Author: Sydney Harker

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Utah Tech’s first D-Week will have the same traditions as previous years

D-Week has been an annual tradition for 110 years. With the university name changing from Dixie State University to Utah Tech University, students can still expect to continue celebrating the same traditions.  In the voting process, when changing the school name to Utah Tech, D-Week was voted on to keep as it is a tradition […]

Learn more about Fusion’s spring showcase

It is time to get those hands clapping and smiles on by watching Utah Tech University’s performance team, Fusion, at its spring showcase. The showcase is March 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cox Performing Arts Center. Fusion will be singing and dancing to contemporary songs at the showcase. From songs like “We […]

OPINION | Student involvement is crucial for success

It is essential for college students to feel they belong on campus because the more involved and included they feel on campus, the more successful they will be academically. An education website discussed research proving extracurricular activity involvement at school positively correlates with student’s test scores, attendance and positive educational outcomes.  Extracurricular activities have pushed […]

OPINION | Where Utah Tech University shines and falls short

At Utah Tech University, student enrollment is only growing due to the school changing and adapting to newer approaches to benefit the students. Students who are considering what university to attend have the option to research online the Dean’s List by Turning Point USA. The Dean’s ranked universities on categories such as the learning environment, […]

Mr. Trailblazer 2023 also crowned as Mr. Congeniality

Eleven men took the stage Feb. 8. to compete for the title of Mr. Trailblazer. Contestant No. 11, Sam New, a junior individualized studies major from Leeds, took the crown home for Mr. Trailblazer 2023. The contestants were judged in four categories: on-stage question, resume platform, evening wear and talent. New not only took home […]

Send Fusion to serenade your loved one through a Val-O-Gram

Fusion, Utah Tech University’s performance team, is offering students a chance to send their significant others and friends a fun song for Valentine’s Day. For the second year, Fusion will be performing Val-O-Grams to those at Utah Tech and in the community. In 2021, during the week of Valentine’s Day, the performance team filled their […]

Utah Tech women’s basketball comes up short despite strong fourth quarter

Utah Tech University was neck and neck with Seattle University at the women’s basketball game Jan. 28. The game ended closely with a score of 70-66. The game started with Seattle getting the ball; however, the Trailblazers quickly took possession. Seattle missed its first layup, and Averi Papa, a sophomore history major from St. George, […]