• 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

‘It can be really lonely’ — Finding LGBTQA support in Cache Valley

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on ‘It can be really lonely’ — Finding LGBTQA support in Cache Valley

By Rebecca Wheatley LOGAN — She took her own life because she felt unwelcome in her own community. “Everywhere I’d turn I’d see the hatred that society had for us,” Ashley Hallstrom, a 26-year-old transgender woman, wrote in her final Facebook post ...

Same-sex marriage: Officially banned, acceptance growing even in Utah

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | 2 Comments »

By Katie Swain LOGAN—Cary Youmans and Reid Furniss met for the first time while still in high school in Idaho, helping a mutual friend make a movie spoof. Furniss was convinced the two would meet again. [caption id="attachment_9432" align="alignright" width="240"] CHILDHOOD FRIENDS ...

‘Justice and equality’—supporters of same-sex marriage rally in Logan

Monday, April 1st, 2013 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

Story & Photos by Jessica Sonderegger LOGAN—Shades of red decorated the steps of the historic Cache Country Courthouse as nearly 140 community members gathered in support of same-sex marriage equality and equal rights. “We are here to take a stand for justice ...

USU Gay-Lesbian center regroups as longtime director departs

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By D. Whitney Smith LOGAN—Maure Smith-Benanti, revered by many as a friend, adviser, advocate and to some a literal lifesaver, has left her post as LGBTQA program coordinator for USU’s Access and Diversity Center for a similar position at the University ...