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Spook out at Old Main

Under the light of a full moon, nearly 500 students gathered within a circle of candles, outside of Old Main last Friday.

Pacific Islands celebrated

Candy leis, cultural dances and native music were all featured at the Polynesian culture festival on Sept. 21 in the International Affairs office.

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Pizza and Politics: Religion and civil rights

Students filled the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service for Wednesday’s Pizza and Politics discussion about civil rights and religious freedoms.

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Calculating their futures

Tuesday morning, SUU accounting and finance majors had an opportunity to network with potential employers at the Accounting and Finance Career Fair in the R. Haze Hunter Conference Center.

Feature: Alumni continue SUU legacy

About 20 years ago, Timothy Clemens and Sherri Olsen, both students at SUU, met at an event put on by Timothy’s fraternity and the sorority Sherri was pledging for. Shortly after they met, Timothy asked Sherri on a date, and they went to a dance party at Rusty’s in Cedar Canyon.

Feature: T-Bird alumnus gets Sirius

If you listen to SiriusXM radio, there is a chance you have heard a former SUU student on the air.

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Feature: SUU alumni singing and writing

Treion Muller graduated from SUU with a bachelor’s of communication. After, Muller went on to USU to receive a master’s of instructional technology.

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Feature: Mindy Benson unites alumni

Mindy Benson currently serves as the vice president for community and alumni relations but has held several other titles over the years including director of student life, and executive director of alumni relations.

Feature: Alumnus runs

Not many people put themselves through a painful 3 mile obstacle race for a hobby, but that’s exactly what Cody Moat, alumnus of Southern Utah University to challenge himself.

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Tennis begins season

The women’s tennis team finished up playing Montana State, Idaho State and Weber State in their first tournament this season at the Idaho State Invitational this past weekend.

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Soccer wins

The Southern Utah University women’s soccer team finally broke their winless streak on Sept. 18 against Dixie State University (DSU).

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Injured T-Birds

Sometimes, you have got to keep on fighting. That’s the current mindset for volleyball Head Coach Craig Choate as injuries have nagged the Thunderbirds.

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T-Birds ready to battle

After a 28-23 victory over the Lions of Southeastern Louisiana University and trailing a bye week, SUU will host Portland State Saturday with kick off at 6:00 p.m. The Portland State Vikings are coming off a two game losing streak, losing to San Jose State 35-66 and the Washington Huskies 3-41.

Hyper masculinity is senseless

In recent times, the concept of masculinity has been challenged on biological and psychological levels, so that it has become possible to call men fragile or unreliable, as opposed to the tradition of strength and pride to which many subscribe.

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Editorial: Reasons to show SUU school spirit

In the last 10 years, the number of SUU applicants has increased by about 500 percent, according to MSN — more than University of Alabama, University of Denver and University of Chicago. It’s not difficult to guess the reason for this surge: SUU has been steadily growing as an institution.

Opinion: There's no such thing as normal

What does it truly mean to be normal, when normal is simply an idea? It’s a set of rules and guidelines instilled in us by society, and if we don’t meet those standards then we are considered unusual or weird.

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SUU forever red

Current and former SUU students will gather on the Upper Quad Friday night for “Forever Red.”

Clubs show off their SUU spirit

On Saturday, around 70 groups will participate in the annual homecoming parade. Both on-campus clubs and community organizations, such as dance groups and marching bands, will participate.

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Alumni awarded

Last night, SUU alumni gathered at the Alumni Center for the Homecoming Banquet and Awards in the Gilbert Great Hall.

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A fiery kickoff at SUUSA BBQ

Monday marked the beginning of Homecoming Week. SUUSA kicked it off with a free barbecue for students held on the Business Quad Monday afternoon.