Author: Grayce Payne

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5 stress-reducing tricks to help you conquer finals week

Finals week is quickly approaching, and students are getting closer to the finish line, which is stirring up feelings of stress among the student body. If you are feeling overwhelmed by the endless list of assignments, papers, projects and exams you have due in the next two weeks, take a deep breath and check out […]

Trailblazer Day of Giving

Once a year, for 24 hours, all hands are on deck to gather donations for scholarships, academic programs, athletics and more at Dixie State University. Trailblazer Day of Giving is an annual event focused on supporting programs and students across campus through donations. This year’s Day of Giving happened April 12 and marks the third […]

‘Truly a rewarding feeling’: DSU theatre festival shines a spotlight on student playwrights

Theater students at Dixie State University are witnessing their stories being brought to life through a student-led play festival. Supported by the DSU theater program, the Student Playwrights Festival provides students with the opportunity to try their hand at writing, acting in or directing plays written by their peers. The festival runs from April 6-15 […]

5 TV shows that are worth your time

With hundreds of television shows readily available through streaming platforms, figuring out what to watch can take as much time as actually watching a show. Between balancing school, work and a social life, a student’s free time is limited and they do not want to waste what little leisure time they have mindlessly scrolling through […]

OPINION | The wellness industrial complex does more harm than good

The wellness industrial complex is a marketing scheme designed to deplete our wallets and damage our sense of self worth. The concept of wellness, which can be described as incorporating “healthy habits” to gain “better physical and mental health outcomes,” has been co-opted by influencers and celebrities and transformed into an industry worth $4.2 trillion. […]

2022 Grammy Award nominations

It’s that time of year when your favorite musicians get dressed up to celebrate another year of chart-topping records. After postponing the award ceremony due to COVID-19, the Grammy Awards will happen April 3 in Las Vegas. The Grammys were originally supposed to take place Jan. 31 in Los Angeles, but the surge of the […]

DSU celebrates Women’s History Month with events focused on female empowerment

In honor of March being Women’s History Month, Dixie State University is hosting a variety of events to celebrate female empowerment. Women’s Resource Center events The Women’s Resource Center, located in the Val A. Browning Learning Resource Center, is hosting a series of events this month to encourage women to take charge of their professional […]

‘Everybody’ does a modern take of ‘Everyman’

Dixie State University’s production of “Everybody” invites audiences to become comfortable with their fear surrounding death. This production of “Everybody” is a modern adaptation of a 15th century play called “Everyman.” Directed by Matthew Koenig, assistant professor of theatre arts, the play follows the character Everybody who has just been told by Death that his […]

“Groundbreaking” provides DSU film students with hands-on opportunities

Among the expansive mountain ranges in the heart of Ireland, Dixie State University film students gained real-world experiences while working on a professional film set. Through an internship opportunity provided by the private production company, Kiyo Films, 16 DSU students along with several faculty members were able to spend a month in Ireland shooting the […]

St. George Jazz Festival happening this weekend

Jump into jazz and get your groove on at the sixth annual St. George Jazz Festival. The festival starts Feb. 11 with a performance from LP And The Vinyl at 7:30 p.m. in the M.K. Cox Performing Arts Center. Tickets for the performance are $25, but students, faculty and staff can receive discounted tickets if […]