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BHSU Media

Student-run media of Black Hills State University. The Jacket Journal / KBHU-TV / KBHU 89.1 FM & KJKT 90.7 FM "The Buzz".

BHSU Media

Student-run media of Black Hills State University. The Jacket Journal / KBHU-TV / KBHU 89.1 FM & KJKT 90.7 FM "The Buzz".

BHSU Media

Kaitlyn Williams attends the first meeting of the Theatre Society Club

Behind the scenes

Kaylee Jordan, Senior Staff Writer February 9, 2024

The Theatre Society has officially drawn its curtains open for the first time since the club dissolved in April 2021.  Staff Advisor of the Theatre Society, Casey Hibbert, and Theatre Society President,...

Shunsuke Aoki teaches during the calligraphy workshop Jan. 31 at BHSU.

Shodo calligraphy workshop expands reach of JOI Program

Taylor SanFilippo, Copy Editor February 9, 2024

BHSU hosted a calligraphy workshop Jan. 31 that would determine the future of the university’s International Studies program. Currently, there is only one International Admission student from Japan...

‘Below the Surface’ senior photographers pose for a ‘family photo.’

BHSU students will showcase photos for upcoming exhibit

Bridget Schneller, Lead Graphic Designer December 7, 2023

Black Hills State University seniors will be showcasing their photography on Dec. 8 at the Beyond the Surface Expedition held in the basement of Jonas Hall. Each year, the photography department has...

Lydia Derksen, a BHSU art major, in her studio with her ‘Nosey Neighbors’ ceramics series.

BHSU art student creates ‘Nosey Neighbors’ ceramics

Makayla Pollman, Senior Staff Writer December 7, 2023

Lydia Derksen, a studio art major at Black Hills State University has been creating a collection of ceramics she calls the  “Nosey Neighbors.” The collection features a variety of mugs, vases and...

A mural by Terri Newman of the draft horses her ancestors used to homestead in Spearfish Valley in the late 1800s.

Daisy and Maisy: the horses that built Spearfish

Austin Graft, Staff Writer November 17, 2023

The roads were icy. Being somewhat of a newcomer to Spearfish, navigating the semi-intricate grid of avenues and alleys had been tough enough before the snow started falling, and now that black ice had...

‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ details forgotten American history

Nicholas Hale, Advertising Manager November 17, 2023

“Killers of the Flower Moon” depicts the grim events surrounding the Native American Osage community in the early 20th century after large oil deposits were discovered on their land. The newfound riches...

The entrance to Basecamp Kitchen in Spearfish.

Hiking to the top of flavor summit: Basecamp Kitchen

Taylor Sanfilippo, Food Critic November 17, 2023

An unassuming restaurant, Basecamp Kitchen in Spearfish, S.D., is quickly becoming a local favorite. After having the pleasure of visiting, I completely understand why. Upon entering I was met with a small,...

Caverna Coffee & Bistro in Whitewood, S.D., focuses on providing innovative, locally sourced food and beverages.

Restaurant Review: Exploring the depths of Caverna Coffee & Bistro

Taylor Sanfilippo, Food Critic November 2, 2023

Walking into the dimly lit, small, but strangely cavernous building you will immediately set your eyes on a restaurant with a story. With crystals, geodes and rocks abundant, and plants littering every...

The Iron Owls practice for upcoming performances.

BHSU Students’ band starts to gain traction in Black Hills

Bridget Schneller, Lead Graphic Designer November 2, 2023

  A Black Hills State University band is rising to prominence in the Black Hills community by showcasing their music for concert openings and performances at local businesses. “We met through...

Tristine Cross Dog finished in second place in the Miss He Sapa Win Pagent at the Black Hills Powwow

BHSU student competes for Miss He Sapa Win at the Black Hills Powwow

Sapphire Tiger, Senior Staff Writer October 18, 2023

The He Sapa Wacipi Na Oskate, or Black Hills Powwow and Celebration, is an event that brings in thousands of singers, dancers, artists and spectators from the United States and Canada to enjoy the culture...

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