Author: Naomi Vazquez

Posts by Naomi Vazquez:

Chick-fil-A moves to DSU

A new on-campus franchise will hit Dixie State University’s Trailblazers Cafe next semester: Chick-fil-A. Paul Morris, vice president of administrative affairs, said the plan is to have Chick-fil-A on campus and available to students by mid-January. The recent relocation of the salad and drink bars in the Trailblazers Cafe is just a part of the […]

Faculty, staff review Status to Stature initiative at one-year mark

It has been over a year since Dixie State University’s Status to Stature Initiative was published, and goal leaders said, overall, DSU is on track to meet its benchmarks for 2020. At the Strategic Plan Report Out Meeting April 17, goal leaders and their strategists had the chance to report to President Richard “Biff” Williams on […]

DSU 2018 Great Race champions share their secrets to success

Out of 32 competing teams, first-time team the “Tinder-ellas” took the win at this year’s Great Race event hosted by Dixie State University. As one of DSU’s longest running traditions, which closes out D-Week, the Great Race calls upon students, alumni and community members to race relay-style in varying events. Each team member participates in […]

WRC rents laptop to students in need of technology for finals

Dixie State University’s Women’s Resource Center is now offering laptop rentals until the end of the semester for female students who demonstrate need for technological support. Brooklyn Barton, a senior English education major from Kanab, and student liaison for the Women’s Resource Center, said the laptop rental project began because there was a need for […]

Women’s soccer summer camp open for all participants this year

Dixie State University’s women’s soccer summer camp will take on a different format this year but will still serve as an opportunity for students to sharpen their skills from June 25 to 28. For individual participants there will be a $300 fee, and there will be varying bulk-rates for team participants. Head Coach Gerry Lucey […]

DSU softball pitcher Cambrie Hazel is making her mark in NCAA Division II

Freshman phenom Cambrie Hazel, a general studies major from Spanish Fork, continues to make an impact on the mound in her first season pitching for Dixie State University softball. DSU currently sits sixth on the NCAA Division II softball rankings with a win-loss record of 32-4 with Hazel leading the team in wins (15), complete […]

Women’s swim head coach Benjamin Rae resigns; athletes reminisce his leadership

Dixie State University is in the process of searching for a replacement head coach for women’s swimming. Benjamin Rae, the previous head coach, resigned from his position March 29 after building up the team to having their first NCAA Division II championship qualifier, Hannah Hansen, a sophomore psychology student from Lehi. Athletic Director Jason Boothe […]

Students, faculty, staff gear up for D-Week

Dixie State University’s annual D-Week will take on a “Magic of Dixie” theme, and events will be held from April 6 to Saturday. The week will be packed full of timeless DSU traditions including the whitewashing of the “D” on Black Hill and True Trailblazer, a night at the fountain, to close out the week. […]

Softball changes mindset after losses in Hawaii

After taking two losses in Hawaii, the Dixie State University softball team kicked off their first of six games Wednesday at the Karl Brooks Field victoriously but still took two losses. Before the critical week of hosting Azusa Pacific University and Biola University, the team had a week at home to practice and prepare for […]

Women in leadership roles: Celebrating women at DSU

At Dixie State University, female students, faculty and staff bear individual identities while taking pride in their shared values in womanhood such as confidence and leadership. Celebrations like Women’s History Month honor timeless womanhood, but Ashley Snyder, a senior media studies major from Las Vegas, and Chizu Matsubara, professor and department chair of education, agreed […]