SGA Unanimously Passes Senate Bills 84 through 90

On Sept. 26, SGA held their sixth meeting of the year. During the meeting, SGA members unanimously voted to pass a total of seven “old business” Senate Bills (SB), as well as approved the further revision and discussion of a singular “new business” SB. The old business bills passed at this meeting included all bills […]

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D-Days Committee Reaching Out to All USD Supporters

Dakota Days is right around the corner and USD is putting final touches on plans for the week. Dakota Days will be held from Oct. 1-7 with events meant for all USD fans. Trevor Sinclair, President of the Dakota Days committee, said they have been working for 10 months on planning events for the USD […]

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USD Holds Events for Suicide Awareness Month

September is nationally known as Suicide Awareness Month. In honor of this, USD’s Student Counseling Center (SCC) held suicide prevention week from Sept. 10-16. The week started with the Field of Memories Exhibit. Madison Harrington, the SCC’s prevention and addiction counselor, said it was a tribute to students who lost their life to suicide.   “This […]

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“Key Supply Chain Issues” Slow the Delivery of Textbooks

Recently, the USD bookstore has had some issues obtaining textbooks and other resources. A number of students have experienced textbook delays or received them later than expected.  Scott Pohlson, vice president of enrollment, marketing and university relations, said that many of the issues were due to some of the key book suppliers.   “There were some […]

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Sigma Delta Pi Hosts Spanish Tutoring Sessions for Students 

Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society at USD, began hosting free Spanish tutoring for students learning Spanish.  Lilian Shari, president of Sigma Delta Pi, said she wanted to make the organization more known on campus. Her first thought was getting a group together so they can speak Spanish and talk about what […]

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USD Coyote Assistance Offers Student Rides to Local Grocery Stores

Students at the University of South Dakota now have the opportunity to sign up for scheduled and assisted rides to grocery stores within Vermillion through Coyote Assistance. Kasie Heiden, the associate director of the Gallagher International Center, said Coyote Assistance helps all students with access to stores around Vermillion so they can purchase things they […]

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Women’s Basketball to Play in Big Sky-Summit Challenge

The South Dakota Coyotes women’s basketball team has revealed their nonconference schedule for the 2023-2024 season. The Coyotes will play 16 games out of conference before Summit League play begins in late December. The Coyotes will open the season with an exhibition game against Wayne State on Oct. 30 at home in the Sanford Coyote […]

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Brewery Construction Continues

XIX Brewery Co., situated at 113 W. Main St. in Vermillion, is eagerly anticipating its grand opening in late October or early November, following a construction phase that started last April. This pioneering venture, brought to life by USD alumni Katey Ulrich and Ed Gerrish, is notable for its thoughtful construction process, especially the crafting […]

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Abby Ripperda Back for One Final Season

After missing the 2022 indoor track and field season due to a leg injury, graduate student and current cross country runner Abby Ripperda came back to run for one final semester.  Ripperda, a native of Sioux Falls, received a medical hardship waiver from the NCAA. The waiver is given to student athletes that missed more […]

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