Rumors circulate that there is light enforcement in the areas of speeding and parking violations on 400 North, between 400 East and Veteran’s way While many might think that the road falls under the jurisdiction of the university’s police, it is actually under Price City Police Department’s. Capt. Bill Barns of the Price City Police Department said while he is not aware of any specific complaints, there have been some from the nearby high school from time to time. All these complaints are handled with the school resources officer.
Posted Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 8:18pm
“Half Hour with the Boss” was coined by USU Eastern Associate Professor Henning Olsen to introduce his business students to the leaders of area businesses to discuss successful business principles. On Oct. 25, the students toured the Intermountain Electronics facility where general manager of the Utah facility, Shawn Norton, discussed how the company went from a few employees 30 years ago to four facilities located in Denver, Colo.; South Point, Ohio; Centralia, Ill.; and Price, Utah.
Posted Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 8:02pm
Utah State University Eastern kicks off its annual Bread ‘n’ Soup Night on Monday, Nov. 7. A tradition since 1997, Bread ’n’ Soup Night brings students, faculty, staff and community members together to share a simple meal in an effort to raise funds for the Carbon County Food Bank.
Posted Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 7:55pm
Noelle Cockett will be the fifth woman president to lead a public college/university in Utah and joins Deneece Huuftalin, president of Salt Lake Community College, as sitting presidents amongst the eight colleges included in the Utah System of Higher Education. She was announced as president of Utah State University on Oct. 26 by the Utah Board of Regents.
Posted Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 7:46pm
Two Utah State University Eastern debaters made it to the semi-final round at Arizona State’s Sun Devil Classic Oct. 14-16 in Tempe, Ari., where they lost to the team from the City College of San Francisco. In one of the largest policy debate tournaments, Eastern’s two-man team of Kevin Vanderspek and Klever Barrezueta defeated teams from California State University at Northridge, San Francisco State and United States Military to finish third seed in the Arizona Tournament. Their sole loss came at the hands of Ana Comesena and Daniel Brylawski in the semi-final round Oct. 16.
Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 6:52pm
Utah State University in Logan and USU Eastern in Price made news in recent years with how the sexual assault allegations were handled on campuses. The Logan campus is examining and potentially revising the sexual assault complaint and investigative processes, as well as develop a campus climate survey to gauge students’ attitudes and understanding of sexual assault. This will be submitted to the Sexual Violence Task Force, headed by Executive Vice President and Provost Noelle Cockett.
Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 6:05pm
This season’s elections have been frightening for many and intense for all. For over a year, businessman Donald Trump has been throwing out controversial ideas while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been defending her controversial career.
Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 5:59pm
The library’s display of various Steampunk items and information on what steam punk is. “Our library director, Lori Brassaw came to me this summer, and asked if I would do a display on ‘Steampunk.’ I am assigned to the displays in the Library and change them on a monthly basis, with the help of our student supervisors. I decided to show this display in October because the movement itself is very costume oriented and I hoped it would go along with the month that most people seem to love to ‘dress up’ in costumes,” Library Manager Aimee Lauritsen said.
Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 5:55pm
Even though enrollment at Utah’s public colleges and universities enrolled an additional 4,739 students this year, enrollment at Utah State University dropped 1.76 percent, or roughly 500 students. USU regional campuses and USU Eastern numbers are calculated in these figures. USU Eastern headcount numbers in Price went up three students from 2015 to ’16: 1,370 to 1,373. At USU Eastern’s Blanding campus, the college dropped 15 students between 2015 and 2016: 654 to 639.
Posted Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 5:49pm
A 30-year-old former Utah State University Eastern student from Price died Oct. 2 after hitting a semi on State Road 6 in Spanish Fork. Daniel Pike, who served as news editor of The Eagle in 2015, was driving east when he struck a semi-truck that was headed west. According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, he was not wearing a seatbelt and was partially ejected from the car.
Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:37pm