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Why I'm Looking Forward to the New "Child's Play"!

Written by J.T. Johnson

On Thursday, Orion Pictures released the second trailer for their upcoming remake of “Child’s Play”. Normally, I’m highly resistant to remakes. They’re often not as good as the originals, they’re simple cash grabs and/or they add nothing new to the original idea. 518 more words


Building the Capitol in Pierre

Was back again in the South Dakota Digital Archives (from the State Archives) and noticed that there are several photographs up that were taken during the construction of the state capitol building in Pierre—so sometime between 1905 and 1910. 718 more words

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National Columnists Day

April 18th celebrates National Columnists Day today honoring the newspaper columnists and their contributions.

The National Society of Newspaper Columnists created this holiday on the death anniversary of Ernie Pyle. 95 more words


Sr. Aquinas Weber Hall: A Beauty

Photo courtesy of Campus Safety 

Story by Mason Glanville, Columnist

In my humble opinion, the new science building is not hideous.

Since the facade was put on over the course of our long winter, I have heard numerous negative opinions of the architecture of Sr. 472 more words


Just the Other Day: Old, Comfortable Flannel

I cannot do it.  I absolutely cannot throw out a clean sock just because it has a hole in it.  It’s a waste of soap and water, not to mention my labor and the senseless wear and tear on the laundry machines. 2,250 more words

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Climate Change: Put your party aside

Photo courtesy of The Daily Conversation 

Story by Ty Smith, Managing Editor

Almost two years ago, I penned an article for The Saint about how environmentalism needs to be a bipartisan issue. 477 more words


Outdoors Column: No Hitchhikers

Damon had some four-inch PVC pipe left over from a project which was just what I needed to finish a project I had started. The pipe was long enough to extend a couple of feet out the back hatch with the other end resting on the dashboard. 571 more words

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