Billie Sutton visits campus, converses with community

Billie Sutton, South Dakota Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate, visited the USD campus and Vermillion community Wednesday afternoon. Sutton met students and community members by the Muenster University Center (MUC) pit and discussed his campaign and the issues that he cares about. Sutton said the campaign is going well and has gained momentum. “I think it’s […]

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The Lesser Seen Effect of the Chinese Trade War

The prices of $200 billion in Chinese goods imported to the United States will increase due to tariffs promised by President Trump’s objective to fight China’s supposed unfair business practices; the president made clear that this is his way of negotiating until China ends unfair business practices. Earlier in the year, President Trump threatened tariffs […]

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Women in leadership: Political involvement at USD

This is the first part of an ongoing series about female leaders in South Dakota. A record number of women are running in midterm elections across the country, and according to a Pew Research Center study, the majority of Americans say having more women leaders in politics and business would improve everyone’s quality of life.  […]

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SGA discusses future executive title names

While senators from USD’s Student Government Association showcased their Halloween costumes, they also had the opportunity to discuss 10 bills and three resolutions at their weekly meeting on Tuesday night. Debra Robertson, coordinator of the student counseling center and the planned special guest for this meeting, was unable to attend. Josh Sorbe, SGA president, said the Senate […]

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Completion of North Complex walkway remains delayed

Construction blocking off the North Complex hallway connecting the Beede/Mickelson and the Richardson/Olson residence halls remain underway and will continue until the start of next semester. University Housing director Ashley Hartnett said despite anticipation of having the walkway re-opened by early October, the renovations in the old commons area have prevented the opening of the hallway by […]

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