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My father told me to go all the way through my dreams. “There is no place for cowards,” he said in his deep and serene voice, “no place for those who do not dare to chase their happiness.” Despite his simple appearance and quiet personality, his posture would show a profound and strong individual, whose notion of life had been tested quite a few times. His death in 2013 was a turning point for my family. It felt as if our core was gone. Being a 55-year-old father, he promised on my birth he would live until I turned 18. He did, by three extra months to be precise.
Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:44pm
The “treating” of October’s trick or treating tradition was amplified by USU Eastern cosmetology students who raised $1,000 in a bake sale to help fund cancer treatment expenses for area residents last week.
Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 12:31pm
USU Eastern's ELMO Club offered a "Walking Taco" lunch as a fund raiser for the campus community. All money earned will help with the cost of attending the four-day national theatre conference in Phoenix, Ari., during February 2018. The club's next event will be a Hawaiian plate lunch in early November.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:52pm
Spring Canyon was originally a mining and company town with a population of 1,000. It was originally known as “Storrs,” but the name was changed in 1924. In 1940, Spring Canyon was ranked the fourth largest coal producer in all of Utah. Following through the duration of World War II, coal production peaked at 2,000 tons a day. By 1969, the town was basically abandoned because the need for coal died.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:45pm
The second Gallery East exhibit of fall semester is a combination of photography and pottery by two artists with Price connections. The exhibit will run from Oct. 2 through Nov. 3 at the gallery located in the Central Instruction Building on campus. The exhibit features Price native John Westenskow, an art educator, and Ryan Trimble, a writer and photographer who spent his early years in Price. Westenskow’s portion of the exhibit, examples of stoneware and crackled glaze ceramic pottery, is entitled: “Earth, Water, Fire, and Magic.”
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:40pm
Olena Demzak, a Utah State University employee from Ukraine, is someone that students interact with the most, and have noticed th least. Demzak, who is 52, was born in Dnepropetrovsk region, in the city of Nikopol. She has two daughters, with the oldest at 33 and the youngest at 27. She communicates with both, via Skype, whenever she can.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:34pm
One of Audrey Hepburn’s most famous roles in “Wait Until Dark” is being revived by USU Eastern’s theatre department. The psychological thriller from the ‘60s is set to open on center stage in the Black Box Theatre on two consecutive weekends: Oct. 5-7 and 12-14.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:28pm
In her junior year at Utah State University Eastern, Veronica Tita hails from Spanish Fork, Utah. Born in Argentina, Tita has lived in Spanish Fork most of her life. Majoring in theater, she planned to take her career to stage, but now hopes to become an actress. “Hollywood has always been my dream so I hope to pursue an acting career acting in movies and television shows.” Her favorite memory at USUE is True Eagle in spring ‘17. “I got to kiss someone I really wanted to kiss and it was one of the greatest things to ever happen to me.”
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 9:11pm
Originally from Plano, Texas, 22-year-old Jeff Yan is ready to hit the basketball courts at USU Eastern. Letting ball take him anywhere, Yan transferred from Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University to play here for a year. Where to next? He hopes to play at an Ivy league school, preferably Columbia University, but is happy to be wherever the sport takes him. Majoring in communications, Yan hopes to be in a position where he can help others accomplish their goals just
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:13pm
When initially moving to Price from my mountainous home up north, I was certain that I had moved to the middle of nowhere. I wasn’t far from the truth; with a population of 8,000 people and the closest town of comparable size an hour away, Price quickly became the victim of my constant repining, and I felt stuck. It wasn’t until a summer Monday evening that my paradigm began to change. On the first evening of the new school year, a group of acquaintances with whom
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:00pm