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Geek Speak

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Location: Jonas 110
Time: 4 pm
David Cremean: “Bruce Springsteen as Storyteller”
If you listen to the talk guys on E-Street Radio, you hear a great deal about it. If you read The Boss’s autobiography, he talks plenty about it. If you heard about his But if you listen at all closely to his songs, you already know it, at least unconsciously: Bruce Springsteen is a Master Storyteller.
This talk focuses primarily on Springsteen’s lyrics and his use of literary storytelling devices in representative folk and rock songs. As well it will discuss some spoken introductions and comments that he makes at times while offering contexts to his songs. The music itself will brought in through brief analysis of how the words and music fit together. All told storytelling has greatly contributed to his legendary status in rock and roll.

Haakon County students to benefit from BHSU scholarship in memory of Marjorie Briggs

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The children of Marjorie (Pickles) Briggs of Midland are carrying on the value their parents placed on higher education by establishing a scholarship at Black Hills State University. Haakon County students are eligible for the scholarship beginning this fall. Marjorie, who passed away in August at the age of 91, attended Black Hills State (formerly Black Hills Teacher’s College) in the early 1950s. She earned her teacher’s certification and taught in country schools near Robbs Flat and Midland.

Montana’s Former Poet Laureate Tami Haaland to share poetry from her collections at BHSU Geek Speak

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On Thursday, Jan. 17, Montana’s Former Poet Laureate Tami Haaland will be visiting the Black Hills State University campus for the weekly Geek Speak lecture series. The event is open to the public and will take place at 4 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre of Woodburn Hall on the BHSU campus. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s to come!

Special student rate offered to BHSU students for third annual Entrepreneurial Boot Camp at BHSU-Rapid City

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Looking to jump-start the idea of launching your own business in the new year? Led by local business experts, the Entrepreneurial Boot Camp is a full-day workshop on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 at the BHSU-Rapid City campus and is specifically designed for aspiring entrepreneurs and newer business owners interested in starting a business or rebooting their existing business. SD CEO is offering a special $50 rate for BHSU students to attend the event.