McGovern leaves legacy of ‘civility and peace’ for USD students and staff

Bill Muller was a ball of nerves. On a nearly three-hour car ride during the 2008 campaigning season, Muller found himself one-on-one with the 1972 Democratic presidential nominee and former Sen. George McGovern. “I was so nervous about getting into a car crash with Senator McGovern next to me that he talked and I listened […]

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USD approves franchise as campus food vendor

The University of South Dakota announced Oct. 16 Chick-fil-A would remain a dining option in the expanded Muenster University Center expected to be completed in spring 2014. In a statement released by the university, USD President James Abbott said  that while the university is opposed to discrimination, they also cannot discriminate against vendors. “We understand […]

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USD makes ‘best of’ list

The University of South Dakota has been distinguished as one of the nation’s top universities by The Princeton Review in its annual report, “The Best 377 Colleges: 2013 Edition.” According to the official press release, this list was comprised entirely from survey information provided by 122,000 students around the country. Students answered various questions regarding […]

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Students start gearing up for election season

As political campaign ads plaster TV screens across the nation, students at the University of South Dakota are focusing on word of mouth to “get out the vote” this coming election cycle. USD’s College Democrats and Republicans are tabling in the Muenster University Center weekly to encourage students to register, and offering polling information for […]

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