Archive for CULTURE

  • September 9, 2019

    Celebrate Dixie State University During Homecoming 2019

    By Brett Coleman    Beginning with the age-old tradition of turning the “D” on Black Hill red, Dixie State University is excited to invite community members and alumni to campus to celebrate Homecoming 2019 with a variety of time-honored activities.  “Homecoming is a time to reconnect with people who made...

  • September 9, 2019

    Power In Unity. No Sides, Only Love

    Over the Rainbows: St. George Celebrates Pride Week, Launches Encircle Center Construction By Marianne Hamilton   This fall, these two phrases will resonate throughout St. George as Pride Week kicks off on September 15, and the new Encircle Family and Youth Resource Center continues its construction. With a full slate of...

  • September 9, 2019

    Granting Life-Changing Wishes for Washington County Children

    By Make-A-Wish Utah   Make-A-Wish Utah is a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that grants wishes for Utah children with life-threatening medical conditions. Founded in 1985, the organization has granted over 3,600 wishes for Utah kids and is on track to grant 230 wishes this year. From a dream vacation to...

  • July 19, 2019

    Dixie State University’s New Biotech Certificate Prepares Students to Meet...

    By Brett Coleman    Coming together to further growth, innovation, and education that will help meet southern Utah’s unique and growing economic needs, the communities of Washington County and Dixie State University are working to train the future leaders of the biotechnology sector.  Biotechnology, an industry that focuses on the...

  • March 7, 2019

    Dixie State University’s College of the Arts

    By Alexis McClain After years of practice and dedication, Dixie State University (DSU) student Jessica Powell gives a heartfelt performance with her fellow DSU Symphony Band members. Her commitment to the flute sparks a Trailblazer spirit that resonates with the entire audience. They all rise, applauding the dazzling performance and...

  • January 16, 2019

    All Things Art

    By Merrie Campbell-Lee In year two of its existence, The Center for the Arts at Kayenta has a lineup of events that will draw even bigger crowds. At a time when entertainment is literally at our fingertips, it’s easy to get distracted and simply forget that a live performance is...

  • November 13, 2018

    Celebrity Concert Series: Inspiring, Uplifting, and Educating for Over 60

    By Ginger Nelson   I often think back on my first experiences with the performing arts. As a small, shy child, I remember the excitement and preparation that went into a night out: my mother teaching me how to comb my hair and dress appropriately for these special evenings; turning...

  • November 13, 2018

    Fathering with Love

    By Kelly Kendall   Love is a curious thing. It has as many meanings as there are people in the world, and these meanings are shaped by culture, family, and personality. Recently, I asked a group of fathers to share their views on the love of a father for his...

  • September 6, 2018

    Dixie State University Invites You to Homecoming Week 2018

    By Chase Hansen   With fall semester in full swing, Dixie State University (DSU) invites community and alumni to campus to celebrate its rich traditions and spirit during homecoming week, October 29th–November 3rd, 2018. Please plan on joining us at the following events: Sunday, October 28th, look to the Black...

  • July 10, 2018

    Tan’s Treats: Giving Children the Nutrition They Need to Succeed...

    By Diane Del Toro Tanner Holt was a student at Diamond Valley Elementary School when he noticed that his classmate never had anything to eat for lunch. Gifted with a generous heart and a desire to help anyone in need, Tanner began secretly giving his own lunch to his hungry...

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