Author: Reza Omori

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DSU must step up game when it comes to recycling

We are in the Dark Ages; the majority of the U.S. has some form of productive recycling. We at Dixie State University do not. How did the push to prepare DSU to be a university leave out this initiative? Isn’t a key component of the modernization to catch up across the board with other universities? […]

Students showcase art at Sears

From renowned faculty to graduating seniors to first time freshmen, the Dixie State University Art Showcase is a platform to display all the diversity and creativity of DSU. The Dixie State University Art Showcase will be open until May 2 in the Sears Art Museum in the Eccles Fine Arts Center. DSU students submitted hundreds […]

Celebrity-backed causes easier to support, students say

Mike Myers, Ne-Yo and Penelope Cruz all have one thing in common: UNICEF. They, like many other celebrities, donate and support to UNICEF. Many celebrities are actively involved in raising awareness about causes and corresponding charitable organizations. Their involvement may vary, from tweeting once to volunteering annually, but overall, celebrities’ activism can be quite positive […]

Storm radio’s ‘1 Voice’ to tackle suicide prevention in special program

Every day in Utah, three young adults are treated for attempting suicide, according to the Utah Department of Health’s Violence & Injury Prevention Program. Other statistics from the Utah Department of Health’s Violence & Injury Prevention include that suicide is the second leading cause of death for young adults aged 18-24 years old. Utah had […]

Clothesline Project goal to raise awareness of violence against women

Whether it’s physical fights with kicks or emotional fights with words, there is a problem with violence against women, and one local chapter of Clothesline Project is doing their part to raise awareness.  There will be a multitude of shirts in the Gardner Student Center Ballroom on March 25 displayed as an extension of a line […]

DSU students help out at Big Brothers Big Sisters

There are Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies all across the nation that match Bigs to Littles, including one in St. George. Big Brothers Big Sisters’ mission, according to its website, is to “provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.” “Our children are between […]

Macklemore, Ryan Lewis brave rain to entertain

As the lights faded to black, the crowd at Dixie State University roared for Macklemore. Welcome to The Heist. A little rain did nothing to deter the fans of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Friday at the second stop of the MTVU’s tour to the 2013 Woodie Awards. The persistent overcast threatened to rain on concert day, […]

Theater program brings Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘Gondoliers’ to DSU

Set in the fictional republic of Barataria in 1950s Italy, two brothers are told the surprising news that one of them is king. Until they are told, Marco and Giuseppe had merrily lived the life of gondoliers, believing in equality and marrying happily. Now not only is one of them the symbol of what they […]

Artist of the Month: Mindee Anderson makes theater positive experience

From meticulous marketing to poetic performing, Mindee Anderson is a star. But she would be the last person to say it.  “She’s very down to earth,” said Hanna Rahilly, theater lecturer and adviser. “When you talk to her, you wouldn’t have the sense that she has this big ego or that she was a diva […]

Gov. to sign DSC’s university status

Gov. Gary Herbert’s signature will finalize it: Dixie is a university at last. Herbert will sign the bill that upgrades Dixie State College to Dixie State University in a ceremony to be held on campus Feb. 16. It was originally planned that DSC would become a university on July 1, but because President Stephen Nadauld […]