Author: Alannah Hall

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Students ditch traditional capstones for more hands-on experiences

A typical capstone project might involve a long research paper, but some students are finding more hands-on ways to exhibit what they’ve learned during their collegiate careers. Sarah Folks, a senior communication major from St. George, and her sister Hannah Folks, also a senior communication major from St. George, are combining their mutual passion for […]

Here’s everything you need to know about DSU’s new mascot

The new mascot is all over campus, but those associated with Dixie State University could always know more about the mascot and the bison. The Trailblazer logo decorates street lamps, banners, and most students seem to have a red shirt with Brooks the Bison on it.  Some students, like Broox Anderson, a junior integrated studies […]

Opportunities for unique summer experiences not out of reach

I begin every summer with a list of things I want to do, and I’ve found it’s the best way to have the perfect summer.      The first step to utilizing your summer the way you want and not feeling like it was one big, wasted weekend is to make a plan. Decide what […]

Housing Issue: Healthy food options in dorms, student housing possible

Eating healthy is a struggle for the best of us, but being in a dorm with a meal plan can make it all the more difficult. Being health conscious is important for students even though it can be difficult, especially for those living in dorms who don’t have access to cooking appliances. Demaree Johnson, an associate family and […]

Studying abroad doesn’t have to be pipe dream

If you have ever wanted to take an adventure and see the world, study abroad may be just the thing for you.     As a student who has studied abroad, it was an amazing and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that should be taken advantage of by more students. I pushed myself out of my comfort zone to […]

Ramaker barely slides past Dever for student body president

Students cast their votes for three positions in the Dixie State University Student Association executive council last week and results were close.  Sarah Ramaker, a senior dance major from Midland, Michigan, was elected as DSU’s next student body president. She won the election with 888 votes. C.J. Dever, a senior business administration major from Provo, […]

Breakfast imperative to success

   Most people are told by parents and teachers that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and shouldn’t be skipped for any reason, but many college students don’t have time for that.    It can be hard for me to grab a decent breakfast, or breakfast at all, before my classes. I’d […]