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For decades, Utah State University professors climbed aboard small aircraft in Logan to hop over 13,000-foot peaks to teach in the Uintah Basin and return the same night, landing long after the valley was asleep. The effort was “not for the faint of heart” retired USU English professor Glenn Wilde recalled

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an image from space where Earth is visible in the background and the camera is trained on the back of the space shuttle

6 Decades of the Space Dynamics Laboratory Utah State University certainly has a significant amount of reach. From the main campus in Cache Valley, USU’s influence stretches across the rest of the Beehive State via its Statewide Campuses. But it’s undoubtably in space where Utah State reaches the farthest. And the Space

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A black and white image from 1942 of a wooden Paul Bunyan statue atop a ladder. A group of men is using a firehose to keep people away while they figure out how to get Bunyan down.

Pranks, when done well, can be memorable, funny, and even unifying—particularly against a common adversary like Brigham Young University. A good prank requires ingenuity and a good dose of verve. Utah State University Aggies know a thing or two about that. USU archivist Robert Parson recently reflected on campus pranks that

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In 1970, with much of the Utah State University campus community involved in the Vietnam War – whether actively deployed or protesting at home – students in Logan needed something unifying to put their energy toward. The result was the Volunteer Organization for Involvement in the Community and Environment (VOICE). Now,

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