Is the steady rise in tuition and fees limiting South Dakota’s labor force?

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE – South Dakota’s public universities and public technical institutes aren’t a bargain for South Dakota residents to attend, according to statistical reports and anecdotal evidence presented to the state’s new Council on Higher Education. Total costs for a full-time undergraduate student who was … Read Article

Political science students from USD to intern at state, federal offices this spring

Students from the University of South Dakota Department of Political Science will spend the spring 2014 semester in part-time and full-time internships at the state and federal government levels. Five USD students will participate as interns with the South Dakota State Legislature in Pierre while two students will intern for … Read Article

Frazzled finals test-takers find ways to de-stress

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Finals week is one of the most hectic times for college students, but one group at USD provided some opportunities for frazzled test-takers to de-stress. For several days last week, the Campus Activities Board (CAB) sponsored the Finals Relaxation Program, which offered a variety of activities … Read Article