Author: Chelsea Ponce

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Nationwide suicide prevention program to be implemented at DSU

Dixie State University will implement Hope Squad, the nationwide suicide prevention program, as hope for students. The Hope Squad is a proactive program that will aim to prevent suicide and depression problems among students. Its goal is to reduce self-destructive behavior and youth suicide by training, building and creating change in schools and communities. The program consists of students trained to notice […]

Waiting to get married until after college benefits students

If undergraduate students wait to get married until after they get a degree, their future and their wedding plans are more likely to be successful. I am 19 years old and I feel like I have so much to accomplish before marriage, like traveling around the world and maintaining a steady job. So instead of worrying about school […]

Volleyball stumbles on road trip

Dixie State University women’s volleyball team had a break down against California Baptist University and Azusa Pacific University this weekend. The Lancers took over the game in four sets starting the first one at 12-5, opening the frame at 25-18. The Trailblazers did not stay behind and got a 25-22 win, stabilizing the match at 1-1. CBU […]

Students need to focus on learning, not grades

Students need to focus more on learning and less on getting a perfect grade in class.   We as students know that cheating is unacceptable, but there are many reasons why we sometimes think it is our only option. It could be because we do not have time to study and do homework so we copy […]

Volleyball takes two in Bay Area

Dixie State University women’s volleyball killed their California trip by winning their three games  Friday, Saturday and Monday. The Trailblazers’ victories puts them at 15-8 on the season and 11-4 in the Pacific West Conference. DSU opened the weekend with a win in Belmont against Notre Dame de Namur University  with a 3-set victory. The […]

Making friends helps foreign students adjust

   Moving from another country to the U.S. has been a challenge for me, but it has made for a great experience.    Life as a foreign student can be hard. But making friends and trying new things can help those foreign students adjust to their new environment    According to statistics from the Multicultural […]

Men’s Soccer remains unbeaten

Dixie State University men’s soccer stayed undefeated in the Pacific West Conference after bringing down Hawaii Hilo University Thursday and Chaminade University of Honolulu Saturday. The Trailblazers remained perfect, setting their record at 8-0 in the PacWest and have won 10 games in a row. The rain did not stop DSU to get a 3-0 […]

Hispanic Heritage Month celebrated, scholarships available

Dixie Hispanic Student Association starts off the Hispanic Heritage Month with an opportunity for Latino Hispanic students and a variety of events for the community. DHSA is a student run organization that focuses on raising the awareness of Hispanic diversity on campus, exploring the culture in different ways, and creating a positive impact on the community through academia and service. “I consider the club […]

Men’s Soccer came home with two wins

Dixie State University started play in the Pacific West Conference with two wins against Azusa Pacific University and Point Loma Nazarene University.  Junior forward Ather Dawood netted the first goal of the game for DSU in the 21st minute. Dawood received a pass from freshman forward Moises Medina and scored from 15 yards giving DSU […]

Media pressures society

   We live in a society where we feel the need to look better than the people around us.    Media has huge impact on how we physically want to look for both sexes. Whether on TV or in magazines we strive to look like those gorgeous celebrities.    Most men will not talk about their physical looks […]