Clary’s Critique: The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!

Over the weekend, The Musical of Musicals: The Musical! premiered in the fine arts building.  The musical was a telling of one plot and turned into five different parodies of iconic musical theater writers. The entire plot was about tenants not being able to pay rent and having to deal with, what I think, is […]

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Dakota Days Leaves Coyotes with Core Memories

Dakota Days has gathered students, alumni and community members again and again to take part in traditions such as the parade, Yotes Got Talent and the street dance. For students, this means D-Days has looked a little different every year and no one has had the same experiences.  Alumna Micci Abbott grew up in Vermillion […]

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Back on Roster After Season Ending Injury

Senior distance runner Merga Gemeda ended last cross country season due to a season ending injury. Gemeda said after the injury, his motivation was completely taken away but he is trying to stay focused this season on staying healthy and performing well in conference competitions.  Last year, Gemeda was named Summit League Cross Country Runner […]

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Weiland Proposes New Mental Health Day Policy

Last year, Student Government Association (SGA) president Caleb Weiland and vice president Reagan Kolberg had discussions surrounding student’s mental health and how they could help. Weiland said there are many processes for students to go through if they have physical ailments like surgery or sickness, but there is nothing in place for those struggling with […]

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USD Marketing Team Nominated for Upper Midwest Emmy Award

The USD Marketing team was nominated for an Upper Midwest Emmy award after submitting a 30 second commercial they wrote, filmed and edited in two days. The Upper Midwest Emmys are a regional branch of the National Emmys that allows people in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Wisconsin to submit their video work.  […]

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Roe v. Wade Overturned, Conversation Persists

On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Several states, including South Dakota, had trigger laws that went into affect imediately prohibiting abortion. Currently in South Dakota the only exception for abortion is if it is needed to save the mother’s life.   Associate professor of history Sara Lampert said Roe v. Wade provided […]

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Sodexo Makes Food Changes Across Campus

Over the summer, USD switched food companies from Aramark to Sodexo. The change comes after the contract between USD and Aramark expired in Spring 2022.   Sodexo served student athletes and people attending major events on campus throughout the summer and started serving the entire campus Aug. 22.   Sophomore Morgan Montgomery, cellular and molecular biology major, […]

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