Rape In Cache County
4/9/99Contrary to popular belief, the number
of reported rape cases in Cache County is up, according to Rebeka Alpisa,
Director of Victim Services for Cache County.
Ninth Annual Take
Back the Night Program held at USU
4/7/99The ninth annual Take Back the Night program,
supporting Sexual Assault Awareness Month, was held last night is the
Take Back the Night has become a yearly tradition at USU after a national
Take Back the Night campaign which is a women's march.
lecturer speaks of link between cancer and environment
4/20/99 There is a link between the chemicals
we put in the environment and health problems, particularly cancer among
women, according to cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber. Steingraber
spoke at the Arts and Lectures convocation Thursday afternoon about
her reasons why there is a dramatic increase in cancer.
issues brought to the table in 'High Country News'
4/14/99 The last speaker for USU Communications
department's Media and Society Lecture Series discussed the trends of
thought he sees in the culture of the West on Thursday. Ed Marston spoke
of his own experiences in the Western United States and the role he
plays within it as publisher of "High Country News", an environmental
issues newspaper based in Paonia, Colo.
students help support Utah wilderness
4/9/99 Fifteen USU students didn't have biking,
hiking, backpacking or boating in mind when they headed for sunny Southern
Utah last weekend. Instead, they spent their Saturday mapping, photographing,
measuring, surveying and analyzing. The students, members of USU's ECOS
(Ecological Coalition of Students), spent the weekend in the San Rafael
Swell as volunteers, collecting data to help support pro-wilderness
ACLU president speaks
4/2/99American Civil Liberties Union president
Nadine Strossen wants to prevent government from acting as the "Big
Brother" of cyberspace.
She compared current legislation that censors online free speech to
George Orwell¹s fictional thought police during her lecture in USU¹s
Taggart Student Center Ballroom on Thursday.
Safety a concern as Nibley
prepares to open new elementary school
4/1/99 NIBLEY -- All joking was put aside on
April Fool's Day as the City Council discussed safety issues surrounding
the opening of the new Nibley city elementary school.
The school, located at 2600 S. 660 West, is set to open its doors this
fall. The major concerns the council voiced to Deputy Craig Maughan,
Nibley's area representative from the Cache County Sheriff's Office,
involved traffic and crosswalks.
Cemetery for North
4/1/99 NORTH LOGAN -- Although it was April Fool's
Day, there were no tricks or pranks at the City Council meeting when
members discussed building a cemetery.
Land on 2300 North and 1600 East is being considered for a cemetery
but little has been done because of the desire council members have
for another city to go in with them.
River Heights enacting
neighborhood watch program
4/1/99 RIVER HEIGHTS -- In a time when many Americans
no longer trust their neighbors, River Heights residents have begun
using their neighbors as a resource to keep their neighborhoods safe.
Less than a month ago, River Height's neighborhood watch program was
still just an idea in its formative stage. Now, under the supervision
of City Council Member Wanda Rhodes, it's in full swing.
really is brain food
need to learn to embrace health or to fight a war against disease,"
said David Mickel at a seminar about whole, natural foods in the Eccles
Conference Center.Mickel and his wife Cindy are representatives for
Brain Garden, a company started by Don Tolman to encourage better use
of the brain and good eating habits. / By Tara Bench
Finding a path to artistic
4/9/99 Placing works of art on campus creates
a visual reminder for students, faculty and the public of the spirit
men and women rendezvous in Cache
4/1/99 For 25 years, the members of the Old Ephraim
Mountain Man Club have gotten together to relive the era of beaver traps,
teepees and individualism.
of the sweets go toward fighting breast cancer
4/30/99 Five winning recipes will help increase
public awareness of breast cancer in northern Utah.
Aggie golfers perform
4/7/99The Utah State golf team placed a disappointing
19th in the 19-team Spalding/Anteater Invitational on March 29-30 at
the Coto de Caza North Golf Club in Irvine, Calif.
Get outta my
4/2/99The 75th annual Utah State Bowling Association
Tournament began on March 6 at Olympus Hills Lanes in Salt Lake City
and will run every weekend until April 11.
What used to be a tournament for men only is now open to women, something
which displeases some Utah bowlers.
defensive back Carty could go high in draft
4/17/99Traditionally, the NFL draft has not been
a haven for Utah State football players.
athletes hit the draft
4/22/99Johndale Carty was selected by the Atlanta
Falcons, making him the first Aggie taken in the draft in nearly a decade.
guy London McBride has just 'Gotta be me
4/22/99As we stood in the frigid Logan rain watching
the end of an Aggie football practice, London McBride jokingly harasses
his ex-teammates. He grabs a trainer and puts her in a playful headlock
while heckling his buddies.
a month off, USU golfers look to get back on course
4/23/99The Aggies, who are looking to rebound
from a 19th-place finish at the Spalding Anteater Invitational in Coto
de Caza, Calif., March 29-30, should be able to turn it around this
weekend at the Riverside Country Club.
is life, in one form or another, for Katrina Morrison
4/23/99As a child, Katrina Morrison played soccer
well and dreamed of someday making it big in the sport. She may yet
make it big, but perhaps not as a player. And that's apparently OK.
is tradition, not global marketing
(4/20/99) Imagine that you go to a baseball game
at historic Wrigley Field. Your favorite team is the Chicago Cubs and
the starting line-ups are being announced..."Playing right field, No.
21, Sammy Sosa!" Something's different, though. There's a patch
on the right sleeve of Sosa's uniform. No, it's not big glasses with
beady little eyes behind them honoring long-time Cubs broadcaster Harry
Carey who died before the 1998 season opener. Rather, it's a picture
of a newspaper, advertising the Chicago Tribune which owns the
Cubs. "This can't be right," you say, "it's just a dream." /
By Wade Denniston
a fair assessment of your health
nothing quite as satisfying as having just purchased a pair of five-dollar-95
percent-off-trendy-platform shoes, eating a Parmesan pretzel, and chatting
about mammograms simultaneously.Saturday morning I went to the Cache
Valley Mall completely focused on getting new running shoes. But, for
me, going to the mall with a goal is almost as realistic as making an
agenda "Things to Do When I Get to Heaven." So, I was side-tracked and
spent two hours running from booth to booth at the annual Cache Valley
Health Fair. (I was also side-tracked by JC Penny's red CLEARANCE signs,
pulling me into their force fields.)
baseball season promises more of the same
(4/2/99) Fresh roasted peanuts, hot dogs with
all the fixin's, ice cold beer, sunflower seeds galore, the Green Monster
in Fenway Park, the ivy-covered outfield wall in Wrigley Field, Tiger
Stadium . . .