South Dakota Triathlon finishes four at Regional Qualifier, Joplin gives a season preview

The South Dakota triathlon team competed in the Pleasant Prairie Qualifier over the weekend. Due to a limited squad competing, the team only scored individually and not as a team. Freshman newcomer Micah Poellet finished eighth in a competitive field with a time of 1:02:14.3. The top Coyote scorer was followed by junior Ella Kubas […]

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South Dakota Hall of Fame becomes home to two USD alumni

Two University of South Dakota Alumni, Bruce Long Fox and Sen. Larry Pressler, have been inducted into the South Dakota Hall of Fame for the year 2020. The South Dakota Hall of Fame will host its 2020 Class Honors Ceremony on Sept. 10 and 11 in Chamberlain, South Dakota. Long Fox, the Executive Director for […]

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Travel continues with study abroad programs

The Study Abroad Program is one of the many diverse experiences USD offers students. This allows students to travel within the United States or internationally while still receiving an education.  Jessica Winterringer, the Study Abroad advisor for the Gallagher Center, works with individuals who want to study away for a few weeks, months or up to a year. Winterringer said they use the term “study […]

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Campus Activity Board lights up Welcome Week

USD Campus Activities Board (CAB) hosted a Glow Party for welcome week on Aug. 27. Senior marketing and management major and CAB President Kate Solberg said the Glow Party was originally supposed to take place on the outside lawn between Old Main and Slagle Hall, but due to rain it was moved to the Muenster […]

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USD Marching Band prepares for halftime

After a year of performances scheduled and performances cancelled, The Sound of USD marching band is back for a full football season of field performances. The band travelled to Lawrence, Kansas this past weekend for their first performance. Todd Cranson, director of the band, said he really enjoyed the band’s season last year despite the […]

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Schutt accepts extra year of eligibility

From the little fields of Pop Warner to the DakotaDome, Brady Schutt continues to flip the field for the Coyotes. At practice in Pop Warner, Schutt kicked the farthest among teammates, and then and there his punting career begun. Years later he wound up in Vermillion, South Dakota, where he now punts for the Coyotes. […]

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Anatomy classes to benefit from USD student’s research

A skull fit for a chameleon is being produced in a biology lab on USD’s campus. Junior Alexis Slack, a biology of human dynamics and neuroscience major, is working on a project that involves using a 3D printer to develop a series of skulls—chameleon, cat, and human—that can be deconstructed and put back together. Her […]

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Sisseton Wahpeton College and USD collaborate bringing opportunity to SD students

Leaders from USD and Sisseton Wahpeton College (SWC) met on Aug. 3 to discuss and sign an agreed-upon policy ensuring South Dakota students more opportunities.  The General Education Book Transfer consists of an educational review of the course requirements for classes in order to make the credits transferable, USD associate provost Beth Freeburg said. “Personnel […]

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Intramural sports begin season

The Intramural Sports program is seen in nearly all universities across the United States, including USD. Students form teams and enter sports leagues, including an E-Sports team. Teams compete against other students within their school. Intramural leagues are divided into fall and spring sports. Fall leagues at USD include soccer, co-rec volleyball, flag football, sand […]

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Will Medicinal Marijuana Change the Vermillion Community?

As of July 1, medicinal marijuana was legalized in South Dakota on a ballot-based vote back in November. USD and the Vermillion community have been busy making preparations for this change. John Howe, the associate dean of student services, said that university policies of distribution, usage and procession of marijuana have not changed. “South Dakota […]

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