Author: Emily Mildenhall

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Mr., Ms. DSU International winners crowned

In its fourth year running, Ms. and Mr. DSU International 2021 have been announced as Ola Odejayi, a senior biomedical science major from Lagos, Nigeria, and Ayana Brown, a junior accounting major from British Columbia, Canada. The first runner-up titles were awarded to Duy Huynh, a junior computer science major from Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, […]

DSU students plan summer they’ve been waiting for

Summer break will be here soon, and after a year of COVID-19 lockdown, Dixie State University students are making the most of it with some thrilling travel plans. Hannah Waddell, a junior elementary education major from Burlington, North Carolina, is going all-in for her summer vacation and taking an out-of-country trip to Greece. Waddell said […]

OPINION | The best on-campus restaurants

As a student who’s been on a Dixie State University meal plan for the past four years, on-campus restaurants play a fairly large role in my daily routine. There are currently six on-campus dining locations, a couple of which have multiple restaurants within them, but not every dining location is created equal. As a resource […]

DSU will maintain mask mandate through remainder of semester

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox signed a bill March 22 to lift the statewide mask mandate starting April 10, but certain restrictions will still be required on Dixie State University’s campus until the semester ends. President Richard “Biff” Williams said protecting students and faculty while keeping campus stakeholders in the loop is the top priority, and […]

OPINION | Please respect study room reservations

Maybe this is a petty complaint, but my fellow students, will you please start using the reservation system for the Jeffrey R. Holland Centennial Commons study rooms? I might be the only person at the university who cares about this, but I’m tired of going to LibCal, making my reservation, going to the designated study […]

How you can find, keep self-motivation

You have an essay due at midnight that you’re only halfway finished with. You haven’t even started your other assignments for the week and the thought of even glancing at your textbooks makes you cringe. On top of that, Zoom fatigue is weighing on you and you really don’t want to attend your classes tomorrow. […]

Encircle collaborates with DSU for poetry workshops, anthology

The best thing about poetry is that it’s a creative and inclusive way to express yourself. That’s why, in a partnership with Encircle, Dixie State University is hosting four poetry writing workshops for LGBTQ+ students and allies. Cindy King, assistant professor of English, initiated the collaboration last year with support from a DSU Community Engaged […]

OPINION | Glow Up culture just another consumerist trick

Glow Ups take the worst parts of diet culture, youth culture and consumerism and smash them all together to make a toxic monster that haunts our dreams at night. Urban Dictionary defines a “Glow Up” as “a mental, physical, and an emotional transformation for the better. Glow Ups can be both natural or planned. As […]

5 cheap, easy Valentine’s Day gift ideas

You don’t need a fat wallet to put together thoughtful Valentine’s Day gifts for your loved ones. Whether you’re looking to save money or utilize your artistic talents, these DIY gift options are sure to bring a smile to your sweetheart’s face. Dixie State University students weighed in with their suggestions for treats and crafts […]