I CARE kickoff promotes sexual violence prevention

USD’s I CARE — an organization dedicated to providing information about consent and sexual violence prevention — hosted a kickoff event on the Munster University Center west lawn Thursday, Oct. 1. I CARE was founded in 2017 with federal grant money. Its purpose is to direct students to information and resources on sexual violence prevention […]

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USD Veterans Club looks to expand membership

The USD Student Veterans Club is looking to rebuild their club after the graduation of old members and their executive team last year. Currently, the club has six active members but are hoping to get more students involved before the end of the year.  Two weeks ago, Wyatt Harwood, a sophomore business administration major, took […]

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Programming changes come to USD

With social distancing guidelines — mask requirements and limited capacity in spaces across campus — event programming at USD is looking different this year. The university will continue to host events both large and small, but the styles of programs are changing in order to conform to safety guidelines. Doug Wagner, director of the Muenster […]

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SGA moves to the MUC, holds office hours online

With new guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, student organizations that typically require large in-person gatherings have been forced to adapt. USD’s Student Government Association is among the organizations that have had to make changes.  Carter Larson, SGA Vice President, said the organization is working to adapt to the new guidelines which limit venues […]

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USD sustainability, housing to increase recycling efforts

The recycling program at USD started small, but has expanded its services to 15 buildings across campus. University housing will soon follow suit with its own residential recycling program in Fall 2020. Professor Mark Sweeney, a member of the joint-committee of sustainability for the USD campus said individual buildings were responsible for handling recycling before […]

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Free feminine hygiene products added to MUC women’s restrooms

More than half of USD’s students no longer have to worry about being stranded without feminine hygiene products at the Muenster University Center.  In every women’s bathroom at the MUC, there is a free dispenser full of tampons and pads. These dispensers are a new addition to the bathrooms, and many hope to see them […]

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Completion of North Complex walkway remains delayed

Construction blocking off the North Complex hallway connecting the Beede/Mickelson and the Richardson/Olson residence halls remain underway and will continue until the start of next semester. University Housing director Ashley Hartnett said despite anticipation of having the walkway re-opened by early October, the renovations in the old commons area have prevented the opening of the hallway by […]

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