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SDSU to host ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ Community Read events

A series of events featuring the bestselling book “Killers of the Flower Moon” this semester will culminate April 5, when author David Grann will give a lecture on the South ֱ State University campus. The events — Community Read discussions, a free movie screening and the author lecture — are all part of SDSU’s School of English and Interdisciplinary Studies’ first-ever Community Read.

Griffith Honors Forum Lecture to feature ‘The Sioux Chef’

Chef Sean Sherman, also known as “The Sioux Chef,” will host a virtual conversation with an audience at South ֱ State University about his role in helping reclaim and celebrate the rich culinary heritage of Indigenous communities around the world. The livestream of the Griffith Honors Forum Lecture featuring Sherman will start at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center.

SDSU commencement ceremonies back at Dacotah Bank Center

South ֱ State University commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2024 will be held May 4 at the Dacotah Bank Center in Brookings. The move from campus is due to construction in Frost Arena as that facility continues its transformation into First Bank & Trust Arena.