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It didn’t take long for Utah’s newest public university to catch up with its national peers in teaching its students to sit down and keep quiet.
Since last September, Dixie State student Indigo Klabanoff has tried to start a student organization on campus. And since last September, Dixie State has used every trick in the administrative handbook to stop her.
Here’s the story.
Last November, Indigo met with Dean of Students Del Beatty to talk about the possibility of founding a sorority on campus. “The possibility was quickly shot down by Beatty, who cited Dixie State President Stephen Nadauld’s previous argument that “the introduction of Greek life on campus implies a ‘party’ atmosphere...