SGA talks sustainability

The topic of sustainability was the center of conversation at the weekly Student Government Association (SGA) meeting. Senate Bill 97 was sponsored by Senator Kyle Sorbe and “will provide funds from reserves for water bottle refilling fountains all remaining floors of North Complex.” The bill passed with 21 votes, but not until after much discussion […]

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Working around childbirth: How university family leave policy affects new parents

Currently, the United States is one of the only countries that does not offer paid leave for mothers or fathers after the birth of a child. The present family leave policy at USD falls under the Federal Medical Leave Act (FMLA) which, “applies to all public agencies, all public and private elementary and secondary schools, and […]

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Swimming & Diving season ends with runner-up finish

The South Dakota men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams concluded their seasons as runners-up at the Summit League Championships at the Midco Aquatic Center last Saturday. The women’s second-place finish was the best mark in school history, while the men became the first team to finish as a runner-up in consecutive seasons. Denver’s men […]

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Free tax preparation available for low-income students and community members

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax services to low-income students and Vermillion community members. The program prepares tax returns for those who cannot afford other services, such as H&R Block or TurboTax. “It definitely helps people, especially with the tax law changes, who aren’t sure what to do with certain forms […]

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