Creepy Clowns

The fear of clowns is called coulrophobia. While many people aren’t terrified of clowns, they are unnerved by them. There are a few different possibilities as to why clowns make people uncomfortable. The first is clowns are tricksters. It’s their job to make people laugh and play pranks on people. I personally don’t like when […]

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USD Chamber Singers perform at Spring Choral Showcase

The USD Chamber Singers performed at the Spring Choral Showcase on Sunday, Feb. 28. In previous years, the three USD choirs would perform together, but due to COVID-19 performances had to be adjusted.  The Chamber Singers is the premiere vocal ensemble at USD with a repertoire of primarily a cappella style performances.  Dr. David Holdhusen, […]

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USD encourages COVID-19 tests before break

With only two days left until the campus is vacated and students return home for spring break, the university is preparing for the COVID-19 repercussions that could be seen after the Coyotes reconvene after the break. USD is continually stressing the importance of getting tested and is offering students “Know Before You Go” PCR testing […]

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Vermillion Fire EMS responds to fire at Norton Hall

Vermillion Fire EMS was called to Norton Hall Monday afternoon for a small fire on the first floor of the hall. The sprinkler system was set off and the hall was being evacuated as the Fire Department and University Police arrived. There was an active fire on the first floor when responders arrived. Fire personnel […]

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Soak up the sun

The warm weather is coming, and like Sheryl Crow says, I’m going to “soak up the sun, I’m gonna tell everyone to lighten up… I’m gonna soak up the sun.” We all have to go enjoy the fresh air, the spring breeze and the bright sunshine to loosen up and feel free from loads of […]

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Dakotathon continues despite COVID-19

This year’s Dakotathon, an annual fundraiser at USD, will be held virtually because of COVID-19 restrictions. However, this hasn’t stopped students from choosing to participate.   Junior medical biology major Leah Drengenberg said she had never heard of Dakotathon until the end of her freshman year, but had heard of dance marathons. Drengenberg said she was sitting in class when people came in to talk about the Dakotathon and she decided […]

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