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Kanab hot-air balloon festival flies

As the sun rose over the Vermillion Cliffs of Kanab last Friday morning, a crowd of hot air balloon pilots, event organizers, volunteers, sponsors and spectators waited in suspense to see if the weather would permit a hot air balloon flight on the first morning of the 2017 Balloons & Tunes Roundup.

Speaking up about domestic violence

After a 13-year marriage to a physically abusive husband, Linda Hudson, a senior sociology major from Lakewood, California, fled the state with her 2-year-old daughter on Valentine’s Day, seven years ago. They left behind their career, friends and family with nothing but the clothes on their backs.

Cedar City band wins bronze in two-day Battle of the Bands

When The Naked Waiters, a homegrown Cedar City trio, were announced as third place winners in the 2017 Kanab Balloons & Tunes Roundup 2-Day Battle of the Bands competition, only one band member took the stage.

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Career and Internship Fair draws crowd

The Career and Internship Fair, held in the Ballroom of the Sharwan Smith Student Center on Thursday, offered opportunities to students from every major.

"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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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.”

ID week waffle house brings the bacon

Wednesday evening, a line of hungry students wrapped around the upper rotunda and outside the Starlight Room of the Sharwan Smith Student Center for the Jamming Waffle House.

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Breeding a horse for an EDGE Project

Tiffani Phillips, a senior agriculture science major from Shingle Springs, California, extended the legacy of her lifelong companion horse, furthered her career and accomplished a long-term goal, all while completing her EDGE project.

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Life dedicated to the outdoors

When it comes to public lands, Brian Raper, the partnership director for the Intergovernmental Internships Cooperative (IIC), is an experienced expert and an asset to the program.

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