on Sept. 2, against Grand Canyon University Club. Playing in 100 plus temperatures in Las Vegas, Nev, is always hard on the athletes and they have to play at noon. Despite controlling a good part of the first game, the Eagles faced the same problem of the last games, silly mistakes made the other team score while the Eagles could not capitalize on “easy opportunities.”
Posted Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 7:47am
Nineteen and a sophomore, Mallorie Bradley has done more than your average student. Her freshman year, she was as a member of Eastern Utah Student Association, and is transitioning into an ambassador. Originally from Price, Bradley is a speech pathology major and plans to be a speech therapist at an elementary school. Bradley does not regret staying in Price for school. “It’s not always the greatest at times. Although living at home still, I’m saving so much money. It makes it worth it.”
Posted Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:52am
A Price 21-year-old native heading into his junior year as co-captain of the Student Success Leaders. Vincent Anella is majoring in Biology and plans to head to Utah State in Logan and then medical school to be a radiologist.
Posted Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:50am
Beginning with the name, the library, now called the LLC (Library Learning Commons), transformed over the summer and continues to change throughout the upcoming months. The changes began when the collection of books and periodicals were moved upstairs, leaving more room for 16-new computers, collaborative study areas and new furniture on the first level. Paired with the relocation of the tutoring labs from other buildings and a fresh coat of paint, the library is transforming into a more cohesive, modern learning environment.
Posted Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 6:43am
It is still not clear whether society wants to move towards an abysm of intolerance or to dialogue towards the differences that we all have in common. It seems that extremism is growing at an astonishing pace and this phenomenon is not limited to the United States either: the dual and simplistic view for basically everything cannot be measured, but it can be seen far and wide in other countries too.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:45pm
I am not an Aggie with an Eagle as a mascot; I am a Golden Eagle and will bleed Gold for years to come. I have gone to Eastern two years and working on my third year. Eastern has given me everything I need to continue in my higher education goals, which is why, when I was told that Eastern is taking on the Aggie name, I got frustrated.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:40pm
The United States experienced a 222 percent increase in active hate groups between 1999-2011. The percentage gets worse as by 2040, Caucasians will no longer be the predominant race. Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) graph of hate group active inside the United States. It presents fluctuations of activity starting in 1999 ending with 2016.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:34pm