City and Community News


"JShades" mixes genres

From break-dance to DJ to hip-hop, Joe “JShades” Petty, a senior communication major from Las Vegas, is climbing the ladder of success in the music and entertainment industry while juggling his school priorities and making post-graduation plans.

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Rosalind and Orlando adventure through giant flowers and mushrooms in Cedar High School’s take on “As You Like It.”

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Celebrating Black History Month

February is Black History Month and is recognized by SUU and many clubs on campus annually.

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Cookies and Costa Rica

Cookies, Costa Rica and kids were the spring break themes for Alora Bonner, a junior athletic training major from Mesquite, Nevada.

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"Nacho Libre" to reality

Inspiration manifests itself in many forms, but for Maria Simpson, a Cedar City native and SUU alumna, her moment came while watching “Nacho Libre.”

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Spring or February?

Spring fever has been spreading rapidly on SUU’s campus with the recent surge of warm weather.

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Tricks and trick shots

The Harlem Globetrotters faced off against the World All Stars in an exhibition game Wednesday night in the Centrum Arena. The stakes of the game were high since the All Stars’ masked player Cager demanded that, if they won, the Globetrotters couldn’t do an autograph session after the game.

Casino Night wins big SUU students

Surrounded by former presidents of Southern Utah University in the Hunter Haze Conference Center’s Great Hall, students stood around green felt tables and placed bets at the bi-annual Casino Night, hosted by SUUSA.

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Young love: married by age 20

If she fit the “Bridezilla” stereotype, Sarah Christensen would have been panicking, running around and screaming on the day of her wedding. But even her anxiety and depression couldn’t stop her happiness on the biggest day of her life.

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Ultimate Frisbee

The Southern Utah University Ultimate Frisbee Club is participating in the third annual Southern Utah Ultimate Extravaganza.

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Seven romantic wonders of Cedar

The seven most romantic places to visit this Valentine's Day.

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Volunteer for Veggies

Volunteer for Veggies is a little-known secret of Cedar City where local volunteers become shareholders at the Red Acre Farms, and receive fresh produce in return.

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A look into safety measures available on SUU campus

Bailey Smith, a senior interdisciplinary studies major from Pullman, Washington, had one of the worst things that can happen to a college student happen to her.

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America's race for a solution

To wrap up Martin Luther King Jr. week, the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosted a panel discussion about race issues in America last Thursday in the Sterling Church Auditorium. Two professors of political science and two students were invited to share their experiences and offer solutions to this issue.

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Thousands march to support equality

On Saturday, Karen Ferguson’s mom died from breast cancer. The same day, she took to the streets of St. George with her son, Connor, along with almost 1,500 others to support the local Sister March.