Lifestyles

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
Hannah Coleman is a feisty and driven voice at Utah State University Eastern. From Utah County, she recently returned from China where she taught English to children. Before coming to USU Eastern, Coleman participated in high school debate. “My main event was dramatic interpretation which is a 10-minute-long monologue that you put together.” She became a national champion in this event.
Posted Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 4:41pm
Behind The Scenes of the Utah State University Eastern Choir.
Posted Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 4:37pm
Since we are heading into the time of year when everyone is getting sick, I decided to share the soup I make when I start feeling under the weather. I got this recipe from my aunt and am not sure where she found it, but it is easy to make, tastes great and excellent when you are sick. Making a vegetarian variation of this soup is really easy. The cream of chicken soup can be substituted with cream of mushroom soup; you can replace the chicken broth with vegetable stock, and switch the chicken meat with red beans.
Posted Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 4:31pm
Crazy hair day is one of the favorite days for students growing up in elementary school. At Utah State University Eastern, crazy hair is stepped up several notches as high school and college cosmetology students try to create the craziest hair styles to be judged by professionals in the field.
Posted Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 4:25pm

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