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Black Hills Climbers Flourish Despite Dropping Temperatures

Tyler Bortz, Contributing of Writer
September 26, 2016 • 66 views
Filed under Jacket Journal

As colder temperatures make their way into the Black Hills, many outdoor enthusiasts put away their summer hobbies to prepare for winter, but not rock climbers. Rock climbers continue to climb as the temperatures start to drop. They do so to get a temporary advantage that only happens during this... Read more »

Student Loan Debt Causes Market Crash

Ashley Gacke, Contributing Writer
September 19, 2016 • 270 views
Filed under Jacket Journal, Opinions

Many question whether to go to higher education or work right out of high school due to high costs.  Students through out the United States are facing this challenge daily. One of the questions many of us have is why has college cost increased so rapidly. Ronald Ehrenberg is an economist who wrote... Read more »

Uncertain Future Lies Ahead for Colstrip

Tyler Bortz, Contributing Writer
September 1, 2016 • 302 views
Filed under Feature, Jacket Journal

In the small town of Colstrip in southeastern Montana, smiling children ride their bikes to school, residents run and walk along the miles of bike paths, and the whole town shows up to the Friday night football game. For years residents of Colstrip have been living in the shadows of four massive smoke... Read more »

Rapid City Chamber of Commerce Hosts 30th Annual Military Appreciation Pig Roast

Sean Risner, Contributing Writer
August 30, 2016 • 128 views
Filed under Feature, Jacket Journal

The chamber diplomat and military affairs committee are hosting the 30th annual military appreciation pig roast at 5 pm on July 26 at the Main Street Square in Rapid City, SD. The chamber will recognize 10 U.S. Army and Air Force members assigned to Ellsworth AFB and Camp Rapid. The men and women ... Read more »

Sleep Deprivation Takes Toll On Many College Students

Ellie Rabenberg, Contributing Writer
July 14, 2016 • 441 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 • 722 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 • 208 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 • 488 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 • 227 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 • 195 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 »

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