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From Maine, to Logan, to Price describes Crystal Frappier’s education travels.She attended the USU Logan campus for a semester, then transferred to the Eastern campus to save money. Once she graduates with an associate degree, she plans to transfer to the Logan campus. In high school, Frappier participated in volleyball and two seasons of track. She ran the 400, the 400 X 800, but mostly did jumping events. She prefered, out of these events, the triple jump.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 1:05pm
Freshman Klever Barrezueta has always been involved in his community. At Copper Hills High School, in West Jordan, Barrezueta participated in ultimate frisbee, slam poetry and debate. He was actively involved in all of these teams. Because his mass involvement did not occur until his senior year of high School, “I definitely was really disorganized, I just took on a lot of things.”
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 1:00pm
With Thanksgiving arriving, students will head home to spend time with loved ones, I wanted to make a single dish that encompassed several traditional dishes served at the typical feast. This recipe is versatile and can be modified into variations that many will love. This recipe is a great way to use leftovers from Thanksgiving for those of you who do get to go home and will inevitably get sent back with leftovers. Just layer whatever you want to and reheat it.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 12:57pm
During the course of an academic year, USU Eastern students who complete GEO 1110 Physical Geology and GEO 3200 The Earth Through Time, will have the opportunity to participate in at least six-field trips. According to associate professor Michelle Fleck, “the students typically visit Arches National Park, Capitol Reef National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, Antelope Island State Park, Little & Big Cottonwood Canyons in the Wasatch Mountains, the Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, the San Rafael Swell, and we also make some short trips within 10 miles of campus.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 12:52pm
Carbon County may not be famous, but it is famous for the prominent Balance Rock north of Helper. In fact there are two businesses in Helper with its namesake. There is the popular Balance Rock Eatery and the Balance Rock Motel. Locals take great pride in the natural landmark.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 12:26pm
Ephraim boy, Isaiah Johnson, does it all from sports to performing arts. Born in Utah County, he grew up in Ephraim. He was a Templar at Manti High School where he ran cross country, played football, played Tarzan in theatre, band and participated in show choir. Of all these things, Johnson enjoyed choir the most and presents his singing voice in the Utah State Eastern choir. “It is very time consuming,” said Johnson, “that is probably the class I devote the most time to, it’s totally worth it”.
Posted Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 6:28pm
Wouldn’t it be nice if when you and your friends are sitting around trying to figure out which classes to take next semester you could choose adventure? A few years ago, through the joint effort of Utah State University Eastern and Carbon County Department of Recreation, students were able to take those classes. The recreation department offered courses in rafting, backpacking, canoeing, marksmanship and even a geology class that took place in the canyons.
Posted Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 6:12pm
Early Utah Masterpieces, a Utah Arts & Museums’ Traveling Exhibition highlighting a selection of important and historically significant works in the Utah State Fine Art Collection, will be Utah State University Eastern’s final show of 2016 in Gallery East. Composed of 26 giclée prints of the valuable works, the traveling collection allows communities throughout the state to view and learn about Utah’s artistic history from Nov. 7 through Dec. 9.
Posted Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 6:06pm
Jan Minich and Nancy Takacs, emeritus members of the English department, return to Utah State University Eastern on Wednesday, Nov. 16, for a joint-poetry reading at 7 p.m. in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center alumni room. Minich, who lives in Wellington, Utah, and Bayfield, Wis., spends his summers navigating the far reaches of Lake Superior in his beloved boat. In the winter months he writes, and hikes in Utah’s canyon country.
Posted Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 5:11pm
“I wish I was in love with my best friend’s wife.” Plenty of bold words and interesting poetry from Jason Olsen at Utah State University Eastern’s fourth annual Local Authors Night. Olsen, assistant professor of English, spoke to faculty, students and staff. He read 20 poems, some of which came from his collection “Fire Engine Descending a Staircase,” which won the 2016 Utah Division of Arts and Museums’ Original Writing Award.
Posted Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 4:16pm