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Health and Counseling Center to host Decompress, Stress Less event

The Health & Counseling Center is hosting an event for students to kick back and relax with food and other activities before final exams. The “Decompress & Stress Less” event is intended to help students destress while they prepare for finals. It will be held Tuesday outside the Jeffrey R. Holland Centennial Commons area from 10 a.m. to […]

Earn, keep a healthy summer bod

After living off Ramen noodles and iced coffee for two long semesters, summer vacation is now only weeks away.  Whether you are looking to get in better shape or just be healthy this summer, Dixie State University faculty had some tips for students. Eat better, not less Diets often seem like the easiest way to […]

Take a risk in college

College can be hard when you struggle to fit in. My freshman year was anything but fun. I knew one person at Dixie State University, and I wasn’t involved at all. This led to homesickness, lack of motivation and depression. I did not feel like I belonged in St. George. But the moment I took […]

DSU, U of U collaborate to bring physician assistant program

Students will be able to start their journey to become physician assistants on Dixie State University’s campus this summer semester. Sixteen students will receive a PA education through a University of Utah and DSU collaboration. This partnership will also branch out to the physical therapy and occupational therapy when the new Human Performance Center is completed, expected […]

Women face challenges at DSU, steps still to be taken for safety

Women make up the majority of the Dixie State University student population and graduate from college at higher rates than their male counterparts. However, these women face unique challenges with higher education, safety and everyday life. Higher Education“Southern Utah can be a different experience than the rest of the state because geographically we are very isolated,” said Deborah Decker, Utah […]

New student body officers elected, platforms developed

Student government election results are in, and the winners are no surprise — given everyone ran uncontested. The elections, which were held Feb. 28 through March 1, consisted of three candidates who had no competition.  Cajun Syrett, a junior communication major from Bryce Canyon, was elected student body president, while Emilie Namikawa, a sophomore English […]

Casting of Michelangelo’s “Pieta” a permanent addition to DSU

Dixie State University students can now stare into the mourning eyes of the Virgin Mary and study the shadows on the limp body of Jesus in a casting of Michelangelo’s Pietà, which is housed in the Sears Art Museum Gallery. DSU received a rare casting of Michelangelo’s Pietà, thanks to an anonymous donor, and opened […]

Diesta grants opportunities for understanding, academic success

Dixie State University will be throwing a “diesta” on April 7 to encourage networking within the community between Latinos, higher education opportunities and the general public.  Diesta will be a celebration of Latino culture, including food vendors, music, crafts and cultural entertainment. The event is aimed toward educating the community on culture while showcasing higher […]

DSU athletes represent diversity

 The diverse faces shown throughout Dixie State University athletics do not necessarily reflect the diversity on campus. Trailblazer athletes, in fall 2017, were 12 percent more diverse than the student body as a whole.    Andrea Brown, director of institutional research, said 64.5 percent of fall athletes were white, and DSU’s fall student population consisted […]

DSU students offered opportunity to conduct research at Stanford University

Dixie State University students once again have the chance to conduct research at one of the world’s leading teaching and research institutions — Stanford University. Between one and three students will be sent to research cancer genomics at Stanford this summer. These students will be a part of something called Bio-X, which is Stanford’s pioneering […]