SGA debates UPD disarmament, funding for College Democrats

USD’s Student Government Association introduced special appropriation bills for the campus College Democrats and the Orthopedic Interest Group, and also discussed a proposal to vote on disarming the University Police Department at Tuesday’s meeting. Senators raised concerns about the College Democrats’ eligibility for university funding, given its political nature. University policy states funding cannot go […]

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Protect yourself

Normally I wouldn’t do this, but I’ll add a quick disclaimer that this article is going to be quite dark and will discuss topics of violence and sexual assault. That being said, I feel that it needs to be discussed in light of the election drawing attention from other issues; because “Ignoring things won’t make […]

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Residence hall director’s dog makes Burgess-Norton feel like home

For residence hall directors like Tyler Pichen, work is more than a full-time job. RHDs are required to live on-campus in the residence halls to assist with anything that might come up. Pichen has been an RHD at Burgess-Norton for three years but has lived in housing since he started as a resident assistant eight […]

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Enough is Enough

Throughout the history of America, our government has upheld a tradition of classiness, integrity and understanding — the tradition of peaceful presidential transitions. As terms come to an end, both sides are able to put their differences aside and come together for the sake of the country. This, unfortunately, couldn’t be farther from true in […]

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VSCO, unproblematic

I’ll be the first to admit that social media runs my life. What indeed would I do without my constant updates, the information I receive about family, friends, and colleagues, not to mention remembering and keeping track of birthdays (Thank you, Mr. Zuckerberg). In fact, social media is one of the most influential aspects of […]

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Vermillion adopts home rule charter

Vermillion voters approved a measure to adopt a new home rule charter for the city government on Nov. 3. The charter passed with 60% of the vote and provides the city with greater discretion in its policy-making. The charter is intended to establish a more representative and effective city government in Vermillion. A home rule […]

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South Dakota High School Football Championship preview

As fall sports across the state of South Dakota come to a close, the South Dakota high school football state championship games will be played in the DakotaDome in Vermillion, Thursday through Saturday. 9AA: Hamlin (11-0) vs. Platte-Geddes (11-0) In a battle of two unbeatens, the second seeded Hamlin Chargers, making their first state championship […]

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