A Mouthpiece For Martyrdom

Stephen Farghali, Senior Editor
April 15, 2015 • 103 views
Filed under News, Opinions

In a 2006 publication titled “Al-Qaeda’s Constructivist Turn,” author Marc Lynch quotes Ayman al-Zawahiri, the current leader of al-Qaeda, in saying “We are in a battle, and more than half of this battle is taking place in the battlefield of the media…we are in a media battle for the hearts... Read more »

Clubs band Together for National Student Advertising Campaign

Stephanie Oxford, Contributing Writer
April 15, 2015 • 142 views
Filed under Art & Entertainment, Campus, News

Black Hills State University students from Buzz Marketing, Swarm Advertising Solutions, and the mass communications department will compete in the 2015 National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) in Minneapolis April 10 – 11. This is the first time BHSU will be represented in this event. The... Read more »

University Center – Rapid City is Now BHSU-RC

University Center – Rapid City is Now BHSU-RC

Amy Varland, Senior Editor
April 15, 2015 • 69 views
Filed under Campus, News

The South Dakota Board of Regents approved a proposal April 1, 2015 to change the name of the University Center in Rapid City (UCRC) to Black Hills State University-Rapid City (BHSU-RC). The proposal also included plans to add more programming options for students in the area. BHSU President Dr. Tom... Read more »

Students in Leadership Conference Inspires Young Professional Women on Campus

Robyn Hynes, Science Editor
April 15, 2015 • 126 views
Filed under Campus, News

Black Hills State University, South Dakota Center for Enterprise Opportunity, and Coeur Wharf Mine hosted Students in Leadership: Focusing on the Future, on March 28 at Black Hills State University in Spearfish. Nearly 20 young women and professionals attended the event. BHSU Dean of the College of... Read more »

Speed Limit Rises in South Dakota

Laura Howard, Contributing Writer
April 15, 2015 • 115 views
Filed under Community, News

The speed limit on I-90 and I-29 in South Dakota rose from 75 mph to 80 mph April 1. The increased speed limit was part of Senate Bill 1 that was signed by Governor Dennis Daugaard in Pierre, S.D. March 17. The bill also raises the gas tax by six cents per gallon, the motor vehicle excise tax by... Read more »

International Students Learn American Culture at Black Hills State University

Lina Katelaite, Contributing Writer
April 15, 2015 • 168 views
Filed under Campus, Community, Culture, News

What does it take to go live abroad? What does it feel like to leave your family and travel around the world to study at Black Hills State University? What challenges do international students have to overcome in order to become part of the community? Some people are used to traveling, taking guided... Read more »

Hypnotist Performs at BHSU

Misty Bunnell, Contributing Writer
April 15, 2015 • 85 views
Filed under Campus, News

Hypnotist Chris Jones mesmerized the audience at Meier Hall on March 30. The BHSU Up-Team, a student organization that hosts events on campus, arranged for Jones to visit the college. The hall was full of laughter as various students were hypnotized. Jones was the performer, but his subjects stole the... Read more »

Accounting Students Give Back Help With Tax Prep

Accounting Students Give Back Help With Tax Prep

Amy Varland, Senior Editor
April 15, 2015 • 58 views
Filed under Business, News, Showcase

Black Hills State University accounting students are giving back to their community by helping elderly and low-income community members in the Black Hills prepare their tax returns for free. The students are participating in VITA – the Internal Revenue Service-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance... Read more »

BHSU Hosts Track and Field Spring Opener

BHSU Hosts Track and Field Spring Opener

Emily Erickson, Contributing Writer
April 12, 2015 • 122 views
Filed under Campus, Showcase, Sports

On March 28th the sun was shining above the Lyle Hare Stadium as Black Hills State University men and women track and field hosted the Yellow Jacket Spring Opener. BHSU did rather well as the season kick off to an amazing start, Avery Allen and Mitch Kraft both received a NCAA provisional... Read more »

April Poll

April 9, 2015 • 157 views
Filed under News