News

Over $2,500 was raised for USU Eastern cosmetology scholarships at the Heart of Holidays Home and Gift Show on Nov. 12 at the Tuscan Event Center in Price. “We fashioned this holiday gift show after our ‘What a Woman Wants’ show in the spring and experienced the same support from the community. We had almost 500 people attend the show,” associate professor Debbie Prichard said.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 4:02pm
Many students gathered at the student lounge area in the JLSC while others sat at home and yelled at the TV on election night. Some jumped in joy telling Hillary Clinton supporters to “suck it” while others had tears streaming down their face as they made a list of people that voted for Donald Trump that they were no longer going to be friends with. Ending the election with Trump at 290 and Clinton at 232 electoral votes. Trump gave his acceptance speech that night with Clinton giving her concession speech the next day.
Posted Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 6:25pm
After five years without a 3D-art facility, Utah State University Eastern is bringing back to campus ceramics and sculpture courses in the new state-of-the-art Central Instructional Building’s Fine Arts Wing. Chris Kanyusik, a native of Minnesota, will bring the programs back to campus, adding, “you couldn’t ask for better facilities or learning and teaching environment at Eastern.”
Posted Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 6:09pm
In 2014, President Barrack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden launched the “It’s On Us” campaign and the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault in order to work on the growing issue of sexual assault on college campuses across the nation. According to the president and the task force, an estimated one in five women are sexually assaulted during their college years. A 2015 study by the Association of American Universities confirms this when it reported that 23 percent of women (nearly one in four) are sexually assaulted during college.
Posted Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 6:06pm

Sports

The afternoons and long weekends of soccer settled down as the Eagles remain in their nest until spring. Now, there is time for the players and coaches to gather thoughts of this past season. Like any other sports team, the women had different strengths and weaknesses that was either an advantage or disadvantage to them. The biggest strength for the women was the way the team came together and allowed each other to grow close and unified from the first week on campus. “We really were like a family,” assistant coach Cole Davis said.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:29pm
Hyrum Daniel Weiler is from Atlanta, Ga., and is a guard for this year’s Utah State University Eastern men’s basketball team. Weiler’s journey is an incredible one and one worth reading. After being away from the game for nearly three years, he found himself at USU Eastern to show that he belongs. Weiler prepped at Sportswood High School in Virginia where he was successful on and off the court. His senior year he averaged 19 points, 10 rebounds, while dishing out three assists, per game. He was also named his league’s MVP.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:22pm
The Eagles may have hung up their cleats for the season, but for coaches Ammon Bennett, Jared Woodhouse and Cole Davis, the hard work has just begun. The off season is a time for reflection and planning as they review the strengths and weaknesses of this year’s team, evaluate and fine tune coaching tactics as well as look for players to improve next year’s squad.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:14pm

Lifestyles

Students in the USU Eastern Wildlife Science program were busy last week as they released pheasants for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources and built a “wildlife guzzler” on the Porphory Bench. Students enrolled in the NR 2000 course – Natural Resources Professional Orientation, are given the chance to interact with individuals and make contact that will help them with future employment in the field.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 4:10pm
Nathaniel Woodward Managing editor
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:43pm
The Game’s Afoot, or Holmes for the Holidays, a murder-mystery farce by Ken Ludwig, is USU Eastern’s second theatre production of the year running the weekends of Dec. 1-3 and 8-10 in the Peterson Black Box Theatre at 7:30 p.m.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:34pm

Viewpoints

Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 3:12pm
“Every year, Navy musicians from 11 bands present more than 6,000 performances across the United States and around the world, connecting with millions of people. Navy bands go where ships can’t go to help expand and strengthen our network of partners. Last Year, Navy bands traveled to 45 countries, helping to improve access and relationships abroad.” “Jazz is America’s music and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, deliver that tradition to communities all over America,” according to the Navy Band National tour 2016 program.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 5:22pm
Four members of Utah State University Eastern’s student government attended a three-day conference in Ontario, California to get idea for upcoming campus events Nov, 10-13. College representatives from eight Western States attended the yearly conference hosted by the National Association for Campus Activities.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 4:36pm