SGA swears in senators, amends first senate bill

The USD Student Government Association swore in 10 new senators over Zoom conferencing on Tuesday night. The body also discussed the updating of the first Senate bill of the new session and the impact it would have on the current administration. The new senators are Ashley Charlie, Tallon Everson, Logan Johnson, Jennifer Kennedy, Reagan Kolberg, […]

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University Center ceases staffing students

The Muenster University Center (MUC) is the central hub of USD’s campus, providing not only a gathering place for students but opportunities to work as well. Since the closure of buildings on campus, however, the MUC is no longer staffing any positions with undergraduate students. On March 27, 25 student workers were told the MUC […]

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Letter from the Editor: A small staff with extra drive

The Volante is already a small staff — with only 13 executive staff members and five more reporters. This year, we have focused on being a team and working together. I’m so grateful we made teamwork a priority early.  This is not how I or any Editor-in-Chief wanted this semester to conclude, but we have […]

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COVID-19 steals Coyote women’s softball season

The women’s softball team was shaping up to have an exciting spring season. After a streak of games in the fall and a few spring tournaments under their belt, they were eyeing the Summit League Tournament.  However, while at a tournament stint in Arizona during spring break, their season was canceled after playing two of […]

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The real heroes: healthcare workers

There is a group of people consistently at the front lines of this pandemic, day and night, risking their lives to help those afflicted with COVID-19. Those people are healthcare workers — people in hospitals and clinics working hard to care for COVID-19 patients. The past couple of weeks multiple videos have circulated social media, […]

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Marketing and Sports Information staying connected from home

With no games to market and few developing stories in Coyote athletics, USD’s marketing and sport information departments are finding new ways to promote to fans. Both marketing and sports information have been working from home and in order to keep up communication with their coworkers, have held many zoom meetings and phones calls, Jarren […]

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Sports Rewind: Coyotes take down Florida Gulf Coast, claim WNIT title

EDITORS NOTE: This article is from the 2015-2016 women’s basketball season as the Coyotes claimed the WNIT title in front of their home crowd. This was the last basketball game played in the DakotaDome, as the Sanford Coyote Sports Center opened the following fall. After the Coyotes’ goal of making the NCAA Tournament fell short, […]

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Vermillion t-shirts represent and support local community

When USD students left for spring break, they thought they were leaving for a week. Now, four weeks later, students like Skye Hannasch are wishing they were back in Vermillion.  Hannasch, a senior criminal justice major, has worked for the company University Tees for the last year. Through this company, she designed a T-shirt representing […]

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USD classes remain online through the summer term

On Monday in a press release, USD announced summer classes will remain online for all South Dakota public institutions. USD’s announcement came after the South Dakota Board of Regents decision was announced the same day.   This decision, according to the press release, is in response to South Dakota’s continued effort to reduce the spread of […]

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