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10 Places to Go Stargazing in Southern Utah

By Kenzie Lundberg on August 30, 2018

in Outdoors, Cedar City

Home to nine certified International Dark Sky Parks and countless areas of natural darkness, Utah is quickly becoming one of the most popular states for night sky gazers. With some of the darkest skies in the country, Cedar City and the surrounding area offers plenty of opportunities to see and explore the night sky. If you find yourself wondering where to go to get great pictures of astronomical objects, or to take pictures of the night sky, or just to gaze at the

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Conversations You Should Have With Your Roommates

By Eric Kirby on August 29, 2018

in Housing, Student Experience

Living with roommates can be difficult. Set expectations now to avoid later frustration. The following Uloop.com ‘roommate check-in’ can help you establish appropriate expectations and parameters with your roommates:

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Living in University Housing

By Parker Hess on August 29, 2018

in Campus Resources, Housing

University Housing at Southern Utah University is the best place to live as an incoming student. Living in University Housing sets up first year students up for a year of success, connection, and fun. The residence halls provide the highest quality living conditions which are safe, clean, and comfortable, as well as a learning environment that promotes maturity, supports academics, and enhances personal growth.  

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10 Student Goals for a New School Year

Check out suutbirds on SlideShare The start of a new school year comes with change and growth - you're a year older and a year wiser.  With so many resources on campus, now is the time to utilize different opportunities, excel at your studies and become a more dedicated Thunderbird. Here are 10 simple goals for students at Southern Utah University.

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A New Way to Game

After being diagnosed with a life threatening, unique metabolic disorder that caused him to lose most of his vision, Thomas Sorensen, a California Native, defied all odds and is pioneering a new way to play open source software video games.

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Time Management Tips in College

By Southern Utah University on August 21, 2018

in Campus Resources

College can be busy and stressful. To help you stay on top of your work and to not fall victim of procrastination, here are 30 time management tips. 

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Managing Stress in College

By Southern Utah University on August 21, 2018

in Campus Resources

College requires significantly more effort from students than high school. Once you enter college, you will probably find that your fellow students are more motivated, your instructors are more demanding, the work is more difficult, and you are expected to be more independent. These higher academic standards and expectations are even more evident in graduate school. As a result of these new demands, it is common for college students to experience greater levels of

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Future Doctor Honored as COSE Valedictorian

Jacob Lambertsen is proud to represent the College of Science and Engineering as the 2018 Valedictorian. Lambertsen is a double major, studying biology and chemistry while maintaining an almost perfect GPA.

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Stress Management Techniques in College

By Southern Utah University on August 17, 2018

in Campus Resources

Many students find that they need to develop new stress management skills in order to balance academic demands with a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, Southern Utah University offers many resources to help students develop these skills. Many students find that they can reduce their level of academic stress by improving skills such as time management, stress management, and relaxation.

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Spreading Optimism Through LDS Home Decor

Fellow marketing majors and best friends, Samantha Amor and Camille Forbes, center their life around their religion, family, and inspiring others.

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10 Tips for Healthy Relationships in College

By Southern Utah University on August 09, 2018

in Campus Resources

Studies show that people with healthy relationships really do have more happiness and less stress. There are basic ways to make relationships healthy, even though each one is different…parents, siblings, friends, boyfriends, girlfriends, professors, roommates, and classmates. Here are Ten Tips for Healthy Relationships!

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President's Podcast: The Ghost Map (Parts 1 & 2)

Solutions for Higher Education engages in deeper reflection of critical issues in the world of colleges and universities.

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Why is there a Lighthouse in Cedar City?

By Southern Utah University on August 07, 2018

in Cedar City

Standing at 88 feet tall, developers claimed the Cedar City Providence Center Lighthouse was the tallest inland lighthouse in the United States when constructed in 2000. The lighthouse is 450 miles away from the nearest ocean, it's never guided any ships, and it doesn't have a lighthouse keeper. 

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7 Questions Students Have Before Going to SUU

By Southern Utah University on August 03, 2018

in High School

How is parking at SUU? Because SUU is a small town it might not be necessary to have car to get around town. There are numerous parking spots on SUU’s campus, however parking passes are limited. There are several free lots to park in around campus such as the lot down by the PE building and Eccles Stadium. The mission of Parking Services is to maintain a safe and efficient parking system that continuously adapts to growth of the University community and its visitors. If

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12 Questions Every Parent has About Sending Their Child to SUU

By Southern Utah University on August 03, 2018

in Parents

What resources are devoted to diversity on campus? The Center for Diversity and Inclusion (CDI) exists to validate the multiple identities present on campus, while integrating the voices and experiences of marginalized people.  They provide emotional, social, and financial support to students from historically underrepresented communities (e.g. students of color, LGBTQIA+ students, first-generation college students, etc.) The CDI houses organizations of diverse students

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Chains and Franchises in Cedar City

By Parker Rawlins on August 02, 2018

in Cedar City

Cedar City is home to over 100 different restaurant and food options, from familiar favorites to local treasures. There are a lot of chains and franchises to choose from for food, so here’s a complete listing of everything available in Cedar City.

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Writing Exam Strategies

By Southern Utah University on August 02, 2018

in Campus Resources

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Information Security News, August 2018

By Mark Walton on August 01, 2018

in Campus Resources, Cedar City

I would like to formally welcome everyone to campus as we get ready to begin a new academic year. The IT Department produces this Information Security Newsletter on a monthly basis to help educate the campus community on security related issues. Feel free to pass the information on to any friends or family that you think might benefit.

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Student Entrepreneur Reinvents the Stitch

The SUU Entrepreneurship Program has aided the efforts of a number of successful entrepreneurs. Among them is Christopher Christiansen, a senior biology/pre-med major from St. George, Utah who noticed a problem with current medical practices while working in a local emergency room.

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