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The October issue of the Jacket Journal is now available!

The October issue of the Jacket Journal is now available!

BHSU Media Staff

October 14, 2019

The latest print issue of Black Hills State University's student newspaper is out now on newsstands. The October issue of the Jacket Journal features coverage of Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg's recent visit to South Dakota, updates on the campus' recent solar panel installations on...

Student and staff achievements recognized at 2019 Student Recognition Awards

Student and staff achievements recognized at 2019 Student Recognition Awards

Sam Bockover

August 18, 2019

The Black Hills State University Rapid City campus hosted this year’s Student Recognition Awards on Monday, April 29. Eight awards were given to acknowledge the achievements of students and staff from both BHSU and South Dakota State University. Former BHSU President Tom Jackson, Jr. attended and delivered...

BHSU Alumni Association hosts 2019 All-School Reunion

BHSU Alumni Association hosts 2019 All-School Reunion

Sam Bockover

July 29, 2019

Black Hills State University alumni gathered this summer at the BHSU campus in Spearfish to reconnect with each other and attend the BHSU Alumni Association’s 2019 All-School Reunion. The reunion was held from June 27 to June 29. The three-day schedule included events and activities such as two breakfast...

Candidates compete for presidency of Student Senate

April 8, 2019

Making crucial decisions, discussing riveting issues and educating students on important information, Black Hills State University’s Student Senate has proven to hold immense power on campus. Following spring break, Student Senate will be electing a new President and Vice President. From there,...

White-nose syndrome threatens South Dakota bat populations

April 8, 2019

White-nose syndrome was recently confirmed in bats found in South Dakota’s Black Hills, as well as Badlands National Park. Until the summer of 2018, the disease had not been reported in South Dakota but had been confirmed in surrounding states. White-nose syndrome is a lethal fungal disease that...

One person making a difference for Rapid City homeless

April 8, 2019

Encountering someone who is homeless can evoke all manner of reactions from people. Some will offer their spare change in the hopes of easing the person’s suffering. Some will avert their eyes and pretend the other doesn’t exist. After all, one nickname for the homeless is ‘the invisible people.’...

Residents of Wenona Cook voice frustrations of parking situation

April 8, 2019

It is widely known among many that the most hectic time in a person’s life is their college years. Typically, the average college student takes on about 15 to 18 credits at a time, which is anywhere from two to four classes per day. Additionally, many students have jobs, sports practices, or both,...

College readiness program gears up for new start in 2019

Claire Scarborough, Production Editor

December 5, 2018

When the trials of the former leaders of South Dakota’s GEAR UP, previously run by Mid-Central Education Cooperative, wrapped up in early 2018, it seemed to many like the end of GEAR UP’s chapter in South Dakota. South Dakotans don’t realize GEAR UP is still alive and well, and being ran on Black...

Students exhibit finest works

Lisa Kerner, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2018

Join the photography students at Black Hills State University for the opening reception of Viewpoint, a student photography exhibition on Dec. 4, 2018 from 4 to 6 p.m. The exhibition reception will be held in the Photographer’s Gallery located in the Jonas Academic Building. The walls and halls...

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