SGA passes funding for FIER, hears bill to fund German Club

The Student Government Association (SGA) passed one bill and introduced another during this week’s meeting. SGA heard from Kate Fitzgerald, the University of South Dakota’s Director of Housing. Fitzgerald said the housing application for next year is open and that housing has made some changes this year. “We now have a 24-hour cancellation period. Once […]

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South Dakota Department of Education cuts indigenous history, culture from draft standards

Educators and other South Dakotans working to craft new state social studies standards said Tuesday that Gov. Kristi Noem’s administration deleted elements dealing with Native American history and culture from their draft standards, according to the Associated Press. Members of the group, appointed by South Dakota’s Department of Education to review the standards, said the […]

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Coffee with USD Veterans promotes SVRC

In order to honor this coming Veterans Day, the Student Veterans Resource Center (SVRC) hosted an event, Coffee with Veterans, where students could get coffee and donuts and talk with USD veterans. Jacob Aus is the SVRC coordinator and helped plan the event. “The importance of this event is to get people in the USD […]

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School board passes gender equity policy 3-2

The Vermillion School Board passed a district-wide Gender Equity and Access policy that will allow students to use restrooms of the gender with which they identify Monday night. “Absent a compelling, specific, and documented concern for safety, the District shall permit a student to use the restroom for the gender with which they consistently, persistently, […]

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Rachel Review: “The Eternals” tackles too much and fails

As Marvel continues its Phase Four series, they are expanding their universe fast. It has all been exciting, until now. On Friday, “The Eternals” was finally released to the public and has led to controversy and poor responses. The Eternals is about an alien race called Eternals and their mission on Earth. Their mission is […]

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