October 25th, 2017195In addition to a new location, recent rules made by administration regarding student tailgate have been revoked.
The tailgate has been moved to the grassy area just south of the Sanford Coyote Sports Center between Coyote Village and Dakota Street.
USD President James Abbott called for a task force to decide how to address safety...
October 18th, 2017201There are about 450 graduate assistants currently teaching on campus. Learning to balance their student and assistant responsibilities helps them prepare for post-graduation.
Ranjit Koodali, the dean of graduate education, said there are four types of GAs.
Koodali said the biggest benefit students receive from being a...
October 11th, 2017208So far this year, the Student Government Association has passed five resolutions and one bill.
Malachi Petersen, an SGA senator, graduate student and former editor-in-chief of The Volante, sponsored two bills that dealt with new parents on campus.
The first was a resolution that supported the installation of baby...
October 10th, 201760For the fourth year in a row, the English department is hosting a series of lectures called the Colloquium Series.
A lecture is given every Monday night from 4 to 5 p.m. in Farber Hall this semester.
Darlene Farabee, chair of the English department, said the lectures are pointed to a general audience.
“There is not an...
October 4th, 201783Alumnus Dennis Daugaard is in his final term as governor of South Dakota.
Daugaard grew up on a farm between Garretson and Dell Rapids, SD. Daugaard said he went to a small, one-room country school for elementary school before going to high school in Dell Rapids. He decided to come to USD after some persuasion from his sister....
October 2nd, 2017129The 103rd Dakota Days celebrations kicked off with the annual Yotes Got Talent show and the top 14 reveal of the candidates for Dakota Days royalty in Slagle Hall Sunday.
Yotes Got Talent performers included singers, a violinist and USD’s acapella group, the High Howlers.
Senior Marissa Reis said her favorite part of the night...
September 26th, 2017250School spirit and tradition are at the forefront of the minds of students, faculty and alumni as Dakota Days approaches.
Whether it’s planning events or ensuring student safety, several organizations are involved in preparing the weeklong homecoming festivities.
Jessie Sadlon, a senior medical biology major and overall chair of...
September 19th, 2017212
Many changes have been happening in downtown Vermillion lately, from the Sculpture Walk to revitalizing the theater The most recent change is the new, but temporary, location of Charlie’s.
Last year, Charlie’s opened its doors on 2 E. Main St., but is now located at 6 W. Main St.
Tena Haraldson, director of marketing,...
August 30th, 201791The Student Government Association executive team is preparing for the last semester of their term.
SGA President Teagan McNary and Vice President Josh Anderson said they’re happy to be back and are ready to get things going. They’re looking forward to their senate dynamic as a whole.
“We have a very diverse group of people on...