Author: Noelle Spencer

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Strategic plan raises concerns, encourages students, faculty to speak up

Dixie State University’s 2020 strategic plan is in the works and students, faculty and community members have been involved in expressing their thoughts and concerns. After an initial announcement of the strategic plan, the university held a planning meeting and community forum in October where everyone was invited to share their thoughts on the plan. […]

Although incomplete, newly constructed Graff space creates positivity from students

A new and improved space for theater, dance and art departments has made its appearance on campus. The newly constructed Graff space, located just beneath the original Graff building, is just about finished. All that is left is the installation of proper ventilation and the addition of blinds. Faculty members had to rapidly move out […]

Innovation Plaza ribbon cutting ceremony pays tribute to Trustee Lindsay Atwood

The life of Trustee Lindsay Atwood was celebrated Nov. 8 at the Atwood Innovation Plaza ribbon cutting.  Atwood died Oct. 31 from health-related complications, according to an article from the Dixie Sun News.  While the ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the opening of a new building, it also paid tribute to Atwood who was a big part of creating […]

OPINION: Advice from upcoming DSU graduate

College graduation. I have been looking forward to this day since the first day of my freshman year. Now it is only a month away and there is a lot going through my mind. If there is any advice I could give to current college students, this is what it would be:  Work during college […]

Breaking ground on Science, Engineering and Technology building

Homecoming week at Dixie State University is known for its exciting and monumental events. Wednesday’s event was no different. Students, faculty and the community gathered at the Fountain Amphitheater on DSU campus to break ground on the new Science, Engineering & Technology building.  The building is expected to open Fall 2021, said DSU President Richard […]

OPINION: St. George city needs to fix traffic issues

St. George traffic. A frustrating, annoying, issue that only seems to get worse as time goes on and the city grows. As a college student, it is extra frustrating to deal with locals and visitors when most Dixie State University students move here for the “small-town” feel St. George provides. St. George is currently the […]

Enrollment numbers increase, concerns students

If you’re wondering why the sidewalks of campus are more crowded and it’s extra hard to find a parking spot, it’s because even more students have made their way to campus this year.  Enrollment numbers for Dixie State University have been released by the Utah System of Higher Education; the report portrays yet another record-breaking […]

‘Red Rock Haunt’ spooks visitors in unique way

The season of ghosts, goblins, pumpkins and apple cider is upon us, and a new haunt has made its spooky entrance to the St. George area. Red Rock Haunt, conveniently located off freeway exit two, gives visitors and residents a chance to really be scared this Halloween season. When you first walk into the haunt, you […]

Political internship deadlines approaching

If you have a dream of living in a big city, working for well known political names, and gaining experience that you can take with you into your career, than you’re in luck. Dixie State University Institute of Politics is taking applicants for students who want to spend a semester interning in Salt Lake City […]

OPINION: New DSU website even harder to use

OPINION: I have been on the verge of pulling my hair out almost every day since the beginning of this month, and it’s not due to stress. I am feeling very frustrated over something that is supposed to be helping me. These frustrated feelings are all about the so-called “new and improved” Dixie State University […]