USD Uniting Students Through Athletics

A diversity and inclusion video is played before every home game emphasizing that all athletes are to feel included while being a part of the USD athletics program. Kelsey Bathke, head of marketing and fan engagement, said in an email interview with The Volante that scripts were created by the NCAA and Summit League for […]

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Athletic marketing reaches fans through social media

While students wait for sports games to begin in late November, the Athletic Marketing department has taken to social media to keep morale high and fans engaged. Jarren Duffy, director of athletic marketing and promotions, said before the pandemic, his job involved getting the word out to students about sporting events, creating promotions and giveaways for […]

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Dog Instagrams create an online community

Pet Instagrams are popular among celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Nick Jonas and now more pet owners are getting into this trend. Check out if you need dog training. This semester, The Volante featured multiple dog Instagram accounts — starring a Great Pyrenees, a French bulldog and a British labrador. These pups are […]

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