Basketball Player Arrested for Second Degree Rape

Updated as of 12/09/2022 at 4:10 p.m. This morning, sophomore men’s basketball player Mihai Carcoana was arrested for second degree rape. Carcoana is being held in the Clay County Jail according to the Clay County Sheriff’s Office. In South Dakota, second degree rape is a Class 1 felony and is defined by South Dakota legislature […]

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SGA swears in new senators

USD’s Student Government Association (SGA) swore in five new Senators, introduced two bills, and passed Senate Resolution 16 and Senate Resolution 17 on Tuesday night. Libby Brust, Brooke Goeden, Margaret Meierhenry, Natalie Peterson and Josh Styskal are the new at-large Senators that will fill in the seats vacated by former Senators. These Senators will finish […]

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SGA debates UPD disarmament, funding for College Democrats

USD’s Student Government Association introduced special appropriation bills for the campus College Democrats and the Orthopedic Interest Group, and also discussed a proposal to vote on disarming the University Police Department at Tuesday’s meeting. Senators raised concerns about the College Democrats’ eligibility for university funding, given its political nature. University policy states funding cannot go […]

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UPD plans walk to assess nighttime campus safety

While on campus, safety is a top priority for students and faculty, as well as for the university itself. To maintain the safety of all, the Student Government Association (SGA) is partnering with the University Police Department (UPD) in holding a campus safety walk to address unsafe areas on campus. The walk around campus will […]

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SGA passes campaign bill, commemorates student leader

The Student Government Association passed a bill to allow senate campaigning, a group of bills to correct clerical errors in SGA governing documents and passed a resolution commemorating USD student Marcus Destin. Senator Armand Khan reported that the Student Affairs Committee is scheduling a walk with UPD to check dark spots on campus, and will […]

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Students attend Virtual Job Fair for work-study opportunities​

Students had the oppurtunity to attend a remote job fair this past week. This event provided information for on campus jobs and work-study positions. USD’s annual job fair took place online on Aug. 25. The fair was organized by the Academic Career Planning Center and got a range of employers to participate. Heather Johnson, the […]

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