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SUU softball sweeps UND in doubleheader

After suffering a 3–0 loss against Dixie State Thursday, the SUU softball team came out much stronger against North Dakota during Friday’s doubleheader at Kathryn Berg Field.

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Red Storm shuts out SUU softball

Both pitchers for Dixie State University allowed a combined two hits in a 3–0 shutout of the SUU softball team Thursday afternoon at Kathryn Berg Field.

Self-checkout issues are user's

I can understand that it gets frustrating, but I have noticed that a lot of the time, it’s user error.

Eclipse has religious tie-ins

Monday and Tuesday, the days of the last blood moon, were also the days of the Jewish Passover.

Granting clemency for church perceptive

The pope is doing more than just using words; in December, he announced a new commission, whose goal is to get rid of pedophilia among church leadership.

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Woodwind and Brass Ensembles join together for concert

SUU’s Department of Music hosted a Woodwind and Brass Ensembles concert April 9 at the Thorley Recital Hall, where the Trumpet, Woodwind, Brass and Saxophone Ensembles performed.

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Piano students offer free end-of-year recital

Members of the SUU Piano Ensemble performed pieces they have been working on this semester in a concert Tuesday in the Thorley Recital Hall.

Students sing troubled lovers’ woes in play, The Fantasticks!

SUU’s Department of Theatre Arts & Dance presented the romantic musical The Fantasticks! starting April 10 in the SUU Auditorium Theatre, with the final performance Friday at 7:30 p.m.

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Husband offers a ‘comical social commentary’

SUU’s Department of Theatre Arts & Dance is presenting Oscar Wilde’s comedy An Ideal Husband at the SUU Auditorium Theatre, with final performances today and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

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First of four lunar eclipse events began Monday night

At 11:58 p.m. Monday, a total lunar eclipse began, and by 2:30 a.m., the full eclipse, or blood moon, was in the sky. Two hours later, the moon was back to normal. A lunar eclipse is when the moon moves into the shadow of the Earth. According to NASA’s website, this eclipse was the first of four lunar eclipses in the next two years. The next will be on Oct. 8, followed by another on April 4, 2015. The last one will be on Sept. 28, 2015. After that, the next lunar eclipse is not until 2032.

Cedar City teens can ‘Glow in the Park’ Saturday

An SUU Public Relations Campaigns class is hosting “Glow in the Park” Saturday, where teens from Cedar City can get together for one night and have an “egg-stravaganza.”

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Self-interest is for one’s benefit

The last speaker in the Spring 2014 Convocation Lecture Series spoke Friday on how capitalism and self-interest benefits humanity.

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T-Bird soars on Angels hike

I am going to start off this column by saying that I am not an outdoorsy person. I was when I was younger, and actually was a considerably good hiker when I was about 11, but now, not so much. In fact, it has been years since I went on a hike any more strenuous than the Emerald Pools Trail in Zion National Park. Therefore, I was pretty surprised when my dad asked me if I wanted to hike Angels Landing with my sister and nephew. I was even more surprised when I said “yes.”

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Hike of the Week: Red Cliffs’ Red Reef

Red Reef Trail, through the pools and slot canyon of Water Canyon, is the most popular trail in the Red Cliffs Recreation Area, near Leeds.

Honors students present findings at a conference

A handful of SUU faculty and Honors students performed, presented research and discussed the SUU Honors Program with other college honors communities at the Western Regional Honors Conference on Saturday in Denver, Colo.

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Spring, summer rollout for mountain biking

Now the weather is warming up, it is a good time to prepare for outdoor adventures. For the mountain bike enthusiasts at SUU, there are several local trails to enjoy.

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Students make plans to Take Back the Night

The Center for Women and Families is hosting the annual Take Back the Night event tonight starting at 5:15 p.m. in the Sharwan Smith Student Center Living Room in order to help raise awareness of sexual assault.

Students run a 5k for vets

The Veterans Club hosted a 5k fun run on Saturday at Veteran’s Memorial Park to help raise money for the Veterans Center they plan on establishing at SUU. The cost to participate in the race was $15 for students, $10 for veterans and $20 for anyone else who wanted to race.

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Dogs give therapy

Licensed therapy dogs made a visit to SUU to help students destress before finals.

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Education offers an EDGE

An SUU student combined her position as the current co-president of the Student Council for Exceptional Children with her EDGE project and traveled to Philadelphia to attend the annual Children for Exceptional Children Conference from April 8 to 12.