Cheyenne Alexis is a junior at the University of South Dakota from Omaha, Nebraska. She is majoring in media and journalism with a minor in creative writing. She currently works as Verve editor for the Volante.
April 30th, 201721Jonathan He is a sophomore from Rapid City, SD majoring in sport media and marketing.
Cheyenne Alexis: Are you involved in anything at USD?
Jonathan He: I'm in a fraternity — Delta Tau Delta. I'm also in the climbing club. Other than that, not too much.
CA: Why did you decide to join a fraternity?
JH: It's a really...
April 26th, 201731One course on campus is encouraging students to enhance their small group communication skills.
Taught by Leah Seurer, an assistant speech and communications professor, small group communication helps students gain skills in working closely with other people.
"Certainly when we get jobs and are out in the workforce, more often...
April 26th, 201710About 80 people lined up at Prentis Park early Saturday morning to show support for deployed troops.
RED Run, the Remember Everyone Deployed 5K run, was held by the Student Veteran Resource Center and the Student Veterans Club.
The route began at Prentis Park and stretched around Cherry, Plum, University and Main...
April 22nd, 2017163The first RED 5K Run hosted by the Student Veterans Resource Center united USD and the Vermillion community for one purpose: to remember everyone deployed.
The run had about 60 participants. The route began at Prentis Park and stretched around Cherry, Plum, University and Main streets.
The money raised will be used to...
April 17th, 201714Jacey Siegfried is a first-year majoring in kinesiology.
Cheyenne Alexis: Why did you choose your major?
Jacey Siegfried: I like helping people. I've had experience with physical therapy and athletic trainers. I like that career, that's why I chose it.
CA: What are you most passionate about?
JS: I think helping kids being...
April 18th, 201733Fighting fires is just one more commitment for the 20 full-time students that volunteer for the Vermillion Fire Department.
Vermillion EMS deputy chief Matt Callahan said the volunteers bring a new atmosphere to the department.
“They’re a younger generation of people, so I think it helps with that, helps with the diversity of...
April 19th, 2017144With their final meeting of the year and election of a new executive team complete, the Black Law Student Association (BLSA) is hoping to spread awareness and diversity throughout the law school and USD.
BLSA started about three years ago when former president, Alafia Wright, registered the group as a recognized student...
April 11th, 2017121Through volunteering, some USD students have gained grandparents away from home.
SERVE’s Adopt-a-Grandparent program requires students to visit with their assigned “grandparent” once a week at the Sanford Care Center to socialize and create longtime friendships.
Kayla Mitzell and Gladys Rasmussen
Sophomore Kayla Mitzell has...
April 2nd, 201756Students in USD's music department experienced human perceptions and how they relate to music during the first "Sound, Color, Shape..." symposium last week.
The "Sound, Color, Shape..." symposium is an interdisciplinary event that focuses on human perception and how people see the world and seek to understand it.