Catherria Turner, head women's basketball coach, is under scrutiny from her former players after claims of discrimination and favoritism. Photo courtesy of Dixie Sun News file.

Former players question women's basketball coach

4/20/14

Athletes lose more than just games when non-sports related issues result in miscommunication between players and coaches.

The Dixie State University women’s basketball team started the 2013-2014 season with 21 players, but only six women plan to return next season. Some of the current and former team members have ...

Dixie Awards ceremony creates laughter, memories

5/2/14

The best of the best received the highest of honors Dixie State University offers Thursday night during the 2014 Dixie Awards Ceremony.

About 45 of DSU’s most renowned individuals stepped onto the Dolores Dore’ Eccles Fine Arts Center Mainstage before a crowd of roughly 500 to accept distinguished awards ...

Madden leads team into 5th place

4/22/14

The Dixie State University women's golf team stayed in the middle of the pack all tournament long and finished fifth overall as a team in the Pacific West Conference tournament championships at the Hawaii Prince Golf Club in Ewa Beach, Hawaii. 

DSU sophomore Shelby Madden fared well in the ...

Dixie retires after 20 years of hard work, dedication

4/21/14
Dixie Campbell, DSU's oldest employee at 82 years old, poses with friends and family during her retirement celebration early Monday morning. Photo by Rebecca Luker.

Dixie is leaving Dixie State University, but it's not like what some might think.

At age 82, Dixie Campbell was Dixie State University's oldest employee. Early Monday morning a retirement party was held in her honor in the Red Rock Café on campus.

Family, friends and students celebrated ...

Theater students tour elementary schools, entertain range of ages

4/20/14
Students perform "Lily's Purple Plastic Purse" Thursday in the Eccles Black Box Theater. Photo courtesy of Sabryna Tesch.

Theater students spread laughter to St. George elementary children this month and held full-house, on-campus performances last week as they shared the story of a mouse.

Members of the DSU children’s theatre class, or THEA 2220, have been touring elementary schools in St. George since the beginning of March ...

DSU golf teams vie for conference championship

4/20/14

The Dixie State University men’s and women’s golf teams vied for the Pacific West Conference Championship this week.

The women are coming off their best result of the season, which was 5th at a Western New Mexico University-hosted tournament. The men started the season strong with a second-place ...

Professors share tips to excel during graduate school

4/19/14

Getting his or her Ph.D. may have more significance to a student than simply being the smartest person at the party.

Although Dixie State University is not a research institution, students thinking about pursuing graduate school can find guidance and inspiration from their professors. Graduate school can be a ...

2 men 1 movie: 'Transcendence' gives viewers complex plot, impressive camera work

4/18/14

Ethan's Take:

Technology is advancing every day, and “Transcendence” gives viewers a look into the extremes of where those advancements could go.

If technology is your thing, you might love “Transcendence.” Everyone else will enjoy the beautiful cinematography, assuming they can look past the intricate plot.

Scientist Will Castor ...

DSU baseball fan continues to show passion

4/18/14
Wayne Eckman, member of the 1955-1956 Dixie State baseball team continues to attend games as the loud-mouthed fan. Photo by Kylea Custer.

A former baseball player still leaves his mark in the Dixie State University baseball games at Bruce Hurst Field.

Wayne Eckman has been attending the DSU baseball games since he can remember. Most of the fans know him by his phrases during the baseball games, such as greeting the umps ...

Raging Red readies for China

4/18/14
Current and past members of Raging Red, Dixie's own performance and recruiting group, sing during a farewell show for President Stephen Nadauld Thursday night. Photo by Katie McKellar.

Every university recruits international students, and at Dixie State University, one of the ways to do that is through song and dance.

For the third time in six years, the vocal and dance performance group Raging Red will be traveling to China May 17-28 to perform at several venues in ...

Adams wins revitalized Native American Pageant

4/18/14

The 19th Native American pageant, which has been inactive for four years, was brought back to life this semester.

Five contestants competed for the crown in Dixie State University’s Miss Native American Pageant Thursday. Each contestant received a tuition scholarship for DSU. The winner, Crissie Adams, a junior psychology ...

Bad roommates can ruin college experience

4/17/14
(From left) Daielle Sterczek from Palantine, Ill. and her roommate Krysten Karns from Aledo, Ill., meet for the first time as they move into their dorm. Photo courtesy of MCT.

From the dim-witted to the jabber-mouthed, roommates come in many different shapes and sizes.

Unfortunately for me, I got the bring-my-boyfriend-over-for-showers kind of roommate. 

The woman I had theinsert sarcasm heregreat pleasure to share a room with was a woman who had grown up in the Wasatch Valley ...

Full online programs lack ability to share experiences, connect with others

4/17/14

Full degree online programs may soon be available to Dixie State University students, or rather, a version of the typical online degree program.

Some faculty on campus have a slightly different vision of what role technology will play in education.

Business and Communication Dean Kyle Wells and Executive Vice President ...

Search committee begins to conduct interviews, new president remains unknown

4/17/14

The search for the upcoming Dixie State University president is underway, and the Presidential Search Committee is quietly diving into the applicant pool. 

Steve Johnson, DSU public relations director, said the committee members have no choice but to refrain from giving information about the search because the Utah System of ...

Walking on gives students chance to join DSU athletics

4/17/14

Athletic men and women see if they have what it takes to compete in college sports by deciding to try out for DSU teams; however, there are a couple of hurdles these students need to clear before walking onto the teams. 

The first step for you as an aspiring collegiate ...

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