Dakotathon Has a Full Schedule of Events Planned For the Semester

Dakotathon is prepared and ready to fundraise despite the unprecedented year. The Dakotathon team has the semester packed full of events and fundraisers for the Miracle Network kids. Jacey Feyereisen, a member of Dakotathon and in the nursing program said Dakotathon’s main focus for the semester is the health and safety of the miracle kids. […]

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Work Scholars program works with local businesses, opens new doors for students

Students now have another opportunity on campus to grow outside the classroom. The Work Scholars program was created this fall to help students build a strong social network and give them the opportunity to find jobs within their major while in school.  Linda Halliburton, director of the Work Scholars program, said the two major components of […]

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More than just a crown

Typically, every year in October, a USD student is crowned Miss USD. However, this year, due to COVID-19, Miss South Dakota was postponed. The postponement of Miss South Dakota gave current 2020 pageant title holders the option to keep their titles for another year. This has allowed them another year to prepare for Miss South […]

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Community piano brings music to downtown Vermillion

For the past month, The Spa at Wynie Mae’s in downtown Vermillion has been home to a new piece of public art. Under the awning out front of the salon is a community piano. The installation is part of an ongoing series in Vermillion called “Imagining Community.” Susan Heggestad, who painted the piano, said the […]

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