Once again the state universities and Board of Regents voted to increase tuition at all state-run schools, including the University of Utah, Southern Utah University, Dixie State University, Weber State University, Snow College and Utah State University including its regional campuses and USU Eastern. While raising tuition, which has skyrocketed over the past several years, is a common occurrence, this year’s increase was a low 3.5 percent.
Posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 6:35pm
The third annual What a Woman Wants expo set all kinds of records with over 1,000 participants attending which netted $8,000 to the cosmetology department’s scholarship fund for 2016-17. The annual expo was the weekend of April 1-2 with over 40 vendors showcasing their wares at the Tuscan on 100 North Carbon Ave. Besides the fashion shows presented by Lil Touch of Bling, area businesses and community services rallied together to offer a glimpse into what they provide in Carbon and Emery counties.
Posted Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 6:33pm
2015-2016 has been quite the year for campus police. Lynn Archuleta, USU Eastern police sergeant, explained that, “there have been several violations or arrests this year.” The most recent incident involved three students. This incident was in relation to marijuana use and possession.
Posted Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:39pm
Every person affiliated with USU or any of its extensions and campuses felt the effects of the joining of all the offices; however, the offices of enrollment and recruiting felt it in the shift of responsibilities. Instead of only dealing with enrolling students of one location, it is a statewide ordeal. Any students planning on, or already attending USU, goes through one office.
Posted Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:36pm
Through the College’s many iterations of names — Carbon College, the College of Eastern Utah and Utah State University Eastern — our community has invested its pride and identity in the College. People think of this place as “our College.” The affinity with the College runs deep, and leads to loyalty and support that is essential for our future.  
Posted Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:33pm
Figurative tears roll down a student’s face as they sign a check for their college tuition, fees and housing. Looking at the receipt that breaks down where this large sum of money goes, the student notices that there is $250 for “student fees.” A little confused at what the money, that could buy them 62 Big Macs from McDonalds is being used for, the student brushes it off apathetically for the rest of the semester.
Posted Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:31pm
Larry Gelwix It is not the 418 wins and 10 losses while at the helm of Highland High School rugby team that coach Larry Gelwix received national recognition for in his lifetime. It is not the 20-national-rugby championships his team’s earned or the movie “Forever Strong” which was based on his team’s history. It’s about his philosophies of building better character in youth that turn into better character in adults that he hopes to be remembered for.
Posted Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:21pm
If you think of it as candles on a birthday cake, Utah State University’s 128 candles will be burning a lot brighter this year with the inclusion of 79 more from USU Eastern at the university’s Founder’s Day celebration on the Price campus March 4, in the Grand Ballroom of the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Posted Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 5:59pm
Long-time associate professor of English, Larry Severeid is an enigma to most, but those of us who take his classes know and appreciate the passion he brings to class each day. After an astounding 40-year teaching streak at USU Eastern, he’s stepping down from his position at the end of this semester. Severeid’s past is little-known, so I asked him to shed some light on what he did before deciding to became an English professor. Q: What inspired you to teach English?
Posted Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 5:51pm
USU Eastern’s welding department sponsored an invitational welding competition this semester with 21 students from six high schools competing.  Candler Vincent for the Uintah Basin’s ATC in Roosevelt won first place while Jordan Wynn, also from the Roosevelt ATC won second.  Carbon High School’s Nathan Hyer earned third place, followed by Benche Kenney from the Uintah Basin’s ATC in Vernal placing fourth.  The fifth place winner was Trey Richardson, also from Carbon High School.
Posted Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 5:47pm