USD students give the ‘gift of life’ with 800 units of blood per year

By making a quick stop at a bus, USD students were potentially saving lives last week. Sponsored by the Sioux Falls-based Community Blood Bank, the Oct. 5-6 blood drive saw a total of 90 participating students, which is “fairly average,” said Ken Versteeg, the executive director of the Community Blood Bank. Community Blood Bank, which […]

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Sororities using smartphone app as precautionary safety tool

Two USD sororities are utilizing a safety smartphone application to protect its members as a precaution against dangerous situations when walking home late at night. SafeTrek, which is available free to all USD students, is an app that summons emergency responders to users who find themselves in need of assistance. Bridget Wilds, a member of […]

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Greeks prepare for 92nd annual Strollers performance

Comedy and music will soon reign supreme in Aalfs Auditorium at Slagle Hall as University of South Dakota Greek members present their 92nd annual Strollers show this weekend. Strollers is one of USD’s longest traditions, and is an event filled with theatrical skits from sororities and fraternities on campus. Lindsay Sparks, adviser of Strollers, helps coordinate […]

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