Author: Allie Kittell

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Southern Utah offers variety of attractions when temperatures drop

Southern Utah is famous for its golfing, cliff jumping, and warm weather. However, for those living here, or even visiting during the winter months when it may be too cold to go tan at the pool, what other options are there? St. George provides many ways to keep up with the cooler weather and still enjoy many of the […]

“Merry Christmas” proper greeting, shouldn’t be censored

People all over the world should be able to wish each other a “Merry Christmas” without fear of offending one another. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t believe any certain religion or its holidays are more prevalent or important than any others. There has just been an enormous amount of backlash in recent years regarding […]

Head football coach’s contract not renewed, reasons for dismissal unclear

Athletic Director Jason Boothe announced Nov. 12 that the football coaching staff will not be coming back next year despite the team’s success this season. Their reason for being let go was classified under “non-renewal for no cause”. Head coach Shay McClure said he and his staff were not given any actual reason for being […]

DSU baseball signs 11-year-old to team

National Signing Day for the 2019-2020 season doesn’t happen for most NCAA athletes until early in 2019, however, for one very special player, it came early. Jackson Keith, an 11-year-old with cystic fibrosis, signed his Letter of Intent to become an official part of Dixie State University’s baseball team during a ceremony on Oct. 18. Jackson […]

DSU Football remains undefeated at home

As Homecoming week comes to a close, Dixie State University football players continue to celebrate. DSU hosted their final football game of the season on Nov. 3 against Colorado School of Mines. The Trailblazers came out victorious over the No. 6 team in the nation. DSU is now 6-4 overall and 6-3 in the conference. […]

DSU Athletes show support for community involvement

For Dixie State University athletes it’s all about “active learning, active life” and being an active part of the community. During the month of October, players from many of DSU’s athletic teams participated in various events in the St. George community. Several teams helped in the organization and volunteering during events such as the St. […]

Jerry the Sea Cucumber has a new line of T-shirts, plushies

Brooks the Bison might not be the only well-known character at Dixie State University. Jerry the Sea Cucumber lives in the aquarium of the Snow Science Center, but his face can now be found on merchandise at the DSU Campus Store.  T-shirts featuring Jerry are available at the campus store on the top floor of the Kenneth […]

DSU ranked on U.S. News’ list of best colleges nationwide

Dixie State University continues to blaze new trails, ranking higher than any other public school in Utah, according to the 2018 U.S. News list of best colleges. With the addition of new buildings and the incorporation of new academic programs, Dixie State University has made improvement after improvement over the last few years and it’s […]

DSU Athletics shoot for stability in next five years

St. George is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation, and Dixie State University is expanding just as fast. DSU’s growth and expansion in the past several years, especially in the world of athletics, is noteworthy. DSU has gone from a junior college to a NCAA Division II institution in a matter of 12 years. DSU athletics […]

Athletes transfer to optimize opportunities

Dixie State University athletics are in full swing, and student athletes are beginning to settle into a routine of workouts, classes, travel, repeat. Although DSU has new student athletes this year, several of them are no stranger to the collegiate athlete lifestyle. This year, DSU welcomed many transfers this season from both other four-year universities and […]