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Arts Council, SDSU host Festival of Trees for holiday season

Arts Council, SDSU host Festival of Trees for holiday season

Wren Murphy

November 14, 2018


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One tell-tale sign of holiday season is decorated trees and with the Brookings Arts Council (BAC) and the Student Union putting on festivals of trees, the holidays will feel close. The two separate festivals showcase trees decorated by local and student organizations to spread holiday spirit across...

Government programs provide affordable housing

Government programs provide affordable housing

Wren Murphy

November 7, 2018


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Rent is high for SDSU students and Brookings residents alike, but government programs, education and careful planning may help students find affordable apartments. Affordable housing, based on federal recommendations, should cost no more than 30 percent of someone’s monthly paycheck.  “We found that our [Brookings’] rent is exor...

American Indian Student Center breaks ground

American Indian Student Center breaks ground

Wren Murphy

October 17, 2018


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The Oct. 9 groundbreaking for the new American Indian Student Center signaled the next chapter of growth for Native Americans at South Dakota State University. Construction will begin in spring 2019 on Rotunda Green. The anticipated open date will be in the fall of 2020. Gene Thin Elk, a tribal...