City and State Government News


Opinion: Respect women for achievement; don't base our value on appearance

Sarah Palin, former Alaskan governor, met with FOX News anchor Greta Van Susteren to discuss her campaign, only to be questioned about a topic that Susteren said would get more attention: “Breast implants, did you have them or not?”

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Potential Miss Fear from SUU

Beauty pageants are normally an affair with glittering gowns, high heels paired with bikinis and a show of talents that usually include a piano and something with a baton.

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Governor Herbert visits SUU students

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service was at full capacity last Friday morning when Gov. Gary Herbert arrived to a standing ovation.

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Utah's uneducated educators

Wednesday’s Pizza and Politics discussion in the Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service focused on teachers and education, posing the question: are teachers just glorified substitutes?

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Hiking: More Cowbell

The More Cowbell trail is a beginners trail for hikers and mountain bikers. The trail is a part of the larger Hurricane Cliffs Riding Area trail system, so should hikers or bikers decide they would like to go on a lengthier trip, there are many trails to choose from to add with this one.

SUU News’ tips and guides to Comic Con

Utah’s “most popular convention” the Salt Lake Comic Con is a nerdy nirvana featuring celebrity appearances, miscellaneous and relatively geeky panels as well as vendors and artists selling their wares.

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SUU named first Purple Heart Campus in Utah

On Friday, the Military Order of the Purple Heart has recognized and awarded SUU as a Purple Heart Campus during a ceremony next to the Hunter Conference Center.

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Sushi Burrito coming to Cedar

The sushi sensation is sweeping across Utah as Sushi Burrito prepares to open a location in Cedar City.

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Veterans celebrate center reopening

Students, faculty, members of the military and veterans gathered together in the Sharwan Smith Student Center for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the grand reopening of the SUU Veterans Center.

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Cedar City considers a ban on Tobacco Specialty Business

Cedar City is considering a ban on new Tobacco Specialty Businesses (TSB) by creating an ordinance that prohibits new businesses from moving in.

New dialysis care center in Cedar

Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) opened their Cedar City facility on Monday to serve patients in Iron and Beaver counties.

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President visits Utah, past SUU students report

President Obama made a visit to Utah this past week, and two SUU alumni were in the press corps following the president in his visit to the state.

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On-campus post office helps SUU with more than mail

Located in the Sharwan Smith Student Center in what students call, “the mall,” is the campus Post Office.

Wyatt kicks off strategic plan by asking for input

President Scott Wyatt hosted two discussions to mark the beginning of the strategic planning process Tuesday.

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Leavitt Center celebrates Election Day, Birdhouse

SUU students and Americans all over the country tuned in to see how the Senate and House of Representatives races turned out while votes were counted across the country.