‘Stomp Out Sexual Violence Rally’ kicks off sexual assault awareness month

Several groups partnered together to host a “Stomp Out Sexual Violence Rally” as a way to kickoff April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month on campus. ICARE, PAVE and the Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies department all tabled in the Muenster University Center Tuesday at lunchtime to promote sexual assault awareness.  Bridget Diamond-Welch, ICARE director and […]

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PAVE plans events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Clothes ranging from Christmas sweaters, combat boots and sweats are on display on the second floor of I.D. Weeks Library throughout April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, as part of a “What We Were Wearing” Exhibit hosted by PAVE. Promoting Awareness and Victim Empowerment, or PAVE, is a national organization with a USD chapter. Alyssa Fothergill, […]

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Students work as brand ambassadors for job experience

Three USD students are working as brand ambassadors, social media influencers and executives for various companies. Their duties include recruiting other ambassadors and posting on social media for compensation. Carson Coulter, a first-year sport marketing major, works as a brand influencer for RevitalU. He got involved in this position after his mom discovered the company […]

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Seven liquor license holders fail compliance checks with VPD

Seven local alcohol license holders failed compliance checks with Vermillion police on March 22. Underage confidential informants attempted to purchase alcohol at 10 locations in town. Three businesses — Bunyan’s, Main Street Pub and Cherry Pit Stop — all passed the compliance checks. Each of the employees who sold alcohol at the seven failing businesses […]

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‘Enough Is Enough:’ March For Our Lives brings up gun regulation, school safety issues

Hundreds of Vermillion residents, K-12 and USD students and educators alike marched on Main Street on Saturday afternoon. This march was one of hundreds of sister marches across the country in support of victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., as well as the Great Mills High School shooting in […]

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Indian Law Symposium presents topics of tribal activism, sovereignty

Tribal sovereignty, standing with Standing Rock and cultural challenges are all topics surrounding the 15th biennial Indian Law Symposium titled “The Challenges of Culture, Governance, and Respect in Indian Country.” The symposium, hosted by the Native American Law Student Association, began Wednesday night in the Law School courtroom with an opening prayer by Gene Thin […]

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Cherry Street sees new emergency stoplight technology

Stoplights on Vermillion’s Cherry Street have been fitted with new technology to trigger emergency lights which will help emergency vehicles proceed without accidents. Opticom, the new technology, is activated when the emergency vehicles are approaching an intersection with its emergency lights and sirens on. The Opticom technology will change the lights from two to three […]

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