Patriot Week honors USD Veterans, inspires students

Veteran’s Day is a national holiday set to honor veterans across the United States. This year, USD is making the celebration a full week with their first-ever Patriot Week.  The week-long celebration is being put on by USD’s ROTC unit and the Veteran’s Resource Center.  Patriot Week began on Monday with a virtual 5k run […]

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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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Patriot’s Plaza will honor veterans past, present, future

USD does not have an official monument honoring its veterans, but after years of planning and fundraising, that will soon change as the construction of the Patriot’s Plaza begins this summer. Located near the Business School, the Law School and the Al Neuharth Media Center, the Patriot’s Plaza memorial will honor USD’s three Medal of […]

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SGA presidential candidate finds new running mate, senators receive anonymous backlash

Last week, Student Government Association (SGA) presidential candidate Katie Brust announced Tallon Everson as her new running mate. At Tuesday’s meeting, SGA officially announced another candidate, Carissa Occhipinto, has a new running mate, Shelby Specht. Occhipinto replaced former running mate Blake Brown with Specht after Brown elected to step down from the position of vice […]

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SGA President vetoes Patriots Plaza Bill

The Patriots Plaza cleared one hurdle for USD’s Student Government, but it has quickly ran into another. The Student Government Association passed a bill supporting the Patriots Plaza and USD student veterans at their meeting on Jan. 21, but SGA President Carson Zubke vetoed the bill three days later.  In his veto, Zubke wrote, “The sudden vote […]

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