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Utah Valley University experienced the most student enrollment growth over the past six years, surging from 31,562 students in 2012 to 37,282 in 2017. However, the college experiencing the greatest percentage of growth is Snow College whose enrollment jumped 20.9 percent. The Ephraim campus grew from 4,599 in 2012 to 5,563 in 2017.
Posted Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:34pm
Utah State University Eastern’s bookstore is slated to close May 2018. Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management Greg Dart announced the decision Oct. 16, with a mass email to all students, faculty, and staff “I wanted to take a second and tell you about something that has been discussed for a bit of time, but became official last week,” he wrote.
Posted Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:11pm
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced earlier this month that she is rescinding guidelines on campus sexual assault investigations put in place by the Obama Administration stating that current guidelines violate the due process rights of the accused.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:25pm
One more step in the transition of becoming Aggies is almost complete as USU Eastern welders create a duplicate of Logan campus’ “A” to be permanently mounted in front of the BDAC during Homecoming Week which runs from Oct. 7-14. Eastern’s “A” statue is the exact size of the original one, made of quarter-inch steel tubing and plate. It weighs 700 pounds and is described as indestructible. A second statue is being made for the Blanding campus.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:21pm
In America, there are two extremes of the nutrition and health diet of the population. On one side, there are the ultra-health conscientious people who buy only all-natural and organic foods. On the other side, there are the people who throw caution to the wind and ingest fast food and other junk foods that are sodium-heavy and overly-sugary.
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:18pm
If you see a group of students who know just about everything there is to know about Utah State University Eastern, wearing lots of Utah State attire and have a smile on their face all the time; they are probably the school’s ambassadors. The ambassadors are a leadership group of 12 students, advised by Krista Hepworth and Mark Dickey. Q: What is your job as an ambassador? A: Ambassador Brennon Atterton, “We are heavily involved in recruitment. We get high school students interested in [attending] the Utah State University system and Utah State Eastern.”
Posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:07pm
Communication with family in Puerto Rico remained mostly silent last week for five Utah State University Eastern student athletes who anxiously watched the news daily for updates on their families and homeland after Hurricane Maria left much of the country’s four million Americans without power, fresh water, food, fuel or phone service.
Posted Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 8:55pm
On Sept. 5, Pres. Donald Trump announced his plan to reverse the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, otherwise known as DACA. As a gesture to allow Congress an opportunity to “redraft” the 2012 memorandum, Trump gave a six month window to the legislators before he would make his decision official. DACA, an executive order enacted under the Obama Administration, protects children of illegal immigrants from deportation, but under several conditions. Firstly, the children have to have lived in the United States continuously since June 15, 2017.
Posted Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:23am
Utah colleges continue their dark record when it comes to rape and sexual assault. Utah’s top 11 universities, including the University of Utah, Brigham Young University, Utah State University and others have had over 120 accounts of rape and 56 accounts of sexual assault reported since 2013. Utah State University Eastern has had four accounts of sexual assault since 2015 according to the Clery Report.
Posted Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 12:09am
Two females who may have weapons set off Utah State University Eastern’s Code Blue Emergency System at 5:08 P.M on Sept. 12. Upon the Code Blue going out, a Student Affairs employee contacted Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Jason Marshall, who was teaching a marksmanship class. He immediately left class and ran to the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center. In a police report by USU Eastern Police Officer Tana Christensen, she wrote: “There was a call that came out saying a man in Pioneer Park had a weapon in his waistband.
Posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:51pm