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Emma Thacker Ever been to an event or dance on campus? Emma Thacker has been to most, if not all events last semester, and has more than likely been in charge of making the playlist or playing music at the event. Born and raised in Richmond, Utah, the 18-year-old is a cosmetology student and an operations manager for student government.
Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:54am
Bitcoin gained enormous media attention in 2017, compared to the years before. It is not a coincidence though. At worth less than $1,000 dollars in the beginning of last year, Bitcoin reached an all-time high of almost $20,000 dollars. What is Bitcoin though? Does it even have a future?
Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:51am
Price, UT—Utah State University Eastern presents the 2017 Utah Watercolor Society, a Utah Arts & Museums Traveling Exhibition, from Jan. 8 through Feb. 2 at Gallery East. The works in this exhibition illustrate the variety of ways that watercolors can be employed in painting. “We are really pleased to have this exhibit at Gallery East this year,” says gallery director Noel Carmack. “It’s a highly coveted show, and I think our visitors will appreciate seeing the wide-ranging skill in watercolorists from around the state.”
Posted Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 12:48am
Veterans Administration announced recently several changes in polices which will affect many veterans of World War II attending Carbon college under the G.I. Bill. Veterans who have interrupted their training and failed to make arrangements to repay subsistence allowance overpayments may be unable to re-enter schools or job training establishments this fall.
Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 10:17pm
Here, according to the College Board, is the face of the freshman class: The number of courses in traditional, academic areas, taken by the college-bound high school seniors of 1985, increased. The largest increases were in math and physical sciences, and women reported larger increase than men in both areas.
Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 10:14pm
At the recent special session of the Utah State Legislature, Gov. J. Bracken Lee proposed to close Carbon College along with Snow, Dixie and Weber college. One of the best ways to support Carbon College is by having an aroused public write to their representatives at the Utah state capitol building in Salt Lake City.
Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 9:42pm
We are all aware of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., his untimely death and his fight for Civil Rights. Dr. King led many major non-violent desegregation campaigns and won the Nobel Peace Prize before he was assassinated April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tenn. Beginning in 1954, when the Supreme Court outlawed school segregation in Brown v. Board of Education, through 1968, there were at least 40 lives lost and countless men, women children arrested and beaten in the Civil Rights War.
Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 9:34pm
If you fail to watch where you walk in front of the Jennifer-Leavitt Student Center, you might trip right over Gibraltar, the 1,500 pound sandstone rock that has been a unique part of the community since the early days of Carbon College in 1940. The giant of a rock was lugged onto Carbon’s campus by a group of six men and a boy, all freshmen at the time. Painted green and decorated with a white “41,” the rock was named “Gibby” for its larger namesake Gibraltar.
Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 - 9:11pm
Holding top administrative positions at UVSC, Brigham Young University and Ricks, Ryan L. Thomas was selected as CEU’s eighth president in 2001. He has a Ph.D. in higher education administration and a Jurist Doctorate. Thomas was born in Sunnyside and grew up in Castle Gate. When Thomas arrived on the Price campus, CEU had grown to 3,000 students with five off-campus sites in Blanding, Castle Dale, Green River, Moab and Monument Valley.
Posted Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 9:14pm
CEU made national news in 1996 when the Board of Regents hired Utah’s first female and first black president, Grace Sawyer Jones, to head the two-year college as its seventh president. A tenured professor and VP for multicultural affairs at State University of New York, upon coming to Utah, Jones said, “I believe the community college is an essential ingredient in our changing world, now more than ever. It is both the educational and training center for the community.”
Posted Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 9:11pm