The Takuwe exhibit brings Lakota art to USD

On the second floor of the library, the Takuwe art exhibit features several Lakota artists sharing their stories about the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre.   Chair of the library art and exhibits committee Danielle De Jager-Loftus said the word “Takuwe” translates into English as the word “why.” De Jager-Loftus said this exhibit is different than previous exhibits because it also includes […]

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Challenges of online learning

Although there have been multiple benefits of online learning in the past couple of years, online learning should not be taking the place of in-person classes. Going to class in person offers the student a better chance to get to know their professor, incorporates different learning styles and encourages higher academic development. When taking an […]

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SDBOR Representatives meet with student organization leaders

Before the Senate Bill 55 task force meeting on Oct. 14, at 4:30 p.m., a meeting was held between members of the South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR) and several student organization presidents to discuss how the soon-to-be-established Opportunity Center would impact USD. General Counsel Nathan Lukkes explained the Opportunity Center and answered a majority of the […]

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Vermillion School District to build new elementary school

Early this month, Vermillion voters approved a bond issue for $26 million to construct a new elementary school. The election, in which 74.8% of voters approved the bond, is the first step toward making the school a reality. Vermillion Public Schools Superintendent Damon Alvey said the new school is necessary because of both the old […]

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