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When someone is asked where in the world they would most like to visit, you would expect them to say Japan, France, Germany, Mexico or the United Kingdom and not Peru. This is unfortunate because Peru has much to offer. Peru is one of the jewels of South America, having a rich history, amazing food, diverse customs and cultures, plus some of the most breathtaking view on the planet. A lot of the essence of Peru can be captured in the capitol and largest city of Lima, home to about nine million people or about one-third of the nation’s total population.
Posted Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 12:34am
“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
In the first exhibit of the Spring 2017 season, Ogden painter and art educator Steve D. Stones displays his amusing, odd, and sometimes freekish pop art paintings at Gallery East. The exhibit, titled Carnival Pleasures, runs through Feb. 10.
Posted Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 2:06pm
Hard work lead to a pleasant surprise for Angie Mejia when, at 17, she was given the option of graduating high school early. At once she came to Utah State Eastern to begin the next chapter in her life. At Granger High School, Mejia participated in Latinos in Action, was on the basketball team and the soccer team. Her talent and passion for soccer carried over to college and gained her a scholarship from Utah State University Eastern.
Posted Monday, December 12, 2016 - 7:01pm
Kevin Soto, from Mexico, has lived in the United States six years. He calls West Valley home, and attended Granger High School. Soto participated in theatre and was involved in Latinos in Action which, he says, was probably his favorite thing. “Latinos in Action is considered a service club, but emphasized on Latinos. It makes us feel comfortable and it really made me feel more at home.”
Posted Monday, December 12, 2016 - 6:56pm
With winter break coming closer, many of us will be heading home for the holidays. There are all kinds of traditions that families have for this special time together. One that has been part of American culture for about three quarters of a century is the Christmas cookie exchange. Cookie exchanges started in the thirties as a way for neighborhoods to come together and share family recipes for cookies with one another and add some sweetness to their children’s lives in a time when so many people had so little.
Posted Monday, December 12, 2016 - 6:51pm
The end is near. The semester is coming to a close for USU Eastern students and with the end of the semester comes finals. The word is enough to spread terror through the student body. That’s why Cheyenne Weber and D’Layna Hickman from the SUN Center teamed together to spread positivity throughout the “Sea of Students.”
Posted Monday, December 12, 2016 - 6:27pm
Strolling by a costume shop every day led Carbon County native into her career as a costume designer and the ability to live in the city of her dreams: Houston, Texas. Macy Lyne Malmstrom grew up in Price where her father taught at Carbon High School and her mother worked in the office. She took a theater class at CHS to fulfill an art credit, but never thought much about majoring in it.
Posted Monday, December 12, 2016 - 6:22pm