International Club celebrates culture, language through International Language Day

On Feb. 22, the USD International Club celebrated International Mother Language Day to recognize the many cultures of international students and bring visibility to a host of languages. The club hosted an event in the Muenster University Center pit lounge from 12 a.m. to 2 p.m. Students had the opportunity to meet with international students, […]

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New public library program helps children develop reading skills before starting school

The Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library started a new program this year. “1000 Books Before Kindergarten” is a program designed to encourage exposing children to reading and books prior to kindergarten. The program has 21 kids enrolled, and they have collectively read 1388 books so far this year. Amanda Raiche is the Youth Services […]

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The life of an NFL Quarterback: Q&A with Chris Streveler

Former USD quarterback Chris Streveler found himself in Vermillion Friday afternoon to be a part of Unite for USD, and talk with the Coyote football team ahead of its 2021 spring season.  Since graduating from USD in 2018, Streveler spent two seasons in the Canadian Football League, where he helped the Winnipeg Blue Bombers win […]

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Symphonic Band performs music with a message

Thursday, Feb. 25, the Symphonic Band will perform their annual February concert in recognition of Black History Month.   Director of Bands and conductor of the Symphonic Band John LaCognata said the concert is an acknowledgment of conversations that need to be had and progress that needs to be made.   “It’s really just an opportunity to musically […]

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