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DSU graduates discuss future plans, cherish college memories

Dixie State University has become a home for many students over the course of their college years. Whether you are leaving with a two- or four-year degree, there is a lot that has been learned and will be missed by graduates. Every student has different plans after leaving sunny St. George. Some students will move […]

Students, alumni discuss must do traditions before graduation

School traditions help establish the school’s identity and help a school stand out in different ways. Dixie State University has plenty of traditions, some new, some over 100-years-old, but nonetheless they are here to stay. One of the most popular traditions at DSU is True Trailblazer. True Trailblazer is a bi-annual tradition that has been […]

‘What Were You Wearing?’ exhibit fights stigmas, educates community

Did you know one in five women fall victim to sexual assault at some point in their lives? Did you know women make up 91 percent of sexual assault victims in the United States? Did you know 20-25 percent of college women are victims of sexual assault or the fact that over 90 percent of sexual […]

Bang, Redbull, other energy drinks get students through semester

Spring break has come and gone in the blink of an eye. Finals are right around the corner and will be here before we know it. And unfortunately, a lot of us are still in vacation mode and have no energy to continue school for this last month and a half. Finals are right around the corner and will […]

E-scooters make way to campus

ZOOM! ZOOM! ZOOM! Strap up your helmets because the city of St. George and Dixie State University just launched its e-scooter program. Spin, DSU and the city of St. George have partnered up to bring one of the latest fads to southern Utah. President Biff Williams said he is hoping that having the scooters here on […]

DSU offers free tax prep services

I’d tell you some tax jokes, but I doubt you’d depreciate it. Luckily, there are none to account for in this article. Dixie State University, on the other hand, can take care of all of your tax needs, minus the jokes. DSU has a free tax program for anyone who makes less than $54,000 a […]

New men’s sport expected for Division I move

While Dixie State University’s move to Division I has facilitated excitement on campus and in the community, the Western Athletic Conference leaves out the largest team and coaching staff on campus: football. Dixie State University made the announcement to go Division I back in January and announced its move to the Western Athletic Conference. DSU […]

Men’s basketball rides eight-game winstreak

Dixie State University men’s basketball team is on an eight-game win streak after winning back to back games this weekend. The Trailblazers won their first game Friday night against Western Colorado University with a commanding score of 74-52, and won their nail-biting game Saturday night against Colorado Mesa University 80-73. The Trailblazers shot 52.4 percent […]

DSU students discuss best Mexican food spots

Mexican food is one of the most popular food types in the United States. Whether it is a taco stand, restaurant, food truck or a hole in the wall spot, you can never go wrong. Sometimes though, it is a bit tough to find truly authentic, good quality Mexican food. Students coming from California can […]

Assessing the pros, cons of college housing

Whether you are a first-year or fourth-year student, the decision to live on or off campus is a big decision. Both have their own ups and downs, but hopefully, by the end of this, I’ll have helped you decide. Privacy This is for those who have already been through some sort of housing situation. I know […]