Vermillion mayoral election sees five candidates

EDITORS NOTE: In a previous version of this article, Aaron Kerkhove’s name was mistakenly reported as Charles. This article has been updated to reflect the correct name. The Volante regrets this error. Vermillion’s Mayor Kelsey Collier-Wise will run in a special election to serve out the rest of Mayor Jack Powell’s term in June. Collier-Wise […]

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SGA cuts organization budgets due to lower enrollment projections

In the Student Government Association’s (SGA) annual budgeting process, many student organizations have seen cuts to their requests. This comes as a decrease in enrollment following the pandemic caused reductions in USD’s General Activities Fund (GAF), which, in addition to SGA spending, includes athletics, student media and maintenance. One organization impacted by the reduction in […]

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Annual Lecture in Ethics, Law, and Society explores women’s empowerment

The annual Lecture in Ethics, Law, and Society hosted by the philosophy department took place over Zoom Friday, April 16. This year the lecture was titled “What is Global Women’s Empowerment?” featuring Professor Serene Khader who explored her book “Decolonizing Universalism” during the lecture.  Assistant professor of philosophy Zoli Filotas said the event is a great opportunity to bring cutting-edge research and intellectual activity to campus. […]

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“Songs of the Seasons” Graduate opera recital

Vocal performance major Michaela Lynn Rabideau performed her graduate opera recital Saturday. It was held in Colton Recital Hall, which currently has a limited attendance of 28 people. The theme of Rabideau’s performance was seasons. She started with summer, then went through autumn, winter and spring, then ended with an opera joke of audition season. Most of the […]

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