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FitDesks help Medary students stay focused

FitDesks help Medary students stay focused

Gina Goblirsch, Reporter April 23, 2019

Students at Medary Elementary now have 19 new stationary bikes available to them in their classrooms thanks to one teacher in particular. Lara Langelett is a 3rd grade teacher who has been doing extensive...

Ready to roll

Ready to roll

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief April 23, 2019

Since September, life for the Jackrabbit Baja SAE team has been nothing short of a “mad dash,” according to Zach Tucker. For the first time in 10 years, Tucker, club president, and around 15 other...

Designers fight head-to-head in Design Jam

Designers fight head-to-head in Design Jam

Lauren Franken, Managing Editor April 23, 2019

Twelve minutes.  That’s how long students will have in each head-to-head round of this year’s Design Jam.  Two of the 16 total competitors will be given a design challenge at the beginning...

COJO students gain real-world experience

COJO students gain real-world experience

Sammi Schrag, Reporter April 23, 2019

A lot can change in 25 years. Social media is shaping the way people communicate. Film for cameras is no longer needed. This couldn’t have been predicted when Frank Robertson was a college student...

40 years of flavor

40 years of flavor

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief April 16, 2019

A 1979September trip to the grocery store to get Oreo cookies secured SDSU a sweet spot in ice cream-making history.  This year marks the 40th year since Cookies n’ Cream ice cream was invented....

Miracles made

Andrew Rasmussen, Reporter April 9, 2019

With just 90 minutes left during April 6 State A Thon, the students were $8,000 short of their goal.  In the final hour of the 12-hour dance marathon, students raised $12,000, giving them a grand total...

Scott Pedersen, biology and microbiology instructor, goes over the first exam with his students explaining the answers on Monday, Feb. 12, 2019 in Berg Agricultural Hall.

Brookings’ own Batman does research in Caribbean

J. Michael Berscht, Reporter April 9, 2019

When Scott Pedersen finally leaves the lecture hall and cadaver lab behind each May, he does what we all wish we could do for our summer break: fly to the Caribbean.  Though it may seem like an island...

Students take new PAC stage for production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Students take new PAC stage for production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Symmone Gauer, Reporter April 9, 2019

With fairies, marriages, a quartet of lovers, some mischief and dreams, the students of South Dakota State University’s Theatre Department prepare for its debut on the brand-new stage in the Performing...

Corey Berscheit and Allyson Monson

SA president, vice president-elects ready to hit ground running April 8

Andrew Rasmussen, Reporter March 26, 2019

Allyson Monson made history last week when she became the first female twice elected as Students’ Association President.  But this isn’t the only record she’s broken. Last year, Monsonwas the...

SDSU celebrates 28th annual Wacipi event

Elizabeth Stromquist, Reporter March 26, 2019

American Indians across the state gather in the Volstroff Ballroom once a year to celebrate culture and religion with the tribal communities.  The 28th annual Wacipi, or pow wow, is an event that is...

Rebecca Peick

Self-care isn’t always Instagrammable, stay positive

Rebecca Peick, Columist March 26, 2019

We see #selfcare all the time as we scroll through endless posts and stories on social media. It’s usually touted as an extremely important thing to do as a part of being a wholly well person, but...

Kelsey Bender

Don’t take life for granted, make memories

Kelsey Bender, Columist March 26, 2019

A big mistake we all make in life is thinking we have time.  Time to do things with those we care about. Time to tell those we love that we care so much. The truth, however, is that you never know...

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