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Pizza and Politics- Gun Laws

By Miles Anderson on November 13, 2017

in Political T-Birds

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue. Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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SUU Alum Releases New Album

By Miles Anderson on November 07, 2017

in Alumni, Graduate Studies

Nicholas Villalobos and his musical group Simply Three welcomed a successful release of their first original album “Undefined” on September 22, 2017.

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A Degree of Her Own

In 2008, Samantha Niemann and her family traveled to Cedar City from Lancaster, California, in search of a home closer to her father’s oil rig. It was then as a young teenager that Niemann fell in love with the red rock mountains of southern Utah.

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Faculty Friday; Meet Dr. Michael Kroff, Marketing

Anyone who has ever set foot into the classroom of Dr. Michael Kroff knows just how excited he is about marketing. The unpredictable nature of the decision making process with all of its rational and emotional components is what draws Kroff to the people side of business.

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Pizza & Politics - Culture Appropriation vs. Appreciation

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue. Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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Pizza & Politics - Freedom of Religion

By Miles Anderson on October 18, 2017

in Students, Campus Resources

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue. Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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Pizza & Politics- The Opioid Epidemic

By Miles Anderson on October 03, 2017

in General Education

The Michael O. Leavitt Center for Politics and Public Service hosts Pizza & Politics every Wednesday at noon to discuss a current political topic. Leavitt Center student employees research the topic and moderate the conversation. These discussions expose students to a variety of important issues and encourages them to share their own perspectives while learning all sides of an issue.  Free pizza is provided for all who attend.

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7 Things To Know About Hospitality Management

By Miles Anderson on September 11, 2017

in School of Business, Majors

The close proximity to some of the most luxurious resorts in the nation makes Southern Utah University an ideal place to study Hotel, Resort, and Hospitality Management. The program utilizes the short distance to places like Las Vegas, Moab, Park City, and Lake Powell to visit high-class hotels and resorts in order to connect with the industry and learn firsthand about career possibilities.

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Faculty Friday; Meet Jennifer Burt, Communication

Jennifer Burt, a professional in residence at Southern Utah University, never pictured herself as a professor. In fact, the very idea of speaking in front of a room full of people multiple times a day used to terrify her. After an opportunity to teach in grad school, however, Jen found that she enjoyed teaching much more than she ever could have imagined.

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Who is Sharwan Smith?

By Miles Anderson on August 30, 2017

in Cedar City, Campus Resources, Statues

The Sharwan Smith Student Center is a part of almost every SUU student’s life on a daily basis. At all hours of the day, students can be found shooting pool in the Birdhouse, stuffing their faces at Chick Fil A, or kicking back with their friends in the Rotunda. Hundreds if not thousands of people walk by the waving and smiling statue of Sharwan Smith Day in, and day out. But who is Sharwan Smith? What is so special about her that the biggest and busiest building on

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