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“The safest route”- how SDSU students feel about the vaccine

Andrea Huete, Copy Editor (She/her) September 21, 2021

South Dakota State University hosted a Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic Sept. 9, which was held in the Volstorff Ballroom from 1-6 p.m.  They will also be hosting a clinic Thursday,...

SDSU changes to COVID-19 safety level Yellow

SDSU changes to COVID-19 safety level Yellow

Gracie Terrall, News Editor (She/Her) March 3, 2021

In an email from the South Dakota State University COVID-19 Response team early today, it was announced that SDSU just entered the campus safety level Yellow, which will lift various COVID-19 restrictions.   “A...

University offers incentivized testing after spring break

University offers incentivized testing after spring break

Gracie Terrall, News Editor (She/Her) March 2, 2021

With spring break approaching and COVID-19 just as prominent this March as it was last, South Dakota State University hosts another mass testing event, but this time with a reward. Students who test at...

SDSU to give $3 million in COVID-19 relief to students

SDSU to give $3 million in COVID-19 relief to students

J. Michael Bertsch, Managing Editor (He/Him) March 2, 2021

Three million dollars in federal funding will be distributed to students with “high financial need” over the next week. South Dakota State University received federal money from the Coronavirus Aid,...

Brookings county enters Priority 1c of vaccine distribution

Brookings county enters Priority 1c of vaccine distribution

Gracie Terrall, News Editor (She/Her) January 13, 2021

After the whirlwind that has been the last 10 months, a vaccine is finally here. Two pharmaceutical companies, Pfizer and Moderna, sent out vaccine doses across the country this December and some have...

SDSU to continue use of COVID-19 dashboard

SDSU to continue use of COVID-19 dashboard

Colette Gannon, Reporter (She/Her) November 17, 2020

After a fall semester with a COVID-19 dashboard on its website, South Dakota State University will continue its use indefinitely.  “We will keep it up until it’s not needed anymore...when we don’t...

University president optimistic about spring semester

University president optimistic about spring semester

Gracie Terrall, News Editor (She/Her) November 17, 2020

Increased testing and accountable behavior. That is what South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn says will keep students on campus for next semester. “We’ve tested well over 2,000 students...

Behind the closed doors of Quarantine and Isolation Housing

Behind the closed doors of Quarantine and Isolation Housing

J. Michael Bertsch, Managing Editor September 9, 2020

  EDITOR’S NOTE: Since this story was published, the university has released a statement beginning with “The SDSU Collegian posted a story today without providing the University an...

Brookings City Council

Proposed COVID-19 restrictions face backlash at city council meeting

Andrew Rasmussen, Reporter September 2, 2020

Brookings City Council voted to continue COVID-19 related restrictions during a nearly 3.5-hour special meeting on Wednesday. The council will continue the discussion on possible additional restrictions. Items...

Brookings City Council to vote on new COVID-19 restrictions

Brookings City Council to vote on new COVID-19 restrictions

Andrew Rasmussen, Reporter September 2, 2020

The Brookings City Council will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2 in a special session to discuss and vote on a variety of new COVID-19 related restrictions.  Possible restrictions include:  ...

SUBMITTED, South Dakota News Watch

COVID-19 outbreak infects students at Northern State University in Aberdeen

Bart Pfankuch, Submitted, South Dakota News Watch July 30, 2020

Eight students of Northern State University in Aberdeen and a youth who attended a recent athletic camp on the NSU campus have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a university spokesperson. The...

What to know: Fall 2020 JacksRBack plans

What to know: Fall 2020 JacksRBack plans

J. Michael Bertsch, Managing Editor July 29, 2020

With just three weeks until the start of the semester, South Dakota State University’s plan moving forward with the Fall 2020 semester covers many elements of on-campus life.  ACADEMICS The South...

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