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Archive for November, 2010

Crow Tribe USU alumnus offers Native American insights

Sunday, November 14th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Crow Tribe USU alumnus offers Native American insights

By David Bowman LOGAN—Students had the privilege of listening to traditional Native American stories about the Crow Tribe of Montana at USU last week. Grant Bulltail spoke in English, folklore and history classes, telling a variety of stories and also informing students ...

‘Four Lions’—This isn’t really funny. Or is it?

Sunday, November 14th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Jakob Asplund When is it acceptable to make jokes about sensitive matters? Is there a magic number of years that have to pass for it to be OK to look at terrible events or groups of people throughout our history ...

Socks—Unsung heroes in a stressful world

Sunday, November 14th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Socks—Unsung heroes in a stressful world

By Jakob Asplund A couple of weeks ago, I started to realize that there are very few things that give people pure satisfaction. If there ever were a “greatest feelings the world” list based on the units of satisfaction brought to ...

Aggie alum reports on Rally to Restore Sanity/Fear

Sunday, November 14th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Aggie alum reports on Rally to Restore Sanity/Fear

Story & photos by Doan Nguyen, USU ’05 HNC Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON, D.C.—If you watched the recent Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear on television or online, you saw more of the stage than I did. But being in the chaotic crowd ...

USU public relations student wins national award

Sunday, November 14th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

WASHINGTON, D.C.—USU public relations senior Natalie Curtis has been selected for a coveted scholarship for PR students. Winners of the Betsy Plank scholarship were presented at the annual awards ceremonies during the PRSSA 2010 National Conference in Washington, D.C., in October. • ...

National lesbian rights leader’s life story inspires USU audience to ‘fly free’

Sunday, November 14th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on National lesbian rights leader’s life story inspires USU audience to ‘fly free’

By Satenik Sargsyan LOGAN—Kate felt her body shivering when she found her mother’s diary. She knew it contained an entry about her coming out as lesbian. Conquering her fear, she read: “I am so sad that Kathy has been in so ...

Concert review: Circa Survive thrives In The Venue

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Concert review: Circa Survive thrives In The Venue

Photo and review by Max Parker Dahl SALT LAKE CITY—Circa Survive—with guests dredg, Animals As Leaders, and Codeseven—played In The Venue to a packed crowd Friday night. “These are our favorite bands,” Circa Survive bassist Nick Beard said. “Because we are headlining ...

Millville wants public input on outlawing ‘spice’

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Millville wants public input on outlawing ‘spice’

By Marissa Bodily MILLVILLE--A public hearing will be held at the Dec. 9 Millville City Council meeting to consider a proposed ordinance banning the synthetic cannabinoid known as "spice." "I would like to see a public hearing about the ordinance," Mayor ...

Trenton man charged with raping child

Saturday, November 13th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Trenton man charged with raping child

By Max Parker Dahl LOGAN--Trenton resident Ray Byron Herzog, 35, will face felony charges in the rape of a 9-year-old girl Nov. 16 at 9 a.m. at the 1st District Court in Logan. Charges were filed following an arrest made ...

River Heights joins list of cities to ban ‘spice’

Friday, November 12th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on River Heights joins list of cities to ban ‘spice’

By Megan Allen RIVER HEIGHTS--River Heights is the latest on the list of cities and towns in Cache Valley to ban the use, production, and sale of the synthetic cannabinoid known as “spice.” The City Council moved this week to adopt ...

Smithfield becomes the latest city to ban ‘spice’

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Smithfield becomes the latest city to ban ‘spice’

By Elizabeth Grewe SMITHFIELD--The City Council voted unanimously to adopt the restriction on "spice" Wednesday. The restriction covers manufacturing, distribution, possession or use of the substance known as spice, a product that mimics the effects of marijuana when smoked. The ordinance has ...

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 ...

Lost your wallet? Tips to avoid identity theft

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Lost your wallet? Tips to avoid identity theft

By Alex Thatcher Have you ever lost your wallet/purse or had it stolen? Then you know the terrible feeling of panic, fear and helplessness. A few weeks ago I was on a roadtrip with the USU tennis team. We were in the ...

Laughin’ it up at USU’s new Caine College of the Arts

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Laughin’ it up at USU’s new Caine College of the Arts

By Ty Rogers LOGAN— In its first half-year of existence, USU’s new Caine College of the Arts is making an effort to cater to the desires of the students when it comes to its productions and performances. Events put on by the ...

Humans battle Zombies across USU campus

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | 1 Comment »

Story & Photos by Mark Vuong “We need a speech, Jared. Give us a speech. We need something to fire us up,” called a voice from a group of about 20 men and women armed with plastic Nerf guns. They were clustered ...

High fashion from recycled bedsheets? Yes, at BATC’s style show

Monday, November 8th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on High fashion from recycled bedsheets? Yes, at BATC’s style show

By Max Parker Dahl LOGAN--A “Style Premier” fashion show was hosted by students in the fashion merchandising class at Bridgerland Applied Technology College recently. The semi-annual event highlights collaborations and design by the students preparing to work in the fashion merchandising ...

Sevendust celebrates its rousing return to Utah

Monday, November 8th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Sevendust celebrates its rousing return to Utah

Review and photo by Max Parker Dahl SALT LAKE CITY--A taut mixture of anxiety and animosity hung in the air; an intimidating crowd full of chains, leather and hair filed through the doors in The Venue for the Harddrive Live tour, ...

NPR reporter mourns ‘dying breed’ of foreign reporters on the ground to ‘bear witness’

Monday, November 8th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | 2 Comments »

By Storee Powell LOGAN—A new animal has joined the worldwide endangered species list: foreign news correspondents, National Public Radio’s Anne Garrels said Thursday at USU’s Performance Hall. Garrels, a 30-year foreign correspondent who covered both Iraq wars, focused on the importance of ...

Honoring Mendon veterans: Michael Buist’s dream becomes real

Saturday, November 6th, 2010 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Honoring Mendon veterans: Michael Buist’s dream becomes real

Story and photos by Storee Powell MENDON--Michael Buist was a machine gunner in the Vietnam War for the Marine Corps. Now he lives in the small town of Mendon, a combat veteran working to keep alive the memory of those who’ve ...

Noise complaint results in alcohol tickets for men

Saturday, November 6th, 2010 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Noise complaint results in alcohol tickets for men

By Elizabeth Grewe LOGAN--Two police officers responded to a noise problem Thursday night in the area of 400 East and 300 South. Officers discovered that the noise came from a loud car stereo. “From a distance away they could hear the vehicle ...