Mindless giving

Donations seem like such a wonderful idea. If you’re not using something anymore, why not give it to someone lacking in resources? One person’s trash is another’s treasure, right? Wrong. Mindless giving is when something is given out of convenience. A closet is being cleaned out and you don’t know what to do with the […]

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Inside a distance runner’s mind: Q&A with Eldon Warner

Running any sort of distance isn’t something that excites the general population. However, senior distance runner, Eldon Warner, has been doing it for years and sat down with The Volante to talk about his mental and physical preparation process. Rachel Newville: How do you prepare when you are getting ready to practice? Eldon Warner: Distance […]

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Stilwell exhibit opens, features student’s work

USD community members from all corners of campus gathered on Friday night to celebrate the opening of the 33rd annual Stilwell Student Awards Exhibition. The Stilwell Student Award Exhibition is an annual exhibit that celebrates and recognizes USD students’ work. The exhibit features student work from each discipline including graphic design, photography, ceramics, painting, printmaking […]

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USD announces DakotaDome renovation detail description

USD athletics has released more details on DakotaDome renovations, scheduled to begin mid-February.  Josh Sorbe, Student Government Association President, said the average student won’t be affected by the construction. “It’ll just be another construction zone for the most part. It shouldn’t impact the average student very much,” Sorbe said. The DakotaDome will be under construction […]

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College Republicans and College Democrats react to government shutdown

As the partial government shutdown reaches its 23rd day, South Dakotans are feeling the effects. Feeding South Dakota stated in a news release that they are “preparing for the worst” as they worry about funding as the shutdown continues. “Nearly 90,000 South Dakotans received SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) benefits in November 2018, and nearly half […]

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