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On April 11, Gov. Gary Herbert signed HB 198 into law. Sponsored by Rep-Karianne Lisonbee and co-sponsored by Sen-Todd Weiler, state law to allows 18-20 year olds to obtain a concealed-carry permit.Before this bill, a person had to be 21 to legally carry a concealed weapon with a permit. Under Utah law, 18-20 year olds could openly carry a gun in any public area except a college campus, but they could not legally conceal the weapon until they turned 21 and could apply for a permit.
Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:13pm
Two weeks and counting for the opening of “A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum” in USU Eastern’s Peterson Black Box Theatre with Corey Ewan, Ph.D., directing and Brent Innes, designing the set. Inspired by the farces of the ancient Roman playwright Plautus (251–183 BC), specifically Pseudolus, Miles Gloriosus, and Mostellaria, the musical tells the bawdy story of a slave named Pseudolus and his attempts to win his freedom by helping his young master woo the girl next door.
Posted Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 5:22pm
Setting the Record Straight: wordsI love words, I love the way you combine them and come to a conclusion, to prove a point or explain something in detail. I love how with the right combination of words, you provide something completely new to the world, whether it be a work of fiction, an interesting blog post, a well-worded letter of even the 10,000 words I wrote in my thesis. But words can also be used incorrectly, in a way that you may think you are making a good point, but in reality…not so much.
Posted Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 5:15pm
It’s not too late to submit work to be shown in Utah State University Eastern’s annual juried Student Art Show opening April 10-28 at the Central Instructional Building’s Gallery East. The exhibit is open to all USU Eastern students and all art forms. Both two- and three-dimensional works are accepted. “Students don’t even have to be enrolled in art classes to participate,” says gallery director Noel Carmack. Winning submissions will be given cash equivalent awards. Entry forms are available at Gallery East.
Posted Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 5:12pm
Utah Women in Higher Education Network’s spring leadership conference convenes on USU Eastern’s campus this weekend with over 30 speakers including Salt Lake Community College and Dixie State University’s presidents. The conference will bring almost 250 people to campus, beginning April 6 with a tour of the museum and discussion by Tim Riley, Ph.D., about Nine-Mile Canyon. April 7 begins with Brigham Young University’s Dr. Kristin Matthew’s keynote titled “Authoring Your Story/Leading Your Life.”
Posted Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 5:04pm
Cody Merritt, from West Haven, Utah, is a sophomore at Utah State University Eastern. Before attending, he served a two-year LDS mission in Zimbabwe. He returned fall 2015 and began school spring of 2016. It is unknown exactly what he wants to do with his education. Originally, he stated, “I was going to go into criminal justice and be a conservation officer or a state park ranger, but I’m rethinking that.” He will complete his associate degree December 2017 and then transfer to Weber State University or USU in Logan.
Posted Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 4:53pm
Angelique Lokeni, from East High School in Salt Lake, Utah, joined Utah State University Eastern’s softball team spring 2017. After a semester in Western Nebraska, she decided to move closer to home which brought her to Price. Lokeni enjoyed chemistry in high school. She took a forensics class her senior year which influenced her academic path. She hopes to work in a crime lab some day and is working on a major in chemistry.
Posted Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 4:50pm
Four sophomores, Gisele Ewan, Maeve Garvin, Stacy Graven and Megan Smith, attended the Sigma Tau Delta International Convention from March 29-April 1, in Louisville, Ky., where they chaired paper panels ranging from “Austen, Wharton, and Sexton: Women Writing Women” to “Alienation and Erasure in Literature” to creative works of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. Sigma Tau Delta is an honor society for English majors that supports undergraduate research.
Posted Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 4:47pm
It’s not too late to submit work to be shown in Utah State University Eastern’s annual juried Student Art Show opening April 10-28 at the Central Instructional Building’s Gallery East. The exhibit is open to all USU Eastern students and all art forms. Both two- and three-dimensional works are accepted. “Students don’t even have to be enrolled in art classes to participate,” says gallery director Noel Carmack. Winning submissions will be given cash equivalent awards. Entry forms are available at Gallery East.
Posted Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 7:53pm
Utah Women in Higher Education Network’s spring leadership conference convenes on USU Eastern’s campus this weekend with over 30 speakers including Salt Lake Community College and Dixie State University’s presidents. The conference will bring almost 250 people to campus, beginning April 6 with a tour of the museum and discussion by Tim Riley, Ph.D., about Nine-Mile Canyon. April 7 begins with Brigham Young University’s Dr. Kristin Matthew’s keynote titled “Authoring Your Story/Leading Your Life.”
Posted Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 7:47pm

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