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Archive for August, 2010

USU to cut, replace trees on Quad, across campus

Thursday, August 26th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Safiyyah Ballard LOGAN—USU has begun implementation of a long-term plan to remove and replace  mature trees across campus. Darrell Hart, USU’s vice president for facilities, said the trees on campus are just getting old and some are diseased. “There’s nothing really ...

Brutus, a talented Smithfield bulldog in a sidecar, has a shot at Hollywood stardom

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Brutus, a talented Smithfield bulldog in a sidecar, has a shot at Hollywood stardom

Story & Photos by Caresa Alexander SMITHFIELD—When a called asked Jo Jenkins of Smithfield if they could come and look at her English bulldogs, she didn’t anticipate what would happen from that visit. Jenkins thought maybe they were interested in becoming bulldog ...

Minnetonka Cave—a cool summer hike in the dark

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Minnetonka Cave—a cool summer hike in the dark

By Caresa Alexander ST. CHARLES, Idaho—The air surrounding the entrance to the cave was in stark contrast to the rest of the vacation spot. It was a warm, summer day at Bear Lake, but as we stood in front of the ...

Firefighters contain Logan Canyon fire

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Firefighters contain Logan Canyon fire

Story & Photos by Caresa Alexander LOGAN CANYON—A forest fire in the mountains above Second Dam in Logan Canyon was reported 100 percent contained at 6 p.m. Tuesday according to a U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman. Kathy Jo Pollock, information officer for the ...

Summer soccer teaches teamwork, responsibility—and fun

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Summer soccer teaches teamwork, responsibility—and fun

Story & Photos by Caresa Alexander “Militia on three! One! Two! Three! Militia!” This was one of many cheers heard echoing across the soccer fields this summer in Nibley and Hyrum, as teams from the Utah and Idaho youth soccer associations ...

SOAR program eases tensions, transitions for freshmen

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on SOAR program eases tensions, transitions for freshmen

By Michael Doxey New students coming to Utah State University are greeted by the A Team as part of the SOAR—Student Orientation Advising and Registration—program, designed to smooth the transition to becoming a new Aggie. SOAR coordinator Lisa Hancock says that incoming ...

Stokes Nature Center looking for new Logan Canyon home

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Stokes Nature Center looking for new Logan Canyon home

Story & Photos by Michael Doxey The Stokes Nature Center in Logan Canyon is hoping for a new home to increase programs and access. Since 1997, the nature center has occupied an 86-year-old, 3,000-square-foot log cabin lodge on U.S. Forest Service land ...

Clip coupons—save a few $$$

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Clip coupons—save a few $$$

By Lindsay Blanchard Clipping coupons can save you money and help create food storage in no time if you know how to start and what to do. First things first, you have to know where to look for the coupons; signing up ...

One man’s treasure is another man’s trash at traveling roadshow

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on One man’s treasure is another man’s trash at traveling roadshow

Story & Photos by Michael Doxey A family heirloom can invoke memories of deceased loved ones and give a glimpse of what your ancestor’s life may have been like. If you are not that sentimental, another great place to reminisce about ...

Reading With Cats helps kids, kitties in Cache Humane Society program

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Reading With Cats helps kids, kitties in Cache Humane Society program

Story & Photos by Caresa Alexander LOGAN—It was Wednesday afternoon and Danielle and Haily Lee were hanging out at the Cache Humane Society shelter. Danielle held up a folded piece of paper and looked at it with a smile. The paper ...

Iron Gate Grill brings new flavors to Federal Avenue

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Iron Gate Grill brings new flavors to Federal Avenue

Story & Photo by Safiyyah Ballard LOGAN-Where can you get New Orleans-style beignets served with locally made Week's Raspberry Preserves in Logan? You can find these and a menu full of original breakfast items for weekend brunch at the new Iron ...

USU business students wrap up South America tour with rich impressions, lasting lessons

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU business students wrap up South America tour with rich impressions, lasting lessons

Story & Photos by Satenik Sargsyan LOGAN—The team of USU business students that spent several weeks touring businesses and cities across South America this summer returned home with suitcases full of cultural and business knowledge. The Salt Lake City airport was ...

USU students gain clear vision of Peru’s needs at open-air eye clinic

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU students gain clear vision of Peru’s needs at open-air eye clinic

Story & Photos by Satenik Sargsyan TRUJILLO, Peru—USU business students participating in a summer tour of South American businesses joined the Hope Alliance eye clinic project to provide Peruvians with the opportunity to see the world through clear-colored glasses. The students volunteered ...

Montana Indian reservation gets help to dig out after flood

Saturday, August 7th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Montana Indian reservation gets help to dig out after flood

By Michael Doxey USU JCOM senior Mike Doxey is a member of the U.S. Air Force’s 446 Aerospace Medicine Squadron, based at Lewis-McChord Air Force Base near Tacoma, Wash. In June, Doxey’s unit was activated to provide relief after flooding at ...

Slumdog creator to direct opening ceremonies for 2010 London Olympics

Saturday, August 7th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Slumdog creator to direct opening ceremonies for 2010 London Olympics

By Michael Doxey British film director Danny Boyle will be one of the four artistic directors to design and direct opening ceremonies at the 2012 Olympic Games in England. Boyle, a 2008 nominee for best director for his Slumdog Millionaire, will team ...