Art Club Plans to Help Students De-Stress

One week into the school year and students are already trying to find ways to destress. One club has a plan to help students do just that. The Student Art Alliance (SAA) is striving to give students a creative outlet and let them think about something other than schoolwork. Taylor Titze, the vice president of […]

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USD’s dining will change to Sodexo during summer

The 2020 Senate Bill (SB) 55 was signed into law by Gov. Kristi Noem in March 2020. According to the bill, it’s “An act to require the Board of Regents to assemble a task force to study the operations and function of the institutions of higher education under the board’s authority.”  One of the findings […]

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Dakotathon: Helping children one donation at a time

The largest student-led nonprofit organization in South Dakota held its biggest event, the Dance Marathon, in person for the first time since 2019.  Dakotathon is a year-long fundraising event supporting the Children’s Miracle Network. This year, the Miracle Children from the Sanford Children’s Hospital were welcomed back to the Sanford Coyote Sports Center (SCSC).  Students, […]

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Three new bills passed at SGA meeting

During last night’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, Senate Bill 83, 84 and 85 were introduced and passed as an emergency. The Senate passed Senate Bill 82 after the second reading.  Senate Bill 83 is a special appropriation for the Muslim Student Association. After discussion, SGA motioned the bill to an emergency vote. The vote […]

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IR Committee table Senate Bill 81

At last night’s Student Government Association (SGA) meeting, Senate Bill 82 was introduced. Senate Bills 78, 79, and 80 were passed. Senate Bill 81 was tabled during the Internal Review’s (IR) meeting on Sunday.  Senate Bill 78, is a bill to add a resignation procedure to the bylaws. This procedure only applies to leadership roles. […]

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SGA hears from Unite for USD

At Student Government Association’s (SGA) meeting, Nate Popp gave a presentation on Unite for USD and the Senate discussed the possibility of another mask mandate. Unite for USD is an annual online fundraiser that lasts 1,862 minutes. This will be the fourth year of the fundraiser. There are over 20 initiatives this year. “This year, […]

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SGA prepares for SHED

USD’s Student Government Association (SGA) discussed Senate Bill 76, passed three new Senate Resolutions as emergency legislation, and passed Senate Bill 73, 74, and 75. On Tuesday, Katie Brust, Vice President of SGA, introduced Senate Resolution 19, 20, and 21 in preparation for SGA’s trip to Pierre for the Students in Higher Education Days (SHED). […]

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SGA swears in new senators

USD’s Student Government Association (SGA) swore in five new Senators, introduced two bills, and passed Senate Resolution 16 and Senate Resolution 17 on Tuesday night. Libby Brust, Brooke Goeden, Margaret Meierhenry, Natalie Peterson and Josh Styskal are the new at-large Senators that will fill in the seats vacated by former Senators. These Senators will finish […]

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