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There is a lack of knowledge surrounding GAF strategic plan

There is a lack of knowledge surrounding GAF strategic plan

Editorial Board November 21, 2018

The general activity (GAF) fee is a mandatory per-credit-hour fee that directs funds toward activities the general population of the student body would participate in and benefit from. Drafting a GAF...

People refuse to get their flu shot

People refuse to get their flu shot

Editorial Board October 31, 2018

A burning fever, aching body, sore throat and runny nose are only a few of the most prominent symptoms of Influenza. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza runs...

Issue: 2019 Hobo Day, D-Days fall on same day

Issue: 2019 Hobo Day, D-Days fall on same day

Editorial Board October 17, 2018

"The biggest one-day event in the Dakotas” may not be so big next year, as the two largest universities in South Dakota have both scheduled their homecomings for Oct. 5, 2019.  Will Hobo Day and...

Two types of people celebrate Hobo Day

Two types of people celebrate Hobo Day

Editorial Board October 10, 2018

Do students who aren’t on Hobo Day Committee actually get excited about Hobo Week anymore or is it just a free pass to drink during the week? We, at The Collegian, have noticed a pattern in the types...

Students may be embarrassed to bring their family to campus

Students may be embarrassed to bring their family to campus

Editorial Board October 3, 2018

This weekend is the first ever Family Weekend at SDSU. Previously, the university dedicated one weekend a year to Jackrabbit mothers and one to Jackrabbit fathers, but this year it’s changed to recognize...

Drunk driving has become prominent and normalized

Drunk driving has become prominent and normalized

Editorial Board September 26, 2018

At The Collegian we feel strongly about being safe while drinking. Nevertheless, we’ve all heard people make excuses and make the conscious decision to endanger themselves and others by getting behind...

People are protesting others rights to peacefully protest

People are protesting others’ rights to peacefully protest

Editorial Board September 12, 2018

“What was Nike thinking” President Trump tweeted on September 7 after Nike debuted their controversial Colin Kaepernick ad. Nike didn’t have to respond to the President’s rhetorical question, because...

Politicization of tragedy is derailing conversations we should be having

Politicization of tragedy is derailing conversations we should be having

Editorial Board August 29, 2018

The problem with over-publicized tragedy is that mourning and grief is given a small window of time before it is overrun by political stances.  We live in a highly reactionary world, where both political...

The Wellness Center didn’t adequately convey the reasoning behind the newly implemented dress code

The Wellness Center didn’t adequately convey the reasoning behind the newly implemented dress code

Editorial Board August 22, 2018

The Wellness Center’s new dress code policy is plastered in and around the facility, but that doesn’t do much good for gym-goers who are turned away at the check-in desk because they were unaware of...

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The spring 2018 Collegian editorial staff shows its support for the national movement #SaveStudentNewsrooms. On April 25, more than 100 newsrooms across the country are shedding light on issues student media faces on college campuses.

#SaveStudentNewsrooms

Editorial Board April 25, 2018

More than 100 student newsrooms around the country are writing editorials in support of the #SaveStudentNewsrooms movement, highlighting the struggles and importance of student media, on April 25. Student...

Issue:  Few people are recycling on campus  and in Brookings apartments.

Issue: Few people are recycling on campus and in Brookings apartments.

Editorial Board April 18, 2018

When it comes to recycling, South Dakota State and Brookings has progress to make. This year, SDSU competed in the RecycleMania competition. The goal was to increase student awareness of campus recycling...

Issue:  SDSU is falling behind in bike initiatives compared to other universities and  the Brookings community.

Issue: SDSU is falling behind in bike initiatives compared to other universities and the Brookings community.

Editorial Board April 11, 2018

Providing better transportation for the SDSU campus has been a priority of the Students’ Association for years. This week, senate brought the discussion of bicycles back into the light again. There...

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