Nikolaus Conquers Disliked Part of Music: Performance

Cheyenne Nikolaus is preparing for her last hoorah as a USD student where she will be performing in a recital featuring her saxophone skills prior to graduation.  Nikolaus has been playing the saxophone for eight years and cannot see herself doing anything else.  “I’m too far in to quit,” Nikolaus said.  She grew up with […]

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Artists and Community: Painting a Bridge

Two recent graduates of USD have come together to create a platform called Untitled .10 for upcoming artists to share their work. Tyson Schultz and Levi Sternburg former USD art students, who specialized in graphic design and art, respectively. The two of them have come together as partners to create an organization for students in […]

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Trump holds rally in Sioux City to campaign for Iowa GOP candidates

Former President Donald Trump held a rally at the Sioux Gateway Airport in Sioux City last Thursday to bolster support for Republican candidates ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. During the speech, Trump floated the idea of a 2024 presidential run. “In order to make our country very successful, and safe and glorious, I will […]

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Construction In the Works On New Elementary School

Construction has started on Vermillion’s new elementary school and is on track to be finished in 2024. You can visit your url to take a look at the equipment present during the process. The new elementary school is replacing Jolly and Austin elementary schools to accommodate growing class sizes. They are also asking for help […]

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FGSO Celebrate Being First Generation Students

It is National First-Generation college students’ celebration day on Nov. 8. The university began celebrating the national day in 2018 and it became a week-long celebration in 2019.   The vice president of the First-Generation Organization sophomore, Emily Williams said First-Gen Organization is a resource for any student. The organization’s meetings are every other Tuesday at […]

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USD Honors Veterans and Their Families during November

By tradition, November is a popular month for family celebrations, and USD continues to honor this heritage by recognizing the sacrifices made by U.S. veterans and their families.  President Biden issued a proclamation Oct. 31 declaring November 2022 as National Veterans and Military Families Month. USD looks to show support by honoring veterans and their […]

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Men’s Basketball Motto Representing Their Season

The men’s basketball team went through a coaching transition this off-season after USD parted ways with Todd Lee and hired Eric Peterson to be the new head coach of the Coyotes.  Peterson was an assistant coach for South Dakota from 2014 to 2018 before leaving for Utah State for three seasons. He then spent last […]

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A Child’s Want Turns into Summit League Honors

Sophomore Emily Kahn is making a name for herself in the DakotaDome pool roughly 14 years after she found herself enthralled by her brother’s ability to jump off the diving board. Kahn said her mother still tells the story of her being a 6-year-old little girl wanting so badly to follow in her brother’s footsteps […]

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Editorial: Students Should be Allowed to use Flex as Coyote Cash

College is a big step and brings about a lot of stress. Moving away from the people in your support system is nerve-wracking and adding the stress of figuring out what you need to be signed up for in college does not help.  The confusion around Coyote Cash, flex dollars and meal plans that come […]

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