Devin Martin is a sophomore at the University of South Dakota studying media/journalism and political science. He is from Chicago, is the news presentation editor for The Volante and a news anchor for Coyote News.
November 8th, 201797The Nepalese Student Association (NSA) was formed earlier this semester to celebrate events and create a welcoming environment to the increasing numbers of Nepalese students at USD.
Chandra Karki, NSA's president and a senior chemistry major, planned Dashain, the group's first event on campus.
He traveled to Miami in late September...
October 30th, 201744Tuyen Do is a first-year student studying computer science from Vietnam.
Devin Martin: What are your plans for winter?
Tuyen Do: Stay warm. I want to learn how to ski. But in Vermillion we don't have a mountain. So (I'll) try and ask somebody to see if they can give me a ride (somewhere).
DM: What made you want to learn...
October 23rd, 201722Adam Halter is a junior majoring in accounting from Brandon, SD.
Devin Martin: What are your plans for Halloween?
Adam Halter: I don't have any plans yet.
DM: Do you have anything that you possibly want to do?
AH: Dress up probably. I'm usually pretty thrifty, I try to use what I have on hand (and) not buy stuff. So usually...
October 18th, 201797Iyankawin Yellow Hawk is a sophomore majoring in psychology and theater from Rosebud, SD.
Devin Martin: How was your D-Days? Did you do anything fun or exciting?
Iyankawin Yellow Hawk: D-Days was pretty fun. I hung out with friends. I didn't really go to much of the events throughout the week but I did go to the football game...
October 17th, 201797With the U.S. presidential election ending almost a year ago, preparations are already underway for the 2018 midterm election.
In South Dakota, there are six local candidates running for U.S. Congress. Democratic candidates are Chris Martian and Tim Bjorkman. Republican candidates include Dusty Johnson, Shantel Krebs and Eric...
October 11th, 201768Vermillion is seeing significant growth in one of its new housing developments, Bliss Pointe.
Located by the Bluffs, the development includes a total of 72 residential lots and three commercial lots.
Process of buying a home
Bliss Pointe has 31 lots sold and about 45 left to sell. The development's lots are selling nearly twice as...
October 6th, 201740Katie Jenkins is a junior strategic communications major from Sioux Falls.
Devin Martin: What are you involved with on campus?
Katie Jenkins: I'm involved with Alpha Phi. I'm in Special Olympics Club (and) I do intramural soccer.
DM: What are your roles in those various organizations?
KJ: I'm most active with Alpha Phi....
September 23rd, 201739An organization dedicated to exploring the state through hiking, kayaking, tubing, paint balling and more since 2014 is experiencing a comeback.
Earlier this semester, the Outdoors Club suspended operations due to a lack of student interest in joining the executive committee.
Justice Redding, the club's president, said she talked...
September 23rd, 2017110Madelin Klamm is a junior majoring in marketing from Valley Springs, SD.
Devin Martin: What is your spirit animal and why?
Madelin Klamm: I would probably pick my favorite animal — it's a parrot. They're colorful, they live a very long time, they're smart for birds (and for animals in general) and they can fly, so I like that...