• 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 ‘USU Life’ Category

Professor promotes alternative to havoc-causing class schedule switches

Sunday, February 14th, 2016 Posted in USU Life, USU Statewide | Comments Off on Professor promotes alternative to havoc-causing class schedule switches

By Boden Lamb Utah State University students across the state are scrambling this week to adjust to the school’s annual Monday-classes-on-Tuesday schedule switch — and one professor believes it’s time to end the hassle. The switch is necessitated by the advent of ...

Utah State researchers working to prevent hospital infections — with spider silk

Saturday, February 6th, 2016 Posted in Science, USU Life | Comments Off on Utah State researchers working to prevent hospital infections — with spider silk

By Dylan Harlow A lab at Utah State University dedicated to studying uses for synthetic spider silk has developed a working prototype of a coating that researchers believe will prevent bacterial infections caused by medical supplies such as catheters and intravenous tubes. “This is ...

This popular device has been banned at Southern Utah and Dixie State. Is Utah State next?

Saturday, January 30th, 2016 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on This popular device has been banned at Southern Utah and Dixie State. Is Utah State next?

By Braden Clark Utah State University could be the next institution to ban hoverboards, following a meeting involving campus safety, risk management, police, student services and housing officials about the popular two-wheeled device. “We want to insure student safety, and the safety ...

Latest parking development is music to some Aggies’ ears

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on Latest parking development is music to some Aggies’ ears

By Whitney Eversole Utah State University confirmed plans this week for a new parking structure to be built on its Logan campus. The new structure is set to be built just north of the Caine Performance Hall — and fine arts students ...

Pulitzer finalist Pat Bagley to speak at Utah State University

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 Posted in Arts and Life, Education, USU Life | Comments Off on Pulitzer finalist Pat Bagley to speak at Utah State University

Veteran Salt Lake Tribune editorial cartoonist Pat Bagley will be the first Morris Media and Society Lecture Series speaker of 2016. The series, designed to bring diverse media voices to Utah State University’s Logan campus, is sponsored by the Department of ...

USU undergrads study immigrant children and environmental dangers

Saturday, December 12th, 2015 Posted in Science, USU Life | Comments Off on USU undergrads study immigrant children and environmental dangers

By Kyle Downey aggieevents.tumblr.com Two Utah State University undergraduate students are researching environmental dangers faced by the children of immigrant families in Utah for a national project that promotes research on children's health. Grant and Morgann Holyoak will be interviewing social service providers ...

Regional campus professor wins prestigious award

Friday, December 11th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on Regional campus professor wins prestigious award

By Boden Lamb For the first time, a faculty member from one of Utah State University's regional campuses has won Utah's Carnegie Professor of the Year award. Etchberger, a wildlife science professor at Utah State’s Uintah Basin campus, was honored at a reception at ...

Students won’t pay for new Snapchat filters

Monday, December 7th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on Students won’t pay for new Snapchat filters

By Madison McCann madisonmccannaggie.blogspot.com On Oct. 13, Snapchat filters were released to enhance selfies and decorate snaps – and for 99 cents, users can have unlimited access to their favorite ones. But Snapchat's new move to charge users for its popular filters isn’t going ...

College of Science dean reaches out to Utah State alumni in D.C.

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in Alumni, USU Life | Comments Off on College of Science dean reaches out to Utah State alumni in D.C.

The dean of the Utah State University College of Science will be holding a breakfast for alumni in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 12. “One of the things I’m really interested in doing is reaching out and getting to know alumni from ...

USU multicultural clubs revamp diversity week

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on USU multicultural clubs revamp diversity week

A live reggae concert, new international food choices, and a tailgate fiesta before the Utah State University football game on Friday will be among the new features of Diversity Week, which begins Monday. The new events are part of an effort by the Utah ...

Student tickets for USU-BYU football game may go back to athletics department

Saturday, October 24th, 2015 Posted in Sports, USU Life | Comments Off on Student tickets for USU-BYU football game may go back to athletics department

The Utah State University Student Association is considering giving the athletics department hundreds of student tickets for the Nov. 28 football game against Brigham Young University. At an executive council meeting on Tuesday evening, USUSA president Trevor Sean Olsen asked council members what they thought ...

User beware: fraudulent posts on Career Aggie

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on User beware: fraudulent posts on Career Aggie

Career Aggie, a site created by Career Services to match Utah State University students and alumni to potential employers, has experienced an outbreak of fraudulent postings and emails this week.   Visitors to the site are greeted by a disclaimer ...

Spookfest: Slam gets spooky in celebration of its first Halloween

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life, USU Life | Comments Off on Spookfest: Slam gets spooky in celebration of its first Halloween

By Katherine Taylor  katherinedtaylor.wordpress.com Why Slam, the poetry competition hosted by local music venue Why Sound, celebrated its first Halloween with a special event called Spookfest on Tuesday evening. Poets were encouraged to perform their spookiest poems. Performances were rated by a panel ...

No more Old Main? USU rebranding will embrace 33 campuses, drop Logan focus

Monday, October 12th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on No more Old Main? USU rebranding will embrace 33 campuses, drop Logan focus

By Natalie Deaver thenataliejill.wordpress.com Goodbye Old Main. The iconic symbol is being sidelined in favor of a more general Utah State University logo as part of an initiative designed to represent all 33 USU campuses equally. Utah State's Old Main logo will not disappear completely, but will reserved for ...

Utah State University to private housing complex: No more ‘Aggie’

Monday, October 12th, 2015 Posted in Business, Logan News, USU Life | Comments Off on Utah State University to private housing complex: No more ‘Aggie’

By Ashley Springer ashleyspringer.blogspot.com In September, students living in the apartment complex known as Aggie Flats received an email saying the apartment had officially changed its name to Alpine Flats. The change came at the request of Utah State University, which is ...

To stop sexual assault, male students to be asked for their ‘man cards’

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on To stop sexual assault, male students to be asked for their ‘man cards’

By Mark Rosa mawgwoza.blogspot.com During the months of October and November men on Utah State University’s campus may be approached by someone asking them to whip out their “man card.” But it’s not harassment — it’s a campaign by the university’s Sexual ...

Blue Square tenants upset over police interaction

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on Blue Square tenants upset over police interaction

By Jackson Wilde jacksahackreporter.wordpress.com Following an arrest at Blue Square on Sept. 18, some of the tenants at the student housing complex are concerned about the frequency of police interactions at the facility and the police’s ability to access the building. Dylan Harlow, a ...

Aggies go on a Questival

Sunday, October 4th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on Aggies go on a Questival

By Madison McCann madisonmccannaggie.blogspot.com The Huntsman School of Business is teaming up with Cotopaxi for the first ever Utah State Questival, which will be hosted throughout Cache Valley region on Oct 23. Questival is a 24-hour scavenger hunt, pitting teams against each other ...

Utah State’s ‘Mr. Engineering’ accused of racist remarks during pageant

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on Utah State’s ‘Mr. Engineering’ accused of racist remarks during pageant

By Ben Nielsen  benielsen.weebly.com A participant in Utah State University’s Mr. USU pageant has been accused of making racist remarks during the talent section of the contest on Monday. Nicholas Tanner Cortez, who represented the engineering program at Utah State as “Mr. Engineering,” ...

‘Unusual’ IT error affects multiple pages at USU

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 Posted in USU Life | Comments Off on ‘Unusual’ IT error affects multiple pages at USU

By Brenna Kelly bkellyjcom1130.blogspot.com Several pages on the Utah State University server were down the weekend of Sept. 19 and 20 as a result of an unusual error. The main index page was dead, affecting at least the counseling, student services and access center pages. IT system administrator Blake Rich ...