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Sam Johnson, agricultural business major, and Matt Tollefson, career coach, in a mock interview.

Gaining a competitive edge for the first professional job

Jonathan Neswick November 8, 2017

College is a time for self-discovery of what you want to do for the rest of your life. Many students have a dream job in mind, but there is never a set path to take to achieve those goals. According to...

A Religious Pluralism in America meeting was held at the Brookings City-County Government Building Oct. 23. Eight different religions were represented by speakers who discussed being in a community that accepts others’ beliefs.

Common Read as a common need: students give perspectives

Jonathan Neswick November 1, 2017

Every freshman at South Dakota State University has the opportunity to engage in the Common Read in their first-year seminar class. This opportunity allows freshmen and community members to partake in...

Meghan McLaughlin, Rebecca Bailey and Ashley Bietz await the crowds at last year’s Haunted Trail at McCrory Gardens. Students from Alpha Psi Omega, State A Thon and Alpha Xi Delta are working as actors for this year’s trail.

Scares never fail at the Haunted Trail

Jonathan Neswick October 25, 2017

Halloween approaches, calling for frights of all kinds. The Haunted Trail in McCrory Gardens is an experience sure to scare this weekend. Abigail Gebro, junior business economics major, said she went...

Maddie Johnson (left), freshman agriculture business major, and Gabi Demi (right), freshman animal science major, make tacos during a Bum-A-Meal hosted by Kevin Kessler at Lincoln Music Hall Oct. 10.

Bum-A-Meal: a timeless tradition

Jonathan Neswick October 11, 2017

Bum-A-Meal happens Tuesday evening of Hobo Week, allowing students to dress up in their hobo clothes and go out in the community to eat a free meal from a host family. These locations can vary from houses...

From left: John Stirling, freshman pre-nursing major, Dylan Borchert, freshman civil engineering major and Natalie Shoberg, freshman pre-nursing major, eat dinner together in the Student Union. Shoberg is eating a Chick-Fil-A Grilled Market Salad.

Healthy habits: how to make changes

Jonathan Neswick September 30, 2017

A college lifestyle can differ from living at home with parents. Most days in high school may have been more active, including a government-approved lunch and the stress of “adulting” was never a...

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