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Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

Isabel Litzen and Ian Osborn

19 hours ago


Filed under Community, Jacket Journal, Photography, Showcase

M Hill  M Hill, located in Rapid City, is also referred to as Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park because as a memorial to her parents, Edna Marie Larsen created a trust for the trails to be developed from. There is roughly 20 miles of hiking trails all over the mountain, and is easily accessible to anyon...

CRUX Climbing Club to Host First Annual Spearfish Scramble on April 28th

CRUX Climbing Club to Host First Annual Spearfish Scramble on April 28th

Ian Osborn, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Health & Wellness, Jacket Journal, Showcase, Sports

As the snow starts to melt and the temps begin to rise, the hermits of a frigid South Dakotan winter crawl off their couches and venture out to bask in the much-needed sun rays of spring. The members of the community are able to spend more time doing the things they love – the things that...

Students Walk Out of Class in Protest When They Should Walk Up  

Students Walk Out of Class in Protest When They Should Walk Up  

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Jacket Journal, Opinions, Showcase

  Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. experienced a shooting on Feb. 14 where 17 teachers and students were shot and killed. Since the shooting, students in New York City, Chicago, Santa Monica, Newtown and many additional cities and towns have been walking out of their...

Students Across the Nation Walked Out of Class After Recent School Shooting

Students Across the Nation Walked Out of Class After Recent School Shooting

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Jacket Journal, Opinions, Showcase

17 were murdered – and 17 more injured -- in Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14, 2018. It was one of the deadliest school shootings in history and from its aftermath student survivors formed Never Again MSD -- (Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School -- to advocate...

Etymology

Etymology

April 17, 2018


Filed under Art & Entertainment, Jacket Journal, Showcase

Etymology- the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history.    *Note: Many of these origins are actually unknown and are considered folk etymology     When “it’s raining cats and dogs”:  Modern translation: When it is raining heavily   ...

BHSU Sets a Goal to be Zero Waste by the Year 2030 

BHSU Sets a Goal to be Zero Waste by the Year 2030 

Victoria Geary, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Environment, Jacket Journal, Showcase

By decreasing its waste, BHSU will therefore decrease its emissions.  In order to be zero waste BHSU must divert 90% of its waste from the landfill.  Currently BHSU recycles about 14% of its waste. In recent years BHSU has taken ambitious steps in order to reduce the amount of material it sends to the landfill.   In 2005...

What is Your Good News?

What is Your Good News?

David Steffen, Proof Reader/ Fact Checker

April 11, 2018


Filed under Faces of BHSU, Jacket Journal, Showcase

Major: Biology  Minor: Business Marketing  "I got offered my position again at Yosemite for the summer."  ...

BHSU Provides Many Recycling Opportunities Across Campus 

BHSU Provides Many Recycling Opportunities Across Campus 

Victoria Geary, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Environment, Info Graphics, Jacket Journal, Showcase

BHSU offers students and staff multiple options to recycle and be more sustainable.   The Trash Buddy system was introduced to put BHSU one step closer to reaching its goals of decreasing our waste stream. The Trash Buddy is a desk-side bin that allows provides an easy and effective way to properly...

Students Use Recycled Shirts to Make Toys for Dogs 

Students Use Recycled Shirts to Make Toys for Dogs 

Victoria Geary, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Community, Jacket Journal, Showcase

BHSU students gathered in Club Buzz to make chew toys from recycled t-shirts.  Organization Circle K hosted an event called “What’s up dawg?” to give students the opportunity to give back to their community. About twenty-two students showed up to cut t-shirts and braid them into creatively...

Students Reflect on Their Experience Teaching in Botswana

Students Reflect on Their Experience Teaching in Botswana

Victoria Geary, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Campus, Community, Jacket Journal, Showcase, Travel

In early March, 12 BHSU students arrived in the capital city of Gaborone in Botswana to begin their three-day long experience of teaching of high school students.  With only a couple months to prepare the curriculum the students were both nervous and excited for what kind of impact they would make...

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