Author: Carlie Gillis

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Your 2022 holiday gift guide

Christmas is around the corner and finding the perfect gift for that special someone is not always easy. Gifts can be thoughtful no matter the amount of money. With college students on a tight budget, gift ideas can become harder to think of. Whether you are getting a gift for your family or your roommates, […]

The Dickens’ Festival returns to St. George for the holidays

Get a glimpse of Christmas past at the Dickens’ Christmas Festival with old english vendors, activities and performances in St. George. When entering this Christmas festival, you are immediately reminded of the smell and feel of Christmas time. There are a maze of Christmas vendors with amazing decor and goodies on every aisle, including popcorn, […]

Thanksgiving around the TV

Nothing brings a family closer than watching holiday classics after a big Thanksgiving Day feast. The Macey’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a popular tradition families to watch on Thanksgiving morning. My own family has this tradition, and it is one of our favorite annual things we do on this holiday. Without it, this holiday would […]

Where to find the hidden gems at the HPC

The Human Performance Center is full of hidden gems that many will want to seek out during their next workout. The HPC is full of activities, but here are the real hidden gems. Utah Tech University’s HPC has the equipment needed for all types of workouts, group fitness classes, swimming, basketball courts and even a […]

Weekend getaways for broke college students

As college kids, we all know the struggle of trying to travel with no money and little time. Breaks in the semester are a perfect opportunity for college students to unwind and take a quick getaway. Even though college students are on a tight budget, there are many affordable ways to travel and explore new […]

OPINION | The final night of homecoming week was the best night of the week

This year’s homecoming game was one to remember after beating our rival and protecting our new legacy. Homecoming week was a blast for Utah Tech University students, including myself. However, it was Saturday night that led to the perfect ending, and my favorite event of the week. The football game and the after party, known […]

Remembering the legacy of Odyssey’s “Thriller” at Tuacahn

The end is near for Odyssey Dance Theatre’s “Thriller.” “Thriller” is a Halloween show put on every year for the last 26 years. It showcases talented dancers from all over the state. Some characters in the show include Frankenstein’s Monsters, Chucky dolls and Annabelle. That’s right multiple Annabelle dolls coming after you make for a […]

OPINION | Apple did it again, the iPhone 14 is worth the hype

It’s that season; the iPhone 14 is out, and is showing the world its newest features. You may be thinking, is the iPhone 14 worth trading out my old iPhone? Will the iPhone 14 be just like my old generation? This new phone has amazing features that are bigger and better. The iPhone 14 has […]

Utah Tech University students can benefit from taking evening classes

Are you an early bird or night owl when it comes to picking your school schedule? A main factor in choosing between day and night classes is your personal decision of what time of the day you want your class. There are many benefits that come with choosing day or evening classes that Utah Tech […]

Utah Tech women’s golf Eastern Washington invitational recap

Utah Tech University’s women’s golf team recently got back from competing in the Eastern Washington Eagle Invitational in Spokane, Washington.  The team placed fourth overall at the invitational. This was their highest placing they have received at an invitational. Abby Livingston, a senior population health major from Novi, Michigan, finished out the tournament making this […]