UPDATED: Apartment complex residents return home after gas, fire scare

About 20 people were allowed to return to their apartments early Tuesday morning after a gas leak and fire scare at the Austree Apartment complex led to the evacuation of the two buildings Ileen Weisser, a resident of the apartment complex located at 800 Jefferson who made the initial 911 call, said she was doing […]

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Possible cyberattack on Volante website leads to beefed up security

On Sunday morning four stories on The Volante’s website were unpublished in the matter of minutes, alerting editors to a possible cyber breach. The stories, which were all Verve articles, were unpublished from an editor’s account, whose password has since been changed. In a 24-hour period, there were 240 failed login attempts on The Volante’s […]

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Safe spaces disrupt the First Amendment

USD prides itself on supporting the First Amendment, words of which are proudly displayed on the front of the Al Neuharth Media Center. While USD supports freedom of speech unquestionably, I can’t fathom how college campuses across the country are creating designated, little spots to avoid offending others. These areas are considered safe spaces, tabooing certain triggering words […]

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