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If you are like most, April 15 is one of the most dreaded dates on the calendar. This deadline should not be as despicable for students, low-income individuals or seniors at USU Eastern because for the past 34 years, accounting students have been assisting individuals fill out their tax forms in the Reeves Building accounting lab.
Posted Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - 8:42am
“I’m going to clean out my garage or throw in a gallon of gas and a match,” Chancellor Peterson jokes when asked what he is going to do after retirement. Peterson has been chancellor of Utah State University Eastern eight years and worked at universities for 38. His last day will be June 30 with Gary Straquadine taking over the position of interim chancellor until a new one is announced after a nationwide search is concluded. The reason for Peterson’s retirement is the amount of great ideas out there and the many people who can implement them. “It’s their turn,” he said.
Posted Monday, March 26, 2018 - 2:31pm
STUDENT BODY CANDIDATES: VICE PRESIDENT OF ACTIVITIES PAIGE MARTINEZ Events by Everyone for Everyone. While it sounds cliche, the heart of my campaign is to work closely with other organizations to put on smaller events that are targeted towards a different audience than our traditional events. I want to create new and exciting events with a lot of heart.
Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 10:12pm
The university and community came together on Feb. 5, to raise over $8,000 for a former Eagle newspaper sports editor, assistant baseball coach, and overall great human being. USU Eastern sponsored a Bread ‘n’ Soup Night in the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center with all proceeds going to the Frank Ori Jr. family. At 42, Ori suffered a massive stroke and has been in a Utah Valley hospital since December. The father of four, he is the Carbon County Recreation Director and co-host of a daily radio show.
Posted Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 9:52pm
Utah State University Eastern’s 2018-19 Eastern Utah Student Association election officially drew to a close, Feb. 23. During the school’s “Comfort Food Cookout,” sitting Student Body President Dean Thacker announced the winners chosen to fill the three-executive-office positions. Executive Vice President Alex Anderson won the vote to replace Thacker as president, Sydney Ho was elected to fill Anderson’s role as executive VP and Paige Martinez was selected to become the new VP of activities. Alexandria Anderson- Student Body President
Posted Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 1:11pm
Last weekend, Utah State Eastern’s dance team placed first in hip hop and second in dance at the United Spirit Association’s Collegiate Championship and Collegiate Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Emmett the Eagle placed second overall in the mascot category. Under the direction of Brandi Taylor Johansen, who is in second year at the helm of Eastern’s Spirit Squad, 15 students from the coed cheer squad and 12 students from the dance team plus the mascot were judged in their respective categories during the two-day competition on Feb. 24-25.
Posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 6:06pm
The good news is student fees for the 2018-19 academic year are only going up $10 semester, the bad news is the computer and The Eagle newspaper fees were both cut by the Student Fee Allocation Committee. Student success skills and debate did not turn in proposals so their fees were cut, plus the alumni association asked for $1 to help pay for the USU Eastern Alumni magazine sent to all alumni; it was not funded by the SFAC Committee.
Posted Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 5:55pm
Study Abroad Programs have been part of the USU Eastern curriculum for the past three years and additional students are needed to apply to go to Honduras in May 2018. Jamie Cano, Ph.D., and Tyler Agner were invited to Honduras to consult on its education system in the early 2000s. They learned that the education system itself is not the issue, it is the hunger the children faced everyday. Cano and Agner decided on their trip back to the United States that they had to do something.
Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:29pm
A first-generation student who achieved the top nursing degree possible, spoke to USU Eastern student about going after your dreams. Dr. Danielle Pendergrass was born in Price, Utah and received two degrees from USU Eastern when it was College of Eastern Utah. Her father is a small-business owner and when the time came for Pendergrass to graduate from high school, her parents wanted her to use the $1,000 they had saved to by a car, not expecting her to want to attend college. “I’m gonna be a nurse!” she told them.
Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 - 2:17pm
Feb. 1 marks the beginning of Black History Month. This is a time when we as a country reflect on the struggle and achievements that African-Americans endured throughout their history in America. It has been 55 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his infamous “I Have a Dream” speech, and the power behind his words resonates just as strongly to this day.
Posted Friday, February 2, 2018 - 1:48pm

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