|Paper||Dixie State University Student Newspapers|
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|Publisher||Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah|
|Paper||Dixie State University Student Newspapers|
NEWS FOOD cONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 itajor factor so DSU reserve more direct control over the operation while offering student C.ould employment positions. The third criteria was Cost, including fees and royalties, not faaving anything to do ,ith student tuition and the recent tuition increase. The only revenue used within the dining services is food sale revenue. Martin Peterson, director of dining services, said company architects from Georgia created plans after doing a site inspection at DSU. The goal is to get the reconstruction started by Thanksgiving week. Peterson said the Chickfil-A will offer between eight and 10 new up-fro- employment positions. is Because Chick-fil-closed Sundays, Trailblazers Cafe will begin closing its doors,every Sunday as well but will begin operating Saturdays. Peterson said although food chain franchise options, like Subway sandwiches, are more expensive than homegrown options, students choose chains. "Students really want a name and food that they recognize," Peterson said. "We used to have a sandwich option in our food court, but when we purchased the Subway franchise, our sales had a A . nt 400 percent increase." Likewise, Morris said students will appreciate having more dining options that are consistent, so students will know what to expect when they buy on campus. Macdonald said, because the space is more limited, the Chick-fil-will be an meanlocation" "express limited be will there ing services while offering customers the same experience. "It's not going to be a full venue," Macdonald said. "It won't be the exact same thing, but, for the most part, it'll be the same experience and same taste." Morris said DSU is also working toward sealing a deal with Pizza Hut. He said, optimistically, an Pizza Hut will be operational in January as well, although DSU has yet to confirm a contract as a franchisee with Pizza Hut. "They gave us tentative approval this week, but we're still waiting for documents and things," Peterson said. The Pizza Hut would provide about four work positions for students and would be located next to Chick-fil-in the Gardner Center. "Chick-fil-is a great be to working company with, and they've got great principles and great food,",Peterson said. 1F e 14:1D' A 0 propose body cameras to safeguard safety of students, police during investigations DSU police ' - BY KATRINA KELLER " , KatDixieSun - , r . ,. us A This semester Dixie State 't University's campus police are updating their policies , i : , ,,,,,, 4 e' '' ' ,, .., , It 1,' .11,,.....5. , t - ii5,501 -- .., - t ' ;." ' .. ,, 5' .., , , to include new body cam,, , eras with hopes of insuring ..7.4,f,.....tuttee,b4eavir.02.4. students and officers are more - yo ,, , , safe on campus. ------------:L., Chief of Police Blair ,,.. t'aik pt, -- ''' it .i. his to is new who Barfuss, ,, ,, rf t :: p N ': A ; , ' ..,i position, advocates for the 9., 1. ,, .. , body cameras because he believes they will provide more protection to both the police officers and the public. Barfuss said he already has experience using this technology in a previous position and believes they could be extremely useful on DSU's campus; he said the cameras offer proof of what happened and will hold people accountable during altercations or when complaints are filed. "Body cameras are there to document because there are always questions about what truly occurred when you deal with human dynamics and volatile situations," Barfuss said. "Sometimes memories and what's happening are tough to recall, not only for the officers, but for the individuals involved." Officer Josh Sweetwood said he likes the cameras because they protect him from us A A any wrongful allegations. Both Sweetwood and Barfuss i ) ,,,,- - r 6,, ... 8 ' : .,,,,- - - !.. 17'.' 4. IV.' i 5 'I' t , - , .... 4, r , t .A,11, i, 14 -- 1 ,i , e::. 0. ) k: 24, A , ." ;if ' 1 14 , t, P,--- I "'", -7 , .1.7----:- :',. , 4 911 , 5 0Sllpo , 1' ,, A II ,, Officer Josh Sweetwood is one of the officers protecting students on campus. The newest campus police chief, Blair Barfuss, has proposed officers wear body cameras to better pro tect students and officers. agree the body cameras would keep people honest when dealing with the police and the police more honest when working with the people. "Bodycams are just a way we can further show the public we are working towards Barfuss said. Other than foot and car patrolling, biking is another way officers can get around campus that is more Barfuss also said they do have a few officers who the transparency the public require and expect of the said, is to change to a community policing model. This model "gets officers campus. He said he wants people to feel safe knowing who is there to protect them and that the police have their best interest in mind. "I do feel safe," said MacKenna Field, an elementary education major from St. out of buildings and out of cars and among the students, the staff, the faculty, and the people here on campus," George. However, she is worried about the relationship between the police and the police department," Barfuss said. One way they're going to realin this goal, Barfusss LeaRD irit,,,t . f ,:' '. - i1 ' , ,tt V ,,. C.. i ','',. -- .,1, face-to-fac- e. are certified in bicycling on Love public deteriorating. She feels that the body cameras will create a barrier or discourage students from getting help from campus police. "The bodycams really shouldn't change the relationship between officers and the public," Barfuss said. "The relationship does become more cordial not just with the officer, but with the public when both parties know a recording is taking place." The campus police office is in the M. Anthony Burns Offices. Students can also contact campus police through email or by phone. If it is an emergency, students are urged to call 911.