• BEST IN STATE—Senior Courtney Schoen Lewis was named Best PR Student in Utah. Story
  • CROWBAR—Athletes compete in annual Crowbar backcountry race in Logan Canyon. CHRISTIAN HATAHWAY
  • HINDU FESTIVAL—Hundreds of Hindus and friends gather for annual Holi Festival of Colors in Spanish Fork. DANA IVINS
  • RAINBOW CELEBRATION—Holi celebrants joyfully paint themselves at Hindu festival. DANA IVINS
  • HUT! HUT! HUT!—ROTC teams compete in Ranger Challenge at Camp Williams. ALISON OSTLER. Story
  • SNOWBARD JAM—Boarders show their stuff on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • SNOWBOARD TRICKS as hotdoggers show off on the Quad during Entrepreneur Week. CASSIDEE J. CLINE. Story
  • WINTER A and the American flag over a snowy USU campus. WHITNEY PETERSON
  • QUADVIEW—A springtime view of the USU Quad and Old Main from atop the business building.
  • PRESS CONFERENCE—USU President Stan Albrecht briefing journalism students. CHRIS ROMRIELL. Story
  • HIGH-HEELIN’ IT—Men in high heels and their female supporters walk a mile to protest sex abuse. TY ROGERS
  • ELK PICNIC—Elk and humans mingle at the winter refuge at Blacksmith Fork's Hardware Ranch. CARESA ALEXANDER. Story

Large turnout for Helicon West slam poetry night

March 29th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | No Comments »

By Parker Atkinson Logan After Dark There was standing room only Thursday night at Helicon West as a large crowd packed into the Jim Bridger Room of the Logan Library for an evening of slam poetry. With topics ranging from sex, religion and relationships to pop culture, beauty, self-image and depression, all nine members of […]

Water researchers prepare for annual conference

March 29th, 2015 Posted in Calendar, Environment, Science | No Comments »

By Shelby Ruud USU Water Research News Two special-topic sessions hosted by a panel of water resource professionals and researchers will be the highlight of the annual Spring Runoff Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday. The conference, which will be held in the Eccles Conference Center on the USU campus, will focus on water-related issues involving all […]

USU’s chapter of I Am That Girl to welcome organization’s founder

March 29th, 2015 Posted in Calendar, Health, News | No Comments »

By Alyssa Roberts A Woman’s Place She is confident, smart and happy. She is loving and open-hearted. She embraces her flaws. She understands her worth and tries to help others do the same. She is that girl. And, at Utah State University, there’s a whole club of women just like her. This Tuesday, as part of USU’s […]

Spanish immersion program helps students with speech deficiencies

March 29th, 2015 Posted in Education | No Comments »

By Kayla A. Swenson Language Learning In Utah Thirty students sat on a colorful rug and waited for their teacher, Vitoria Floyd, to challenge them on their newly learned Spanish vocabulary. When Floyd pointed to a picture of an umbrella held by a cartoon bear, the class shouted an enthusiastic, “paragua.” The thick Spanish vowels […]

USU receiver takes a big hit in spring practice

March 29th, 2015 Posted in Sports | No Comments »

By Conner Rumsey USU Football News Andrew Rodriguez lay motionless. The wide receiver wasn’t so much as flinching a muscle on the football field. And all of Romney Stadium fell silent. The noise of the hit — a crack that could be heard from the stands — brought practice to a halt. Thursday was the […]

Sulphur horses removed near Utah highway

March 29th, 2015 Posted in Environment | No Comments »

By Jillian McCarthy Saving Wild Horses Utah’s Sulphur wild horse population has reached an all-time high, a condition that is causing trouble along Highway 21. On the last weekend of February, 100 Sulphur wild horses were gathered and removed near Highway 21 between Milford and Garrison, Utah. “A couple horses had gotten hit by cars […]

Service auction will be held on behalf of USU alum

March 29th, 2015 Posted in Calendar, News | No Comments »

By Camille Strong Service By Students Brody Lambert is a Utah State University alumnus. He loves hunting, fishing, four-wheeling and camping. He is married to his college sweetheart. He has four children ranging from ages one to nine. Lambert also has stage four heart failure. His heart cannot beat on its own. His only hope […]

Utah State University begins first ‘Mental Health is No Joke’ week

March 29th, 2015 Posted in Calendar, Health | No Comments »

By Kelsey Schwab Healthy Aggies Sheree Haggan believes HOPE is a four-letter acronym that has the potential to save lives. “HOPE stands for healing, openness, perseverance and empowerment,” said Haggan, Utah State University’s multicultural program coordinator. Inspired by that idea, Utah State University is hosting its first annual “Mental Health is No Joke” week beginning on […]

Polynesian Student Union hopes to recruit new members at luau

March 29th, 2015 Posted in News | No Comments »

By Sawyer Hemsley Get Involved USU For the first time, incoming freshmen will be included in the annual Polynesian Student Union luau at Utah State University. The school-wide event will be held in the Taggart Student Center Ballroom starting at 7 p.m. on April 13 during the university’s A-Week. PSU is aiming to recruit freshmen during the luau to […]

Climate scientist speaks at USU about faith

March 29th, 2015 Posted in Faith, Science | No Comments »

By Kayla Watanabe Sustainable Efforts at Utah State Faith and science don’t have to be in competition with one another. That was the message delivered by Katharine Hayhoe, a devout evangelical Christian and climate scientist from Texas Tech University, who addressed a standing-room-only audience on what science says about climate change and why faith matters. […]

Logan High lacrosse transitioning with new head coach

March 29th, 2015 Posted in Sports | No Comments »

By Chase Ringle Northern Utah Lax After nine seasons off and on as an assistant coach on the Logan High varsity men’s lacrosse team, Clay Christoffersen has now taken over as the new head coach. The change follows the retirement of former head coach Doug Ringle. Ringle, who was the head coach from 2002 until […]

Professor’s band to play at WhySound

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | No Comments »

By Aubri Liechty Sounds from Little Bear River Professor Kate Skinner of Utah State University will be performing with her alternative band, Born to Wander, at WhySound on April 23. Skinner chose WhySound for the band’s first gig in Utah because she has experience playing there. She has performed at the venue with several different […]

USU students spend spring break serving in San Francisco

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Education | No Comments »

By Sadie Hughes Aggie Exploration Ten Utah State University students and one faculty member returned on Saturday after spending a week serving poverty-stricken people in San Francisco.  Alternative Breaks, an organization that offers ways to spend fall or spring break, organized the trip through the Val R. Christensen Service Center. Kate Stephens, the assistant director […]

USU’s Sustainability Council announces new awards

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Calendar | No Comments »

By Kayla Watanabe Sustainable Efforts at USU Utah State University’s Sustainability Council will be recognizing students, faculty, employees and community members for their efforts in creating a more sustainable community at a symposium to be held in April. The four categories up for nomination include the student sustainability leadership award, the sustainability educator award, the employee […]

Utah State University women’s soccer team welcomes out-of-state recruits

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Sports | No Comments »

By Hannah Rose USUWomensSoccer.blogspot.com The Utah State University women’s soccer team recruited its highest number of out-of-state recruits in the past three years for its upcoming 2015 fall season. Six of this year’s nine recruits are not from Utah. Head coach Heather Cairns attributes the rise in out-of-state recruits to the 2012 change from the Western Athletic […]

Keeton back in the mix during Utah State spring ball

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Sports | No Comments »

By Conner Rumsey USUFootball.blogspot.com Chuckie Keeton is back. The Utah State University quarterback, who missed a majority of last season due to an injury he suffered against Wake Forest University, participated in all drills and took the majority of first-team reps during Monday and Wednesday’s spring ball practice sessions, which kicked-off Monday at Romney Stadium. “It […]

Bureau of Land Management tests new way to control herd size of Utah’s Onaqui wild horses 

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Science | No Comments »

By Jillian McCarthy Saving Wild Horses The Salt Lake Bureau of Land Management will be trying a new process for controlling the herd size of Utah’s Onaqui wild horses. Starting in April, the BLM will be using darts to shoot mares with a chemical that will stop the mares’ fertility. The chemical’s effects will last […]

Swing dancing nights at Cache Valley Fun Park approach summer schedule change

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | No Comments »

By Parker Atkinson Logan After Dark During the months of May through August there will be no swing dancing on Monday nights at the Cache Valley Fun Park as the event moves to its summer schedule. Fans of country-style dancing will still have every Wednesday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. to swing dance, two-step and […]

Utah State emphasizes nutrition in March

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Health | No Comments »

By Kelsey Schwab Healthy Aggies The Utah State University Dietetic Student Association is issuing a set of weekly campus-wide challenges throughout March to encourage students and athletes to live healthier as part of National Nutrition Month. These challenges include making a meal completely from scratch, counting the amount of calories consumed each day, doing at least 30 […]

Teachers now in charge of running Logan School District’s After School Clubs

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Education | No Comments »

By Sarah Keyes Child and Family Support An appointed teacher from each school will now lead Logan School District’s After School Club. In previous years, Logan Parks and Recreation appointed an independent aid to run the program at each school. For convenience and to better help children involved in the 2014-2015 school year, the program […]