SGA works toward sustainability

Anna Moore, USD sustainability grad student and Campus Recycling Coordinator, spoke to the SGA senate about strides USD and the Vermillion community are taking towards sustainability at this week’s SGA meeting. “Here at USD when we talk about sustainability, especially coming from the academic sustainability department, you typically are thinking about two questions. The first question […]

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Brief: Cultural Wellness Coalition hosting film screening at Coyote Twin

USD’s Cultural Wellness Coalition will be hosting a free screening of “Judas and the Black Messiah” at the Coyote Twin Theater in downtown Vermillion on April 8 at 7 p.m. as part of their Diverse Film Series for the Students & Community. The film, released this year in a simultaneous theatrical and streaming release on […]

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Original music displayed through student’s hobby

Music isn’t his future career, but junior kinesiology and sports management major Blessed Vargas is still passionate about the music he creates. “It’s honestly just a hobby, but it’s a hobby I take seriously,” Vargas said. “So it’s like, I’m not gonna put out something that isn’t impactful to anybody. I’m not gonna put out […]

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USD athletes create new company; Fomeno, Win $100,000

A sustainable business plan that earned three USD students $100,000 was inspired by a t-shirt in the middle of Monte Verde, Costa Rica.  USD student athletes Payton Ryz (Ryz writes opinion articles for The Volante) and Brigit Blote, along with USD alum Ashlynn Atwood created a sustainable business centered around the idea of recycling clothes, […]

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South Dakota soccer picks up pair of shutout wins

After recording their first shutout of the season in the first game of the series, the Coyotes complete shutout number two against North Dakota State Saturday at First Bank and Trust Soccer Complex. After the matchup April 1-3 the Coyotes (7-8-1) move to fourth place in conference play after defeating NDSU (6-8). Jordan Centieno and […]

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Packard Exhibition held as drive-in event

To work around the difficulties of hosting an art show during the pandemic, local artists Klaire Lockheart and Aaron Packard hosted the 2021 Packard Group National Exhibition as a drive-in event.  The event was the second of its kind. Lockheart conceived the idea of the exhibition last year when she decided the area didn’t have […]

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Coyote men’s track and field squad ranks No. 25 for second week in a row

The USD men’s track and field squad is ranked No. 25 in the nation by Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association for the second week in a row. The men’s team has already had a successful bout of outdoor season meets, after coming off a successful indoor season. The team participated in the Texas Relays, […]

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Death by mosquitoes

Think very hard. What’s the most dangerous animal in the world? It’s not a bear, or snake, or lion. It’s probably the mosquito. This is the tiny annoying bug everyone knows about and is just irritated with. It buzzes around your head and there seems to be thousands of them whenever you go outside in […]

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