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Student Leadership and Organization Honored at 25th Annual SVAC

Student Leadership and Organization Honored at 25th Annual SVAC

Bailey Sadowsky, Contributing Writer

May 3, 2017


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Black Hills State University hosted the 25th annual Student Volunteer Awards Ceremony in the Jacket Legacy Room on April 17 at 5:30 p.m. The event recognized the student leaders and organization volunteers for their commitment, dedication and hard work. Around 253 students, staff and faculty attended. ...

Regional Artist Magnetizes Growing Fans from Ranching Communities

Regional Artist Magnetizes Growing Fans from Ranching Communities

Abena Songbird, Contributing Writer

April 22, 2017


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A dynamic exhibit recently concluded at The Dahl Art Center, “Animal Attraction”, which featured the work of South Dakota artist, Dede Farrar. Her latest pieces drew a growing number of fans gained over the past three years from the region - ranchers, animal lovers, and those who appreciate her...

Fried Rewrites Indoor Track and Field Record Board Twice

Garrett W. Ravert, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2017


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Black Hills State University held the 2017 Indoor Track and Field Championships the frigid weekend of Feb. 24 and 25. BHSU's own Levi Fried competed at a high level in the 800 meter run and the distance medley relay. Fried holds 3 school records at BHSU including the 600 meter dash 800 meter run and...

BHSU Photography Professor Accepts Governor’s Award

BHSU Photography Professor Accepts Governor’s Award

Tristen Polensky, Fact Checker

March 28, 2017


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Black Hills State University photography professor Stephen Babbitt is no stranger to winning awards for both his teaching and photography. He’s the recipient of BHSU’s Distinguished Faculty Award in 2013, and the Rushmore Honors Award from the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce in 2016. His work is displayed...

Fossilized Mosasaur from Local South Dakota Ranch Traveled to National Conference

Christy Hammond, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2017


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Part of a fossilized Plioplatecarpus tympaniticus mosasaur was discovered in a layer of rock from the Niobrara Formation in 1996 on a South Dakota ranch. The fossilized specimen was finally brought into the lab in 2016 to remove it from the rock. Kelsie Abrams and Kenny Brown uncovered a signific...

BHSU Makes Major Changes to School Website

Farron Hovland, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2017


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The beginning of second semester marked the first set of major changes being made to the Black Hills State University website which is bhsu.edu. These changes have varied, the most noticeable being the visual changes regarding the homepage and subpage menus. On the BHSU homepage, many of the button...

The First Amendment

The First Amendment

Various Authors, Contributing Writers

March 23, 2017


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Quotes courtesy of the MCOM-430-Media Law class "First Amendment allows people to take issue with what they think is wrong." --Ajallade Hennis "It means that no laws can be made against people in regards to what religion they want to be, say what they want to, publish what they want to, peacefully protest, and pet...

New Treadmills Arrive at Donald E. Young Center

New Treadmills Arrive at Donald E. Young Center

Minayo Kawamura, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2017


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The Donald E. Young Center received three new treadmills at the end of February. Two of these treadmills went to the Fitness Center, and another went to the athlete’s weight room. The treadmills currently in use will be kept making a total of five treadmills at the Fitness Center. According to Assistant...

Native American Club Launches for Students at BHSU-Rapid City

Native American Club Launches for Students at BHSU-Rapid City

Abena Songbird, Contributing Writer

March 18, 2017


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Since coming aboard six months ago, the student success advisor and disability liaison for the BHSU-Rapid City campus Valeriah Big Eagle has made large strides. The Native American Club on campus, which serves students from the tri-umbrella of SDSU, USD, and BHSU, is her latest venture. As a first-generation...

Media Brainwashing Efforts Spiral Into Millennial Meltdown

Laura Elshire

February 15, 2017


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Waiters strolled around the room with their heads held high, handing wine glasses to the guests, in what was going to be the celebration of all time. The nation was about to elect its first woman President. But it didn't. The smug celebratory looks on the faces of the media and their followers soon...

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