Women in leadership: Political involvement at USD

This is the first part of an ongoing series about female leaders in South Dakota. A record number of women are running in midterm elections across the country, and according to a Pew Research Center study, the majority of Americans say having more women leaders in politics and business would improve everyone’s quality of life.  […]

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Students react to Kavanaugh hearing

Students gathered in the Munster University Center (MUC) pit lounge on Thursday to watch the Blasey-Kavanaugh Hearing. The political science department reserved the space for students to watch the hearing throughout the day. Faculty stopped by to add insight, answer questions and lead a discussion. Marcus Ireland, a senior criminal justice, political science and philosophy triple major said he […]

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New national campus sexual misconduct rules in the works

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has proposed new campus sexual assault policies that, if implemented, will impact USD. According to the New York Times, the new rules would strengthen the rights of students accused of assault, harassment or rape, reduce the liability of higher education institutions and encourage more support for victims from […]

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USD switches to single stream recycling

USD has switched to single-stream recycling over the summer and is looking at expanding the current recycling program. The university started a pilot recycling program in 2016 and has been taking baby steps towards a campus-wide program since then. The most recent advancement has been changing waste collection companies. Instead of a multi-stream system, where every type of […]

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