Third food giveaway to serve about 350 families

About 350 families will be given 25,000 pounds of food on Dec. 15 during the third food giveaway in Vermillion. The giveaway is a three-way partnership between the Vermillion Food Pantry, the Vermillion Weekend Backpack Program and Feeding South Dakota, and will help address the community’s high poverty and food insecurity rates. According to, Clay County […]

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AWOL prepares for winter volunteering

Getting through finals and being able to see their families again aren’t the only things students are looking forward to this winter break. Over the break, some students will be venturing out across the United States, and even to Guatemala, to happily surrender their time to communities that need the extra hands and hearts through […]

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Condom dispensers to be placed in select residence halls in trial run

In an attempt to address the rising cases of STIs in the state, USD housing, the Student Health Advisory Board and Sanford Health are working together on an initiative to provide free condoms and safe sex education to USD students. Starting in January, North Complex will have four condom dispensers and Burgess-Norton will have two. […]

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