A secret to 'happiness' would be helpfulApril 3rd, 2014
Embrace your unique body style, beautyMarch 25th, 2014
Mental illness not to be overlookedMarch 4th, 2014
Future of Native Studies brighter than observedFebruary 12th, 2014
COLUMN: Event shows racism still prevalent against Native Americans in South Dakota
Feb 4th, 2014It’s easy, as a white person, to say “Racism isn’t a problem” because you yourself have not experienced it. However, you are in the minority. Racism is far from dead, especially in South...
COLUMN: Feminism activists still have progress to make
Jan 28th, 2014When I tell people I’m a feminist, the response is pretty scattered. The most recent response I have gotten from people is, “We don’t need feminism anymore. We as human beings are all...
COLUMN: Dating the enemy turns into fun
Apr 16th, 2013As both a jazz enthusiast and devoted fan of 20th century poet Langston Hughes, I was very excited when I found out Ron McCurdy was coming to the University of South Dakota to present Hughes’ epic...
Columnist says goodbye
Dec 11th, 2012For those of you who may not know, I’ll be graduating on Saturday. That means this is the last time I will ever write for The Volante. Needless to say, I’ve spent the entire semester planning...
Column: Frat traditions offend women
Dec 4th, 2012The chant began as a toast between three guys, but it didn’t take long for every guy in the house to join in. It seemed pretty harmless at first. It was just another one of those songs about the...