DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY'S STUDENT NEWS SOURCE | May 12, 2022

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Top 5 clubs at DSU for the 2022-2023 school year

by Daniella Centeno, guest writer As the school year progresses to a close, awards season is upon university organizations and faculty.  The five nominees for Club of the Year for the Dixie Awards have made strides this year that made a difference in the community at DSU. Cesar Ruiz, a junior English major from Littlefield, […]

LGBTQ+ club members advocate for positive image, acceptance for all

By Daniella Centeno, guest writer The LGBTQ+ club has been holding many events on campus in an effort to get all students involved. The club regularly hosts events and they meet every Friday to get to know each other. Events range from a queer sex panel to nails and mocktails. The club has a monthly […]

The process of transferring from DSU uniforms to UTU uniforms

By Lindsey Cozad, guest writer New uniforms have added to the excitement of the university’s change from Dixie State University to Utah Tech University on June 1. With this change comes many rebranding obstacles which includes designing new uniforms. Athletes were able to see mockups of potential color schemes, play with potential looks, and provide […]

Insight Communication: Students gain real life public relations experience

When Naomi Vazquez, a senior media studies student from Park City, first began Insight Communication two semesters ago, she never dreamed she would make connections with local businesses that would help “catapult” her networking and get her involved on campus and in the community. Insight has helped her feel more prepared for her future in […]

Budgeting: Learn how to manage your money

By: Daniella Centeno Budgeting is essential when learning how to manage money in college and away from home.  Every student at Dixie State University is in a different financial situation whether they are married with a double income and a house payment, or are single and living on their own working through the school year. […]

Jesse Hicks: Mathematician by day, musician by night

By: Samantha Stokes There’s a secret musician in the Dixie State University math department. Jesse Hicks, assistant professor of mathematics, has been teaching for 12 years and has a background in mathematical relativity which is within a branch of math known as differential geometry. His love for general relativity and Einstein’s theory of gravity is […]

DSU hosts annual blood drive

By: Samantha Stokes Dixie State University holds its annual blood drive as the need for donated blood will never go away. The blood drive was done through the American Red Cross in the Gardner Center ballroom Oct. 27 and 28. The American Red Cross will also hold another blood drive Nov. 9. Blood donations are […]

DSU dance earns international accolades

By Veronica Robledo Dixie State University dance students and staff are making a name and place for themselves in an international artistic dance competition. Jenny Mair, part-time dance instructor at DSU, learned about the competition from her colleague Liliana Candotti, who is a dance teacher in Florence, Italy. Mair knows Candotti through teaching at her […]

Smooth transition with new track and field coach leads to successful DI debut season

By: Kallen Webster Competing during a pandemic and transitioning to Division I, the Dixie State University track and field team had a new head coach brought on in the middle of the school year. Despite all those challenges, the team has managed to have a record-setting season. This winter, the team hired head coach Derrick […]

Dixie Sun News wins 3 for 3 at Spring National College Media Convention

By Tyson Kauer The Dixie Sun News placed in three categories at the 2021 Associated Collegiate Press Spring National College Media Convention. Despite the fact that COVID-19 forced all Dixie Sun News production online in 2020, the student-run news organization was able to make its mark on the national stage at the March virtual convention. […]