The story: Facilities mistakenly applies grass-killer to Old Main Hill by Brenna Kelly
“You would not pick that to happen anywhere on campus,” said Rob Reeder, the director of facilities maintenance. “Anywhere to occur on campus would be a misfortune and something that would need to be addressed. Unfortunately it happened in a high-visibility area.”
2. The tragic plane crash that killed a USU student
Frank Marino De Leon Compres, a USU aviation student, was killed when his plane crashed during a solo flight on July 18.
The story: USU will hold memorial for student killed in plane crash by Melanie Fenstermaker
“Frank passed away doing what he loved,” said Luis Armenta, USUSA diversity and clubs VP. “Let’s not think so much about his passing away, but let’s honor his life in how we live this next year, and truly dedicate this next year to Frank.”
3. When Aggie Village welcomed its first gay couple