Rowdy Rags keeps student connected with western roots

During her freshman year of college, seven hours from home, Jenna Kari was homesick. Kari decided to turn her homesickness into a business. Kari founded Rowdy Rags, an online western clothing store, in 2018. She said it was a way for her to stay connected to her western roots.  “I grew up on a third-generation […]

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Law school organization educates community on criminal justice issues

Though it’s a small organization run by only four law students, the Criminal Justice Education Project hosts events for anyone looking to learn the ins and outs of criminal justice. Wendy Hess, advisor to group, said the organization began as a part of the Innocence Project, an organization which works to acquit individuals wrongly convicted […]

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Strollers organization introduces diversity training

Changes are coming to campus for the Strollers organization this year. With new plans, training and volunteer opportunities, Strollers is implementing a new way to run their organization. Keeley Rexwinkel, senior nursing major and a member of the Strollers organization, said changes are being made to the organization and new policies are being enforced. “The […]

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“Music is Alive” brings community together for music

USD and Vermillion High School (VHS) music groups came together to celebrate music and fall weather at the Music Is Alive Festival on Sunday, Oct. 11 at Prentis Park.  Organized by USD Music, the Music Is Alive Festival allowed all types of musical groups at USD and Vermillion High School to showcase their talents during […]

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Sports betting

The South Dakota Constitutional Amendment B, Deadwood Sports Betting Legalization Amendment is on the ballot for South Dakota’s 2020 election. Voting yes would authorize the South Dakota State Legislature to legalize sports betting sites like in Deadwood, SD where the profits would be dedicated to the Deadwood Historic and Preservation Fund. This amendment would also allow […]

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