‘The eyes say a lot’: Masks change communication between students, faculty

With new procedures and precautions on USD’s campus, wearing a mask at all times in an indoor setting for professors and students has caused communication in the classroom to be different than previous years. Lori Costello, an assistant professor of Strategic Communication, said mask-wearing, muffled voices and a lack of face recognition have been an […]

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Tanager comeback falls short against Yankton 34-21

Falling behind by two touchdowns in the opening six minutes is not the start the Tanager football team wanted against the top ranked 11AA Yankton Bucks, but they didn’t quit. Vermillion (1-3) stormed back to take a 21-20 lead early in the fourth quarter, and while the lead didn’t last long, head coach Andy Homan […]

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CDC and CAB collab for first​ outdoor movie at USD

Over 200 students gathered on the lawn in front of Beacom School of Business on Sept. 17 for the outdoor screening of Coco, taking advantage of the nice weather and open space. USD’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Center for Diversity and Community (CDC) collaborated last Thursday night to bring the big screen movie to […]

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USD Sanford School of Medicine sees new dean

The USD Sanford School of Medicine is seeing a new leader this semester. Tim Ridgway, former executive dean, is now the dean of faculty affairs for the medical school and the vice president of health affairs.  Ridgway began his new position at the beginning of September, but he has worked at USD since 2006. In […]

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International athletes find a home inside the Dome

USD is home to more than 400 student athletes. Twenty-seven of those athletes’ hometowns are not in the United States but rather from countries all around the world. Indy Ampaw, a sophomore for the Coyotes’ women’s tennis team, originally from London, United Kingdom, and Elbert Chuang, a senior on USD’s men’s swimming and diving team […]

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