Local state candidates talk policy issues at town hall debate

Candidates running for the Clay County House and Senate seats were involved in a townhall-style debate on Tuesday. The candidates running for the Democratic House are Mike Winegar and Ray Ring. For the Republican House, Nancy Rasmussen and Debbie Pease. Lastly, for the Senate, Democrat Shane Merill and Republican Arthur Rusch are running. All of […]

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Graduate students working to improve food security in Vermillion

One graduate course is enlisting the ideas of students from across the country to combat food insecurity in Clay County. Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health, a required course in the Master of Public Health Program (MPH), is an online course that studies how social determinants of health influence health outcomes, USD instructor Chelsea Wesner […]

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SGA senators discuss Chicago conference, funding bills at weekly meeting

USD’s Student Government Association was looked up to at as a good example at the American Student Government Association Conference in Chicago, Illinois this last weekend, according to senators. At Tuesday night’s SGA meeting Senate Bills No. 53 and 54 and the Senate’s trip to the conference were discussed. Maria Brady, an at-large senator said […]

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