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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
I’ve spent a lot of time writing articles and answering questions over the past few years and if anything Ive written gives an insight into exactly who I am you may have gleamed that I can be a passionate person. If you follow me on Facebook you get a dose of my passion nearly daily, sometimes multiple times a day thanks to our science denier in chief irritating me. But I recently watched something that moved me so profoundly that I’m not sure how to express myself accurately about the experience.
Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 7:11pm
Melissa Arrien came from Emery High School to attend Utah State University Eastern in 2015. Before college, Arrien participated in volleyball and softball. She still enjoys being active and outdoors, however, as a full-time-sophomore student with two jobs, is busy but motivated. She enjoys psychology, anatomy and phlebotomy. These classes push her to reach her goal of graduating this year and someday working as a nurse, possibly a nurse midwife.
Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 5:10pm
It is Jake Scoville’s third year at Utah State University Eastern where he is currently working towards a double-bachelor’s major in biochemistry and biology. He hopes to complete this within the next year and a half on the Logan campus. Scoville plans to travel across the United States before attending graduate school at Colorado State University to get a doctorate degree in the biochemistry and work in the field of biomimicry.
Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 4:08pm
A photographic journal of service by Utah State University and USU Eastern students for people in impoverished Honduran communities is featured in Eastern’s Gallery East from Feb. 15-March 3. It is titled, “Vos de Foto: From the Heart of Honduras to You” and the gallery is located in the Central Instructional Building. Billed as “A Photo Voice Report from a USU Eastern Study Abroad Experience,” the exhibit features photographs and texts documenting the study abroad experience of several USU Eastern students who visited Honduras in May 2016.
Posted Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 3:59pm
Winter photo shoot was the team of Jason Huntzinger’s Art 2076, beginning photography class, during the first couple weeks of the semester. “The abundance of snow gave the class a great opportunity to start off the semester by getting out in the elements and experiencing the challenges and joys of winter photography for their first assignment,” Huntzinger said.
Posted Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 5:39pm
Philosophy and politics professor, Jennifer Truschka, empowers everyone around her. Truschka has the rare ability to bring her classes to life. With amazing discussions and debates, her classes give a dimension of learning that enables everyone to reach their potential. This is exactly how Truschka approaches education and life in general.
Posted Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 5:30pm
Born in New York City, Alex Anderson attends Utah State University Eastern representing students as the executive vice president of services and academics. The transition from city to small town allowed Anderson to learn about herself and form her world views. “The culture shock was real. Also, I thought tumbleweed only happened in movies, the first time I saw a corn field, I thought they were carrots. Then, I fell in a hole and broke my ankle.”
Posted Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 5:27pm
Ian Thompson brings athletic skill to Utah State University Eastern’s soccer field and deep thoughts to students.“Soccer is my favorite; so is arguing.”
Posted Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 5:23pm
Artist Steve D. Stones is at Gallery East for a closing reception and gallery talk on Friday, Feb. 10, from 6 -8 p.m. Students, faculty, staff and the public are invited. The gallery is located on USU Eastern’s Central Instruction Building and is free and open to the public during the academic year.
Posted Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 5:20pm