Biden was not my first choice, but I’m voting for him

Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign last Wednesday, making Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee.  When Bernie announced that he was dropping out of the presidential race, I knew the political world would turn itself upside down. Shortly after Sanders announced the suspension of his campaign, people took to Twitter. The hashtags #NeverBiden, #WriteInBernie […]

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SGA discusses large organization petitions, tables SB 01

The Student Government Association deliberated the approval of large organization status for eight student groups at Tuesday’s meeting. SGA also discussed changes to Senate Bill 1, a bill to establish Campus Leaders Mixers in SGA governing documents. The eight student organizations petitioning for large organization status included the African Student Association, the Asian American Student […]

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Shattering the silence remotely

Every 73 seconds an American is sexually assaulted. Young adults — ages 18-34 — make up 54% of those cases.  This April marks the 19th anniversary for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Promoting Awareness Victim Empowerment or PAVE-USD is using this month to further spread awareness on resources available for USD students — even while away […]

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The returning textbook process not impacted by COVID-19

With the school year winding down and classes preparing for the end, students are beginning the process of turning in the textbooks they’ve rented for the year. Students not being on campus due to the coronavirus pandemic has sparked confusion on how they can turn in their textbooks from home. Keith Grant, an employee at […]

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Director of Honors Program promoted to full professor

Some know him as a history instructor, some know him as the director of the Honors Program. In his sixteenth year at USD, Scott Breuninger has been promoted to full professor while balancing his administrative duties of running the honors program and academic duties in the history department. Breuninger was hired in 2004 as a […]

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Local churches navigate obstacles to deliver Easter sermons

Easter is normally a time for religious celebration among families who celebrate the April holiday, but this year was different. Some of the Vermillion churches used a live stream to deliver messages to the local community over Easter. The Saint Thomas More Newman Center delivered a mass on Easter Sunday, as well as masses prior […]

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Letter from the Editor: The importance of conversations

In a time when everything is online working remotely should be easy. It should be easy to put together a paper from your house — but it’s not.  While The Volante staff is lucky to have access to Adobe Indesign on our laptops, the ability to edit photos from our living rooms, access to the […]

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Men’s and Women’s golf season recaps

Women’s Golf The South Dakota women’s golf team was slated to finish fifth in the Summit League this season, with redshirt sophomore Julia Hall tabbed golfer to watch. The Coyotes were led by Hall and Emma Sabbagh who average 77.4 and 77.2 respectively. The team began its spring season play at the Gunrock Invite in […]

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Sports Rewind: USD’s Compton awaits draft day

EDITORS NOTE: This article is the second edition of Coyote sports history. This article was written in April 2012, as now San Francisco 49ers guard Tom Compton was awaiting for his named to be called during the NFL draft. Compton played for USD from 2008-2011 and was drafted in the sixth round of the 2012 […]

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