• 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

Professor’s band to play at WhySound

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | No Comments »

By Aubri Liechty Sounds from Little Bear River Professor Kate Skinner of Utah State University will be performing with her alternative band, Born to Wander, at WhySound on April 23. Skinner chose WhySound for the band’s first gig in Utah because she has experience playing there. She has performed at the venue with several different […]

USU students spend spring break serving in San Francisco

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Education | No Comments »

By Sadie Hughes Aggie Exploration Ten Utah State University students and one faculty member returned on Saturday after spending a week serving poverty-stricken people in San Francisco.  Alternative Breaks, an organization that offers ways to spend fall or spring break, organized the trip through the Val R. Christensen Service Center. Kate Stephens, the assistant director […]

USU’s Sustainability Council announces new awards

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Calendar | No Comments »

By Kayla Watanabe Sustainable Efforts at USU Utah State University’s Sustainability Council will be recognizing students, faculty, employees and community members for their efforts in creating a more sustainable community at a symposium to be held in April. The four categories up for nomination include the student sustainability leadership award, the sustainability educator award, the employee […]

Utah State University women’s soccer team welcomes out-of-state recruits

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Sports | No Comments »

By Hannah Rose USUWomensSoccer.blogspot.com The Utah State University women’s soccer team recruited its highest number of out-of-state recruits in the past three years for its upcoming 2015 fall season. Six of this year’s nine recruits are not from Utah. Head coach Heather Cairns attributes the rise in out-of-state recruits to the 2012 change from the Western Athletic […]

Keeton back in the mix during Utah State spring ball

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Sports | No Comments »

By Conner Rumsey USUFootball.blogspot.com Chuckie Keeton is back. The Utah State University quarterback, who missed a majority of last season due to an injury he suffered against Wake Forest University, participated in all drills and took the majority of first-team reps during Monday and Wednesday’s spring ball practice sessions, which kicked-off Monday at Romney Stadium. “It […]

Bureau of Land Management tests new way to control herd size of Utah’s Onaqui wild horses 

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Science | No Comments »

By Jillian McCarthy Saving Wild Horses The Salt Lake Bureau of Land Management will be trying a new process for controlling the herd size of Utah’s Onaqui wild horses. Starting in April, the BLM will be using darts to shoot mares with a chemical that will stop the mares’ fertility. The chemical’s effects will last […]

Swing dancing nights at Cache Valley Fun Park approach summer schedule change

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | No Comments »

By Parker Atkinson Logan After Dark During the months of May through August there will be no swing dancing on Monday nights at the Cache Valley Fun Park as the event moves to its summer schedule. Fans of country-style dancing will still have every Wednesday night from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. to swing dance, two-step and […]

Utah State emphasizes nutrition in March

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Health | No Comments »

By Kelsey Schwab Healthy Aggies The Utah State University Dietetic Student Association is issuing a set of weekly campus-wide challenges throughout March to encourage students and athletes to live healthier as part of National Nutrition Month. These challenges include making a meal completely from scratch, counting the amount of calories consumed each day, doing at least 30 […]

Teachers now in charge of running Logan School District’s After School Clubs

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Education | No Comments »

By Sarah Keyes Child and Family Support An appointed teacher from each school will now lead Logan School District’s After School Club. In previous years, Logan Parks and Recreation appointed an independent aid to run the program at each school. For convenience and to better help children involved in the 2014-2015 school year, the program […]

More out-of-state players than ever before on the USU men’s lacrosse team  

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Sports | No Comments »

By Chase Ringle Nortern Utah Lax The 2015 Utah State University men’s lacrosse team has the most out-of-state players it has ever had. A team that has traditionally been filled with athletes from all around the state of Utah now has more players from outside of the state than it does from within. “The 2015 team […]

North Park Elementary considers benefits of Chinese immersion program

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Education | No Comments »

By Kayla A. Swenson Language Learning in Utah The second Alisha Green’s first grade students walk into class they are immersed in the language and culture of China. This year the North Park Elementary first and second grade students are enrolled in a Chinese dual language immersion program. Last year the school started the program with […]

Researchers use technology to monitor snowmelt

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Science | No Comments »

By Shelby Ruud Water Research at USU With snowpack levels below normal this winter, Utah State University researchers are paying closer attention to snowpack and snowmelt data provided by a research site located in the T.W. Daniel Experimental Forest. Snowmelt provides about 80 percent of Utah’s water supply and the spring runoff season is expected […]

Local firm designing new building for Smithfield business park

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Business | No Comments »

By Madi Smith Cache Valley Design Milieu Design, a Logan architectural and interior design company, is heading the design of a new building for Smithfield. The new building will be part of a larger business park that will be going up between 700 South and 800 South. The general contractor, Jeff Jackson of Ironwood Construction, […]

360-degree set debuts at Utah State University

March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | No Comments »

By Jaesea Gatherum Behind The Scenes Utah State University’s Department of Theatre Arts designed its spring play, “Rabbit Hole,” in a way that hasn’t been done before at USU. The audience will be seated along three sides of the stage, while the fourth section cuts directly through the set, creating an arena setting. “It puts the […]

Engineer researches sustainable agriculture practice

February 28th, 2015 Posted in Science | Comments Off

A Utah State University environmental engineer is hoping his research in aquaponics might someday help developing-world communities build sustainable agriculture systems. Aquaponics is a rising trend in agriculture that uses the waste products of fish to provide fertilizer for plants. Those same plants then put out bacteria that purify the fish’s water. “Fish poop and that feeds […]

Business Council supports raising tuition for business students

February 28th, 2015 Posted in Business | Comments Off

Not everyone is in favor, but a group of students representing the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University sent a letter on Friday to the USU board of trustees supporting a tuition increase for the business college. In the letter from the Business Council, Sen. Scott Laneri wrote that the rise in tuition was […]

USU students featured in concerto evening

February 28th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off

Fifty-eight students sat positioned with string, brass, woodwind and percussion instruments at the ready. Carly Ewell entered, saluted the audience and then turned to her harp. Sergio Bernal raised his baton. What came next had the audience at the Kent Concert Hall applauding even after Ewell left the stage. Ewell was one of five musicians […]

New student body president hopes to increase student involvement

February 28th, 2015 Posted in Politics | Comments Off

With a narrow victory now behind him, newly elected study body present Trevor Olsen is turning his attention to the goals that were part of his campaign platform. The senior in international business and finance at Utah State University received 50.44 percent of the vote in the general election that ended Thursday — 145 votes […]

Utah project reaches halfway mark

February 27th, 2015 Posted in Science | Comments Off

Utah researchers this month passed the halfway point of a five year research effort dedicated to gathering information about Utah’s water resources. iUtah is a collaborative project shared between Utah State University, Brigham Young University and the University of Utah, along with other universities in the state, said Professor Douglas Jackson-Smith, one of the principal […]

Business students London-bound for spring break

February 27th, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off

From Logan to London, students from Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business will explore international business this spring break. Fourteen undergraduate students from Utah State University’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business will leave for a trip to London on March 7 as part of the Global City Breaks program. The trip […]