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Cheap Spring Break Ideas

Last week found T-Birds nose-deep in textbooks studying for dreaded midterms. Finally, those tests are in the past, and as the dust settles, a huge realization sets in. Spring Break is practically here! With the long-awaited break just days away and temperatures rising, it’s time to start planning to make the most of your vacation. It’s your chance to kick your feet up, let your hair down, and have a good time. Here are some ideas for a fun, memorable – and relaxing –

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Consider a Thrill: Top 5 Adventure Dates for Valentine’s Day

By Abigail Wyatt on February 09, 2017

in Cedar City, Campus Resources, Outdoors

Roses, chocolates, candy hearts, and romantic Hallmark cards are cliché anticipations on Valentine’s Day. Surprise your sweetheart with something new this year. After all, there is nothing like adventure to stir up the romance and strengthen your bond.

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School of Business Offers Free Tax Assistance to Community

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) at Southern Utah University is ready for another year of helping Cedar City residents prepare their taxes. Free of charge to anyone with an annual income of $53,000 or less, VITA services are also available to persons with disabilities, elderly, and limited English-speaking taxpayers in need of assistance.

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Southern Utah University’s Continued Commitment to Being a Global Campus

#YouAreWelcomeHere Fear and confusion surround President Trump’s recent executive order temporarily banning immigration from seven countries. The public controversy and legal debate over the President’s order has been intense. However, Southern Utah University wants to reassure those that might be directly or indirectly impacted by the order that SUU is committed to being a welcoming place for students, faculty, staff, and visitors from across the globe. International

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10 Hot Springs Near Cedar City

By Phenix Johnson on January 27, 2017

in Students, Cedar City, Outdoors

For adventurers looking for a relaxing escape, consider exploring the diverse wonders of a geothermal pool. Natural hot springs heated by the earth can be found throughout Utah and offer many holistic healing benefits including increased blood circulation, reduced stress, and natural pain relief. Enjoy the surrounding scenic beauty as you soak in the warm embrace of the natural waters.

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19 Instagram-Worthy Spots in Southern Utah

By Lexi Carter on January 05, 2017

in Students, Cedar City, Outdoors

Southern Utah is one of the best things that can happen to your Instagram account. Red rocks, lush landscapes and breathtaking backdrops will transform your posts from average to adventurous. Here are 19 Instagram-worthy spots in southern Utah for you to check out. If you know of another killer place to snap a photo, post it on Instagram and use the hashtag #tbirdnation. Who knows, maybe you will be featured on our blog next!

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Alumni Expand Outdoor Opportunities in Cedar City

By Abigail Wyatt on December 20, 2016

in Alumni, Cedar City, Outdoors, In the News

A team of four Southern Utah University alumni just opened Cedar Sports, Cedar City’s newest outdoor gear and rental shop. The store opened on November 1 and co-owners David Whitmore, Leisel Whitmore, Jaxon Haderlie, and Sarah Haderlie credit their entrepreneurial spirit to SUU. It is because of their classroom and hands-on experiences in both outdoor skills classes and business courses that this group of alum feel confident opening an outdoor gear store in Cedar City.

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The Top 3 Christmas Light Displays in Cedar City

By Southern Utah University on December 13, 2016

in Cedar City

Tis’ the season for rushing to and from stores, dealing with crowds and purchasing presents, but take some time to shine Christmas cheer into your life with a leisurely drive to Cedar City’s most well-decorated homes. Neighborhoods throughout the community are decorated and give a whole new meaning to Color Country, so here are the top three Christmas light displays in Cedar City, Utah. 

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Things to do in Cedar City: Winter Edition

By Southern Utah University on December 07, 2016

in Students, Cedar City, Outdoors

Though the weather outside is frightful, there is still plenty to keep your days and nights full of adventure and wonder. Here are 12 things you can do in Cedar City during the winter season.

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SUU President Visits High Schools for College Application Month

Utah Governor Gary Herbert declared November “Utah College Application Month”.  In support of the statewide initiative, Southern Utah University President Scott L Wyatt joined hundreds of high school students at Success Academy, Canyon View High School and Cedar High School over the past month to talk about the advantages of attending college.

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