News

Statistics show that one in every five women and one in every 16 men are sexually assaulted while in college, and often 90 percent of sexual assault victims on college campuses do not report the assault. There are many more statistics about rape survivors, but what about those who are bystanders?
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:58pm
In determining why enrollment numbers decreased steadily over the past several years, The Eagle investigated and interviewed several students, prospective students and administrators. While the opinions vary on why enrollment is low, data over the past three years paints a clearer picture.
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:30pm
All students at Eastern pay a $250 student fee. Where the money is allocated is decided by the student fee allocation committee (SFAC). Like most of the other organizations, the library wanted more money, but this request was different from the others because it was required.
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:26pm
One of the leading intellectual voices in the United States will keynote Utah State Eastern’s third annual Diversity Conference on Friday, Feb. 17, in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center at 9 a.m. Eight workshops will explore diversity and inclusion during the conference. Bryan Hotchkins, an associate professor at Texas Tech University in the educational psychology and leadership department, will keynote the conference and is actively engaged in teaching about navigating cultural difference.
Posted Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:21pm

Sports

Cheerleader Makala McDonald opens eyes about the Utah State University Eastern cheer squad and what it is about behind the scenes. Cheerleading and spirit squads at schools are often taken for granted or not given enough credit, but the captain of the cheer team at USUE filled in some blanks on what the squad entails and how challenging it can really be.
Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:42pm
He’s an Army man, family man and Super Man. Standing just under six-and-a-half feet and weighing in at 230 pounds, there’s no question that Garth Johnson is one of the biggest men in the gym. But even more staggering than his size is what he hopes to do for the community and the college of Utah State University Eastern.
Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:33pm
Hamilton, a former Carbon County educator, believes that community service is an essential element for any society to thrive and develop. “By participating in charitable events, we gain respect and empathy for the cultural, racial, socio-economic and religious differences in the world. “I expected my students to develop civic responsibility; therefore, I taught by example. Most of my personal involvement with community service includes children.”
Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:23pm

Lifestyles

What if you were told there was a secret society threatening the privacy of people everywhere… online. This mysterious collective has the potential to find every dark secret you have ever emptied from the “recycling can” on your desktop.  You might say something like: yeah, we have all heard that before, so what’s new? Or you might be scared of the cyber-space graves rising up from there not so restful sleep. What you should know before you throw away this paper is that someone is always watching. Every password, website created or blog you post can be unlocked. 
Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:29pm
The Nighthawk Review, USU Eastern’s literary magazine, is accepting poetry, fiction, drama and personal essay submissions for its 2017 issue. A USU Eastern tradition since the 1970s, The Nighthawk Review is staffed by a team of student editors who carefully read each creative writing piece submitted, and choose a number of the submissions to be published in the magazine which will be published later this semester.
Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:27pm
During February, the nation celebrates the achievements of African-Americans throughout the history of America. The celebration provides the opportunity to reflect on all the struggles African-Americans endured. From slavery to the Civil Rights Movement, and even present-day issues, the fight for freedom and inclusiveness is part of the fabric of our culture.
Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:16pm

Viewpoints

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