“Avatar: The Way of Water,” A Cultural Connection

A highly anticipated film, “Avatar: The Way of Water,” brings the audience on a journey like no other. From the incredible cinematography, immersive soundtrack and addressing of cultural concerns, “Avatar” undoubtedly ranks as one of my favorite films of the year.  The sequel follows a similar storyline to the first, only now viewers watch the […]

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Editorial: Thanksgiving’s History Should be Honored

Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the United States that occurs every fourth Thursday of November. It wasn’t until 1863, during the Civil War, when it was proclaimed a national holiday.  The common image of Thanksgiving is a table piled with food like mashed potatoes, stuffing, green bean casserole and, of course, turkey. We know […]

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Individual Choice and Substance Use

State elections were held last week, meaning people of all age groups over 18 and backgrounds brought their opinions to the polls to vote on issues of great importance to them, their communities and the nation. In South Dakota alone, issues regarding taxation, marijuana use and the expansion of Medicaid were all brought to the […]

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Editorial: Students Should be Allowed to use Flex as Coyote Cash

College is a big step and brings about a lot of stress. Moving away from the people in your support system is nerve-wracking and adding the stress of figuring out what you need to be signed up for in college does not help.  The confusion around Coyote Cash, flex dollars and meal plans that come […]

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