Department of Theatre Brings New Perspective on Greek Classic

In the first production of the year, the Department of Theatre showcased a new adaptation taken on a classic Greek myth. Eurydice, directed by Jeff Larsen, a master of fine arts directing student, twists the Greek myth Orpheus. Eurydice is told from the perspective of Eurydice, the daughter of Apollo. The play is a tragicomedy […]

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Annual IdeaFest, back in person for 34th year

USD’s annual IdeaFest was held from April 6-7. IdeaFest is USD’s annual symposium for research, scholarly works, creative scholarship and keynote events.   IdeaFest coordinator Lindsay Hayes said it helps give students a chance to showcase their work.  “The main purpose of IdeaFest is really that sharing of ideas,” Hayes said.  IdeaFest shows students and faculty […]

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“[title of show]” involves audience, breaks the fourth wall

The Department of Theatre hosts their second theatre production of the year, “[title of show],” Oct. 21-24. The musical tells the story of two men writing a musical about two men writing a musical. Assistant Director Jeffrey Larsen said the meta-theatrical show touches on the idea of wanting to create something and be one’s own […]

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USD students chosen to grow talents on Broadway

Open Jar Institute, located on Broadway, New York City, is an arts institution that provides training to students specifically selected for an actor training program. Open Jar has a summer institute available to both high school and college students that offers intensive training with stars from Broadway for students to advance their acting. This summer, […]

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Study Abroad continues to encourage student travel

Students at USD have several opportunities to travel while continuing their education. One way to do this is with the Study Abroad program through the Gallagher Center for Experiential Learning & Education Abroad. The Study Abroad program has implemented several precautions regarding COVID-19 and are doing programs on a case-by-case basis. “We’re not saying no […]

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USD Symphony Orchestra performs winter concert

The USD Symphony Orchestra presented their winter concert Friday. Due to COVID-19, the performance had limited attendance by invitation only and was live-streamed for others to virtually attend. Director of Orchestras Luis Viquez said that they have followed all USD mandates, but preparing the orchestra for this concert had its challenges due to COVID-19. “We […]

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USD student stays ‘Never Offended Always Humble’

Marcus Destin is a senior at USD studying Communications as well as minoring in Multicultural Studies. Recently, the 25 year old has made his own mark starting a new business and podcast. Destin is the Co-owner of the business Never Offended Always Humble (N.O.A.H) alongside his brother, Stefan. Destin said their business offers a variety […]

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