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When staff members of Utah State University Eastern have experiences of being both faculty/staff and students, they bring a unique view to their profession. They have the ability to see it from both sides. Shylie Richardsen Dickey is bringing this view to her position an academic advisor. Dickey started her tenure on July 26, 2017. Even though she has only been working at USU Eastern eight months, she has been involved with the university as a bachelor’s degree student.
Posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 6:17pm
On March 15, USU Eastern’s Psychology Club hosted a dance benefit and fundraiser for an Emery County resident with leukemia. The benefit consisted of some of the best dance teams from Carbon and Emery counties. The teams came together to create an entertaining and interesting performance. Those who were absent from the benefit missed out on a well-organized and inviting show. All of the staff were extremely friendly and provided an inviting atmosphere for people to pay their respects to the beneficiary, commented members of the club.
Posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 6:15pm
An alumna and former staff member at Utah State University Eastern, Lori Wait, is exhibiting her photographs at the Central Instruction Building’s Gallery East. Titled “God and Man,” the exhibit runs from March 12 through April 6. Wait is an award-winning photographer and videographer. Her work has been seen in the television series Discovery Road, television commercials and on billboards throughout Albuquerque, New Mexico. She has been published in Park City, Readers Digest, Arizona Highways, Chamber of Commerce and Wasatch Academy’s Today magazines.
Posted Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 1:55pm
A first-generation student who achieved the top nursing degree possible, spoke to USU Eastern student about going after your dreams. The seminar was sponsored by TRiO, an organization dedicated to helping nontraditional low-income students with their academic careers.
Posted Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:45pm
Every day, law enforcement agencies add female officers. Like many other male-dominated fields, gender disparity has been found in most law enforcement agencies across the United States. However, women’s entrance into the field has been progression over centuries.
Posted Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:38pm
Feminism is one of the most controversial topics this past century. Recent years put a new label tagged on to it. The war on men is a fictional war devised to belittle women into believing that gender equality already exists and women are greedy for thinking otherwise. In 2012, author of “The War on Men” Suzanne Venker, wrote an article for “Fox News.” Venker states there is a decline on marriage rates. “…Modern Women want to get married. Trouble is, men don’t.”
Posted Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:34pm
Elizabeth Blackwell: 1821-1910 Blackwell was the first woman in to achieve a medical degree. In 1847 Blackwell was accepted as a medical student to Hobart college, though due to that fact that she was a woman, 150 male students had to vote on her acceptance. If even one of them voted no she would not be accepted. Lucky for her, all the male students voted yes for her to attend school with them.
Posted Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:30pm
Upstairs, in the JLSC in the Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) lays an array of colorful beads, each with an individual meaning. Each of the beads represents an identity for students to claim. Students can claim these identities by creating a personalized pin out of the provided beads and safety pins.
Posted Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:09pm
“The Other Side of Utah,” a community-focused art show displayed on the mezzanine level of Utah State University’s Prehistoric Museum features 39 artists and continues through March 10. According to Sandra Budd, head of exhibits at the museum said, “This year’s exhibition represents a wide array of mediums. There are several large paintings and photographs as well as prints and sculptures. Many of the artists celebrate the special features of this state; from its wildlife, to its classic car beauties, star-filled night skies and iconic mountain scenes.
Posted Monday, March 26, 2018 - 6:06pm
When a 14-year-old is killed, it usually does not make national news. However, in 1955, the kidnapping and murder of 14-year-old Emmett Louis Till in Money, Mississippi, continues to make headlines. lam and Bryant were tried and acquitted by an all-white, all-male jury. The jury deliberated for a little over an hour and returned the innocent verdict despite overwhelming evidence that the defendants were guilty. and were never brought to justice.
Posted Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 2:41pm