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Applebee’s offers nightlife options

The nightlife in St. George gets a little spicier and family oriented all at the same time. Applebee’s is a restaurant with more than 2,000 locations nationwide. It brings in customers with its neighborhood barbecue atmosphere but has been bringing in a different type of customer lately. At the St. George restaurant, on 156 S. […]

Keep schedules diverse, avoid cramming

Between generals and classes working toward your major, crafting a well-planned schedule can take more thought than passing the classes themselves.  With registration open, help is still needed for students seeking the perfect schedule. Rebecca Wright, a junior biology major from South Jordan, said she preschedules her classes. “I like to go and look at […]

First year of Thurs ‘D’ sees some success

Pooping for Peru provided a joke for the comedian, so we could all be hypnotized into forgetting on Thurs “D.” Thursday is not just a day of the week; it’s a day for students to get together for cheap activities.  Every Thursday, the Dixie State University Student Association puts together the Thurs “D” activity. These […]

First university blood drive set for April 1

Dixie State University is having its first blood drive as a university on April 1.  It is also the first blood drive on campus in more than two years. Marc Anderson, a senior biology major from St. George, said the Dixie Serves club has teamed up with the Red Cross to put together this drive […]

Prankster, not DSU, responsible for scarlet letter ‘D’

The unsolicited, unsanctioned recoloring of the “D” on Black Ridge may have caused some general annoyance among those charged with keeping it tidy, but there have not been formal charges filed. The university’s lighted symbol on the west end of the valley changed from its usual stark white post-sunset glow to an uneven red. Some […]

Speech Competition deadlines drawing near

Persuasive speaking will award students up to $1,000. The Antone and Cola Bowler Persuasive Speech Competition is set for March 21. Students are to write an eight- to 10-minute speech revolving around a community issue. Dixie State University’s first persuasive speech competition will be awarding three scholarships for the top three finalists. First place wins […]

Pastels, stripes among anticipated spring clothing trends

With spring-cleaning comes out with the old and in with the new, and the same rules apply to style.  Fashion  “The biggest trends are stripes and pastel colored skinny jeans,” said Kelsey Farr, a freshman general education major from West Jordan. “Pastels can make a bold statement.” Farr said she keeps up to date with […]

Online retailers becoming go-to shopping options

Online shopping creates a personal experience among shoppers. Students find it convenient to shop from the comfort of their own homes, rather than the hustle and bustle of stores. Austin Farnsworth, a freshman general education major from West Valley, said he prefers shopping online. “I don’t like dealing with crowds or pushy salesman,” Farnsworth said. […]

DSC to be featured on MTV’s Woodie Awards

Dixie State College is joining forces with MTV. MTV producers chose DSC as one of three colleges featured on the network’s Woodie Awards. The Woodie Awards were made to highlight music voted best by the U.S. college audience. To kick off spring break, upcoming performer Macklemore and his partner, Ryan Lewis, will be performing at […]

Students polled; majority say sex column OK

Dixie Sun News’ newest column is touchy in more ways than one.  After the first publication of “Erotic Topic,” DSN received positive and negative responses concerning the column.  Some people praised it, while others demanded it be discontinued. DSN wanted to know what its readers thought about the publication of a biweekly column on the […]