Editorial: Date rape drugs have no place in Vermillion

Nearly every college town has a bar scene and they’re not always safe. There should be a community effort to keep our downtowns safe.  Alcohol is already a powerful enough drug and in college, it can be easily overused. Alcoholism is something that needs to be talked about in college but there’s an even scarier […]

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“The most to do in the shortest time—” Willson Florist prepares for Valentine’s Day

When Valentine’s Day comes around, Vermillion residents may think of ordering flowers from Willson Florist for a loved one. But what they may not realize is the amount of time and effort this local flower shop puts into preparing for the holiday. Willson Florist, co-owned by Emily Sudbeck and her husband Aaron, begin planning for […]

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Art for Art – Latte Art Throwdown

Hearts, rosettas, tulips and swans. These were some of the designs made at the second annual Art for Art – Latte Art Throwdown at The Bean on Jan. 31. People filed into The Bean to watch as the baristas battled it out to see who could make the best latte art. The competition was a […]

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Campus Activities Board Brings Live Music Downtown

The Campus Activities Board (CAB) plans to bring local artists to downtown Vermillion. This goal started on Saturday night when CAB sponsored a concert for Sioux Falls native Soleil Bashale at Old Lumber Company last Saturday night.  He sang some of his original songs such as “Restart,” “Snow White” and “Red Eyes.” Bashale said his […]

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