USD Native American Organization Hosts Bestselling Author

USD hosted New York Times best selling author Stephen Graham Jones on Sept. 6 in Farber Hall. Jones is known for writing horror, crime fiction and science fiction. He is widely known for his books “The Only Good Indians” and “My Heart is a Chainsaw.”  The Native American Services, English department and College of Arts […]

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SGA Hosts USD Student Guest Speaker

On Sept. 5, the Student Government Association (SGA) held their third meeting of the year. This meeting included a guest speech, conversations on funding for the Spanish Honors Society as well as the induction of a new SGA member. SGA heard from guest speaker Brock Brown, a current USD law student and a Student Regent […]

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The Future of Enrollment and Housing at USD

As the 2022 academic year wraps, USD has seen continued heavy enrollment trends coupled with limited housing options both on and off campus. Mark Petty, the Dean of Enrollment at USD, expects another increase in freshman enrollment similar to Fall 2022. “We’re pretty optimistic that our freshman class will be larger than it was last […]

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USD Housing Renovations over Summer Break

The 2023 spring semester is coming to an end, which means summer renovations for USD housing will be underway. Three residence halls will be closed for the summer due to emergency roof repair, electrical repair such as electrical panel repair, and plumbing lines installation. Director of Housing, Cody Burggraff, said there will be renovations starting […]

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All Applicants Pass Water Safety Course

Three students have passed the annual Red Cross instructor course this weekend that was hosted at the Wellness Center.  The Water Safety Instructor Course is a weekend long course where students or community members can demonstrate their skills in the water to, later, become a Red Cross instructor.  Applicants who pass the water course will […]

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Men’s Standpoint on Sexual Assault on Campus

By: Thomas Pemrick and Jozie Kumm [email protected] [email protected] While sexual assault is mostly associated with women; anyone can be a victim of sexual assault. According to the National Sexual Assault rates, around 8-10% of men will be a victim of sexual assault. These rates are higher for men when they’re on campus rather than off. […]

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