Mark Ogden Jr., a junior business administration major from Spring Valley, California, wins the tip during the game on Saturday. Photo by Alex Cox.

Conference championship, senior night draw big crowd


The Dixie State University basketball teams celebrated senior night on Saturday, then another kind of celebration unfolded after the games.  

 Men’s Basketball 

It was a night of celebration at the jam-packed Burns Arena against Point Loma Nazarene University, as the senior class took the floor for the final time ...

Students file lawsuit against DSU, argue First Amendment rights violated


Three Dixie State University students filed a lawsuit against the university regarding campus speech codes.

Students from the Young Americans for Liberty club  filed a First Amendment lawsuit against DSU with the help of the Foundation for Individual Rights in EducationThe students involved in the lawsuit ...

Football puts a check on GPA

 Hayden Cooper, a sophomore business administration major from Overton, Nevada, feels the crunch himself as he tries to balance his academics and football career. Photo illustration by Lauren Collier.

For Dixie State University football, this semester’s off-season preparation is key for success during the season.

Dixie State’s football team has grown in numbers the past three semesters. The growth of the school has helped the growth of the football program with the addition of new assistant coaches ...

Letter to the Editor: Support older community members


Our small senior group enjoy the DSU basketball games. In fact, senior citizens represent around 50% of those in attendance. At the last game there was a car parked right by the ticket line with very loud music. The ticket windows were slowed down due to the inabilty to hear ...

Students say 'yes' to research

Students flood the Gardner Center and the Jeffrey R. Holland Centennial Commons during UCUR. Photo by Cody Smith.

The Jeffrey R. Holland  Centennial Commons and Gardner Center were teeming with knowledge Friday as students from all over Utah congregated for the ninth annual Utah Conference on Undergraduate Research. 

UCUR gives students the opportunity to present their undergraduate research to peers, faculty and field specialists. 

The Gardner Center was ...

Vitamins, drugs for cognitive enhancement unappealing to students

Photo illustration by Lauren and J.C. Collier.

Originally developed by two Harvard students, a newer vitamin created to help students mentally is starting to become more popular among the college students.

NeuroFuse is composed of 13 ingredients that claim to increase dopamine levels in the brain, and some of these vitamins claim to even help with memory ...

Weight lifting crucial for athletes

Student athletes use the weights in the campus weight room for their conditioning. Lifting cycles and circuit training help keep athletes exercises dynamic and well balanced. Photo by Preston Hunt.

Before, during and after the season, Dixie State athletics teams put in countless hours of work to prepare for their time in the limelight. 

Throughout the season, student-athletes are often seen throwing down alley-oops or reeling in one-handed catches. Something that isn’t usually seen is the effort and dedication ...

Trending Now: ‘Sliding in the DMs’ doesn’t work

The author tries to immediately make weekend plans with a girl through DMs. Anderson says DMs aren’t  very effective.

Direct messages on social networks have become the call sign of the creep.

The direct message, or DM, featured on networks like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, allows users to send messages without having to post them publicly like a regular comment or reply to a post. This means as long ...

Dixie Fest features DJ battle

Dallin Keil (DJK) mixes at one of DSU’s past events. Disc jockeys like Keil will be competing for a $1,000 cash prize at Dixie Fest 2K15 on March 27. Photo courtesy of Dallin Keil.

A disc jockey battle will be bringing local talent, music lovers and fans to Dixie State University as part of Dixie Fest 2K15.

The Dixie State University Student Association usually brings two artists to DSU as part of the annual Dixie Fest, but this year it will be trying something ...

Tattoos beginning to lose negative stigma


I sat in a chair in a laundry room in some guy’s house in southern California and got my first tattoo six years ago.

Obviously this is not ideal, nor is it exactly legal as far as health issues are concerned. However, at this time in recent history, most ...

Utah should re-think firing squad


The Wild West, times of war and a totalitarian government are what may come to mind when one thinks of execution by firing squad.

It’s a little closer to home, though. The Utah House of Representatives recently passed a bill that would revive the firing squad as an option ...

Local artist speaks on sculpting at Dixie Forum

L’Deane Trueblood explains the process she goes through to make her sculptures during the Dixie Forum on Feb. 24. Photo by Alex Cox

Dixie Forum speakers are distributors of knowledge and creativity, and last week, an award-winning, 87-year-old sculptor shared her story of the process behind her bronze works of art.

St. George artist L’Deane Trueblood spoke at Dixie State Universi ty on Feb. 24 about how a bronze sculpture is made ...

Couples must define online infidelity


Reporter Mykell Swapp asked students for their definitions of online infidelity. 

Editor's Note: Newspaper encourages dialogue


I love to see people disagree. Disagreement starts a discussion, and that is the only way we begin to understand the perspectives of those around us. This is why I am thrilled to see the participation of students and staff on campus with the newspaper. 

I put many hours into ...

Subway's boom spurs discussion of new franchises


Boasting establishments like the Backyard Grill, Rebelano's and Wok... Your Way, the Red Rock Café is the lunch stop of many students at Dixie State University.

The Red Rock's newest addition is Subway, which as an outside franchise, is the first of its kind in the café. 

Student ...

Letter to the Editor: Some misunderstood the letter to the editor


There has been a major misunderstanding as to the point of my letter to the editor two weeks ago. It seems that some people have thought that I was saying the Black Student Union was demeaning DSU's image. I assure you this is not the case. I was referring ...

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