Inside the athletics equipment room

Inside the DakotaDome and the Sanford Coyote Sports Center, Equipment Managers Alexa McMillen and Nick Roth ensure every student-athlete has all the gear necessary to succeed.  McMillen began working with the Coyotes as a softball GA six years ago after concluding her USD softball career. When the athletic department maid the switch to become an […]

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Top Four Haunted Houses in Vermillion Area

Halloween looks a little different during a global pandemic, but don’t let COVID-19 be the scariest part of your 2020. Here is a comprehensive list of the best, socially distanced Haunted Houses in the area.  Terror 29 Located just outside of Sioux Falls off I-29, Terror 29 combines abandoned warehouses with circus freaks in this […]

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Vermillion, Clay County prepare for election

President Donald Trump has said in his campaign for reelection this November against former vice president Joe Biden, the 2020 election is, “the most important election in US history.” In addition, according to a recent poll, 69% of Americans believe the upcoming election is the most important election of their lifetimes. Addison Miller, National Committeeman […]

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YFL and SFRR spark abortion debate on campus

Yotes For Life (YFL), an anti-abortion student organization at USD, took to campus sidewalks with chalk on Oct. 20 for “National Pro-Life Chalking Day” to spread anti-abortion messages. Students for Reproductive Rights (SFRR), a pro-abortion rights student organization at USD, coincidentally chalked their own beliefs on campus sidewalks later that night. Both organizations provided argumentative […]

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‘It is okay, not to be okay’: USD helps student-athletes combat stress and anxiety

Student-athletes at USD have faced many unforseen changes this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the USD’s athletic department is trying to help athletes handle the stress and anxiety that can come along with these changes. Jenna Uher, an athletic trainer for the Coyotes, said this year the trainers have focused on […]

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