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South Dakota State University's Student-Run Independent Newspaper Since 1885

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New hangout for hobos

New hangout for hobos

Annie Witt, Reporter October 3, 2023

After being closed for the 2022-23 academic school year, Pierson Hall has reopened with various new updates. Pierson Hall, on the South Dakota State University campus, has opened to students this school...

The executive board members have noticed more regular members this year. Both returning and new members have a lot of enthusiasm and passion for Taylor Swift.

Taylor Swift Society turns one

Taylor Lindekugel, Reporter October 3, 2023

Just a year after it was created, South Dakota State University’s own Taylor Swift Society claimed the title of the biggest club on campus with its 69 members. Created by executive board members Olivia...

Members of Chi Omega posing for a group photo  here on campus on bid day 2023.

Greek life membership takes a hit after change in recruitment style

Sarah Kastner, Reporter October 3, 2023

Alpha Xi Delta, Chi Omega, Ceres Women’s Fraternity, and Alpha Omega Epsilon (AOE) recently underwent a partially structured recruitment style. Recruitment was held Aug. 24 through 28, which was two...

People attending China Night at the Valstorff Ballroom in the South Dakota State University Student Union Sunday, Sept. 26, 2023.

China Night returns after four years

Tate Peterson, Reporter September 26, 2023

The first China Night in four years at South Dakota State University had a “huge turnout,” according to Chinese Student & Scholar Association Adviser.  More than 500 people packed the Volstorff...

Florencio Urias Aranda III

On now: Hispanic Heritage Month

Jonah Sedelmeier , Reporter September 26, 2023

The Mariachi Con Amigos, performed on Sept. 12 to kick off the celebration of the Hispanic Heritage Month, lasting from Sept. 15 to Oct.15. Numerous events that mark Hispanic Heritage Month on the SDSU...

China Night to make a comeback after gap of four years

China Night to make a comeback after gap of four years

Kenneth Rebello, Assistant News Editor September 19, 2023

Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) is all set to celebrate the Mid-Autumn festival by hosting the China Night event after a break of four years, Sunday, Sept. 24, at the Volstorff Ballroom...

George’s Pizza in downtown Brookings has new owners after more than 50 years.

George’s Pizza under new ownership

RuthAnn Holmes, Reporter September 19, 2023

The new owners of George’s Pizza aim to keep the downtown Brookings legend alive—with minimal changes. Justin Price, the new operator and manager of George’s, said he understands...

Students (right to left) Sydney Huffman, Althena Bjorback and Emily Cole pretend veterinarians in the “Whiskers & Tails” room. The name of the stuffed dog went unknown, but the (pretend) vets are positive there will be a quick recovery for the pet.

Museum after dark leaves its mark

Mara Wheaton, Lifestyles Editor April 25, 2023

Friday, April 21, the Children’s Museum of South Dakota hosted “Museum After Dark,” an event curated towards kids-at-heart over 21 years old. The museum transformed from a playground and learning...

Kennedy Jaerger and Isabelle Hesse (middle two) visit Ho’omaluhia Botanical Gardens in Hawaii with friends they met in the exchange program.

National Student Exchange enchriches college experience

Tori Schulz, Reporter April 18, 2023

The National Student Exchange  is a program that allows students to study at another school in participating schools in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Canada.   NSE...

Aurora Venteicher (right) with a friend (left) on a Hamburg boat tour in Germany.

Studying Abroad: Info to Know

Lucia Plagge, Reporter April 18, 2023

Eighteen events were held recently in honor of International Education Month at SDSU. These events provide students the opportunity to learn more about education abroad and the international community...

2023 Ag Day spreads awareness through speakers, club events

2023 Ag Day spreads awareness through speakers, club events

Alyssa Berentschot, Reporter April 4, 2023

The 2023 Ag Day is April 12 this year, but events start April 11 and go through April 13. There are many agriculture-related activities that go on during this three-day event, including a meatball cook-off...

A member of the rodeo team attempts to rope a calf at the 2022 Jackrabbit Stampede rodeo.

Jackrabbit Stampede returns to Swiftel Center

Jaycie Forbes, Reporter March 28, 2023

The Jackrabbit Stampede Rodeo returns to the Swiftel Center Friday and Saturday. Rodeo action kicks off at 7:30 p.m. Friday, with events continuing into Saturday starting at 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Fifteen...

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