Student photos tell the story of ‘The Creative Difference’

Student photos tell the story of ‘The Creative Difference’

Amy Varland , Senior Editor
December 12, 2014
Filed under Art & Entertainment, culture, News, Photography, Showcase

Students in the Contemporary Issues in Photography class created a collaborative book from their individual photos. The book is called ‘ The Creative’ difference. For ‘The Creative’ difference book project students could photograph whatever theme interested them. Sheri Knutson is in... Read more »

Clinic Offers Free Basic Healthcare for Uninsured

Clinic Offers Free Basic Healthcare for Uninsured

Amy Varland , Senior Editor
December 8, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

Despite government programs and workplace plans, not all South Dakotans have health insurance. Even the most basic health care services remain a luxury for many. The Good Shepherd Clinic in Spearfish helps residents of the northern Black Hills get access to quality healthcare. The clinic provides... Read more »

New Faces on Campus Interviews With New Faculty

Morgan Hanzlik , Contributing writer
December 8, 2014
Filed under News

Black Hills State University is glad to welcome many new faculty members this semester. Dr. Trenton Ellis is one new instructor on campus, and he answered a few questions for the Jacket Journal. What is your teaching emphasis? I teach human services courses, but human services is a very... Read more »

Inside Russia Today-John Alsup Presentation

Molly Hillenius, Contributing Writer
December 1, 2014
Filed under News

“Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” Winston Churchill. On November 18, 2014 John Alsup gave a presentation on Inside Russia today. He started with that quote at the beginning of his presentation. In the last 5 years Alsup has presented at Moscow State University in Russia,... Read more »

BHSU Committee Proposes Smoking Ban

BHSU Committee Proposes Smoking Ban

Danielle Doney, Contributing Writer
December 1, 2014
Filed under Info Graphics, News, Showcase

Snow Day Worries Thing of the Past

Emily Erickson, Fact checker
December 1, 2014
Filed under News

  Seasons come and change everyone knows that fall turns into winter in winter it is common to have mountains of snow on your door step with extra layers and a car that is extremely cold in the mornings. Beside the fact that snow is cold and wet that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. With the... Read more »

The Center for American Indian Studies: “A wealth of information”

Scott Lemon, Contributing Writer
December 1, 2014
Filed under News

Tucked away near the back entrance doors of Jonas Academic Hall on the campus of Black Hills State University is a center with a storehouse of information available to all students. Yes, all students. The Center for American Indian Studies, unlike many misconceptions generated by the name, is an available... Read more »

Internet Issues Cause Disruptions Across Campus

Joe Norfolk , Contributing writer
November 23, 2014
Filed under News

Recent Internet problems on Black Hills State University’s campus and Residents Halls caused a bit of a headache for students, staff and Director of Network and Computer Services Fred Nelson. Over a period of two weeks in late October, students and staff may have experienced slow Internet or even none... Read more »

Banks Give Back This Holiday Season

Dustie Clements, Copy Editor
November 23, 2014
Filed under News

Northern Hills Federal Credit Union has branches in Sturgis, Spearfish, Belle Fourche and Deadwood and each branch is contributing to the holiday season in their own special way. The “Toys for Tots” drop off chest will be placed in the Sturgis branch again this year to collect toys for children... Read more »

Styx Raises Money for Local Charity

Styx Raises Money for Local Charity

Cynthia Herndon, Contributing writer
November 12, 2014
Filed under News

Rock to the Rescue, a non-profit organization founded by legendary band Styx known for its popular hits, “Come Sail Away,” “Lady” and “Mr. Roboto” raffled off an autographed guitar signed by the band’s current members at the 22nd Annual Deadwood Jam Saturday night to raise money... Read more »