Organization Empowers Women in Business

Amy Varland , Senior Editor
October 24, 2014
Filed under News

The South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity is an organization designed to help start, strengthen, and expand woman owned and operated businesses across the state. The SD CEO held its annual “Women in Leadership” series. Participants took part in a four month long session and learned about... Read more »

Student Spends Summer at NASA

Danielle Doney, Contributing Writer
October 24, 2014
Filed under News, Science

What first comes to mind when you think about a career at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration? Is it astronomy? Physics? Engineering? Do you think of space explorations and astronauts? Senior Clair Anderson has given us a reason to change that. When you think of a career at NASA, think... Read more »

BHSU Receives Grant from National Science Foundation

Amy Varland , Senior Editor
October 24, 2014
Filed under News, Science

Black Hills State University received a $600,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. University officials say the money will be used to enhance campus science lab capabilities and increase involvement between the college and scientists at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead. BHSU... Read more »

7th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser a Success Despite Lower Yields

Anthony Petrone , Contributing Writer
October 24, 2014
Filed under culture, News

Empty Bowls is an event that is put on each year in October by Jerry Rawlings – a photography professor here at Black Hills State University. Community members, from high school students to professionals, are encouraged to donate handmade bowls to the event. All who attend are asked to donate ten... Read more »

Hispanic Heritage Month Sparks Discussions

Morgan Hanzlik , Copy Editor
October 17, 2014
Filed under culture, News

Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 marked Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. This month celebrated the unique cultures of Hispanic and Latino citizens in this country. Black Hills State University celebrated through a series of discussions sparked by educators and students alike. Dr. Joe Valades... Read more »

GAF Cuts Affect Academic Programs

GAF Cuts Affect Academic Programs

Stephen Farghali, Senior Editor
October 10, 2014
Filed under Info Graphics, News, Showcase

Budget cuts necessitated by loss in revenue to the General Activity Fee have led to extensive trimming of many student programs this year—up to 85 percent in some cases. The cuts were largely the result of significant loss in revenue due to online course registrations—down... Read more »

South Dakota Exhibition Chooses Art Made by BHSU Faculty

South Dakota Exhibition Chooses Art Made by BHSU Faculty

Morgan Hanzlik, Copy Editor
October 10, 2014
Filed under Art & Entertainment, News, Photography, Showcase

The South Dakota Governor’s Art Exhibition has chosen to showcase artwork from five Black Hills State University faculty and staff. The Governor’s Exhibition will display 53 pieces by 48 artists this year, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, and photography. The display will be available... Read more »

National Spotlight Brings Attention to Campus Sexual Assaults

National Spotlight Brings Attention to Campus Sexual Assaults

Amy Varland, Senior Editor
October 10, 2014
Filed under Info Graphics, News

October is national sexual assault awareness month. Some of America’s most prestigious universities have been in the national spotlight due to ambiguous sexual assault policies and reporting procedures. Officials at Black Hills State University in Spearfish said they have policies in place that... Read more »

Student Helps Design Young Center Gym Floor

Student Helps Design Young Center Gym Floor

Danielle Doney, Student Reporter
October 10, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Creating a new design for the basketball gym floor at the Black Hills State University Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center was an exciting task for senior Colton Nickelson. Graduating in the fall with a double major in Graphic Design and Communications and in Mass Media, as well as a minor in Marketing,... Read more »

Black Hills State University Veterans Center Receives New Make Over

Molly Hillenius , Contributing Writer
October 3, 2014
Filed under News

The Veterans Center at Black Hills State University got a new makeover. The start of this project happened in December 2013 and was completed on April 14, 2014. Thanks to the Veteran Service of Higher Education grant of 75,000 dollars this project was made possible. The new and improved center includes,... Read more »