USD Symphony Orchestra Performs Beethoven’s 5th

The USD Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Luis Viquez performed Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op.67 and an original composition by USD associate professor Dr. Paul Lombardi in a concert on Feb. 26.  Symphony No. 5 is one of Beethoven’s best known works with the first movement containing one of the […]

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SGA Runs Unopposed in Leadership Election

BY: Charles Streeter and Jozie Kumm As SGA elections are under way, Caleb Swanson and Elizabeth Brust have announced their run for president and vice president, respectively. Swanson and Brust faced no opposition in this election. Their platform consists of a three-pillar platform of service, support and sustainability.  “We like students to know that we’re […]

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Coyote Classic Climbing Competition to Return this Year

The Coyote Classic Climbing Competition will be returning for its second year. Last year, the competition had over forty competitors.   The competition features three different brackets and is accommodating to a wide variety of skill levels. Climbers can compete in a beginner, intermediate or advanced bracket, with the routes being progressively more difficult.  Alaina Farnik, […]

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Four Track and Field Athletes to Compete at NCAA

On Feb. 25-26, the men’s and women’s track and field teams cemented their first Summit League Championship win since joining the conference.  This was the second straight women’s win and the first for the men since 2015. Both teams haven’t won the conference tournament since 2011 when they were previously in the Great West Conference.  […]

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Award Winning Professor Back in Fine Arts Department

Young Ae Kim has returned to USD as professor in the graphic design program after teaching at SDSU for five years.  In the beginning of Kim’s career, she wanted to be a doctor. However, she changed her major after realizing that she wanted to do something she enjoyed. In 2000, she graduated from Sookmyung Women’s […]

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Vermillion Water Safe to Drink Despite Concerns

Many residents across Vermillion are bothered by the taste of the water. Fortunately, their drinking water is within all federal, state and local regulations.  “Our biggest complaint would be the taste. If people travel from another town, they’re going to notice the taste difference … We don’t want to take a lot of the minerals […]

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Dakotathon Fundraisers are Full of Success

Dakotathon is busy creating fundraisers throughout the school year to plan for its big marathon event on April 1. Dakotathon is a yearlong fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network; marathon event. At the marathon, Miracle Children from around the region are invited to spend the day with the Dakotathon participants. Madison Sundvold, the executive director, said […]

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Student Club Honors Women’s History Month

In celebration of Women’s History Month, a new student organization, Activists for Equality, hosted their first event, a trivia night in the MUC pit on March 6.  Anna Bottesini, president of Activists for Equality, said she was excited to host the first event. “(The event is) just to inform people about the impact women have […]

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Women’s Basketball Loses in Quarterfinals, First Time in Six Years

The women’s basketball team fell 92-69 to Oral Roberts in the quarterfinals of the Summit League Tournament on Sunday. This is the first time the Coyotes have lost in the quarterfinals since 2017, former head coach Dawn Plitzuweit’s first year with the program. The 2017 loss was also the last time current head coach Kayla […]

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Novel Revisits Vermillion Cold Case

The new novel “Vanished in Vermillion” was released Feb. 21 by KARE 11 reporter Lou Raguse. The novel is about the 1971 cold case disappearances of Pamela “Pam” Jackson and Cheryl “Sherri” Miller who were both seventeen at the time. The teens had been on their way to a party before their disappearance and were […]

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