Recent Black Hills State University graduate Mike Miller used his class projects in his final semester to raise awareness of the mountain pine beetles plaguing the Black Hills area.
Less than a year ago, Miller had no idea that mountain pine beetles existed. After learning of the devastating problem while working last summer as a security guard for Spearfish Forest Products, Inc., Miller dedicated his last semester at BHSU doing everything he could to get the word out on the pine beetle problem.
Auburn Ritterbush knows firsthand the amount of work that goes into a legislative session. The Black Hills State University political science major spent her spring semester interning for South Dakota Rep. Justin Cronin, R-Gettysburg, during the recent 88th Legislative session.
A group of Black Hills State University biology and outdoor education students spent the beginning of their spring semester getting face to face with the wolves of Minnesota’s Northwoods. Six undergraduate and one graduate student participated in a program at the Audubon Center of the North Woods in Sandstone, Minn., which allowed the students to learn tracking and observation techniques to study wolves, and other large predator animals, and their environment.
Rambow was shocked to learn that what he thought was a choir robe was actually his grandfather’s Ku Klux Klan initiation robe.
Jeffrey Viken, chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota, will talk about prejudice in the Black Hills and its roots in lack of information and education during a talk at Black Hills State University Tuesday, April 9 at 7 p.m. in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union Jacket Legacy Room.
But it is nothing she says she can’t handle.
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