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Sleep Deprivation Takes Toll On Many College Students

Ellie Rabenberg, Contributing Writer
July 14, 2016 • 385 views
Filed under Health & Wellness, Jacket Journal

College student’s GPA’s are suffering due to the lack of sleep. “Sleep deprivation can lead to lack of focus, shorter attention spans, and lowered motivation,” according to Mary Sue Fonkert, a therapist who studies sleep disorders and patterns. “These are all factors which can seriously... Read more »

University Chooses Textbooks Over E-books This Year

Christel Peters and Hannah Bohlinger
July 12, 2016 • 632 views
Filed under Health & Wellness, Jacket Journal

Students have spent hours every day staring at computer screens. University classes require students to use technology for projects from online research to electronically submitted papers. Some textbook companies and universities are opting to forego the traditional paper-based textbook and instead use... Read more »

Visitors Explore Black Hills From Natural Perspective

Hannah Bohlinger, Contributing Writer
July 10, 2016 • 178 views
Filed under Community, Jacket Journal

Motorcycles can be heard rumbling through the Spearfish Canyon. High rollers win big or bust in the Deadwood Casinos. Summertime has arrived in the Black Hills and with it come travelers from all over the world. If you have already experienced the monuments and motorcycles, you may be interested in an... Read more »

Don’t Let Random Weight Gain And Fatigue Slide

Jessie Pravecek, Contributing Writer
June 26, 2016 • 438 views
Filed under Health & Wellness, Jacket Journal

Most college students experience weight gain and fatigue. It’s normal. Or is it? Don’t brush off these symptoms because they just might be related to thyroid troubles. According to raisingcamelot.com nearly 20 million Americans have a thyroid disease and as many as 60 percent of that 20 million... Read more »

BHSU Students Travel To Philippines To Teach And Also To Learn

Victoria Geary, Contributing Writer
June 19, 2016 • 207 views
Filed under Campus, Jacket Journal

On day one as the bus drove into the mountains of Cebu in the Philippines, twelve Black Hills State University students and faculty anxiously waited for their arrival at Sudlon National High School.  As soon as the bus pulled through the gates of the school they were surrounded by countless children... Read more »

CAB Attends NACA

Shandell Clutter, Contributing Writer
June 18, 2016 • 165 views
Filed under Campus, Jacket Journal

The executive board members of Campus Activities Board drove to Madison, WI to attend the National Association for Campus Activities Northern Plains conference. NACA lasted April 7 to 11. The students who attended the conference included Black Hills State University students Alexis Ellison, Bailey... Read more »

BHSU Students Travel to Philippines to Teach and learn

Victoria Geary, Staff Writer
April 12, 2016 • 210 views
Filed under Jacket Journal

On day one as the bus drove into the mountains of Cebu in the Philippines, twelve Black Hills State University students and faculty anxiously waited for their arrival at Sudlon National High School. As soon as the bus pulled through the gates of the school they were surrounded by children curious and... Read more »

‘Greys Anatomy’ Slows Down After Season 10

Joshua Bruce, Contributing Writer
March 30, 2016 • 379 views
Filed under Jacket Journal

Twelve seasons of Grey’s Anatomy later, and here we are stuck in an awkward abyss of “what’s going on” and “are they going to have a finale soon?” As a longtime fan, I can personally and confidently say I think the show’s heart rate is dropping. There are still many great aspects that are... Read more »

‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Tries Too Hard to Jump-Start The Justice League

Scott Altstiel, Contributing Writer
March 29, 2016 • 421 views
Filed under Jacket Journal, Opinions

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” opened in theaters March 25 and has since received very mixed reviews. BvS received an average rating of 5/10 from Rotten Tomatoes and a 7.5/10 from IMDb. So does BvS live up to all it was hyped up to be? And more importantly, should you go out and see the movie? Short answer – if you... Read more »

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