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Archive for May, 2011

Elementary kids fast, fit and proud after running ‘Greenville Mile’

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Elementary kids fast, fit and proud after running ‘Greenville Mile’

By Todd Hamann NORTH LOGAN—The crowd lining both sides of 2500 North cheered as 300 Greenville Elementary Students ran the “Greenville Mile” last week. The event is an annual run that promotes physical activity and aims to teach students ...

Engles on ‘Squeezy’: Different production, same dredg

Thursday, May 19th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Engles on ‘Squeezy’: Different production, same dredg

By Max Parker Dahl SALT LAKE CITY -- Dredg’s new album, "Chuckles & Mr. Squeezy," has received some of the more scathing reviews of the decade from hard-core fans who feel they have been abandoned by their favorite dark, experimental rock ...

For one night, dredg reminds us what existence is about

Thursday, May 19th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on For one night, dredg reminds us what existence is about

Review and photo by Max Parker Dahl SALT LAKE CITY -- The Avalon Theater is a quaint little venue on the east side of State Street in Murray. An unassuming gray building with an empty message board, it is nestled between ...

Scotsmen bagpipe band, Highland dancers offer emotional debut

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Scotsmen bagpipe band, Highland dancers offer emotional debut

Story, Photos & Videos by Jess Allen LOGAN – There wasn’t a dry eye in the place as The Scotsmen, Utah State University’s new highland bagpipe band started by a freshman, conducted its first Highlands concert and performance at the USU ...

Can one man’s death, 10 years later, unify a troubled nation?

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Can one man’s death, 10 years later, unify a troubled nation?

By Ben Zaritsky Nearly 10 years ago, I sat and watched a plane collide into the Twin Towers. Instead of learning about geometry, or whatever it was I was supposed to study in school that day, my afternoon was spent listening to ...

As the bells toll—Valley handbell choir’s love of music rings true

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on As the bells toll—Valley handbell choir’s love of music rings true

Story, Photos and Video by Jess Allen LOGAN—The vibrant tones hang in the air in the basement of the First Presbyterian Church as the choir comes to an end of a song. Watching and listening attentively to Cathy Ferrand Bullock, conductor of ...

USU sends off 4,600 new graduates with sunshine, optimism

Monday, May 9th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU sends off 4,600 new graduates with sunshine, optimism

LOGAN—Nearly 4,600 students graduated from Utah State University this weekend, heading into a tough job market with optimism and enthusiasm. Led by President Stan Albrecht, Provost Raymond Coward, with the trustees and dignitaries, the procession of faculty and then hundreds of ...

Listening for the quiet call to religious life in Utah

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Listening for the quiet call to religious life in Utah

It’s a simple lifestyle that has always been a small piece of the “31 flavors” of religious orders in the Catholic church. Story and photos by Lis Stewart OGDEN -- Ever since she was five years old, Sister Danile Knight said she ...

Coming out, going home, being gay, finding peace

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | 3 Comments »

'I don’t like it when people go out of their way to make me feel different. I’m just a guy who happens to like guys. I have to do laundry; I have to go to class; I have allergies - ...

Volunteer Center connects Cache helpers with opportunities

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Volunteer Center connects Cache helpers with opportunities

By Emily Pannell Johnson LOGAN—This time last year, Ang Haroldsen was graduating from Utah State University unsure of what she’d do next. She’d spent her last three years of college volunteering with the Val R. Christensen Service Center, so ...

Cache Valley residents plead for help with urban deer problem

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Brandon Hadley CACHE COUNTY -- Anyone who has driven along the benches in Cache Valley lately may have noticed what seems to be a growing population of deer roaming the foothills and in some cases, even neighborhoods.  This has people ...

Women’s rugby: Playing for love of sport and pride in bruises

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life, Sports | 1 Comment »

'We call ourselves ruggers and we’re a unique bunch. We play in rain and snow and return to practice after practice with skinned knees and blackened eyes.' Story by Noelle Johansen Photos by Noelle Johansen and Kat Stowell LOGAN -- ...

Aggie radio journalist wins national journalism award

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Aggie radio journalist wins national journalism award

LOGAN—Storee Powell, 2011 summa cum laude JCOM Graduate of the Year, is the only Utah State University student journalist whose regional Mark of Excellence Award winner has won a Society of Professional Journalists national award. Her piece for Utah Public Radio ...

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 ...

Are lawmakers’ texts and tweets public or private? That depends

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Are lawmakers’ texts and tweets public or private? That depends

Working group of citizens and officials will decide GRAMA's future this summer By Kate Rouse LOGAN -- When Joel Campbell walked into a Utah House of Representatives committee hearing on March 3, he had no idea the bill discussed that day would ...

Growing goats, chickens and children on a small farm? Not an impossible dream for one Nibley family

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 Posted in Arts and Life, Business | Comments Off on Growing goats, chickens and children on a small farm? Not an impossible dream for one Nibley family

"It is calming. I feel rewarded and a sense of accomplishment. I feel more competent and yeah, I love it!" Story and photo by Stephanie Zollinger NIBLEY -- "There are three reasons why my wife and I decided ...

Clean-up of Canyon Road’s canal trail mess is stuck for now

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Clean-up of Canyon Road’s canal trail mess is stuck for now

Agencies pass the buck, say it's someone else's problem Story and photo by Teresa Nield LOGAN—The collapse was almost two years ago, but troubles and worries continue. Despite the fact that most of the wreckage has been cleared away from the area ...