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Ever since Jeff Spears came to campus as housing director, his goal was to continue to upgrade residential life socially and physically. Each year, residential life executes activities for its residents, with constant renovations and remodeling taking place in the facilities each summer. This past summer, residential life spent $50,000 on upgrades in two of the residential life halls. With this funding, Spears’ goal was to upgrade the furniture in Tucker and Burtenshaw residential halls.
Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 7:30pm
A distressed student slams his head into his palm hoping if he hits his head hard enough he can get all of these thoughts out of his head. Perhaps if he shoves his math homework onto the floor with enough force, it won’t be due tomorrow. If he kicks the table enough times, he might make some friends. What will it take to find some happiness, a cut on his upper left arm? A bottle of pills? Maybe some rope.
Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 7:13pm
Travell Taylor, 24, was charged in the shooting death of Jonathan Mills, a former USU Eastern basketball player from the 2009-11 seasons. According to Fox22Chicago.com, Mills was shot multiple times at 1:27 p.m. on July 25 in his hometown of Chicago. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Mills, the father of two daughters, played for USU Eastern’s championship run in Hutchinson, Kan., where his team eventually won the third place finish at the National Junior College Athletic Association Tournament.
Posted Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 12:02pm
Former USU Eastern basketball standout Jonathan Mills, 26, was shot and killed Monday afternoon on Chicago's west side. The initial reports coming from former coaches and the Chicago Sun Times state that Mills was shot multiple times at an intersection and was pronounced dead at the scene. According to the Hoops 247, Mills was one of the most tenacious rebounders to ever hit the floor in Chicago, and averaged 14 points and 13 rebounds per contest at North Lawdale's 2008 2A All State championship game.
Posted Monday, July 25, 2016 - 5:01pm
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2016 Contact: Greg Dart, Vice Chancellor [email protected] PRICE – Utah State University Eastern announced today new head volleyball coach Danielle Jensen will lead the Eagle program this fall. Jensen takes over the program from Brittney Lee who resigned earlier this year to move with her husband who took a new job outside of Price. Paur says the coaching style and experience of Jensen was a big reason why he made the hire.
Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 8:42pm
At approximately 9:20 pm Utah authorities issued a state-wide Amber Alert for two missing children. Coming out of Clinton Utah police say two "non-custodial" inebriated parents kidnapped the small children, both girls, from a babysitter. The abductors identified as Monica Martinez and Chris Montoya are believed to be driving a white 4-door Cadillac with the license plate E718JT. Martinez, 25, was last seen wearing a black tank-top and light blue jeans, her build is 5'5" and 105 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes.
Posted Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 9:27pm
The end of the semester always brings with it changes, this time USU Eastern is seeing a change in two coaching positions. Assistant basketball coach Justin Brown and head volleyball coach Brittney Lee will be leaving and moving on to other opportunities. Coach Brown a native of Chicago, Ill., has been with the Eagles since a vacancy opened in 2013. Vice Chancellor Greg Dart told The Eagle, "(Coach) Brown has been a tremendous recruiter and coach during his time at USU Eastern."
Posted Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 3:10pm
USUE students gather together for a late night breakfast at the Eagle Cafe after a full night of fun with a “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” showing, casino night and hypnotist show. Foods served included eggs, sausage, hashbrowns, fruit and waffles with multiple options of toppings.
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 7:39pm
In the first year of USU Eastern’s debate, teams faced nationally ranked opponents. The team of Rodrigo Leon and David Rawle started their year at University of Nevada at Las Vegas with a 4-2 preliminary record. The team ended losing in quarterfinals and almost beat the topped-ranked junior team at the tournament. USU Eastern continued to be well represented in several tournaments and earned major wins against top-notched competition.
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 7:17pm
USU Eastern’s The Eagle staff brought home six awards from the annual Utah Press Association’s Better Newspaper competition. In its sixth year of membership in the UPA, The Eagle staff won a first place, two-second place and three-third-place awards.
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 7:15pm