USD Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

Native Student Services hosted Native American Heritage Month at USD. They put together a month-long celebration for Native American USD students and community members.  Native Student Services held several events during the month of November. They also paired up with Marcus Destin, the Multicultural Affairs coordinator on campus.  Brooke Jackson, Coordinator of Native Student Services, […]

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Veterans Day in Vermillion

USD is hosting a week long event in honor of Veterans Day. Each day of the week holds a new event that community members and students can participate in. The activities will be ongoing from Nov. 6 through Nov. 11. On Monday, Nov. 6, The Vets Club placed small flags around Patriots Plaza, outside of […]

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Club Sets Up Drive for Men’s Mental Health

The Social Work Club set up a health drive for men all over Vermillion. The drive started Nov. 1 and will continue until Nov. 14.  Ellie O’Connor, the president of the Social Work Club, said the club saw a need in Vermillion and wanted to meet it.  “We try to find things that can impact […]

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Team Captain Named Cambell Trophy Semifinalist

Brock Mogensen, a senior linebacker and captain of the Coyotes football team, has been named one of the 39 semifinalists for the Campbell Trophy.  The Campbell Trophy is awarded for individuals who excel in leadership and academic success. Semifinalists for the award must have a GPA of at least a 3.2, have outstanding football ability […]

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Top 14 Candidates Announced for Royalty

By: Jozie Kumm and Juliana Oltmanns The Dakota Days Royalty members were announced at the Coyote Kickoff Event on Oct. 2, starting the further voting process that will be taking place throughout the rest of Dakota Days.  Out of the 54 candidates originally selected, there were a total of 14 USD student nominees that were […]

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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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Student Counseling Services Moved to East Hall

The Student Counseling Center (SCC) moved to East Hall just in time for the beginning of the 2023 school year. In past years, counseling services have been available at the Cook House. Wesley Bruce, the assistant director of the SCC, said the center moved because USD has taken an interest in better providing for students’ […]

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Community Event for Injured Local

Next Saturday on Sept. 16, South Dakota Order of the Eastern Star members are hosting a benefit for Vermillion resident Deb McNary. Last year, McNary was on her way home from a parent-teacher conference when she was involved in a serious car accident. Since then, she has been in and out of the hospital in […]

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