Living by faith, not by sight

Disabilities can be perceived as holding a person back, but for one USD student, looking to the future is what she does best.  Nichole Boese, junior communication studies major, does not define herself by her disability, but by her passions. “I am proud of who I am and I am proud of my disability,” Boese […]

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Wellness Center launches new fitness app to provide easy access to services

For students looking to stay informed and in shape on campus, the Wellness Center is offering a new resource. The USD Fit App launched on Aug. 12, and is a way for students, faculty and local community members to be aware of the daily events and activities going on at the Wellness Center. Steve Mayer, […]

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Creating the 1328 experience

Two members of the South Dakota football team recently came together to create a podcast. Hosted by Caleb Vander Esch and Dakota Smith, 1328 is a creative outlet for them to discuss topics larger than sports. The first episode of the podcast, the California natives aired Sept. 5 and continue to release new episodes every […]

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New CARE Team collects research to aid in USD’s, South Dakota’s COVID-19 response

USD’s School of Health Sciences has created the Community Action Response Epidemiology (CARE) team to partner with the South Dakota Department of Health and the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Board to provide contact tracing, health promotion and comprehensive services to the state of South Dakota. Susan Puumala, the project director of the CARE team, […]

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Unauthorized personal routers, hotspots interfere with campus internet connection

When USD students move back into the dorms, hundreds of computers, phones and gaming systems move with them. Over the weeks, these devices have caused slow and sometimes inaccessible internet for students in their dorms. The Information Technology Service (ITS) desk sent an email to students on Sept. 2 addressing the issue. The email said […]

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