SGA proposed resolution to oppose the Opportunity Center

USD’s Student Government Association introduced two resolutions this week and passed Senate Bill 66, Senate Bill 67 and Senate Resolution 7. Senate Bill 66 establishes a budget for First-Generation Student Organization, an organization started by Carter Linke. Linke is also the Director of Student Affairs for SGA. “There was some confusion about what the difference […]

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Native American Day celebrated in South Dakota

This year, for the first time in history, the United States president recognized the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. In 1990, Columbus Day was changed to Native American Day in South Dakota. USD student Rachel Overstreet is the new Tiospaye Student Council president.  “Indigenous people, especially in South Dakota and in the […]

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‘Why Trees Go Nuts’ lecture Held at Farber Hall

USD’s chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society held a lecture in Farber Hall on “why trees go nuts,” explaining the importance of trees growing nuts and how the process works and impacts the world. The lecture was given by Victoria L. Sork, a professor at the Institute of Environmental Sustainability at UCLA, who […]

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Two USD students find joy in building collections

Gavin Paller, sophomore innovation and entrepreneurship major, and Cheyenne Nikolaus, junior music education major, are both students at USD who collect random things for their personal enjoyment. Paller said he has been collecting Hot Wheels practically since birth. “I never got bored of it, and then a few times growing up my mom was like […]

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USD faculty perform at Colton Grand re-opening concert

After six months of renovations, the Colton Recital Hall is now open. The faculty of the music department at USD performed at the Colton Recital Hall Grand Re-opening Celebration Concert.  USD music department chair, professor and director of choral activities David Holdhusen said the entire music department was excited and ecstatic to be back on […]

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Brief: Sociology Club to host Innocence Project exonerees

The USD Sociology Club will host a two-night speaker series with the Innocence Project Oct. 18 and 19. The Innocence Project is an organization that seeks to exonerate wrongly-convicted individuals in the justice system. The Sociology Club has asked select exonerees and staff to tell their stories and hold Q&A sessions with attendees, John Lefferts, […]

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SGA Senate Resolution 7 Speaks Out On Student Federation

USD’s representatives for the South Dakota Student Federation, Ally Feiner and Katie Brust, received an email that the leaders of the federation would be sending representatives from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology to the South Dakota Board of Regents meeting Oct. 6-7. This email sparked conversation among Student Government Association Sen. Caleb […]

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