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15 Ways to Get Outside This Winter
Date: Jan 30, 2020, | Read time: 3 minutes
Winter might be here, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t take some time to get outside and enjoy nature this season. Cedar City is located in the heart of Utah’s national parks, state parks, and endless adventure, and the fun doesn’t stop when it snows.

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How Can I Improve My Learning in College? 
Date: Jan 28, 2020, | Read time: 3 minutes
Eventually most students figure out what study techniques work for them and which ones don’t. However, having a diverse skill set to apply to different classes can save students time and frustration by allowing them to work smarter not harder.

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From Ecuador to SUU: How a Video-Call Changed the Life of a Young Geologist
Date: Jan 15, 2020, | Read time: 5 minutes
When it comes to having fun during childhood, toys usually fulfill most children’s dreams. However, for some like Southern Utah University freshman Raffaelle Verduga, rocks were all he needed. While growing up in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Verduga was always outside and his favorite activities were looking for insects, rocks and even gold in his backyard.

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Meet Our Professors: Dr. Lynn White, Psychology
Date: Jan 31, 2020, | Read time: 2 minutes
Dr. Lynn White, professor of psychology at Southern Utah University, is a multi-passionate instructor that has been a valued member of the psychology faculty since 1997. Not only is she passionate about her field of study, but White especially loves improving the lives of her students through education. 

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5 Questions for New Roommates
Date: Jul 8, 2019, | Read time: 3 minutes
College life is full of new experiences, not the least of which is living with a roommate. First-time roommates often have questions about what to expect and what to do when moving in with their new roommate. Here are answers to five of some of the most common questions freshmen or first-time roommates have.

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Adjusting from a Mission to College Life
Date: Sep 3, 2019, | Read time: 4 minutes
A large portion of students attending Southern Utah University and other universities in Utah have served as missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. After serving a mission, the transition home can be difficult, and the transition into a busy college life can be even more challenging. Here are tips to help students adjust from serving a mission to college life.

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50 Things to Do as a Thunderbird
Date: May 7, 2018, | Read time: 2 minutes
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!

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