Molly Sperlich is a sophomore at the University of South Dakota double-majoring in Media & Journalism and English. She is the Sports Presentation Editor. Molly also works as the Digital Editor for Coyote News.
February 21st, 201865Shuo Yang is a sophomore business marketing major from Japan.
Molly Sperlich: What brought you to the USD campus?
Shuo Yang: I found USD online, I was Googling cheap tuition for international students and I found here.
MS: Do you like USD?
SY: Yeah I do, the people are nice here. There are not many international students...
February 20th, 201871Through various band concerts and music events, the USD fine arts department hope to increase community involvement in the arts.
On Friday, Feb. 16 the USD symphonic and concert bands performed their spring concert in Aalfs Auditorium.
The concert was conducted by John LaCognata, director of bands, and Luis Viquez, director of...
February 14th, 2018173Abigale Jensen is a first-year nursing major from Custer, SD.
Molly Sperlich: What was the hardest part about coming to college, or the biggest thing you learned?
Abigale Jensen: It was hard keeping myself on track with my classes, and so I learned how to get better at being organized.
MS: How is Vermillion different from your...
February 13th, 2018360Student-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, 2018108The 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, 201895Alex 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, 2018208Greek 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, 201877Taya 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, 201872The 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...