Muslim Students Struggle to Find Dining Options During Ramadan

With dietary restrictions during the month of Ramadan, USD’s Muslim students are struggling to adhere to their religious obligations with the current dining options on campus. Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is a time of fasting and prayer for Muslims worldwide. Muslims are not permitted to eat or drink from sunrise […]

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Museum Class Takes Students Out of the Classroom

The anthropology department at USD has reintroduced the Museum Techniques course after a five-year hiatus. Dr. Tony Krus teaches the introductory museology course, which is a mixture of both traditional lecture style and internships at local museums.   The course returned due to the high demand from students. Dr. Krus explained that out of all the […]

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University Housing Changing Plans for Upcoming Semester

University housing has changed their housing portal to bar students who’ve been living on campus for their first two years from living on campus a third year. This has been caused by the housing crisis on campus. Cody Burggraff, director of housing, said USD is required to house anyone for two years from their high […]

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President Awardees Speak at Brown Bag Lunch

Three USD faculty were selected to present for USD’s third annual Brown Bag Lunch Research Presentations. The Brown Bag Lunch Presentations is to showcase research done by the USD faculty on campus.  The three presenters at the event were Dr. Elizabeth Hanson (associate professor of communication sciences & disorders), Dr. Meghann Jarchow (chair and associate […]

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IdeaFest Celebrates 35 Years of Success

USD hosted its annual Ideafest from April 5-6. For these two days, the university was filled with educational presentations and speakers at the research symposium.  IdeaFest is an opportunity for students to showcase their academic achievements to other students, faculty and community members. Lindsay Hayes, the IdeaFest coordinator, said IdeaFest is a valuable event.  “It […]

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