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Student debt can be avoidable at DSU


Students across America, including Dixie State University students, are currently taking out student loans in order to pay for the time they spend enrolled in college. 

Students must learn how to manage their debt, financial aid adviser Roberta Cole said. They have to decide early to only borrow to pay ...

DSU baskteball falls to Western Oregon


Dixie State University suffered its first loss of the season Tuesday night in front of the home crowd at the Burns Arena, 67-52.

Western Oregon University jumped to a hot start with sharp shooting from the three-point line. DSU fell behind 13-4 and had to claw its way back for ...

DSU volleyball falls in region championship to Sonoma State

Maddie Rex, a senior business major from Tucson, Arizona, dives for the ball against Hawaii Pacific University during Senior Day. Photo by Thomas Hender

Eighth seed Dixie State University volleyball team fell in the NCAA Division II Volleyball Tournament to Sonoma State University on Saturday, but not without a Storm.

Dixie made it to the final match during the tournament, winning two matches out of the three played in three days.

But the Storm ...

Students, locals vault on-campus in Parkour Club

Members of DSU's Parkour and Freerun Club practice their skills. The club promotes "freedom and movement," said past club president Kelson Erwin. Photo by Elena Castro

The Dixie State University Parkour and Freerun Club flip, roll and vault into an expression of freedom and movement.

The club, which sometimes includes participants of all ages, touts safety and practice, along with the idea of freedom and movement, said St. George resident and past club president Kelson Erwin ...

Academic year's 2nd board of trustees meeting highlights experiential learning, new programs


Dixie State University’s presence off campus fueled the board of trustees’ latest meeting.

The board of trustees hosted its second meeting of the academic year Friday. Discussion highlighted DSU hosting Tanzanian nurses for a six-week course; experiential learning opportunities for DSU students; and proposals for future academic programs.

Carole ...

Girl Talk: Collaborate on holiday cooking to squash outdated gender roles


It is the season of family and thanks and too much food.

Mom cooks the bird or swine and dad carves it once all the cooking is done. Wait. Who does what, now?

Well, according to the traditions and holiday gender roles, apparently the man of the house knows how ...

Album Analysis: Analyzer names 5 albums akin to Run the Jewels' latest triumph

The Beastie Boys perform during KROQ Weenie Roast at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, California. MCT

We all have a love affair that doesn’t leave us — one that strengthens with time.

For the Album Analyzer, Run the Jewels’ latest release instills the swelter of romance and prompts him to ask what other albums match this one’s uniqueness. 

Run the Jewels’ “Run the Jewels 2 ...

DSU clinches 8th seed in NCAA tourney


Dixie State won its final match of the regular season to tie-up a spot in the West Region of the NCAA Division II volleyball tournament.

The win came Saturday on the road at Fresno Pacific University. The Storm beat FPU with little resistance by not dropping a set in the ...

DSUSA announces new vice president

Tommer, Courtesy of Samantha Tommer

Election Week’s change didn’t limit itself to the national political scape as the Dixie State University Student Association’s vice president of academics resigned, opening up the position midway through the semester.

VP of Academics D’Andre Mathews resigned Nov. 3, and the announcement of his successor, Communication ...

Football drops last game


The Storm rolled in over Arcata, California, Saturday afternoon, but the Lumberjack’s of Humboldt weren’t planning on a rainy day.

Dixie State football lost 71-13 without its offense making an actual connection for a scoring play.

In the first four minutes, Humboldt ran into the end zone and ...

DSU takes strong swings in fall season

Kenny You, a junior communication major from Salt Lake City, practices his swing on Monday. Photo by Thomas Hender

Dixie State University golf teams saw success with high placing in the fall, giving the players and coaches high hopes for the spring.

The women’s golf team finished first at a tournament at Colorado Mesa University Sept. 30, while the men’s team took second place at California State ...

DSUSA charity event ends Service Week

Reporter Jiselle Tejera spoke to student leaders about a service event on campus.

On-campus PTSD support group in the works

Graphic by Cody Eckman

Campus support groups for veteran students and non-veteran students affected by post-traumatic stress disorder facilitates peer connections and experience sharing on how to cope. 

An on-campus PTSD group is in the process of being formed at Dixie State University because of a recognized need on campus in not only combat ...

Alumni's Waffle Bliss thrives

The Strawberry Sunshine waffle is one of three specialty waffles Waffle Bliss is serving this month. Photo by Alex Cox

St. George has been blessed with a blissful treat — the sweetness of the Waffle Bliss food truck. 

Two couples, four alumni of Dixie State University, came together earlier this year to share with southern Utah what the true Belgian waffle is all about. 

Kristi and Mike Shaw and Nick and ...

On-campus fashion should garner respect


Multimedia reporter Cody Eckman spoke to Dixie State University students about their most intriguing fashion tips.

Educators’ academic passions matter most in class setting


Depending on your goals as a student, your instructors's educational background or work-force experience can enlighten your college experience or bore you to tears. 

What your college instructor's background is can have an influence in your education and what you might do after college, but how much your ...

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