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CAB holds Lip Sync Battle to benefit Kenadi Jean Weis Foundation

CAB holds Lip Sync Battle to benefit Kenadi Jean Weis Foundation

Jacob Fitzgerald

December 8, 2019

SPEARFISH, S.D. (Jacket Journal) - The Black Hills State University Campus Activities Board hosted a Lip Sync Battle in the Jacket Legacy Room on Nov. 20 to raise money for the Kenadi Jean Weis Foundation. Teams of students and faculty competed in showing off their lip syncing talents to choreographe...

Efforts to make campus pollinator-friendly highlighted at presentation

Samuel Bockover, Assistant Online Editor

November 20, 2019

Black Hills State University’s sustainability coordinator Eva Chase and ground crew leader Eric Hanson gave a public presentation about the university’s recent Bee Campus USA designation on Oct. 9 at the Matthews Opera House & Arts Center in Spearfish. The BHSU campus was designated a Bee Campus ...

Professor spearheads unique tree project

Lillian Denief, Contributor

November 20, 2019

Growing up, she could be found playing outside in her Minnesota hometown—probably somewhere getting muddy or climbing a tree. Today, instead of climbing them, she’s studying and monitoring the trees on Black Hills State University’s campus.  The Arbor Day foundation has recently designated Black Hills Sta...

Memoir: On Healing

Tiffany Light, Photojournalist

November 20, 2019

There were tree branches everywhere. Some were snapped into little pieces, some were whole but exhausted. Puddles of water snuggled up to the curbs. Droplets of rain still cried on car windows. Something scary and violent had just pushed its way through the town. After everyone was aware it had final...

Poppies

Isabel Litzen, Proofreader

November 20, 2019

Everyone says not to stare at the sun. I’ve never listened. And guess what? I can still see. But, I’ve always wondered why my eyes always felt a connection to the things that lie above me. Of late, I have come to indulge the idea that I was perhaps searching for something. The sun seemed so bright...

Basketball teams off to hot start on the season

Claire Scarborough, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2019

Black Hills State University’s men’s and women’s basketball tipped off the season on the weekend of Veterans Day, finishing the double headers 1-1 and 2-0, respectively. The men traveled south for their first games, facing both the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith and Tarleton State University...

Fantasy sports leagues engage students in friendly competition

Chance Siess, Contributor

November 19, 2019

Many students at Black Hills State University participate in fantasy sports leagues. Thomas Hall Resident Assistant Ryan Beck has even based two of his hall events around fantasy leagues, getting his residents to play via the ESPN app. Beck, who recently hosted a hall-wide basketball fantasy draft, said...

Avenues available for students seeking registration assistance

Claire Scarborough, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2019

Class registration is something that every college student has experienced during their post-secondary education careers. With a variety of decisions involved, such as picking classes and figuring out how many credits to take in a semester, the process can be daunting. Open advising sessions, where studen...

BHSU included in Best for Vets: Colleges 2020 rankings by Military Times

Kimberly Talcott, News and Media Coordinator

November 19, 2019

SPEARFISH… Black Hills State University was named to the 2020 listing of “Best for Vets: Colleges” by Military Times, an independent source of news and information for service member and their families. BHSU serves veterans and dependents throughout the world, and at the BHSU campus in Spearfish...

Prices of flu shots in“flu”ence number of recipients

Jacob Fitzgerald, Contributor

November 19, 2019

SPEARFISH, S.D. (Jacket Journal) - Nobody wants to be sick during the holidays. High fever, shivers, sweats and a cough? Definitely not ideal. With the flu season among us, millions of Americans have been taking advantage of influenza vaccinations. Many pharmacies, clinics, hospitals and schools have been...

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