Students, faculty reflect on broken records, camaraderie from Unite for USD

Unite For USD raised over $560,000 from more than 1,100 donors. The online fundraising event ran from Feb. 12-13. This was only the second year of the mass donation event, but Whitney Alexander, Executive Director of Constituent Engagement at the USD Foundation, said they surpassed their goal.  “We are absolutely happy with the results for […]

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Crashes in Vermillion reflect public education, road improvements

In 2019, South Dakota had a record low in traffic fatalities. Vermillion experienced its first fatality from a traffic incident since 2015. Out of the 166 drivers involved in an accident last year, 151 (91%) were unharmed.  Luke Trowbridge, a patrol lieutenant for the Vermillion Police Department, said he doesn’t notice a large change in […]

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Live concert series performs in Farber Hall on Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, the National Music Museum (NMM) held “Classical Valentine”, a performance by the Mahr Quartet, as part of their on-going NMM Live! Series.  From Omaha, Nebraska, the Mahr String Quartet celebrated the holiday of love with a mixture of classical favorites. Melissa Holtmeier, principal violinist and manager, said the Mahr Quartet focused on […]

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