Author: Alexis McClain

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DSU athletic cumulative GPA lower than previous years

The Dixie State University webpage posted an overall GPA, 2.977, for Trailblazer athletics for 2016-17, but compared to past cumulative GPAs this is not one of the highest GPA’s for the athletic department. According to a press release by DSU issued in 2014, what was then Red Storm Athletics, DSU athletes reached an overall grade point average […]

New football coaches bring past experience as student athletes, coaches to DSU

Football season for the Dixie State University Trailblazers is not around the corner but expect to see three new faces within the coaching staff in the coming year.  Head coach Shay McClure said while searching for these new coaches, he wanted individuals who interacted with their players in a certain way and had skills in […]

DSU offers various resources for undeclared students

For many students, deciding on one major can be a daunting decision, and not everyone is ready to make that choice just yet. Madysen Wilson, a sophomore from Hudsonville, Michigan, has been unsure of her major since she began her educational career here at Dixie State University. “I was told by my counselor yesterday that […]

Banned books not beneficial to learning

Often times a child is protected from the realities of this world by the omission and challenges of certain pieces of literature. This topic of omitting information from literature came up in communication professor Dr. Randal Chase’s media law class in which he discussed with students what types of information can be removed or banned. […]

Board of trustees welcome new staff, programs

Dixie State University is continuing  to grow by welcoming new faculty and staff to the Trailblazer community along with several new additions to campus centers. One of the newest additions, Gerry Lucey, in the general session of the board of trustees meeting Friday was hired on to be the women’s soccer head coach for the fall season. Mo […]

Disneyland price increase doesn’t out weigh feeling of nostalgia offered in the parks

Disneyland has been marketed as the “Happiest place on Earth,” but that might not be true going forward as ticket prices continue to rise.     Spring break for Dixie State University students is just around the corner, so before Disneyland becomes something completely unattainable to students I suggest you go now.     According toTime.com in the […]

Great food, desserts found at TwentyFive Main

Just a hop, skip and jump away from our Dixie State University campus is the oh-so-chic and delectable TwentyFive Main. Owners and brothers Adam and Jason Legg have lived in St. George for over 20 years and bought this little whole in the wall back in 2013 with their goal being to provide a place to […]

Different processes apply for PacWest nominations, awards

Each week the Dixie State University athletic department selects two student-athletes to be presented as athlete of the week, but this nomination does not compare the efforts dedicated to creating the PacWest preseason, weekly and postseason awards. For DSU, Steve Johnson, associate athletic director of media relations, and Kerric Seegmiller, assistant coordinator of media relations, […]