Hopes high for cross country

Last season, North Dakota State knocked off USD, 45-48, en route to hoisting the Summit League Championship title. This loss ended the Coyote’s hopes at a sixth-consecutive team title. Despite the loss, hopes of taking the 2020 Summit League championship were high. Of the six Coyotes to take home 2019 All-Summit League honors, only graduate […]

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A new atmosphere: Dome renovations have players and coaches excited for the future

A staple of USD and Vermillion since 1979, the DakotaDome went under construction in February of 2019, and phase one of the $26.3 million dollar project was completed this month. The first phase of the project includes a new locker room for the football team, new permanent seating on the west side of the Dome, […]

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Environmental impact of COVID-19

While the world continues to fight against the spread of COVID-19, there is a more long-term battle continuing throughout the pandemic.  Climate change and recycling are not new concepts, but with a brand new world in the midst of the pandemic, environmentalists and others who are trying to be more eco-friendly are having to rethink […]

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Thursday Night on the Platz lights up downtown Vermillion

Downtown Vermillion transforms every Thursday for music, food and fun for the Vermillion Chamber and Development Company’s (VCDC) Thursday Night on the Platz. Thursday Night on the Platz began after downtown Vermillion reopened in the late spring. Since then community members have come to Main Street looking to have a fun night out downtown — […]

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Cook House offers Telehealth therapy during pandemic

The Cook House transitioned to Telehealth remote counseling services due to COVID-19 last spring. Now, even with students back on campus, the same Telehealth services are being offered amidst the pandemic. Michele Turner, USD staff counselor said telehealth allows the counselors at the Cook House to stay connected with the students while social distancing practices […]

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CCM weathers 2020 market crash

Last semester, Coyote Capital Management (CCM) oversaw around 2.3 million dollars in financial assets. When the pandemic hit, the market slowed, reducing CCM’s investments. However, through the reallocation of money since then, CCM’s portfolios are now worth 2.52 million. Zach Motl, CCM President, said right after students returned home, the market turned. He said CCM […]

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Professors adjust to teaching in Aalfs Auditorium

With social distancing measures in place on campus, every classroom has less space to seat students. In order to continue teaching large classes, Aalfs Auditorium has been turned into a classroom. Though the space is large, instructors with classes in the auditorium are making adjustments to effectively teach in the new environment. Analisa Gagnon, a […]

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FA Series: Art classes work hand-in-hand, face-to-face

For some classes, the transition to online or hybrid learning is simple. But for hands-on classes, like those involving art – online instruction can be difficult. This semester, with class instruction being a combination of online, hybrid and face-to-face, each department is adjusting material to fit each type of instruction. For Michael Hill, a ceramics […]

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Four years of creating memories to last a lifetime

This fall the Coyote men’s cross country team is spearheaded by a trio of seniors who were aiming for a successful season. Due to the pandemic, the Summit League Presidents Council announced the delay of fall sports to the spring, shifting the focus for Kallo Arno, Seth Iverson and Cole Streich. After coming off a […]

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