LaHSO celebrates Hispanic Heritage month

In July, the Latino and Hispanic Student Organization (LaHSO) executive board got together to plan events for Hispanic Heritage month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Rob Turner, USD chair of the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, is the department chair of LaSHO. Turner said LaSHO celebrates Hispanic Heritage month at USD because it […]

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USD bands to perform at first concert of semester

The University of South Dakota bands are set to showcase their musical abilities at their first concert of the year Oct. 7 with jazz, marches, film music and more. The Jazz Ensemble I, The Sound of USD marching band and the USD Symphonic Band will perform a variety of music throughout the evening. The bands […]

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All-State Chorus workshop helps prepare high schoolers

This year, 32 high schools and 286 students from all across South Dakota signed up for USD’s annual All-State Chorus workshop. Students who participate are selected by their teachers and will be sent to All-State chorus at the end of October.   Chair of the music department and director of choral activities David Holdhusen said the workshop is held to help the quartets from […]

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