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Archive for August, 2012

Logan, Utah, makes top-10 (we’re #3!) list of best college towns in U.S.

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Ted Pease This is exactly how gossip and rumor and “rankings” work in both academe and the “information age,” but I’ll play along. Why not? The Chronicle of Higher Education—that stalwart standard for colleges and universities—has succumbed like everyone/everything else to ...

‘Meet the weirdos,’ dean urges students at USU opening event

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on ‘Meet the weirdos,’ dean urges students at USU opening event

By D. Whitney Smith Photos by Ted Pease LOGAN—Self-described “weirdos” and other students, faculty and friends of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences gathered Monday night at the Amphitheatre on Old Main Hill for the 2nd annual Light on the Hill ...

Aggie journalism prof’s Washington Post article foreshadows Ethiopian leader’s death

Saturday, August 25th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Aggie journalism prof’s Washington Post article foreshadows Ethiopian leader’s death

Editor’s Note: USU JCOM Professor Matthew D. LaPlante led a team of Aggie student journalists to Ethiopia this summer. When they got back, he published this piece in The Washington Post about worries over Ethiopia’s leadership. Within weeks, Ethiopian Prime ...

Aggie Reports from Ethiopia: Olympic Dreams, Empty Pockets

Thursday, August 16th, 2012 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Aggie Reports from Ethiopia: Olympic Dreams, Empty Pockets

By Danielle Manley Courtesy of ThePostGame.com KERSA ELALA, Ethiopia—Kababa Alemu's feet pound the wet soil as he rounds a makeshift track for the 10th time. [caption id="attachment_8064" align="alignright" width="300"] Kababa Alemu is one of thousands of Ethiopians who run and run. /Matthew LaPlante ...

Joe’s boat bursts into flames—in his driveway!

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Joe’s boat bursts into flames—in his driveway!

Video by Ted Pease LOGAN—Joe Kimpeld was in his house this afternoon around 4 p.m. when a neighbor pounded on his door. [caption id="attachment_8060" align="alignleft" width="420"] Joe Kimpeld’s 1980 Apollo burned in his driveway Tuesday afternoon.[/caption] “Your boat’s on fire!” • See Logan Herald-Journal ...