Dog Instagrams create an online community

Pet Instagrams are popular among celebrities such as Lindsey Vonn and Kylie Jenner, and now more pet owners are getting into this trend. At USD, three Instagram accounts featuring a Great Pyrenees, a French bulldog and a Shiba Inu part husky have all become part of an online community on campus. Baker Kasey Jensen, a […]

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Professor brews graphic design in the classroom and the taproom

Academics and alcohol may not always be the best brew, but in professor Mitch Torbert’s case, it is a match made in the taproom. Torbert is a professor of graphic design and is the graphic designer for the Sioux Falls native, Fernson Brewing Company.  After earning his bachelor’s degree in printmaking at South Dakota State […]

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Trump isn’t as pro-life as you think

Trump’s base praises him for being pro-life, but he revealed the limits of these virtues this past weekend. While he attended the March for Life, his administration released new visa rules advocating for the very opposite.  The new visa rules aim to restrict birth tourism, which refers to women traveling to another country with the […]

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Art students honored at Stilwell Exhibition

From a Beyonce tribute to a giant painting of a blanket to an Aphrodite sculpture, ninety-five works of art crafted by USD students are featured in the 34th annual Stilwell Art Exhibition.  The annual art exhibition is meant to honor art students and their work. Students can submit up to five pieces made within the […]

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LifeScape announces plans for new rehabilition center, hospital in USD Discovery District

The USD Discovery District in Sioux Falls will soon become home to a LifeScape hospital, school and rehabilitation center, USD and LifeScape announced last Thursday. LifeScape, a non-profit organization specializing in youth-to-elderly lifetime care, will lease 31.6 acres from the Discovery District on West 60th Street in north Sioux Falls. The $62 million dollar project […]

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Coyotes remain unbeaten in conference with thrashing of Mastodons

The Coyotes (18-2, 7-0 CONF) kept their record in the Summit League perfect on Friday with a 79-25 victory over Purdue Fort Wayne (4-15, 0-6 CONF) inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   USD has now won seven games in a row, all by at least 21 points. USD’s defense led the charge, holding the […]

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Coyote men’s basketball beats Purdue Fort Wayne 83-60

South Dakota (13-8, 4-3) defeated Purdue Fort Wayne 83-60 (9-12, 2-4). The game was led by senior guard Cody Kelley who boasted 18 points and junior guard Stanley Umude who led defensively with three blocks. After this game, the Coyotes are now 4-5 in their last nine games.  “We don’t call it a hump, any […]

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What being an RA is really like

Waking up to a loud phone call at 3 a.m. and hearing the words, “University Police,” isn’t a situation most college students experience. However, for Residence Assistants, it’s just a part of the job. After recieving this 3 a.m. phone call, resident assistant Blake Brown walked to the front of Coyote Village to meet with […]

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