Author: Hannah Dismuke

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More representation needed in showing disability in media

When I watch able-bodied actors playing roles in film and television that are meant to portray someone with a disability, I think to myself, “How do they know what it is truly like?” Fifty-six million Americans live with disabilities, and yet this is a topic that is scarcely mentioned in the media. Film and television have […]

St. George offers unforgettable date night locations for DSU students

You have worked up the courage to ask that special someone on a date, and now that they have said yes, it’s time to make a plan. Luckily, there are some unique spots here in St. George for great date opportunities. Snow Canyon State Park: 6 a.m. – 10 p.m. daily. Located at 1002 N. […]

LGBTQ+ Resource Center hosts second annual Lavender Graduation Banquet

As the semester comes to a close, the LGBTQ+ Resource Center is providing students with a night to be acknowledged for academic accomplishments, achievements and contributions. Dixie State University is hosting the second annual DSU Lavender Graduation Banquet for LGBTQ+ students earning a degree or certificate for the 2018-2019 academic year. According to The Human Rights Campaign, […]

Men’s basketball loses in RMAC Tournament quarterfinals, finishes season as family

The Dixie State University men’s basketball team finished the 2018-2019 season truly showing what it means to be a Trailblazer both on and off the court. The Trailblazers were new to playing in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, and head coach Jon Judkins said he was very impressed with the RMAC competition-wise, and traveling was a good experience. […]

DSN sports reporters go behind scenes of athletics, highlight players, coaches

When you support your Trailblazers at a game you may see action on the field, but the real action happens when Dixie Sun News sports journalists Monique Chavez and Issac Garcia go behind the scenes to report on the games. Dixie Sun News is the voice of Dixie State University, and that is no exception when […]

DSUSA elected students must meet position descriptions

With student government elections coming up, you may be wondering, “What exactly does the Dixie State University Student Association do?” The student government is organized into six branches, with a vice president over each branch. Each elected vice president has a seat on the executive council, and the council includes the student body president, vice president of academics, vice president […]

DSU comedic theater production pays homage to Neil Simon in “Rumors”

Have you heard all the gossip about Dixie State University’s play “Rumors?” This production put on by the DSU theater department opened last Thursday and pays homage to the late Neil Simon, who wrote the play in 1988. “’Rumors” is the only farce written by Neil Simon,” teacher and director Michael Eaton said. “Neil Simon passed away last […]

DSU Board of Trustees approves two more master’s degrees

Dixie State University’s goal to offer 50 baccalaureate majors by 2020 is closer to its goal due to plans to offer two new master’s degrees. According to DSU academics, they offer 52 bachelor’s degrees with 65 distinctive emphases, 19 associate degrees and 36 minors. Other competitive programs are in the works, adding to the list a master’s of […]

Conversation, consent necessary for references

Finding the ideal reference for a recommendation is not always a straightforward situation. While actively searching for employment, businesses may ask you for a list of references, or people that can verify your work ethic, skills and experience. It helps to have references available who speak highly of you, can authenticate your strengths and make sure any […]

Local shuttle service provides traveling convenience for DSU students

If you are in need of a quick and convenient way to get home or just have the desire for an adventure somewhere new, the St. George Shuttle has an accommodating connection for you. With several rides offered to multiple destinations, the St. George Shuttle will get you wherever you need to go. Students can choose to ride in a van, […]