February 13th, 2018227Student-athletes spend the majority of their time at college practicing or traveling with their teammates. So much time spent with a team can lead to strong bonds in friendships as well as romantic relationships.
A lucky few USD alumni met their significant other through athletics. Four recent graduates, all athletes at USD, met...
February 13th, 201842The city of Vermillion is in the beginning stages of developing a bike plan to improve infrastructure to make the town more bike-friendly. The effort began as a petition by city officials, and now, the city has hired an architectural firm to take on the project.
This plan will make roads more bike-friendly as well as connect various...
February 7th, 201854Alex Gerig is a senior computer science major from Venezuela.
Molly Sperlich: Have you attended USD all four years?
AG: At USD, I have been here for two and a half years.
MS: How do you like it so far?
AG: It’s not bad, the people here are nice, and most of my professors are not too bad.
MS: What do you miss most about...
February 6th, 2018114Greek chapters prepared for spring recruitment by hosting a ‘Meet the Greeks’ kickoff event on Monday. Students who attended the event could talk to a member of each Greek house to find out more about their chapter and philanthropy projects.
However, not all sororities participated in spring recruitment. Alpha Phi and Alpha Xi...
January 31st, 201838Taya Devine is a first-year biology major from Rapid City, SD.
Molly Sperlich: Where is your favorite place to eat in the MUC and what do you get there?
Taya Devine: I'd have to say Qdoba and I always get a quesadilla.
MS: So, you said you’re a biology major, what are your plans after graduation?
TD: I want to go to...
January 30th, 201837The Varsity Pub was packed with USD students and Vermillion community members on Thursday night for “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation” themed trivia.
This event was organized by the USD Dakotathon, which is a yearlong fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network. The organization estimated they raised over $700 that...
January 24th, 201823Jacob Safranek is a sophomore secondary education and English double major.
Molly Sperlich: Did you enjoy your Christmas break?
Jacob Safranek: Yeah, it was pretty fun.
MS: Did you go anywhere special?
JS: No, not really. My boyfriend came to visit me so we just went into Omaha and I showed him around.
MS: Were you ready...
January 23rd, 201836On Friday afternoon, the National Music Museum had the first performance of their spring NMM Live! four concert series.
The performance, titled “Rebecca Zimmerman and Friends,” featured various USD faculty members as well as musicians from other areas.
Unfortunately, Rebecca Zimmerman was unable to perform due to illness. The...
December 5th, 2017140Two USD students played in a joint music recital this weekend.
Senior Marty Balmer and first-year Nicole Santos, who play violin and piano, respectively, performed in Farber Hall Saturday afternoon.
Balmer started playing violin at age five. He said he quickly realized it was his passion.
"I think I always knew...