First-time voters go to polls for first general election

Voting has been a democratic right since the establishment of American democracy, but for many students at USD, this election is the first general election they will be voting in.  Ella Lueders, a sophomore social work major from Dell Rapids, SD is voting in her first election this year.  Lueders said she is determined to […]

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Meet the host of USD’s ‘Credit Hour’ podcast

When former USD president James Abbot retired in May of 2018 the university was looking to do something to commemorate Abbot’s 21 year presidency. That’s when USD’s communications director Michael Ewald got a call from USD’s videographer Adam Gomez about doing a podcast with the former president. At this moment, USD’s “Credit Hour” was born. […]

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Uniting international student-athletes on new show ‘Drop a Pin’

Coming to South Dakota from Cairo, Egypt, senior tennis player Habiba Aly connected with other international athletes during her four years as a Coyote.  To learn more about the changes and challenges USD international athletes faced, Aly started a show on, called “Drop a Pin,” to showcase the different life experiences international athletes have […]

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