Author: Jonny Weakley

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Dance students will choreograph, run final concert of the year

 You won’t hear standard radio hits accompanying this year’s December dance concert. Ten Dixie State University senior dance students will be choreographing their final project and performing Monday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the Dolorés Dore Eccles Fine Arts Center. This will be the first dance concert fully choreographed and run by students. Sam […]

Policies on opposite-sex sleepovers depend on housing complex

Polices about overnight visits of the opposite sex have now changed since the past year but only at certain Dixie State University student housing.  Forrest Gee, a junior criminal justice major from Herriman and a residence assistant at Campus view Suites said the five student housing Nisson Towers, Shiloh Hall, Chancellor Apartments, and Abby Apartments […]

Women’s basketball comes up empty in DSU tournament

Dixie State University women’s basketball leaves 0-2 after their first 2016-2017 game openers of the season. Women’s basketball played two home games this weekend in the Dixie State Tournament. They played Colorado Mesa University Friday losing 54-68 with Ashlee Burge, center post and a junior business major from Riverton pulling 13 points for the Trailblazers. […]

Students put impromptu skills to test at speech competition

A speech competition where students had two minutes to prepare and approximately four minutes to speak brought excitement and anxiety to contestants. A total of 22 students put their impromptu skills to the test Thursday from 4-7:30 p.m. in the Zion room of the Jeffrey R. Holland Centennial Commons at the Mike and Rhonda Tommer […]

Newbies of DSU: Jameson Hardy digs skateboarding, bringing excitement to math

If you can’t find him in the Snow Math and Science Center, you might have some luck looking at the nearest skate park. Since eighth grade, Jameson Hardy, a math instructor from Rigby, Idaho, has been known as a “skater kid.” Hardy said he was so into skateboarding that he would try to relate every project he was given […]

Val Hale discusses economic growth, job opportunities in DSU visit

Vale Hale presented six economic clusters and focuses regarding growth in Utah and explains how Dixie State University and St. George help the economic increase.   Val Hale, executive director of the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development, visited DSU Tuesday, Nov. 1, in the Jeffrey R. Holland Centennial Commons Building. Hale introduced the plans […]

A one-stop voting guide for DSU students

Registering to vote can seem confusing, frustrating or too hard to figure out alone; however, there are steps and sources that can make everything easier. Vote.utah.gov is the government website for Utah residents to help apply their 12th amendment right to vote in the 2016 election. If students have not registered to vote, there is still time.  “Voting is important; if you […]

Modern Dance and Improvisation Club presents site-specific dance

Dance shows expression, feeling and emotion, and viewers had the chance to experience that outside on Dixie State University’s campus Thursday. Opening their first dance concert, the DSU Modern Dance and Improvisation Club presented a site-specific dance known as Time/ Place/ Energy Thursday. Specific dances were choreographed by club members and Sara Gallo, assistant professor […]

CHAOS arrives at DSU with reptile exhibit, dance

A new Halloween event known as CHAOS hit the Dixie State University campus for homecoming Saturday. The event was doused with activities like mini golf, glow-in-the-dark tattoos, a photo booth and a dance that could not be contained indoors. A reptile exhibit called Scales and Tails Utah was also invited to CHAOS, to let students […]