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Archive for March, 2013

Aggie hockey takes 3rd in nationals as boosters hang up skates

Sunday, March 31st, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Aggie hockey takes 3rd in nationals as boosters hang up skates

By Jessica Sonderegger LOGAN—The USU hockey team has wrapped up the 2012-13 season with a national title and high hopes for next year. The Aggies placed third at the American Collegiate Hockey Association’s national championships. “The boys played their hearts out,” said ...

Friends join forces to keep Lou Gehrig’s disease victim at home

Sunday, March 31st, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Friends join forces to keep Lou Gehrig’s disease victim at home

By Jessica Sonderegger LOGAN—The comedians of the improv comedy troupe Logan Out Loud and the committee of the Keep Kim Home Foundation joined forces recently for an evening of humor and hope. “Thanks again, Kim, for letting us come and perform for ...

NCAA rules bench Aggie athletes at Angie’s cancer fundraiser

Sunday, March 31st, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | 1 Comment »

By Seth Merrill LOGAN—This spring, students at Utah State University’s John M. Huntsman School of Business are using skills learned in management courses to organize fundraisers for charities as part of a year-end class assignment. For one student, though, promoting an ...

ATVNews—Public safety, hero beavers, missionaries, weather & sports

Friday, March 29th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on ATVNews—Public safety, hero beavers, missionaries, weather & sports

LOGAN—In the latest Aggie TV News, Logan has been ranked the safest metro area in the nation—lowest in major crimes like homicides, burglaries, aggravated assaults and rapes—but on campus, forcible sexual assaults are slightly higher than in Cache Valley overall. ...

Providence signs on to support awareness of child abuse

Friday, March 29th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Providence signs on to support awareness of child abuse

By Paul Christiansen PROVIDENCE – Diane Behl appeared before the City Council Tuesday night to ask Providence to recognize the importance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. Councilman Don Calderwood, acting mayor while Ron Liechty is away on business, ...

After hours of cold, boredom, sleeplessness—free hot & spicy wings!

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on After hours of cold, boredom, sleeplessness—free hot & spicy wings!

Story & Photos by Dani Hayes LOGAN—It was a night of class struggle, defamation and anarchy—all for a year of free wings. There really should be a sociological study done when huge restaurant franchises open, like Buffalo Wild Wings in Logan, especially ...

USU groups launch campaign to end thoughtless use of the ‘R-word’

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU groups launch campaign to end thoughtless use of the ‘R-word’

By Mary Taggart LOGAN—Utah State University’s Best Buddies and Special Olympics chapters kicked off their Spread the Word to End the Word campaign Monday, raising awareness about the derogatory misuse of the word “retarded” or, as they say, the “R-word.” Spread the ...

Musicians, film-makers get thumbs-up from Richmond council

Monday, March 25th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Musicians, film-makers get thumbs-up from Richmond council

By Shayna Marcure RICHMOND -- City Council spent time approving an array of local building-use requests at its recent meeting, with nearly a full-room turnout. A request to use the Community Building for routine “musician get-togethers” was passed unanimously.“It isn't a show ...

Town council plans to repave Paradise, but only two blocks

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Town council plans to repave Paradise, but only two blocks

By Dawn Otterby PARADISE -- Mayor Leland Howlett says he's been driving around town recently, making a mental inventory of road conditions.  Howlett and the Town Council have been searching for Paradise roads in urgent need of repair. The council is planning ...

City parks, senior center will benefit from Hyrum volunteers

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | 1 Comment »

By Paul Christiansen HYRUM –  Comcast Cares day, an annual statewide service project of Comcast employees and community volunteers, is coming up, and the City Council discussed Tuesday how best to make use of the volunteers' help. The effort in Hyrum will ...

North Logan council resolves to adjust boundary with Logan

Saturday, March 23rd, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on North Logan council resolves to adjust boundary with Logan

By Jonathan Larson NORTH LOGAN – The City Council unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday to change a common boundary between Logan city and North Logan. The council will hold a public hearing to discuss the proposal on June 5. Kirk Jensen, director of ...

Memorial celebration today for design professor Alan Hashimoto

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Memorial celebration today for design professor Alan Hashimoto

By Katie Swain LOGAN—A memorial celebration of the life and work of former Utah State University graphic design associate professor Alan Hashimoto will be held Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. in the USU Performance Hall. Hashimoto, who taught at USU for 25 years, ...

ATV News—Cache Rendezvous brings us back from Spring Break

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on ATV News—Cache Rendezvous brings us back from Spring Break

LOGAN—This week the Cache Rendezvous news staff finds that Utah State’s Merrill-Cazier Library is home to the world’s largest “Little Red Riding Hood” collection. Who knew? This week’s Cache Rendezvous, produced by Courtney Robinson and anchored by Tmera Bradley and Emily ...

ATV News—Cache Rendezvous celebrates Utah State’s 125th birthday

Sunday, March 17th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on ATV News—Cache Rendezvous celebrates Utah State’s 125th birthday

LOGAN—Utah State University, founded in 1888, celebrates its 125th anniversary, so Cache Rendezvous—Aggie TV’s news magazine—honors the school with a tribute to all things Aggie, anchored by Emily Landeen and Tmera Bradley. Jenna Lynn shares a brief history of Utah State, ...

Aggie student lobbyists educate Utah Legislature on USU priorities

Friday, March 15th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Aggie student lobbyists educate Utah Legislature on USU priorities

By Dani Hayes SALT LAKE CITY—Three bills were in the minds of Utah State University student lobbyists during this year’s state legislative session. The bills involved the broadening of the Alumni Legacy Scholarship, an attempt to receive funding for a new ...

Buffalo Wild Wings fly into Logan with wild and tasty grand opening

Friday, March 15th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | 1 Comment »

By Curtis Lundstrom LOGAN—The northeast corner of 1400 North and Main Street is seeing a lot more black and yellow these days. After months of demolition and construction, Buffalo Wild Wings has opened its newest restaurant—the eighth in Utah over the past ...

New Utah law seeks to counter loss of college students to missions

Monday, March 11th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | 2 Comments »

By Katie Swain LOGAN—Utah’s new Higher Education Tuition Waiver law, adopted last week, is designed to help keep Utah college enrollment numbers up, countering the recent policy change by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which lowered the minimum ...

‘Be Kind to Yourself’—sororities promote eating disorder awareness

Monday, March 11th, 2013 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on ‘Be Kind to Yourself’—sororities promote eating disorder awareness

By Jessica Sonderegger LOGAN—Hairstyles of all lengths and styles, adorned with purple bows, created a sea of color as USU students—primary women—gathered in the Taggart Student Center auditorium as part of Body Image Awareness week. Everywhere, light purple hair bows showed support ...

Slip-sliding away: Logan to target homeowners who don’t shovel

Sunday, March 10th, 2013 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Slip-sliding away: Logan to target homeowners who don’t shovel

By Jessica Sonderegger LOGAN—Whether Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction of an early spring was accurate or not, melting icicles are singing a sweet song throughout the valley after a dreary winter. “Can’t wait,” said James Geirer, Logan’s Neighborhood Improvement manager. “It’s been an ugly ...

Aggie handball players win national singles, doubles titles

Sunday, March 10th, 2013 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Aggie handball players win national singles, doubles titles

By Curtis Lundstrom LOGAN—Utah State’s club teams took another step forward thanks to senior handballers Ryan Campbell and Jon Larson, who brought home a pair of championships from the 2013 National Collegiate Handball Championships. Battling a field of 250 of the nation’s ...