Various Catering Options Now Available to Student Organizations

When it comes to hosting a campus event, many USD student organizations rely on food catering to draw their audience in. Sodexo, USD’s campus food catering service, now offers these organizations the opportunity to expand their options when providing food at events.  During Tuesday night’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, Interim Dean of Students Kate […]

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Weidner: Nielson’s Hot Seat Cools on D-Days

South Dakota football head coach Bob Nielson has been the topic of conversation around Vermillion lately after losing four of his first five games of the season. Begging the question: Is Nielson’s time with the Coyotes coming to a close? Nielson was the head coach of a fellow Missouri Valley team, the Western Illinois Leathernecks […]

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Soccer Season Ends in North Dakota

South Dakota’s soccer team headed up to North Dakota for their final two games of the 2022 regular season Oct. 21 and 23. With the Summit League playoffs vastly approaching, the Coyotes only needed a tie or a win to secure their playoff hopes. The other teams that were hoping to get their spot were […]

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USD Gallery’s Reimagine Themes of Domesticity

Several artists have been brought together in two related exhibitions, “Sitting Down Together” and “Amanda Boeger: Matresence,” highlighting concepts like domesticity and the changes of motherhood and family.  Seeking to bring a new perspective to USD, gallery curator Amy Fill contacted several different artists for these exhibitions. “Sitting Down Together” features work from three professors […]

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Plitzuweit Gives Up Street Clothes for Jersey

A men’s basketball player is ready to trade in his street clothes for a red and white jersey as he makes his comeback after a season away from the court. Vermillion native A.J. Plitzuweit has been on the Coyote roster for three seasons but has only played one. During the 2019-20 season, Plitzuweit was redshirted, […]

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Editorial: Participating in Democracy, It’s Your Right

Elections have repercussions, especially for civil rights, social justice and human rights. The South Dakota 2022 elections bring us another round of elections for legislators, governors and other civil servants. There will also be ballot measures about Medicaid benefits and marijuana use. Participating in voting is part of being a citizen of the United States […]

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The Cat Cafe De-stresses Students

Students swapped out their laptops for cats at the Cat Cafe event aimed to be a de-stresser for midterms week.  On Oct. 20, USD’s Residence Hall Association (RHA) partnered with the Heartland Humane Society of Yankton to put on the Cat Cafe Event.  At the event, the Heartland Humane Society brought cats that are up […]

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Enrollment Increase, High Retention Rates Point USD in Right Direction

This fall, USD experienced its largest increase in student enrollment numbers in nearly ten years, with retention rates skyrocketing.  Scott Pohlson, vice president of enrollment, marketing and university relations, said not only does this mean the university is headed down the right path, but also demonstrates the growth in student population post COVID-19. While Pohlson […]

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