Dixie State feeling growing pains in becoming a university

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Becoming a university means more than a new name, revamped logo and enhanced prestige. For Dixie State University, it also means divergent voices on campus, including a would-be sorority sister.

Indigo Klabanoff is a Boston transplant and a 22-year-old communication major who decided she wanted to start a sorority last November.

"I’ve always liked the idea. ... You learn wonderful things about how to network, leadership skills and getting out into the community," she said. And though she changed her goal from a nationally chartered chapter to a school club, she has refused to remove Greek letters from its name.

School officials are "hoping that I will go away," she said, "but I won’t."

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