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Above left: Scotty Zaborski and Wilford Woodruff act out a scene from the play “You Can’t Take It With You”, Above right: Annie Morey, playing Penny Sycamore and she is thinking as her kitten sits with her

Photo by Jessa Love Adams/The Eagle

“You Can’t Take It With You” opens Sept. 29 Valeria Moncada news editor

One week and counting for the Caine College of the Arts and USU Eastern Theatre opening of Kaufman and Hart’s classic American comedy, You Can’t Take it with You being directed by Corey Ewan, Ph.D. Performance dates are Sept. 29-30 and Oct. 1, 3-4, and 6-8 in the Geary Theatre. Wilford Woodruff, a graduate of USU Eastern, plays Paul Sycamore. He attended Carbon High School in his hometown is Price. His favorite scene in the play is when the J-men show up. “The play will change your life, it helps set aside the world and show what really matters.” Andrew Mahalik, a sophomore at USU Eastern, plays Tony Kirby. He attended Northwest Career & Technical Academy. His hometown is Las Vegas, Nev. Mahalik’s favorite scene in the play is right after the J-men come to arrest everyone at the end of act 2. “The fireworks

display is intense, exciting and surprising.” He also likes the unintentionally naughty game played by the Sycamore’s and the Kirby’s. “Everyone should come to the play because I’m in it and it will be a grand performance, also anything directed by the great Dr. Ewan will be a hit. It’s a comedy and story that people will enjoy.” Timothy Swensen, a freshmen at USU Eastern, plays the head J-man. Swensen attended Stansbury High and his hometown is Stansbury Park. His favorite line in the play is, “Everybody got sex?” Swensen says, “It’s a funny, light-hearted, family show with a great message.” Annie Morey, a sophomore at USU Eastern, plays Penny Sycamore. Morey attended Olympus High School in Salt Lake City. Morey’s favorite line in the movie is “Kenneth, my virginity is a priceless thing to me!” She says people should attend the play because “it helps them escape from the daily trials and tribulations of life.”

Lisha Michel, a freshmen at USU Eastern, is the stage manager of the play. Michel is from Clearfield and attended Clearfield High. Her favorite line in the play is, “A balloon needs plenty of time.” She added, “It’s a really fun show with a lot of heart and tons of laughs.” Bethany Woodruff, a sophomore at USU Eastern, plays Alice Sycamore. Woodruff attended Aberdeen Grammar School and is from Aberdeen, Scotland. Her favorite scene of in the play is, “Lemme get my pipe will ya? Lemme get my pipe!” by Depinna when he is escorted out of the cellar with the police/J-men. “This play is definitely a taste of how eccentric families can be, but it highlights the fact that no matter what kind of family you came from, you love them unconditionally and you will leave this play realizing that. Definitely a cheesy/feel good show that is worth seeing,” said Woodruff. Madison Alleman, a junior at Carbon High school in her home town of Price. Alleman’s favorite

moment in the play is the moment that the kirby’s show up unexpectedly. “I love the silence then the chaos,” she said. It’s a hysterical play and it’s a nice ‘feel-good’ play.” Tyrell Clement, a freshmen at USU Eastern who attended Emery High School and is from Huntington. Clement plays Boris Kolenkhov. His favorite moment in the play is the awkward moment before every one meets the Kirby’s. “Seeing this play will be educational, hilarious, and well worth your time.” Savana Miller, a freshmen at USU Eastern, attended Altamont High and is from Bluebell, Utah. Miller plays Essie Carmichael. Her favorite line in the play is “Did you ask grandpa about us having a baby?” “Oh yes, he said go right ahead.” Miller said, “The play is Hilarious and love filled story line. There is also tons of great talent starring in this play.” Scott Zabroski, a third-year student at USU Eastern is from Saint George. Zabroski’s favorite line from the play is “Everybody got sex?” He says, “Seeing a theatre

performance gives you the chance to forget all the bad parts of life for two hours, forget reality and stop time. Bill Gibson, post grad attended East Carbon High and is from Dragerton, Utah. Gibson plays Wilbar C. Henderson. His favorite line from the play is “You owe the government twenty four years back income tax.” He says everyone should go to he play for a good time. Jerid Clark is a sophomore at USU Eastern from Wellington. Clark attended Carbon High School. He plays Ed Carmichael and his favorite line from the play is, “My xylophone! How will I get my xylophone out?” Clark says to attend the play because “it will be one of the most amazing nights of your life.” Seth Burgess is a freshmen at USU Eastern from Price and attended Carbon High School. His favorite scene from the play is where Alice and Tony are trying to have a private moment, and everyone is interrupting them. “Yes sir, only they didn’t have Frank

Furlers, so I got pickled pigs feet instead!” Burgess said, “This is going to be hilarious, come for a good laugh! We have the most talented cast ever.” Dr. Ewan’s wife, Tammy, added her favorite scene or moment, “This play and the film have been a favorite of ours for the 26 years of our marriage. There is no particular scene or moment. The whole play is delightful. However, I do like the fireworks part and when Mr. Kirby accepts the differences between the families and joins them. Maybe we love it so much because our home is very similar to the one in the play.” If asked why someone should see the play-“It teaches us what is really important; being true to yourself and that home and family is a matter of the heart and that there is always room at the table for one more.” Ticket prices for USU Eastern students is $1 with a student activity card, without ID $5; faculty and staff $5; adults $10; high school and all other students are $5; senior citizens are $7.

Austin Ashcraft is the perfect example of a student who wants to make a difference Shadayah Jones staff writer

As a college student, an individual can feel overwhelmed and stressed at times. They feel as if there is not enough time in the day to accomplish what they need to. They have class after class and a load of homework every night. They have priorities and an education is number one, but there are a few students that stretch their priorities and involvement past the limit. One of those students is Austin Ashcraft. Ashcraft is a full-time student at USU-Eastern, president of the

SUN Center and president of the Institute Council. Along with his commitments to the school and community, he is taking 12-credit hours and has a part time job. He is an individual who is caring towards others, whether a fellow student or a stranger on the street. He is the perfect example of a student who wants to make a difference. The main organizations that Ashcraft is involved in are the SUN Center. The center is an orga n izat ion est abl ished to provide service to people in the community. The SUN Center is involved with many service projects; an example, making quilts for infants and volunteering at

the local schools. students can help deal with the There are also several larger hunger issue that is growing in projects that are carried out by society today. Bread ‘n’ Soup the SUN Center. One of them is night is held every Monday in the Break Away Project. Once a November and all of the money year the Sun Center raised is donated to and volunteer stuthe Food Bank in dents travel to the Price. Navajo reservation Last year the SUN and serve those that Center was able to are in need. raise $5,000. Ashcraft believes that During Spring Break students prothe SUN Center is vide their time and a g reat orga n izaabilities to those that tion and is there for anyone who wants to need in the most. Another project is make a difference in the Bread ‘n’ Soup the community. Night in November. Growing up, AshAustin Ashcraft This is a time when craft was never a

rebellious person, but he recalls one time when he had to let his wild side show. “One time at the annual Break Away Project we had to hitchhike. There were three vans that we were using to transport us. We were the last to leave and I guess someone drove off with keys to the van. So we had a van, but no keys. So we had to hitchhike 30 miles back where we were staying.” Although Ashcraft may not be so proud of hitchhiking, there is one thing he is proud of, his foosball skills. “I have mad skills,” states Ashcraft with much confidence. On of Ashcraft’s main goals in life is to prove that chivalry is not yet dead. He believes that

chivalry is something that should exist but something that is slowly disappearing. Another goal and something that is very satisfying to Ashcraft is making a difference. “I love looking back and seeing that I made a difference and did something worthwhile.” There was one thing that changed his life is when he read the Book of Mormon. “The principals that in contains can make you want to be a better person and make you want to be better. He is very involved. He is the perfect example of someone who is very committed not only to his education but to the community. Service is one of the great joys in life, and Austin is soaking it all up.

Everyone Loves free food

125 people including: cosmetology, welding, diesel, and automotive students enjoyed the free BBQ

photo by Nickole McCarty/The Eagle

On the second week of school, automotive instructor Stan Martineau organized a free lunch for the vocational students which included hamburgers, hotdogs, fruit and salads. So many people attended the event, they ran out of everything and had to buy more to feed the crowds. The vocational faculty helped sponsor the annual event which started with 45 students its first year.

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students can help deal with the hunger issue that is growing in society today. Bread ‘n’ Soup night is held every Monday in November and all...