On today’s episode of the Aggie Morning Word Podcast, Morgan Pratt and Bradley Robinson discuss the Hong Kong elections, Gorsuch’s nomination, a pending government shutdown, and Tomi Larhen’s dismissal from The Blaze. Also, Morgan tells of a time in the recent past when she was kicked out of court for wearing a classy tanktop. All that […]
Last week, Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill into law that makes it illegal for people to fly drones near livestock, a year after they were banned around forest fires last year. Andreas Wessemann, an assistant professor of the USU Aviation Technology program, tells Morgan Pratt and Brad Robinson that there is a new USU class to […]
In a state filled with reds (UofU) and blues (BYU), Laurie Snow Turner is a true blue. She was the editor of the Utah Statesman during the 1978-79 school year. That’s when she, along with Larry Baker, changed the name from Student Life to the Utah Statesman because it’s more professional. Laurie discusses how newsrooms survived […]
Tensions between Turkey and the Netherlands heat up. President Trump says “you’re fired” to tons of judges. The only bipartisan issue these days is cancer. Ed Sheeran joins the cast of Game of Thrones, despite looking like a hobbit. Michelle Obama wrote a college recommendation letter for “Black-ish” actress Yara Shahidi. All that and more […]
Amir Malakooti, an Iranian-Aggie, debates USU Republican, Keaton Smoot, about the #travelban.
Harper’s Index is filled with mind-blowing statistics. Harper’s Index is produced by Mikey Kettinger.
What the freak is up with all of this crazy weather? State climatologist, Robert Gilles, answers that question. The short answer: meh. Tune in for the long answer.
This day in history: Pope Honorius II recognized the famous Knights Templar as an army of God in 1128. The original mission of the group was to protect Christian pilgrims on their way to the Holy Land during the Crusades. It was a small group at first, containing only nine members. What did it take […]
This day in 1493 Christopher Columbus reported seeing three mermaids near the Dominican Republic. As it turns out, they were just manatees. Fortunately, Columbus was not seduced by the voice of the sirens, as he said that they were “not half as beautiful as they are painted.” If you were one of the few people […]
Today is national pastry day. The U.S. government is on the verge of a shutdown. Again. The government shuts down on saturday if the senate doesn’t put more money in the piggy bank. Nothing like a little bipartisan holiday cheer. (TheSkimm.) Trump taps Andrew Puzder, CEO of the Carl’s Jr. Fast-food franchise, to be secretary […]