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50 Things to Do as a Thunderbird

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Your search for things to do in southern Utah is over. Here is a list of 50+ things to do while you are a Thunderbird. From snow cones to ghosts to hiking adventures, there are plenty of things for T-Birds to do when they aren't in class or studying. Share this post on Facebook or Instagram to add your own ideas to the list!

  1. Take a selfie with Sharwan Smith in the Student Center.

  2. Eat a snowcone at the Tiki Shack.

  3. 2015carillonTradition-47.jpgWalk under the Bell Tower at Thunder U and Graduation (don’t walk under the bell tower at any other time).

  4. Take a picture with the giant wooden leadership spoon.

  5. Lounge in the hammocks in the Student Center.

  6. Join a club or organization at SUU.

  7. Visit the Lake on the Hill and paddle board, fish, or get a tan.

  8. Attend a convocation and do an internship.WearRed.jpg

  9. Wear red on Fridays.

  10. Attend a Shakespeare Greenshow and eat one of their famous tarts.

  11. Become a True T-Bird during Homecoming Week.

  12. Hike the C-Trail or drive to the ‘C’ on Cedar Mountain.

  13. Go to Forever Red and other Homecoming events (parade, tailgate, etc.).

  14. Watch for Virginia (the ghost of Old Main) at midnight on a full moon.

  15. Hike Kanarraville Falls.PaintTownRed-2015-1.jpg

  16. Attend SUUSA’s Paint the Town Red, Scream, Paint Dance, and Casino Night.

  17. Visit Special Collections and touch the 5 lbs. of human fat.

  18. Walk the sheep tunnels under Walmart.

  19. Attend the Homecoming football game.

  20. Watch an “Off The Cuff” improv show.

  21. Jump off the high dive at SUU’s Olympic size swimming pool and go cliff jumping at Sand Hollow State Park.

  22. Bowl at the Cedar Bowling Center and eat their yummy cheese fries.

  23. Attend a Bread and Soup Night.statue-circle.jpg

  24. Find all of the statues on campus.

  25. Visit the Harry Potter Room (Great Hall).

  26. Rub the statue of Gerald R. Sherratt to receive good luck on your finals.

  27. Visit Zion National Park and hike Angels Landing.

  28. Go to an SUU student theater, art, or dance event.

  29. Ski, snowboard, or tube at Brian Head.

  30. Attend the BSU Stepshow, the Powwow, and the Polynesian Showcase.

  31. Attend a Pizza & Politics and register to vote.SheepParade.png

  32. Attend the Sheep Parade and the Cedar City Livestock and Heritage Festival.

  33. Go see a movie on $5 Tuesday with your friends.

  34. Go on a free SUU Outdoors trip and climb the climbing wall in the P.E. Building.

  35. Go to ‘Christmas Lane’ (by the golf course) during the holidays.BevCenter-Greenshow.jpg

  36. Visit the Beverly Center for the Arts, see a Shakespeare play, and visit SUMA.

  37. Go to the Ashcroft Observatory to stargaze and attend a star party at Cedar Breaks National Monument.

  38. Visit 2000 Flushes and Three Peaks.

  39. Eat lunch on the science building’s outdoor patio.SUU-footballcrowd3.jpg

  40. Watch T-Bird athletes compete at the Eccles Coliseum, Centrum Arena, Kathryn Berg Field, Tennis Courts, and the Thunderbird Soccer Pitch.

  41. Attend a local rodeo, the Iron County Fair, and a demolition derby.

  42. Vote in the SUUSA Elections.

  43. Go to a bonfire at T-Bird Gardens.

  44. Hike the Bristlecone Pine trail, Mammoth Cave, Aspen Mirror, Ice Cave, Strawberry Point, and Cascade Falls (all up Cedar Canyon).Outdoor Rec2.jpg

  45. Visit Cedar Breaks, Kolob Canyon, Parowan Gap, Navajo Lake, and Bryce Canyon.

  46. Eat at four locally owned food places (i.e. ice cream at Bulloch Drug; eat the legendary ‘Frychos’ at Sonny Boys).

  47. Play night games at Park Discovery.

  48. Participate in Founders Week.

  49. Attend Iron Mission Days at the Frontier Homestead Museum.

  50. Attend the Opening Ceremony for the Larry H. Miller Utah Summer Games.