Samantha Corralejo

Samantha Corralejo Samantha Corralejo is a California native who is here at Utah State studying as a PDRF in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. She loves cooking, birding, running, music, and has a goal to try the best pizza in every state. Ever since she was a teenager, Samantha enjoyed spending time with [...]

Combat the Cold with Warm Treats in Logan

Warm Up with the Best Treat Spots in Logan Waffle Iron  Looking for a place to inspire you while eating a delicious, fresh waffle? Head to the Waffle Iron. The atmosphere will get your creativity flowing and there is a wide variety of options for waffle toppings. You can even try your liege waffle with [...]

The Game of Curling in Cache Valley

The Game of Curling in Cache Valley In 2002 Natural Resources professor, Douglas Jackson-Smith, picked up curling as he was looking for a lower impact sport he could play because of previous injuries. He started a USU Curling Club which quickly grew and eventually became a PE class (PE 1680) that students can [...]

Emily Virgin: Lizard Wrangler

Emily Virgin: Lizard Wrangler Emily Virgin has been interested in reptiles since she was a child. Her father would save frogs, salamanders and toads in a bucket for her when she was young. This love brought her to become a Biology student at USU.   She graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BA [...]

PDRF Studies Climate Change and Coastal Ecosystems in Alaska

PDRF Studies Climate Change and Costal Ecosystems in Alaska Whether it’s working as a fisheries observer on the Bering Sea during the winter in 15-20 foot seas or taking a 100-day hike through the deserts from the Colorado Plateau to Zions National Park, Ryan Choi seems drawn to adventure. The last three years Ryan has [...]

Winter in Logan

Winter in Logan If you know what to do and where to go in Cache Valley, winter can be one of the best seasons of the year. Here are some fun activities to do as the snow falls. Go Skiing or Snowboarding at Beaver Mountain or Cherry Peak Utah is said to have the best snow on earth, so [...]

Stress Management

Managing Stress During the End of the Semester and Beyond The end of the semester is a stressful time. Whether you’re finishing your degree or still have a long way to go, things can seem overwhelming and stress can just keep building. Some stress is a normal part of life, pushing you to [...]

Beth Shirley

Beth Shirley Beth’s emphasis is, in her words, not “floofy” writing; it’s purely technical communication with a focus on “non-human actors as having rhetorical agency” and her goal is to help scientists better communicate their findings so that they are accessible and digestible to the public. Her main scientific interest is in climate [...]

Tips for Grad Student Health

Tips for Grad Student Health As the weather turns colder and the days get darker, it is easy to feel as if everyone is getting sick. You may feel the stress of the finalizing the semester, or are just having a hard time finding time to take care of yourself in the busyness [...]

TEDxUSU: Movement Recap

TEDxUSU: Movement The long-awaited TEDxUSU 2017 event took place last Friday and we couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome. Nine speakers from USU (8 professors and 1 grad student) gave their talks from the brand new stage in the beautiful Daine’s Concert Hall here on campus. From artistic forms like dance to [...]