Girard helps students with USD’s summer offerings

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net Even though the University of South Dakota’s spring semester is officially over, that doesn’t mean classes have come to a stop. The 2013 On-Campus Summer School began on May 6, offering students and teachers a number of educational opportunities. “One of the strategies that students use … Read Article

AG Jackley shares encouraging words with law school grads

By Travis Gulbrandson travis.gulbrandson@plaintalk.net South Dakota’s attorney general has some advice for the recent graduates of the University of South Dakota School of Law: Practice, and rely on your classmates. Marty Jackley spoke to the outgoing students at the hooding ceremony, which was held in Aalfs Auditorium Friday, May 3. … Read Article

Speaker shares three ‘important things’ with USD grads

By David Lias david.lias@plaintalk.net Saturday’s speaker at the 126th spring commencement of the University of South Dakota told graduates he would like them to remember three important things from his speech. “Important thing number one: You are not special,” said Michael M. Vekich shortly before 1,400 candidates for graduation received … Read Article