Student groups react to new Texas abortion bill

On Sept. 1, Texas Senate Bill 8 went into effect. The bill bans abortions for women at six weeks from their last menstrual cycle. The bill has sparked reactions from both anti-abortion and abortion rights groups on campus. Yotes for Life is an anti-abortion group at USD. David Holt, USD student and member of Yotes […]

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USD Spanish Professor partners with Peruvian University

Last spring, Angela Helmer partnered with an women’s school in Peru and provided an experience for the students in her advanced Spanish communication class. The idea came to Helmer when she recognized an issue with learning Spanish in a town like Vermillion. “Because of COVID, our students cannot travel abroad, and also living in Vermillion, […]

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The Hook Up event clarifies important information regarding sexual assault

Every year, the student leadership program hosts a sexual assault prevention event, and this year’s event was an interactive program called “The Hook Up,” and was created by Catharsis Productions. “Hooking up can often sound like harmless fun, but it can also be a cover for some very unhealthy behaviors,” Catharsis Productions said on their […]

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