• 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

Archive for the ‘Faith’ Category

Speed friending: Community of Good hopes to help make fast friends

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015 Posted in Faith | 1 Comment »

By Katherine Taylor katherinedtaylor.com After introductions were made, there was no time to waste. The discussion began in earnest, with loud talking and laughter filling the room. Table three, after some debate, concluded that documentaries could, in fact, be counted as television shows; ...

Religious diplomat encourages students to find common ground with other religions

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 Posted in Faith | Comments Off on Religious diplomat encourages students to find common ground with other religions

By Kyle Downey aggieevents.tumblr.com Religious diplomacy is the best way to defuse international incidents when secular diplomacy breaks down, according to the president and founder of the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy said Tuesday during a lecture at Utah State University. “We build upon shared religious principles ...

Climate scientist speaks at USU about faith

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Faith | Comments Off on Climate scientist speaks at USU about faith

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 ...

Feminist minister visits campus, puts religious spin on the erotic

Sunday, February 8th, 2015 Posted in Faith | Comments Off on Feminist minister visits campus, puts religious spin on the erotic

By Kayla A. Swenson Susan Shaw – an author, ordained minister and professor at Oregon State University – provided a voice to feminist theological perspectives during her brown bag speech Wednesday in the Merrill-Cazier Library. Students and teachers came together to hear ...

Did nonresident waivers make Utah State slightly more Mormon?

Saturday, February 7th, 2015 Posted in Education, Faith | Comments Off on Did nonresident waivers make Utah State slightly more Mormon?

By Mike Morales  When the Utah Legislature passed a bill in 2013 extending in-state tuition to more out-of-state residents, Utah State University officials assumed the result would be greater student diversity. At least where the state's dominant religion is concerned, though, that ...

Small fish in a big pond: A non-Mormon looks at Cache Valley culture

Monday, December 15th, 2014 Posted in Faith | Comments Off on Small fish in a big pond: A non-Mormon looks at Cache Valley culture

By Michael Royer LOGAN — There is no mistaking the beauty of Cache Valley. The city of Logan, nestled between the Bear River and Wellsville mountain ranges, provides a gorgeous setting for Utah State University. With Logan Canyon and the northern Utah ...

A stitch in time: Sew ‘n Sews help Ugandan girls stay in school

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life, Faith | Comments Off on A stitch in time: Sew ‘n Sews help Ugandan girls stay in school

Story and photo by Manda Perkins LOGAN – It was three years ago that the Institute for Sustainable Economics, Education and Engineering – or SEEE Me – found out that many girls in Uganda never finished school. They could not attend ...