Athletic trainers’ passion translates to positive relationships with athletes

While the crowds are cheering and athletes are giving their all during games, athletic trainers are always on the sidelines, carefully watching out for any injuries that might occur. Tyler Dopheide, an athletic trainer for the football team, and Kylea Sheley, an athletic trainer for the women’s basketball team, are two USD employees who exceed […]

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Donations from annual blood drive expected to save up to 300 lives

The annual “Heroes Behind the Badges” blood drive saw a record-high turnout Monday. Hosted by the Vermillion Fire Department, Vermillion Police Department and Sanford Health, the event creates a friendly competition between the Vermillion firefighters and police officers. VFD took the win this year, continuing their ongoing victory since 2014. “This year, there was a phenomenal turnout,” […]

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AWOL prepares for winter volunteering

Getting through finals and being able to see their families again aren’t the only things students are looking forward to this winter break. Over the break, some students will be venturing out across the United States, and even to Guatemala, to happily surrender their time to communities that need the extra hands and hearts through […]

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SGA discusses bylaws, writes phrases on construction paper at weekly meeting

At the most recent Student Government Association meeting, a senate bill to amend the constitution and bylaws of SGA to make the governing body more inclusive and the concern of students smoking on campus was discussed. The senate bill to amend the constitution and bylaws to make SGA more inclusive was very rapidly discussed. Senators […]

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Senator Seitz impeached, gender inclusive restrooms resolution passes

Amidst election night buzz, a Student Government Association at-large senator Jack Seitz  was impeached. The impeachment of senator Seitz was the result of a failure to work office hours, and a misunderstanding of exactly what the office hours required of the senator. At-large senator John Slunecka agreed with other senators that a misunderstanding of the […]

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Costumed senators vote on bills and resolutions at weekly SGA meeting

At this week’s very festive day-after-Halloween Student Government Association meeting, senators handled their weekly business while in costume. The association’s meeting included resolving unfinished business and calling attention to new topics. The unfinished business included a special allocation to Lambda Pi Eta and to the Pre-Occupational Therapy club. New business included the swearing in of new […]

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