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SUU Football Claims Big Sky Championship

By Southern Utah University on November 23, 2015

in Athletics

The Thunderbird football team claimed their first ever Big Sky Conference Championship Saturday at the Eccles Coliseum defeating rival Northern Arizona 49–41, claiming the Big Sky Championship Trophy and the Hinton-Burdick Grand Canyon Trophy.

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SUU to World Series

Turner, who graduated from SUU in 1998, is entering his fourth season as an assistant athletic trainer with the Royals. From 2007 to 2009, he served as the club’s minor league medical coordinator after spending seven seasons with the Texas Rangers organization in different capacities.For the first time in 30 years, the Kansas City Royals won the World Series, completing an extra-inning comeback in Game 5 against the New York Mets on November 1. In the middle of the

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Theatre and Football: Q&A with the Cowser Family

James Cowser from Southern Utah University is set to be drafted into the National Football League (NFL) next spring and is in the midst of a successful senior campaign. But James is not the only Cowser on campus; his younger brother Will is in his freshman year at SUU and is studying theatre with the hopes of becoming a play director. With two successful men in one household, we sat down with both James and Will to get their take on the differences and similarities

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Celebrate the National Park Service Centennial through the Regional Partnership Parks100

By Southern Utah University on November 18, 2015

in Outdoors

2016 marks the Centennial of the National Parks Service (NPS) and throughout the year, NPS will engage in a broad public campaign called “Find Your Park” to reintroduce national parks, monuments, recreation areas and historical sites to a new generation of Americans. Parks100 is a newly founded committee of over 25 organizations in what is known as the “Grand Circle” region of Arizona, Nevada and Utah. Parks100 has joined forces to celebrate the National Park Service’s

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Jazz Lottery Picks Not Producing

By David Berri on November 16, 2015

in Faculty Spotlights, School of Business

The Jazz began playing basketball in New Orleans in 1974. For much of the early history of this team, success was hard to find. The team did not finish with a winning record until the 1984-85 season, or five years after the team moved to Utah. And the Jazz didn't win more than 50 games in a season until its 15th year in 1988-89.

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Haunted Happenings at SUU

By Southern Utah University on November 13, 2015

Southern Utah University is known for its long history of tradition and excellence, but with that history comes a dark past. Over the years, accounts of ghostly hauntings and paranormal sightings have been passed down from generation to generation. While the stories we tell today far exceed the old ones in colorfulness, the thing that has remained constant over the decades is the students’ hesitancy to pass by Old Main late at night, or especially linger on it’s third

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3 Reasons to Embrace the Pumpkin

By Southern Utah University on November 13, 2015

in Alumni

Fall is here, bringing with it changing leaves, cooler temperatures, sweaters and pumpkin spice everything. That’s right, pumpkin products have invaded restaurants, grocery stores and even our Instagram feeds, quickly becoming one of the most beloved food crazes in recent history.

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SUU to Monumental Dentistry

By Southern Utah University on November 13, 2015

in Alumni

  Growing up on a New Mexico reservation in the Navajo Nation instilled a deep passion for culture and tradition in Crystal Sekaquaptewa. Taking great pride in her heritage, Crystal always knew that she wanted to make a difference and help her community which lead to her desire for a career in medicine.

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SUU to Broadway Dancing

Before she mastered walking, Stacie Webster began dancing. With a ballet bar in her basement and her mother as her instructor, this 2-year-old became obsessed with moving and the art of dance. “I never did it for the sparkles or tutus,” explained Webster. “It wasn’t a casual hobby for me, from day one I was a dancer and I took it seriously.”

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SUU to Military Journalism

By Southern Utah University on November 13, 2015

in Alumni

Josh Smith was always a news junkie with a thirst for exploration. It was during his time at Southern Utah University that Josh discovered his true potential in the world of journalism.

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