Breastfeeding a Natural Healthy Way to Feed Your baby

Anne Orban, Content Editor
April 15, 2015 • 184 views
Filed under Culture, Health & Wellness, Opinions, Science

When mothers have a new baby, they may contemplate whether to breastfeed or bottle feed. In the last few years, the conversation about breastfeeding has become more prevelant. Now organizations like Free the Nipple are becoming more and more active in promoting public breastfeeding. While some believe... Read more »

Project ‘Spearfish Local’ Involves Community By Promoting Fresh Food

Project ‘Spearfish Local’ Involves Community By Promoting Fresh Food

Lina Katelaite, Contributing Writer
April 2, 2015 • 220 views
Filed under Community, Environment, News

The Black Hills State University’s Sustainability project ‘Spearfish Local’ helps local farmers and producers to promote healthy food by making the community aware of the project. The project encourages the economy’s growth and invites more farmers to grow fresh vegetables in South Dakota. ‘Spearfish... Read more »

South Dakota Students Experience Impactful Spring Break in Tennessee

South Dakota Students Experience Impactful Spring Break in Tennessee

Jeff Smith, Senior Editor
April 2, 2015 • 220 views
Filed under Environment, News, Showcase

Black Hills State University’s Alternative Spring Break is a club on campus that spent over a week making a difference in Memphis, Tenn. The students spent the majority of their trip learning about the impact that trash has on the environment – along with other unforgettable experiences. In Memphis,... Read more »

Destructive Attacks on Humanity’s Ancient Cultural Heritage Escalate

Destructive Attacks on Humanity’s Ancient Cultural Heritage Escalate

Diane French, Contributing Writer
April 2, 2015 • 462 views
Filed under Art & Entertainment, Culture, Science, Showcase

Imagine a world in which all of the treasures of past civilizations have been lost. Now, wake up and take a closer look at the volatile situation in Iraq today regarding the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. ISIS is on a mission to “cleanse” the country of statues and art they consider to be idol... Read more »

Sustainability Strives at New Stages With New Club and Initiative

Jeff Smith, Senior Editor
March 23, 2015 • 9 views
Filed under Business, Environment, News, Science

Sustainability initiatives at Black Hills State University have only been in full swing for a little under a year, but the impact has been tremendous. Last year BHSU was the first school in South Dakota to sign the Presidential Climate Commitment. Today, there is an Environmental Sustainability Student... Read more »

The Lost Boys

Jake Nordbye, Guest Blogger
March 23, 2015 • 180 views
Filed under Blog, Culture, Opinions, Science

Part I The Gender Gap   Nick’s bored. He’s had a thousand-yard stare for much of the preparation for the upcoming standardized tests. Occasionally, he tunes in long enough to get the answer and then he’s off again in his own mind. He wears a traditional... Read more »

Black Hills State University Underground Campus Soon To Be Available for BHSU Students

Black Hills State University Underground Campus Soon To Be Available for BHSU Students

Alison Turner, Science Writer
February 26, 2015 • 200 views
Filed under News, Science, Showcase

The Black Hills State University Underground Campus (BHUC) will be ready for occupancy in the fall of 2015. The campus will be housed in a cavern at 4,850 feet underground at the Sanford Lab in Lead, S.D. This underground campus will allow college students to further their education as well as participate... Read more »

Student Spends Summer at NASA

Danielle Doney, Contributing Writer
October 24, 2014 • 65 views
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

BHSU Receives Grant from National Science Foundation

Amy Varland , Senior Editor
October 24, 2014 • 29 views
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 »

Dr. Downing researches new species of wasp

Dr. Downing researches new species of wasp

Melisa Revilla, Photojournalist/Fact Checker
December 2, 2013 • 159 views
Filed under News, Science, Showcase

Dr. Holly Downing is ex dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and an active faculty member. She finished her undergraduate degree at Smith College in Massachusetts and received her Ph.D. in entomology from the University Of... Read more »