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DSU swims at Colorado Mesa Invitational

Dixie State University women’s swim team proved to be a competitive first-year program at its meet over the weekend. The Trailblazers came in sixth place out of eight teams at the three-day Colorado Mesa Winter Invitational. They finalized their point total at 354, and nearly every DSU swimmer finished their races with season-best times thus far.   Jamie Beckstrand, […]

DSU women swim into their first season

Dixie State University women’s swim team took a deep breath and dove head first into its first season in DSU’s history. DSU women’s swim team started its season Oct. 7 and will compete in five more swim meets until the conference championship meet Mar. 8.  The new swim team is almost a full freshmen team […]

Holiday volunteering brings perspective, adds to students’ résumés

Volunteering isn’t just an opportunity to help others; it is also an opportunity to help yourself, add to your résumé and gain valuable skills.  The holiday season is coming faster than Santa flies around the world on Christmas Eve, and the festivities also bring a lot of volunteering opportunities to add to the holiday spirit. […]

‘Someone you love: The HPV epidemic’ screened at DSU

The Dixie State University Rural Health Scholar Club brought awareness to the most common sexually transmitted disease to an almost empty Dunford Auditorium in the Browning Learning Resource Center Nov. 21.  DSU’s RHS invited two guest speakers to speak about human papilloma virus and the importance of the HPV vaccination before the screening of the […]

My foray into cooking healthy Thanksgiving dishes

With $40, 90 minutes and three recipes, I had three healthy Thanksgiving side entrees hot out of my oven. Thanksgiving seems to be a holiday where you eat everything you can and without regrets. This can be particularly true for college students who don’t always get home-cooked meals very often. One of longevity center Pritikin’s nine […]

Veterans celebrated with new monument, flag raising ceremony

Dixie State University celebrated its veterans in the school and the community with an unveiling of a new memorial dedicated to veterans and their families Friday.  The 206 DSU students who are veterans were honored on Veterans Day with campus ceremony dedicating its new veterans memorial that now stands on the northeast corner of the […]

DSU Preseason Basketball

Dixie State University’s women’s basketball teams embraces a new coaching staff while DSU’s men’s basketball prepares for a tough preseason.  The DSU women’s basketball program has gone through three head coaches the past five seasons. The DSU women’s team finished eighth in the PacWest Conference last season with a 9-11 record in conference play and […]

Native American culture celebrated through Miss Native Dixie pageant

A flute whistled in the background and burnt sage brush filled the air, cleansing and blessing the 21st annual Miss Native Dixie Pageant Nov. 1. The Wincínjabina band, or the Little Girls Band, sounded the drums and thundered out the “Women’s Honor Song.” Three Dixie State University Native American women strolled out onto the stage […]

DSU faculty, students say Trump, Clinton gained nomination due to certain characteristics

A Dixie State University faculty member said Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton didn’t become presidential nominees because they were likable. In fact  both candidates have a greater negative rating than they do a positive rating, said Associate history professor Joe Green. A poll done by ABC News and the Washington Post showed Clinton […]

Kaepernick protests skipping DSU

A knee has not yet been taken during the national anthem in ten states; Utah being one of them.  According to Think Progress and its map of tracking “The Kaepernick Effect,” or protesting and kneeling athletes, the trend is only missing in 10 states. Utah is still standing as one of the remainders. Colin Kaepernick, the […]