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On-campus Friendsgiving happens over break for those who stayed

On-campus Friendsgiving happens over break for those who stayed

Emma Anderson November 21, 2018

While a mass exodus has happened on campus with students heading back to their hometowns for Thanksgiving break, this isn’t the case for all students at South Dakota State. Whether it is due to lack...


Consider right timing for pets while in college

Emma Anderson November 14, 2018

While in college the idea of getting a new puppy or kitten can sound like a great idea. They are cute, cuddly, make great Instagram posts and can provide emotional support. Pets also require a substantial...

Rationing roommate responsibilities

Rationing roommate responsibilities

Emma Anderson November 7, 2018

Whether you live in the residence halls, an apartment or a house, chances are you have at least one roommate. Sharing a living space with other people can be difficult, especially when it comes to splitting...


Science behind influence of scares

Emma Anderson October 30, 2018

Spooky season is upon us, so it’s time to get scared. While fear is typically a negative feeling, we may subconsciously enjoy a scare more than we even realize. Feeling scared produces endorphins...


Ways to reinvent a traditional fall activity

Emma Anderson October 30, 2018

It’s not fall without pumpkins. Period. Although the season can proceed without carving pumpkins. Carving pumpkins is a traditional autumn activity that even the least of fall enthusiasts can partake...

Freshman Animal Science and Wildlife and Fisheries major, Wendy Blickensderfer dresses up in her do it yourself cactus costume.

Quick, easy last-minute Halloween costumes

Emma Anderson October 30, 2018

You probably haven’t given much thought to your Halloween costume. If you have, you wouldn’t be reading this. We get it — sometimes the amount in the bank account and creativity both run low....

Michael and Tiffany Gonna bring their dog, Doc to McCrory Garden for Dog Days of Fall on Oct. 14.

McCrory Gardens host Dog Days of Fall for second year

Emma Anderson October 17, 2018

For the second year in a row, one of the cutest events in Brookings welcomed back its four-legged friends for Dog Days of Fall. The event, which for one day allows dogs inside the formal gardens from...

Mr. and Ms. Homelycoming participants learn the opener dance choreography at their dress rehearsal Tuesday, Oct. 9 in preparation for the Mr. and Ms. Homelycoming competition competition in the Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 10.

Homelycoming returns for third year during Hobo Week

Emma Anderson October 10, 2018

Rise and shine Jackrabbits, it’s Hobo Week. Thankfully for us, arguably one of the most entertaining events of the week, Mr. and Ms. Homelycoming, is back for its third year. This year, the pageant-like...


Campus highlights for the family

Emma Anderson October 3, 2018

The first ever Family Weekend is right around the corner, and whether you’re excited about your family showing up on your turf or not, it is likely they will be bursting with enthusiasm. So, it’s important...


Fun spots around town for whole family to visit

Emma Anderson October 3, 2018

It’s Thursday night and the phone rings. It’s your mom. She says your family is coming tomorrow for Family Weekend and can’t wait to see what you have been up to. Instantly panicking like any new...


Morning-after tips, tricks

Emma Anderson September 26, 2018

We have all been there.  We have gone out the night before, had a little too much to drink and are now are trying to “rally” and get our hungover selves to work or class. While drinking irresponsibility...

MIRANDA SAMPSON Skinner’s offers a deal on Fridays with Pizza King and provide pizza from 6 p.m. until the pizza is gone. Tuesdays is $2 domestic pints, bottles and well drinks.

Drink deals every broke college students needs

Emma Anderson September 26, 2018

Once in a while it can be fun to get all your friends together and head downtown after a long week of work and class. However, this habit can come with a large price tag if you aren’t aware of the different...

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