Yote Yards begins new D-Days tradition

Due to alterations in the way USD has been operating, Dakota Days has had to make some changes to its events for the week. Newly added to the list is the D-Days Yote Yards event, which encourages community members and students to decorate their yards with USD gear. Hailie Warren, director of public relations at […]

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Athletic trainers continue to serve athletes

Athletic trainers at USD are still finding ways to schedule training sessions and work on athlete rehabilitation while conforming to new COVID-19 safety guidelines. Kylea Sheley, the athletic trainer for women’s basketball and softball, said every athlete is screened for COVID-19 symptoms before they train via a questionnaire and temperature check. Athletes are also required […]

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Tanagers lose four in a row

Football: Following three straight losses after winning the Tanager’s season opener, Vermillion faced off against Sioux Falls Christian Chargers in an away game on Friday, Sept. 15. The Tanagers were unable to snap their losing streak and fell to the Chargers 33-23. This puts Vermillion’s season record at 1-4 overall and 0-3 in league play. […]

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Co-teachers help motivate students through virtual, in-person learning

For most USD students, their last year of college is spent on campus making final memories on campus and in Vermillion before they prepare for life after graduation. Education majors, however, spend their last year off-campus in a year-long teaching residency.  The USD School of Education partners with surrounding school districts to provide students the […]

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USD President discusses five-year plan at university address

At the State of the University Address on Sept. 24, USD President Sheila Gestring outlined the university’s strategic plan to improve USD over the next five years. She also brought up the state of enrollment at USD and announced new plans for Julian Hall. During the 2019-2020 academic year, a committee of 42 faculty and […]

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Code Club solves problems, prepares for work after graduation

Code Club is dedicated to solving problems. Each week the club is assigned a coding problem and they try to solve it and improve their coding skills. Right now, Code Club has around seven members. Members have the opportunity to compete in competitions related to coding each year.  Josh Henderson, Code Club president, said they […]

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