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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
Utah State University Easter’s students added 160 volunteer hours to the United Way’s Day of Caring on Sept. 9. According to Sun Center Director, Terry Johnson, 40-student volunteers from Eastern spent Day of Caring helping at the Bryner Pioneer Museum, Boys and Girls Club of Carbon County, The Carbon County Community Garden and yard work at various residences. Eastern’s athletic department sent students from the men and women’s basketball teams, and men and women’s soccer teams to help throughout the day.
Posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 11:26pm
When Dee Miller was announced staff member of the year by Utah State University Eastern’s Chancellor Joe Peterson in the welcome back breakfast, he could not hide the surprise in his face. “I was there for the breakfast”, he said. The award is given to one outstanding staff member at USUE yearly. It is voted among all staff, what proves that whomever earns it, is someone that the entire Aggie/Eagle community pledges to be an amazing professional.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:22pm
Gypsie Everett seems right at home in her new position at Utah State University Eastern as the director of student life, leadership and diversity; a position she is excited to help USUE students for years to come. On July 1, Everett began her tenure, a position previously held by Evette Allen, Ph.D, who held the position three years.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:14pm
Four seems to the criminal justice department’s lucky number as this year marks the fourth year of USUE’s Police Academy and the introduction of a new four year degree. Utah State University Eastern has been a long-standing supporter of the criminal justice field with the variety of criminal justice classes and activities, as well as the USUE Police Academy.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:10pm
Since 2010, when the College of Eastern Utah merged with the Utah State University, there has been an unspoken understanding amongst the administrations at both colleges that the Price campus would one day adapt to the “Aggie” nickname. USU Eastern Chancellor, Joe Peterson, explained the proposal. “So, the whole thing is pretty complicated. It’s a process, something that grows,” he said.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 9:02pm
Oh the places you will go: The Eagle will spotlight areas throughout beautiful Southeastern Utah each issue taken by Tyson Chappell. Students should hike/bike to Pinnacle Peak located in west Price to experience this awesome area.
Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:57pm