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“Let’s Nail Cancer” is Utah State University’s Cosmetology Department’s latest fund-raising effort to help two children, one in Carbon County and one in Emery County, who are fighting leukemia. The event is Wednesday and Thursday, Feb. 8-9, in the USU Eastern’s cosmetology studio on the second floor of the McDonald Career Center from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. both days. “We have two children in our area who have cancer. This community has always rallied around anyone in need and anyone who knows someone fighting cancer, knows it is an expensive battle.
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 8:59pm
In a small college town like Price, finding things to do on the weekends away from home can be difficult. Of course the school offers clubs, sports teams and intramurals, however the faculty and students realize that some students are still left feeling bored on weekends in their dorms, and the staff of The Eagle turned to the students in search of a way to combat that boredom.
Posted Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 8:50pm
Code Blue, Utah State University's emergency notification system issued two Code Blue alerts today, Jan. 23. The first was a text and phone message at approximately 9 a.m. announcing all classes on the Logan campus would close for the rest of the day including night classes. At 10 a.m., Code Blue issued another alert announcing the Eastern campus is closing for the day.
Posted Monday, January 23, 2017 - 11:02am
In its history, Utah State University Eastern, formerly College of Eastern Utah, the campus enrollment grew and shrunk in rhythm with other comparable schools in the state until in recent years as enrollment began to steadily decrease. The Eagle staff spent several weeks compiling and comparing published enrollment numbers from the past 20 years and will present its findings in a series of articles dealing with the who, the what and the why of the issue.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:45pm
While snow belted Southeastern Utah over the holiday break and made campus look like a winter wonderland, students struggled with simply getting to classes on the snow-packed sidewalks and parking lots. An unprecedented amount of snow fell last Sunday and Monday nights with students having to trudge through deep snow early Monday and after their night classes on Monday. Handicapped ramps were not cleaned and anyone in a wheel chair could not navigate through the deep snow early Monday morning and after classes that evening.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:40pm
Spring is the season for planting seeds, and for Utah State University Eastern’s soccer program, that’s exactly what they’re doing: preparing land for some new grass. Before the first snow fall of 2016, a square patch of ground at the corner of 700 North and 500 East, north of the current soccer field, was leveled in preparation for two new soccer fields.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:36pm
When students of Larry Martin were asked to describe him in one word, words like passionate, driven, supportive, encouraging, dedicated, hardworking, leader and kind were all used to describe the new choral director of Utah State University Eastern. To say that Martin has a love of music and choir, is an understatement. He loves everything about it, from the fundamentals, to the history of it. He directs both of the choirs on campus; the concert choir as well as the chamber choir. On top of that he also teaches two music classes: introduction to music and fundamentals of music.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:23pm
At the end of 1796, George Washington, the first president of the United States was expected to run for a third term, however in a surprise move, Washington stepped down from power, and in doing so taught the young American republic a lesson which he laid out in his farewell address. He warned the nation about infighting and tyranny seeking to destroy the nation and argued that the people should do all that is in their power to maintain both the union and democracy.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:20pm
Embarrassed, interested, nervous, optimistic, frustrated, inquisitive, uncertain, hopeful, fearful, doubtful and timid are some of the words that students used to describe their feelings of the inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump. He was elected to be the next president of the United States of America by the electoral college on Nov. 8, 2016 and will be inaugurated on January 20, 2017.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:17pm
Former College of Eastern Utah welding instructor, Gary Prazen, 80, died Nov. 22. He established himself as a world-class sculptor after meeting an acting icon who was visiting Carbon County in 1978. The chance encounter with Western Actor John Wayne propelled the Carbon County native into international fame for his realistic bronze sculptures. According to his bio, Prazen was attending a water meeting at the Carbon Country Club. He had been elected Carbon County Commissioner and was talking to some of his constituents after the meeting.
Posted Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 1:17pm