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Archive for March, 2015

Large turnout for Helicon West slam poetry night

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Large turnout for Helicon West slam poetry night

By Parker Atkinson Logan After Dark There was standing room only Thursday night at Helicon West as a large crowd packed into the Jim Bridger Room of the Logan Library for an evening of slam poetry. With topics ranging from sex, religion ...

Water researchers prepare for annual conference

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Water researchers prepare for annual conference

By Shelby Ruud USU Water Research News Two special-topic sessions hosted by a panel of water resource professionals and researchers will be the highlight of the annual Spring Runoff Conference on Tuesday and Wednesday. The conference, which will be held in the Eccles Conference ...

USU’s chapter of I Am That Girl to welcome organization’s founder

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU’s chapter of I Am That Girl to welcome organization’s founder

By Alyssa Roberts A Woman's Place She is confident, smart and happy. She is loving and open-hearted. She embraces her flaws. She understands her worth and tries to help others do the same. She is that girl. And, at Utah State University, there’s a whole club of ...

Spanish immersion program helps students with speech deficiencies

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Spanish immersion program helps students with speech deficiencies

By Kayla A. Swenson Language Learning In Utah Thirty students sat on a colorful rug and waited for their teacher, Vitoria Floyd, to challenge them on their newly learned Spanish vocabulary. When Floyd pointed to a picture of an umbrella held by a ...

USU receiver takes a big hit in spring practice

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on USU receiver takes a big hit in spring practice

By Conner Rumsey USU Football News Andrew Rodriguez lay motionless. The wide receiver wasn’t so much as flinching a muscle on the football field. And all of Romney Stadium fell silent. The noise of the hit — a crack that could be heard from ...

Sulphur horses removed near Utah highway

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Environment | Comments Off on Sulphur horses removed near Utah highway

By Jillian McCarthy Saving Wild Horses Utah’s Sulphur wild horse population has reached an all-time high, a condition that is causing trouble along Highway 21. On the last weekend of February, 100 Sulphur wild horses were gathered and removed near Highway 21 between ...

Service auction will be held on behalf of USU alum

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Service auction will be held on behalf of USU alum

By Camille Strong Service By Students Brody Lambert is a Utah State University alumnus. He loves hunting, fishing, four-wheeling and camping. He is married to his college sweetheart. He has four children ranging from ages one to nine. Lambert also has stage four ...

Utah State University begins first ‘Mental Health is No Joke’ week

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Health | Comments Off on Utah State University begins first ‘Mental Health is No Joke’ week

By Kelsey Schwab Healthy Aggies Sheree Haggan believes HOPE is a four-letter acronym that has the potential to save lives. “HOPE stands for healing, openness, perseverance and empowerment,” said Haggan, Utah State University’s multicultural program coordinator. Inspired by that idea, Utah State University is ...

Polynesian Student Union hopes to recruit new members at luau

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Polynesian Student Union hopes to recruit new members at luau

By Sawyer Hemsley Get Involved USU For the first time, incoming freshmen will be included in the annual Polynesian Student Union luau at Utah State University. The school-wide event will be held in the Taggart Student Center Ballroom starting at 7 p.m. on April 13 during the ...

Climate scientist speaks at USU about faith

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Faith | Comments Off on Climate scientist speaks at USU about faith

By Kayla Watanabe Sustainable Efforts at Utah State Faith and science don’t have to be in competition with one another. That was the message delivered by Katharine Hayhoe, a devout evangelical Christian and climate scientist from Texas Tech University, who addressed a standing-room-only ...

Logan High lacrosse transitioning with new head coach

Sunday, March 29th, 2015 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Logan High lacrosse transitioning with new head coach

By Chase Ringle Northern Utah Lax After nine seasons off and on as an assistant coach on the Logan High varsity men’s lacrosse team, Clay Christoffersen has now taken over as the new head coach. The change follows the retirement of former head ...

Professor’s band to play at WhySound

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Professor’s band to play at WhySound

By Aubri Liechty Sounds from Little Bear River Professor Kate Skinner of Utah State University will be performing with her alternative band, Born to Wander, at WhySound on April 23. Skinner chose WhySound for the band’s first gig in Utah because ...

USU students spend spring break serving in San Francisco

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on USU students spend spring break serving in San Francisco

By Sadie Hughes Aggie Exploration Ten Utah State University students and one faculty member returned on Saturday after spending a week serving poverty-stricken people in San Francisco.  Alternative Breaks, an organization that offers ways to spend fall or spring break, organized the trip ...

USU’s Sustainability Council announces new awards

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on USU’s Sustainability Council announces new awards

By Kayla Watanabe Sustainable Efforts at USU Utah State University's Sustainability Council will be recognizing students, faculty, employees and community members for their efforts in creating a more sustainable community at a symposium to be held in April. The four categories up for ...

Utah State University women’s soccer team welcomes out-of-state recruits

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Utah State University women’s soccer team welcomes out-of-state recruits

By Hannah Rose USUWomensSoccer.blogspot.com The Utah State University women’s soccer team recruited its highest number of out-of-state recruits in the past three years for its upcoming 2015 fall season. Six of this year's nine recruits are not from Utah. Head coach Heather Cairns attributes the rise ...

Keeton back in the mix during Utah State spring ball

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Sports | Comments Off on Keeton back in the mix during Utah State spring ball

By Conner Rumsey USUFootball.blogspot.com Chuckie Keeton is back. The Utah State University quarterback, who missed a majority of last season due to an injury he suffered against Wake Forest University, participated in all drills and took the majority of first-team reps during Monday and ...

Bureau of Land Management tests new way to control herd size of Utah’s Onaqui wild horses 

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Opinion | Comments Off on Bureau of Land Management tests new way to control herd size of Utah’s Onaqui wild horses 

By Jillian McCarthy Saving Wild Horses The Salt Lake Bureau of Land Management will be trying a new process for controlling the herd size of Utah’s Onaqui wild horses. Starting in April, the BLM will be using darts to shoot mares with ...

Swing dancing nights at Cache Valley Fun Park approach summer schedule change

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Arts and Life | Comments Off on Swing dancing nights at Cache Valley Fun Park approach summer schedule change

By Parker Atkinson Logan After Dark During the months of May through August there will be no swing dancing on Monday nights at the Cache Valley Fun Park as the event moves to its summer schedule. Fans of country-style dancing will still ...

Utah State emphasizes nutrition in March

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Health | Comments Off on Utah State emphasizes nutrition in March

By Kelsey Schwab Healthy Aggies The Utah State University Dietetic Student Association is issuing a set of weekly campus-wide challenges throughout March to encourage students and athletes to live healthier as part of National Nutrition Month. These challenges include making a meal completely ...

Teachers now in charge of running Logan School District’s After School Clubs

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 Posted in Education | Comments Off on Teachers now in charge of running Logan School District’s After School Clubs

By Sarah Keyes Child and Family Support An appointed teacher from each school will now lead Logan School District’s After School Club. In previous years, Logan Parks and Recreation appointed an independent aid to run the program at each school. For convenience and ...