Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity to Host On-Campus Stem Cell Drive

Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s upcoming philanthropy event connects students to science and medicine in a unique way. The fraternity is hosting a stem cell registration drive in an effort to register more people on the National Marrow Donor Program’s (NMDP) donor list.  Stem cells are used to treat blood cancers like leukemia. The cells are extracted […]

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Tuition Freeze Still in Question as the South Dakota Legislative Session Ends

Tuition increases might be another year away for South Dakota university students. On Wednesday, February 14, the Joint Committee on Appropriations announced the state’s revenue estimates, and it looks like 2025 could bring yet another tuition freeze for students attending SDBOR universities.  The possibility of extra revenue allows the House and Senate to consider ongoing […]

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SGA Email Signature Resolution Passes

Tuesday’s February 20 Student Government Association’s (SGA) weekly meeting ran for nearly two and a half hours in a discussion of policy and resolution. During the student feedback portion of the meeting, law student and South Dakota Student Regent Brock Brown expressed his concerns about a proposed SGA resolution regarding the South Dakota Board of […]

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When and Wear: Monochromatic – From the Trend of Sweatsuit to “Groutfits”

The monochromatic sweatsuit has resurrected recently, with a resurgence that some are all for the trend, while others are not so on board with its revival..  Gaining popularity in the 1970s, the original form of the sweatsuit was the tracksuit, a monochromatic pant and jacket combination that allowed for both mobility and style.  While we […]

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Charlie’s Cupboard’s Recent Food Drive Proves to be a Success 

In this past week, Charlie’s Cupboard received a sizable amount of donations, ranging from personal hygiene items to food products, that are to be given away to the students at USD.  Charlie’s Cupboard is a student-run organization that was created in 2020. The goal of the Cupboard is to help students who are in need […]

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Leila’s Rose Band Partners with CAB and PAVE for Sexual Assault Awareness

On Tuesday Feb. 20 Leila Rose’s Band Partnered with the Campus Activity Board (CAB) and Promoting Awareness Victim Empowerment (PAVE) to put on a concert in order to  raise money and awareness for sexual violence on campus. Alexa Carlson, the president of PAVE, said that events like these have many beneficial impacts on campus. “Hosting […]

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Minnesota Native Back on the Court for the Coyotes

Of the 12 games played since the new year, the Coyotes’ redshirt sophomore center Natalie Mazurek has had seven double-digit scoring games. During the span of 12 games, Mazurek brought her season average up to 7.9 points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game.  With a blossom in scoring comes more playing time including her […]

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What is Love? Valentines Day Discussion on the Science of Love

In his upcoming presentation on “The Science of Love,” Dr. Harry Freeman says he will teach students how to build their own Cupid’s arrow using science. Freeman was recently asked by the Vermillion Rotary Club to give a talk on the scientific study and exploration of love, which he agreed to do. The topic of […]

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When and Wear: The Stanley Cup of Cups

Whether one sees them everywhere, or hears the call of ice clashing against the metal cylinder, Stanley cups, and other variants of them, have recently become the water bottle of choice for the masses. The metal cup has arguably become one of the most popular “accessories” in many college students’ daily attire; so in theory, […]

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NEW SDBOR EMAIL POLICY ERASES MORE THAN A SIGNATURE

Winter Break brought sweeping changes to the communication policy for all public university’s faculty and staff. Under the new South Dakota Board of Regents (SDBOR) policy titled, “Communications and Branding,” the SDBOR limited official communication standards to name, location, and institution.  The policy includes that any further information, graphics, or links not previously listed are […]

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