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The new Performing Arts Center theater expansion will have its reopening with “Chicago the Musical” Saturday, April 6.

New Performing Arts Center celebrates reopening with ‘Chicago the Musical’

Gina Goblirsch, Reporter March 27, 2019

After nearly 15 years of planning and three years of construction, the new Performing Arts Center (PAC) is celebrating its grand reopening with Broadway’s “Chicago the Musical” and  other events...

AG-venture for students who study abroad

AG-venture for students who study abroad

Stephanie Nelson, Reporter March 19, 2019

As Julie Walker hands out and discusses the packing list for the New Zealand excursion the students will go on in a couple of months, the excitement and anticipation in the room grows.  Not only will...

Majority Whip Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., talks to College Republicans Feb. 21 in the Herold Crest Room in the University Student Union at SDSU.

Q&A with Sen. John Thune on SD agriculture

Andrew Rasmussen, Reporter March 19, 2019

Sen. John Thune visited South Dakota State University to discuss current issues and topics concerning the country. Sen. Thune shared a few thoughts with The Collegian about the future of agriculture for...

Megan Kellen, junior animal science major, went to South Africa during her spring break with the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. The trip taught 15 students and two faculty members about South African agriculture.

Student studies South African animal agriculture

Megan Kellen, Columnist March 19, 2019

When I came to SDSU, studying abroad was always in the back of my mind. Last fall, I attended the study abroad fair to learn about the options. During this fair, I learned a professor I previously took...

Noem’s veto on industrial hemp undermines SD agriculture industry

Noem’s veto on industrial hemp undermines SD agriculture industry

Editorial Board March 19, 2019

Hemp plant can be used to make body oil and lotions, candles, paint, clothing, biodegradable plastic, paper, construction materials and biodiesel fuel. Because of this, cultivating hemp can bring in a...

Votes are essential in electing student representatives

Votes are essential in electing student representatives

Editorial Board March 13, 2019

Last year’s Students’ Association presidential election was uncontested, and less than 4 percent of the student body voted for Allyson Monson and Spencer Harwood into office.  This year, Monson...

Origin of immortal cells brought to light through campus viewing

Origin of immortal cells brought to light through campus viewing

Wren Murphy, Diversity and Inclusion Reporter March 13, 2019

A young African American woman named Henrietta Lacks went to a hospital in August 1951 and died a few months later. Now, her immortal cells are used in laboratories all around the world, including one...

Three things I didn’t know would happen while studying abroad

Three things I didn’t know would happen while studying abroad

Quincy Hanzen, Columnist March 13, 2019

On Jan. 15, 2019 I said goodbye to my hometown of Sioux Falls and my education at SDSU and boarded a flight to a new home — 5,500 miles away at the American University of Bulgaria.  This adventure...

Hunter and Husted strive toward transparency, outreach, progress

Lauren Franken, Managing Editor March 12, 2019

Carter Hunter and Amanda Husted have both been at-large senators for one year, but they don’t feel their lack of time in Students’ Association will hinder their ability to serve as its president and...

Corey Berscheit and Allyson Monson

Monson and Berscheit aim to empower, advance, execute

Andrew Rasmussen, Reporter March 12, 2019

Last year Ally Monson ran for Students’ Association President with Spencer Harwood in an uncontested election. This year, Monson is the incumbent SA President running for re-election with current SA...

Cybersecurity off hook: SDSU increases awareness of scam emails

Cybersecurity off hook: SDSU increases awareness of scam emails

Gina Goblirsch, Reporter January 29, 2019

Every time you connect to the internet, cybercriminals could be targeting you. One of their favorite methods is email phishing. So, the Division of Technology and Security used this fact as a learning...

Background graphic by Emily Seaton.

Feminists wanted: Program coordinator recruits for minor

Kaitlyn Frank, News Editor January 29, 2019

There are currently only five students pursuing a minor in women’s and gender studies at South Dakota State University. Becky Kuehl, a professor of communications studies, hopes to grow the number of...

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