DSU students attend Club Rush during Welcome (Back) Week. DSUSA vice president of clubs oversees the DSU clubs and their progress. Photo by Preston Hunt

Price resigns as VP of clubs; Crockett sworn in

1/20/15

After pressure in her school and personal life, the vice president of clubs and organizations has decided to resign from her position on the Dixie State University Student Association.

McKell Price, a junior communication major from Brigham City, was the VP of clubs during fall semester. Taking her place is ...

Students determine their own preparedness

1/22/15
Havens

There is no excuse for students to leave Dixie State University unprepared for the professional workforce.

I often hear about my classmates taking the easiest internship opportunity that presents itself, sometimes even interning at their current place of work. Dear friends: You are only hurting yourselves. Upon graduation, students are ...

Women’s team unable to follow through with a win

1/20/15
Kaylah Miller, a senior communication major from San Diego, drives past Azusa Pacific University’s defense on Jan. 17.Photo by Thomas Hender

The Dixie State women’s basketball team fell short Saturday against Azusa Pacific 73-61.

Dixie kept warm during the first half, ending it with a score of 33-36. The Storm failed to keep up in the second half. Azusa Pacific had five players scoring in the double figures, which helped ...

Dixie throws down undefeated team

1/20/15
DeQuan Thompson, a senior communication major from Las Vegas, takes a shot against Azusa Pacific University Jan. 17. Photo by Thomas Hender

It was a rightful win for Dixie State men’s basketball Saturday as it battled in overtime to defeat nationally ranked No.10 Azusa Pacific 91-97.

The game started out with Azusa gaining the biggest lead of the game, equaling nine points, but the men of Dixie State didn’t ...

Martin Luther King Jr. honored with speech, dedication of light post

1/20/15
Members of the Black Student Union, President Biff Williams, and other contributors to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day events stand next to the light post dedicated to King Jr. Photo by Cody Smith

Social justice, anti-discrimination and unity filled the walls of the Gardner Center in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. 

The Gardner Center lounge area filled quickly yesterday as Bryan Hotchkins, a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Utah, prepared to give his speech to pay tribute to King Jr ...

First meeting for student government elections announced

1/19/15

Among the keys to success a student must consider before running for a student government position is early preparation.

An informative meeting for Dixie State University students interested in participating in the DSU Student Association election for the 2015-16 academic year takes place Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. in ...

Board Dixie seeks club status as it grows more popular

1/17/15

On a quiet street the headlights of cars appear as members of Board Dixie converge on a small parking lot in Washington.

Despite the low temperatures, nearly 30 people have arrived to ride longboards together. This is Board Dixie, a club that meets most Thursdays at 9 p.m. Each ...

Homemade phone projector falls short of expectations

1/17/15
Dixie Sun reporter Haylie Anderson set out to make a homemade projector, as she saw on the website Pinterest, to project the screen of her smart phone.  Photo by Preston Hunt

Pinterest has many great ideas — ideas that people would be more than willing to try if they just knew how the projects would turn out. Most Pinterest projects turn out as a failure; this one was not quite a failure, but it was pretty close. 

I tried making a projector ...

DSUSA hopes to increase funding, involvement this spring

1/16/15
volunteers prepare food packages at the Campus to Community event Dec. 1, 2014. Photo courtesy of Megan Church

The Dixie State University Student Association has been busy attempting to drastically transform DSU and hopes to continue this mindset into the spring.

Student Body President Gregory J. Layton, a senior English major from Cottonwood Heights, had many goals he hoped for DSUSA to achieve fall semester, including to increase ...

Safety important to longboarders

1/16/15
Hazen

Longboarders may appear to be a little crazy for “bombing” down hills, but they do have safety on their minds.

Every once in a while you’ll see a longboard-riding student glide across Dixie State University’s campus. What about safety concerns?  At the Jan. 15 meet-up on Green Springs ...

Trending Now: Trends curb originality

1/15/15
Anderson

About 10 years ago, everyone I know was wearing Crocs.

You probably owned a pair, loved them and lauded how comfortable they were to your friends. Crocs were a trend that stormed America in the mid-2000s but luckily now have mostly died out. If you still wear yours in public ...

Netflix distracts from studies

1/14/15

Nothing quite compares to the warm and fuzzy, excited feeling you get when another season of your favorite show has been put on Netflix.

   Binge-watching on-demand television has become Internet users’ favorite pastime. I remember the times of DVD box sets. It took slightly more effort to move as quickly ...

Welcome (Back) Week enlightens students with Casino Night, comedienne

1/14/15
Multimedia editor Cody Eckman previewed Welcome (Back) Week with student leaders.

Future DSU master's programs dependent on strategic planning

1/14/15
William Christensen, executive vice president of academic services, speaks at a town hall meeting to help determine DSU's strategic plan Dec. 4. Photo by Alex Cox

Now the training wheels are off. 

After years spent examining other institutions of learning to help achieve Dixie State’s university status, administrators said what happens next revolves around aspects that make DSU unique. Entirely new academic programs, the improvement of old ones, and possible partnerships with other Utah universities ...

DSU goes 1-2 in Hawaii before 2 big conference contests this weekend

1/13/15
Taylor Mann, a junior English major from Castle Dale, attempts a lay-up against Holy Names University on Dec. 20, 2014. Photo by Thomas Hender

This year, the women’s basketball team started its winter break in Sin City, where it competed in the annual Las Vegas Challenge, and got to finish the break with a week-long trip to Hawaii.


The Red Storm’s struggles continued in the Las Vegas Challenge when they lost two ...

Dixie State dance team dances its break away

1/13/15

There may not have been school, but the Dixie State dance team workload didn’t stop for winter break.


There are 10 women on the team, and they practice four times a week, equaling seven hours, not including performances at games. During the fall semester, the dance team performs at ...

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