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BHSU Student Senate Hosts National Voter Registration Week During Swarm Days 2018

BHSU Student Senate Hosts National Voter Registration Week During Swarm Days 2018

Lisa Kerner, Contributing Writer

October 12, 2018


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Black Hills State University Student Senate hosted the National Voter Registration Week during Swarm Days Sept. 24 to 28 in the Student Union.   The Student Senate provided BHSU students with voter registration forms to be filled out and mailed during the event.   Rotaract Club...

BHSU Alumni Association and Buzz Marketing Promote #adulting Seminar

BHSU Alumni Association and Buzz Marketing Promote #adulting Seminar

Cody Cline, Editor

October 12, 2018


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The Black Hills State University Buzz Marketing Club met with Hans Nelson, BHSU Director of Corporate Relations, in the Trump Conference Room on Sept. 11 at 10 a.m. to discuss a partnership.   The meeting allowed Buzz Marketing members to consider a collaboration with Nelson and the alumni...

Students Attend Yellow Jacket S’mores Night Last Week

Students Attend Yellow Jacket S’mores Night Last Week

Samantha Rider, Contributing Writer

August 25, 2018


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The Yellow Jacket Apartments opened up for students to move in this past week as has the other residence halls around Black Hills State University. To help new students and transfers feel more at home, the Yellow Jacket Apartment Staff hosted a S’more Night on Aug .17. The staff introduced themselves...

What are your Expectations for Fall of 2018?

What are your Expectations for Fall of 2018?

Sarah Ponwith, Editor and Chief

August 20, 2018


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Parker Schlenker Freshman Art Major "Hope to do my best and still have fun."   Lavia Johnson (left) Freshman Photography Major "Don't procrastinate."   Madi Torczon (middle) Freshman Biology Major "Straight A's."   Brenna Wolkel (right) Freshman ...

SELC Hires New Staff for 2017- 2018 to Increase Student Involvement

SELC Hires New Staff for 2017- 2018 to Increase Student Involvement

July 31, 2018


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The upcoming school year marks a new era for the Student Engagement and Leadership Center (SELC). Assistant Director of Student Union Activities, Erica Whitiker added three new student employees and a graduate assistant to the team.   Whitiker said, “I feel like my needs are being sup...

How to Keep your Brain Active

How to Keep your Brain Active

July 25, 2018


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Through aging, your brain’s cognitive reserve (its ability to withstand neurological damage through aging and other factors without showing signs of memory loss or slowing) can decrease as well. This can make it more difficult to perform mental tasks as you get older.   But you can decrease the likelihood of this happening to your brain. When you go to the gym to train and strengthen your muscles and maintain them over time, you can train your brain to be more active.   Without having to go to the gym, you can also train your brain activity...

I Graduated! Now What?

I Graduated! Now What?

July 20, 2018


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At long last, the moment I had been counting down throughout my college career was finally here. No more homework, how to keep in touch with my friends, and getting home safely the next day were just a few of the thoughts that swirled in my brain prior to the graduation ceremony. Two months and a summer...

Jace DeCory Reflects on 33-year BHSU American Indian Studies Legacy

Jace DeCory Reflects on 33-year BHSU American Indian Studies Legacy

Abena Songbird, Contributing Writer

July 19, 2018


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“Know who you are.  Be true to your own spirit.  Find your passion in life.  Mine has been learning & teaching.  It has not been “work.”  Each one of us are put on this earth for a purpose.  Do your best to fulfill that purpose, in the most positive way you can, be well.”  Love, Mato...

CBD Oil Holds the Benefits of Medicine Without the High 

CBD Oil Holds the Benefits of Medicine Without the High 

Scott Ponwith, Contributing Writer

July 18, 2018


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Many people are seeking holistic ideas to help achieve and maintain a healthy mental and physical well-being.  Prescription medications often come with unwanted side effects. Cannabidiol is an alternative that many people are discovering.    CBD is identified in the cannabis plant and is j...

Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

Isabel Litzen and Ian Osborn

April 22, 2018


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M HillA 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 anyone...

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