• 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

Sub for Santa brings the holiday home at USU

Saturday, December 7th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Sub for Santa brings the holiday home at USU

By Addison M. T. Hall LOGAN -- As the semester winds down and winter break approaches, student families begin preparing for Christmas and time with their families. However for some student families, money is too tight for even the smallest celebration. ...

College of Ag and SARE program receive $4 million research grant

Friday, August 30th, 2013 Posted in Education | Comments Off on College of Ag and SARE program receive $4 million research grant

By Addison M. T. Hall LOGAN -- The College of Agriculture at Utah State University and the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education group (SARE) have been receiving government grants to help the western region of the U.S. become more agriculturally self-sustaining. Professor ...

Field Days provide hands-on learning for 4th-graders and teachers

Friday, August 30th, 2013 Posted in Education, Outdoors | Comments Off on Field Days provide hands-on learning for 4th-graders and teachers

By Lauren Petty LOGAN – Utah State University’s Water Quality Extension (WQE) will host its Natural Resource Field Days beginning Sept. 9, marking its 30th year of providing quality scientific education for Cache Valley fourth-grade students and teachers. Field days participants will ...

Summer in Germany results in FOTOSOMMER exhibit for 11 students

Sunday, October 7th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Summer in Germany results in FOTOSOMMER exhibit for 11 students

By Katie Swain LOGAN – Eleven Utah State University photography majors traveled more than 5,000 miles, spent a month in Germany, took thousands of pictures and dedicated hundreds of hours – all for one project. The culmination of their hard work ...

Blind in a sighted world: Independence means everything

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Blind in a sighted world: Independence means everything

'I decided if I wanted this I just had to go for it, and I let go of the pillar and started walking into the crowd, and nothing has been the same since.' - Kasondra Payne Story and photos by Chris ...

Ancient history not only about cave men, archeologist tells crowd

Sunday, February 26th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Ancient history not only about cave men, archeologist tells crowd

Story and photo by Josh Ruggles LOGAN -- The impact of women was the topic of archaeologist James Adovasio's lecture Saturday at the Utah State University Museum of Anthropology. But the females he spoke of were not of this generation or ...

Betty Beecher: Musical excellence is born from love

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Betty Beecher: Musical excellence is born from love

Story & photos by Tmera Bradley LOGAN - After nearly 40 years of service to the music department, Utah State University emeritus professor Betty Beecher was honored Tuesday. Guests gathered at USU’s Performance Hall for an evening of music and memories ...

Tuition will rise at least 5%, USU president tells journalism students

Thursday, February 16th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By Chris Lee and Tmera Bradley LOGAN - Utah State University President Stan Albrecht says students should expect at least a 5 percent tuition increase in the future. “Yes, there will be tuition increases," Albrecht told journalism students at a press conference ...

Silver lining in smoke cloud: LDS Institute will get kitchen renovation

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Silver lining in smoke cloud: LDS Institute will get kitchen renovation

By Tmera Bradley LOGAN – Though the smoke has been cleared for over a week, last Wednesday’s fire has rendered the kitchen in the LDS Institute at Utah State University temporarily unusable. “The good news is we get to rebuild the kitchen,” ...

Author tells young women how to be Hepburns in world full of Hiltons

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Author tells young women how to be Hepburns in world full of Hiltons

How to present yourself so you won’t be embarrassed when you look back on your life and decisions By Shannon McCleve LOGAN - With New Year’s resolutions still fresh on everyone’s minds, becoming your best self is on the top of the ...

No injuries in Wednesday fire at Utah State’s LDS Institute building

Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on No injuries in Wednesday fire at Utah State’s LDS Institute building

Story & photo by Tmera Bradley LOGAN -- A fire at the LDS Institute of Religion forced Utah State University students to evacuate the building this morning. The incident took place at approximately 9:45 a.m. in the kitchen on the second ...

Recession plus increased tuition costs hit USU married students hard

Thursday, December 15th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Recession plus increased tuition costs hit USU married students hard

By Allie Jeppson LOGAN -- In July, Utah State University student Joshua Harmison and wife Natalie found themselves jobless, faced with upcoming bills and tuition expenses in the fall. Both previous employees of CityDeals.com, Joshua and Natalie were laid off in ...

Student theater group offers Halloween improv to enthusiastic crowd

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Student theater group offers Halloween improv to enthusiastic crowd

By Rachel Kenley LOGAN - The play opened just like any predictable murder mystery: with a radio announcing that the “Rocky Mountain killer” was still at large during a blizzard. The announcement was quickly followed by the murder of two ...

Opinion: Game over, man. Game over

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By Barry Kort For the past few years, the Utah State University Information Technology (IT) Security Group has pushed hard to transfer all departmental Web servers to their exclusive operational control in central IT. Among the holdouts against this trend were a ...

Muslims on campus say Utahns are mostly accepting, respectful

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Muslims on campus say Utahns are mostly accepting, respectful

"I am amazed at the similarities between Islam and the LDS faith. The conservative environment here in Utah makes me feel close to home." By Rhett Wilkinson LOGAN -- Allia Abu-Ramaileh strolls down a campus sidewalk at Utah State University ...

Fat on campus: College life can be ‘perfect storm’ for obesity

Friday, April 29th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Fat on campus: College life can be ‘perfect storm’ for obesity

By Jamee Dyches LOGAN -- Before he got married in 2004, Ricky Harris ate whatever he wanted. His construction job kept him active, and he didn’t think about losing weight; it came naturally. After marrying his wife, Kimberly, and returning to ...

20,000 bouncy balls falling from the sky? Just part of Geek Week at USU

Sunday, March 20th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on 20,000 bouncy balls falling from the sky? Just part of Geek Week at USU

Story and photo by Kate Rouse LOGAN -- Utah State University may have broken a world record Thursday, or it may have just shown thousands of onlookers that being a geek is cool, especially when it involves 20,000 bouncy balls and ...

BJ Novak confirms: Carell is leaving The Office

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on BJ Novak confirms: Carell is leaving The Office

By Storee Powell LOGAN--“That’s what she said.” The generally nonsensical and comical line coined and popularized by the hit NBC TV show The Office was the obvious opener for BJ Novak Saturday night during his comedy presentation at Utah State University. The show ...

Campus road opens again Monday morning

Monday, November 1st, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Campus road opens again Monday morning

By Satenik Sargsyan LOGAN--For students and faculty at Utah State University who found it difficult to make it to class on time Thursday and Friday mornings because of the road closure on 800 East and 800 North, Monday morning will be ...

Driver hurt in USU parking terrace crash

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Driver hurt in USU parking terrace crash

By Kayla Harding LOGAN--A small white passenger car crashed into the Big Blue Parking Terrace ticket-taking building at Utah State University Thursday afternoon. The reason for the accident is still unknown. The name of the driver of the vehicle has ...