Cheerleaders to business owners: Bougie Berries launches in Vermillion

Bougie Berries is a brand new strawberry decorating company in Vermillion owned by three USD cheerleaders that was launched last month.  Junior interior design major Asiah Jackson and junior pre-law major Aliyah Jackson are sisters who met sophomore media and journalism major Kayla Saleem through cheerleading a year ago. Bougie Berries was not their original plan, as they had […]

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Three Minute Thesis Competition moves forward in person

USD’s graduate school is sponsoring the fourth annual Three Minute Thesis competition this month. The preliminary rounds were held Thursday, Feb. 11 and the final rounds will be held Wednesday, Feb. 17 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. The winner of the competition will be awarded $350 and will go on to the Midwestern Association […]

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Brief: U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson to deliver USD commencement address

South Dakota Rep. Dusty Johnson will deliver the commencement address at USD’s 134th Commencement Ceremony in May at the DakotaDome. Johnson, a USD alumnus who graduated in 1999 with a B.A. in political science and minors in business administration and history, was re-elected in November to represent South Dakota’s at-large congressional district in the U.S. […]

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Writing Center spring hours include expanded Zoom sessions

Over the past year, USD’s Writing Center has adapted to the COVID-19 by increasing opportunities for students to receive assistance virtually while maintaining in-person meetings. Emily Kluin, a writing consultant at the Writing Center, said the center helps students with all stages of writing, from citation styles to formulating a rough draft to offering guidance […]

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Third annual Unite for USD hopes to exceed last year’s donations

USD will host the third annual Unite for USD giving day Thursday. In commemoration of the university’s founding in 1862, the event is a 1,862 minute long fundraiser. Last year’s event raised $560,191 through 1,137 individual donors. This year’s event includes several livestreams, in addition to giveaways in the Muenster University Center Pit Lounge. Donations […]

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