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Astronomers and photographers could not wait until Nov. 14, 2016, when the full moon was the closest to Earth since Jan. 26, 1948. Photographer and associate professor Tyson Chappell shot his photos from his front yard in Price, Utah, and posted some on his photos on his facebook page. The Supermoon happens when a full moon or new moon coincides with the moon’s closest approach to Earth; also called perigee. A Super Full Moon looks around 12 to 14 percent bigger than its counterpart, the Micromoon.
Posted Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 6:03pm
USU Eastern students would vote for a third-party candidate rather than a democrat or republican according to a straw poll by the Eagle newspaper staff. Of the 100 students who participated in the poll, 32 would vote for a third-party candidate, 24 would vote for Hillary Clinton, 23 for Donald Trump, and 21 would not vote. This picture seems to paint a trend that the university is pretty even on who they would vote for, or perhaps a small lead for McMullan, if that was whom those who marked other were going for. Only time will tell who wins the election in five days.
Posted Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 4:52pm
Making the USU Eastern community feel the gratitude and appreciation of life could be the thought process behind all the “chalk comments” on campus the past few weeks. The gesture was meaningful and brought smiles to people’s faces. Throughout campus motivational messages were written in chalk. It goes to show that something little goes a long way. When asking around to figure out who did it no one had a clue on who.
Posted Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 8:38pm
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