Black Hills State University Underground Campus soon to be available for BHSU students

Black Hills State University Underground Campus soon to be available for BHSU students

Alison Turner, Science Editor
February 26, 2015 • 41 views
Filed under News, Science, Showcase

The Black Hills State University Underground Campus (BHUC) will be ready for occupancy in the fall of 2015. The campus will be housed in a cavern at 4,850 feet underground at the Sanford Lab in Lead, S.D. This underground campus will allow college students to further their education as well as participate... Read more »

SD CEO creates wave of expertise for Student Leadership event

SD CEO creates wave of expertise for Student Leadership event

Jeff Smith, Senior Editor
February 26, 2015 • 38 views
Filed under Business, Campus, News, Showcase

The “Student Leadership: Focusing on the Future 2015” event will be held on the Black Hills State University campus on March 28 in the Student Union Jacket Legacy room. The event is being organized by the South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity office and is sponsored by Coeur Wharf mine. The... Read more »

Communications Emphases

February 25, 2015 • 70 views
Filed under Campus, News, Video

BHSU student Ethan Engel premieres ‘Transcendence: The Journey of Autism’ at Matthews Opera House

BHSU student Ethan Engel premieres ‘Transcendence: The Journey of Autism’ at Matthews Opera House

Robyn Hynes
February 16, 2015 • 58 views
Filed under Art & Entertainment, culture, News, Showcase

Ethan Engel is, in his words, a social butterfly – but that wasn’t always the case. Engel has a form of autism that affects his ability to process information and communicate properly. Engel, who is studying graphic design and art at BHSU, said he took charge of his disability and hopes to inform... Read more »

Jacket Journal to host multimedia potluck

Jacket Journal to host multimedia potluck

February 16, 2015 • 50 views
Filed under Campus, Showcase

Interested in the campus media outlets? Want to meet fellow future media professionals? Monday, February 23 is your chance! Jacket Journal is sponsoring a potluck dinner with dishes being provided by several media related groups on campus, from tv and radio to practicum and basic newswriting. If... Read more »

Hollywood still whitewashing characters in 2014

Davin Steeves
February 16, 2015 • 49 views
Filed under culture, Entertainment, News

Listen up America! Why do Hollywood and the American cinema insist on “whitewashing” characters of color? Pick any American-made movie since the invention of the camcorder and it is a safe bet that any character that could be played by a wide variety of actors of different races will end up being... Read more »

‘Nightcrawler’ movie has worldwide audiences on the edge of their seats

Robyn Hynes
February 16, 2015 • 47 views
Filed under Entertainment, News

As if video recording brutal urban crimes for pay and fame wasn’t creepy enough, Jake Gyllenhaal brings the psychotic, demented character Lou Bloom to life on the silver screen - terrifying audiences across the world. Gyllenhaal has a good shot at winning awards this upcoming year with his astounding... Read more »

Oculus Rift helps out with more than just gaming community

Ryan Harrison
February 16, 2015 • 84 views
Filed under News, Technology

The Oculus Rift is a device that was originally created to make virtual reality gaming possible. When the Oculus Rift first made its prototype appearance the only thing in mind was that it would be used for was gaming. The thought of virtual reality gaming was something that no one thought would ever... Read more »

Eternity Snowboards strives for success in Spearfish

Ryan Harrison
February 16, 2015 • 21 views
Filed under News

Winters in South Dakota are something that many local businesses dread. When the snow starts to fall and the tourist season comes to an end, businesses have to find a way to make it through the winter. Owning a business during this time of year is rough – let alone trying to start a business. There... Read more »

Black Hills State University men’s basketball wins and loses in January games

Alexis Shaffer
February 16, 2015 • 51 views
Filed under Campus, News, Sports

The Black Hills State University men’s basketball played two home games at the end of January, 2015. Black Hills State beat 12th-ranked Regis on Jan. 30. It was a close game all the way through but Nick Ongarato was fouled with 1.2 seconds left and sank both free throws. This put BHSU... Read more »