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Brookings City Council cuts campus event funding

Brookings City Council cuts campus event funding

Marie Robbins, Reporter October 8, 2019

A pool of city money to help university organizations host events has been cut from $50,000 to $10,000 for 2020. City councilors approved next year’s Brookings city budget Sept. 25, including a sharp...

SpongeBob enthusiasts gather at Campanile

Andrew Rasmussen, News Editor October 8, 2019

Friday, Oct. 5, more than 100 students joined together in the third annual Mehoy Minoy at the base of the Campanile at South Dakota State University.  The event had consistently brought in a crowd...

SDSU eSports club plays up the ranks

SDSU eSports club plays up the ranks

Andrew Rasmussen, News Editor October 8, 2019

Competitive gaming recently took national headlines by storm when a 16-year-old won $3 million during the Fortnite World Cup. The eSports club is getting South Dakota State University involved with video...

Drone club: for beginners to the experienced

Adam Foss, Reporter October 8, 2019

After three years and a leadership change, the SDSU Drone Club is hoping to create a community of both newcomers and experienced drone flyers. The club is open to any new members, from those experienced...

How to talk about finances with your roommate

Mackenzie Smith, Columnist September 17, 2019

It’s about a month into the school semester, and for some, a month into a lease with a new roommate. Ideally you would want to talk to your roommate about money and other more serious topics before moving...

Homesickness: Discovering a home away from home

Homesickness: Discovering a home away from home

Caroline Covert, Copy Editor September 17, 2019

According to the Health Alliance Plan of Michigan, “Over 30% of college students experience low-level homesickness. And about 69% of first-year college students experience severe homesickness.” Regardless...

Dear parents of SDSU students

Editorial Board September 17, 2019

Dear Parents,   We still love you.    Yes, we are growing. Yes, we are at a weird stage in our life where we are transitioning from living with you to on our own. We also realize...

SA Meeting in Brief

SA Meeting in Brief

September 17, 2019

Follow @collegian_live for updates. On Sept. 16, SDSU Students’ Association Senate met at 7 p.m. in the Lewis and Clark Room of the University Student Union. Here are the highlights from the meeting: President...

Hartze legacy lives through ROTC

Hartze legacy lives through ROTC

Andrew Rasmussen, News and Opinion Editor September 17, 2019

Rachelle Hartze, a 1990 South Dakota State University graduate, was promoted to colonel in the United States Air Force on Aug. 30 in the same building she once trained as a cadet in the SDSU Army ROTC...

One Day for STATE raises over $1 million

One Day for STATE raises over $1 million

Gina Golbrisch, Copy Editor September 17, 2019

Expectations were greatly exceeded Sept. 13, as the South Dakota State University Foundation hosted its third annual One Day for STATE fundraiser and raised more than $1.3 million. In the previous two...

SCOTT SCHONTS

Vaping in 2019: Is anybody really that shocked?

Scott Schonts, Columnist September 10, 2019

If you check the discovery page on Snapchat, news outlets like the Washington Post and The New York Times have these titles in big letters: “DANGEROUS EPIDEMIC TEEN VAPING KILLS THE THIRD PERSON,”...

Lorna Wounded Head is the Family Resource Management Field Specialist at SDSU.

Budgeting for all surprises (good and bad)

Lorna Wounded Head, Guest Columnist September 10, 2019

Our day-to-day lives can be very routine and easy to predict, and a very large part of your budget will include things like how much you should spend on gas to make sure that you can get to and from the...

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