Senate Bill 122 moves past committee hearing, colleges concerned

The South Dakota Judiciary Committee voted to advance Senate Bill 122 to the Senate floor on Tuesday. SB 122 will “restrict the enactment of policies governing the possession of firearms at a public institution of higher education.” Essentially, if passed, this bill will forbid the Board of Regents, South Dakota Board of Technical Education or […]

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Inkpa Mani talks indigenous people, activism and everything art

Editor’s Note: The Volante staff updated this article as of March 25, 2022 in order to correct misinformation presented in 2019.  Social activist. Contemporary Dakotan artist. Teen Vogue feature. Inkpa Mani’s framework is on contemporary Native issues with social activism and community-based art practice. “Things that are mainly in the sphere of Dakota people,” Mani […]

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High school scholarship recipients visit USD for Top Scholars Day

The day honoring first-year scholarship recipients experienced changes this year. Typically, Top Scholars Day was held on a Saturday, but this year the event was on Friday, Feb. 1. Additionally, the program added aspects of Admitted Student Day, so students attending Top Scholars Day wouldn’t need to attend two separate events.  Mark Petty, dean of […]

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Inside a distance runner’s mind: Q&A with Eldon Warner

Running any sort of distance isn’t something that excites the general population. However, senior distance runner, Eldon Warner, has been doing it for years and sat down with The Volante to talk about his mental and physical preparation process. Rachel Newville: How do you prepare when you are getting ready to practice? Eldon Warner: Distance […]

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Heart Health tips for National Heart Disease Awareness Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in America, according to the Center for Disease Control and Preventions.  February is National Heart Disease Awareness Month, and Heather Kleeman, with Sanford Health, said it’s important for students to take preventative measures in their 20s and 30s to avoid getting heart disease later in […]

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