Community television grants hands-on opportunities to students


For students pursuing endeavors in broadcasting, the only thing more plentiful than the opportunities they can take advantage of on campus is the new slate of Community Education Channel programming this semester.

Full-time employees and faculty and student contributors ushered in CEC’s fall 2014 shows Thursday with “Storm Stack ...

Silence echoes at 9/11 remembrance event

Students and faculty release balloons in memory of victims of the 9/11 attacks. The ceremony also featured a presentation of awards to local officials. Photo by Landen Vancil

Members of the community and Dixie State University students gathered to remember and pay tribute to the events of 9/11. 

The chairs were not filled, but not because there weren’t students participating. Students filled the steps to the Holland Building and overflowed into the standing area on the ...

Watt's Your Future Worth?: Study up on energy to ‘pass life’


The truth of the matter is, we don’t know how long we are going to live. 

Hopefully we all live happy, healthy lives, but in all reality, you or I could wake-up tomorrow to find out that we have been diagnose with an incurable disease. You or I could ...

Students still find parking spots despite walking distances

According to the Dixie State University parking department, 3,000 student parking passes have been sold, but only 2,160 spots are available. Photo by Alex Cox

Dixie State University officials recognize that parking is tight in some parking lots, but know there is still enough parking at DSU for all students and faculty and staff.

There are 2,160 allotted parking spaces for students, said Bill Hughes, athletics accountant and parking cashier. About 3,000 permits ...

Five types of students who are in every class


Five types of students that are in every class:

  1. The over-sharer. OK, please stop. No one wants to hear about your cousin’s affair.
  2. The ghost. He or she was there the first two weeks, but has since never came to class. Their empty seat haunts you.
  3. The read-aheader. Stop ...

Service events bring fun to raise awareness

Haley Whitney, a junior early childhood education major from St. George, prepares her cardboard shelter during last year's Cardboard Campout. DSN File Photo

The Cardboard Campout and Hobo Hoedown will give students an opportunity to camp out in cardboard houses, eat s’mores and dance while raising awareness for social issues.

The Hobo Hoedown will be the feature event at the campout. The duo of events create an atmosphere of fun for ...

Women's soccer struggles to score

Montana Tanner, a freshman accounting major from Centerville, passes the ball to a teammate on Sept. 6. Tanner is one of 17 new players on the women’s soccer team this year. Photo by Thomas Hender

Dixie State could not gain a victory in its first two road tests of the season.

The weekend road trip would come to a close without success as DSU dropped a second straight game, losing 3-1 against California State University, San Bernardino.

The Red Storm led the game at half ...

No sunshine for DSU men's soccer team

Eddie Ortiz, a freshman nursing major from Las Vegas, gets ready to block during a drill at last week’s practice as he and the rest of the team prepare for the weekend matches. Photo by Elena Castro

A California road trip provided no sunshine for Dixie State University’s men's soccer team, being held winless.

DSU fell behind early in its 2-1 loss Thursday against University of California, San Diego. It gave up the first goal in the 20th minute of play, but was able to ...

Cross-country takes second, eighth in Flagstaff

Nick Watson, a sophomore general education major from Riverton, sets a blistering pace during the George Kyte Invitational in Flagstaff, Arizona, Sept. 7, 2013. Courtesy of Justin Decker

Dixie State University’s cross-country team participated in most of the runners’ first collegiate invitational, finishing in almost the exact place at this race last year.

The Storm ran the George Kyte Invitational in Flagstaff, Arizona, on Sept. 6., where the women took second and the men took eighth overall ...

Trout Bum Love Advice: Fishing, like life, requires balance


Being a trout bum and having a dating life is as close to an impossible endeavor as one can attempt to pursue, and since I am proudly a trout bum, I can tell you just how hard fitting a girl into that lifestyle really is. 

Perhaps I should back up ...

DocUtah attracts world-wide audience


The fifth annual DocUtah film festival brought together students, community members and other individuals from all over the world to view and present independently filmed documentaries.

The festival continues to grow in size each year. As Phil Tuckett, artistic director of DocUtah and assistant professor of communications, addressed the audience ...

DSU student discovers career advice at Comic Con

Panelists answer questions on the Salt Lake City Comic Con “Word Games: Art of Writing for Video Games” panel at the Salt Palace Convention Center on Sept. 5. Photo by Aaron Palmer

By Aaron Palmer

What does Salt Lake Comic Con smell like?

Within the labyrinth of vendors, artists, authors, celebrities and more than 100,000 attendees — all meeting to celebrate everything nerdy — the smell of cinnamon-glazed pecans often scented the air. But I enjoyed something more than the smell.

I did ...

Fit n' Pretty: Protein-packed diet key for athletic health


Don’t expect to get glutes of steel by passing on the protein.

I've always been a protein fan. I swear my mom let me gnaw on a chicken leg at the ripe age of 14 months old. Now I've wised up, learned more about fitness and nutrition ...

Women's soccer wins with 3-0 shut out

Jasmine Arollo, a junior biology major from Glendale, Arizona, keeps the ball away from the Cal Poly Pomona team on Saturday. The Red Storm beat the Broncos 3-0


Dixie State University women’s soccer shut down Cal Poly Pomona with 3-0 victory Saturday night.

In the opening minutes, DSU seemed to be on its heels as Cal Poly had most of the offensive possession, but the Red Storm countered with quick breaks down the field.

This led to ...

Our View: Housing Options


Administration at Dixie State University is aware that both on- and off-campus student housing is in desperate need of attention. The question is, what type of attention are students wanting them to give?

Students have been asked to share with administration what they feel would improve DSU housing. There is ...

Convocation aims to connect with community

Mayor Jon Pike addressed students new and old at Dixie State University’s annual convocation. The convocation helps "the spirits and aspirations of new and returning students.” Photo by Cody Eckman

Prominent Dixie State University and community figures took the theme “Our Traditions … Our Future” to heart Sunday night as they shared inspirational remarks to inaugurate the 2014–2015 academic year.

President Biff Williams, Mayor Jon Pike, DSU alumna Alana Lee, and Student Body President Gregory J. Layton addressed the crowd ...