• 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

USU groups launch campaign to end thoughtless use of the ‘R-word’

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU groups launch campaign to end thoughtless use of the ‘R-word’

By Mary Taggart LOGAN—Utah State University’s Best Buddies and Special Olympics chapters kicked off their Spread the Word to End the Word campaign Monday, raising awareness about the derogatory misuse of the word “retarded” or, as they say, the “R-word.” Spread the ...

Crazy or dedicated? Scores leap into freezing reservoir for 6th Polar Plunge

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Crazy or dedicated? Scores leap into freezing reservoir for 6th Polar Plunge

By Jess Allen HYRUM—The crowd huddled behind a fence on the shore of the Hyrum Reservoir, watching shivering polar bears walk the long, wooden walkway and onto the ice to jump into the freezing water. It was the 6th annual “Freezin’ for ...

‘Freezin’ for a Reason’ at 5th annual Polar Plunge

Sunday, January 17th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on ‘Freezin’ for a Reason’ at 5th annual Polar Plunge

Story by Jess Allen Photos by Christian Hathaway HYRUM—Shrieks and cheers fill the chill air above Hyrum Reservoir as another head bobs to the frigid surface of a square of near-freezing open water cut in the ice. After volunteers clear the icy water ...