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Burger Clash going into third year

Burger Clash going into third year

Mara Wheaton, Lifestyles Editor January 24, 2023

The Brookings Burger Clash is happening now in Brookings and surrounding areas from Jan. 1 to Feb. 28. This year, there are 21 restaurants participating in the competition, an increase from 15 last year.  Shane...

Women surpass men in university animal science majors, reflect national growth in field

Women surpass men in university animal science majors, reflect national growth in field

Chloe Risse, Reporter January 24, 2023

As many South Dakota residents know, this state is a little different when it comes to agriculture. It is not rare for women to be hands on and working on an operation.   Women make up 30% of producers...

(Top, from left) Annamarie Dobbs, Jared Pannell, Kylie LaVoy and Isaac Pham. (Bottom, from left) Hannah Ferens, Mercedes Lodmell, Justine Wiik and Garrett Satterly

Macy’s means end of Pride experience for seniors

Gracie Terrall and Jordan Rusche November 23, 2022

The Pride of the Dakotas will be marching in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade tomorrow, and for some members, this will be their last guaranteed performance with the band. Sixty-four students will be graduating...

Will Kessler, a junior trombone player in the Pride of the Dakotas, will be performing in the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade for the fourth time this year after previously participating in the Macys Great American Marching Band.

Pride member to perform in fourth Macy’s Thanksgiving parade

Jordan Rusche, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 21, 2022

When the Pride of the Dakotas found out that they would be marching in the 2022 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, there was one band member who knew the excitement better than anybody. That’s because...

McCrory Gardens ‘Garden Glow’ event lights up SDSU

McCrory Gardens ‘Garden Glow’ event lights up SDSU

Brooklyn Beery, Reporter November 15, 2022

McCrory Gardens will soon be transformed into a winter wonderland where visitors can explore an intricate display of lights, sip hot chocolate and get into the spirit of the holidays. The McCrory Gardens...

Swiftel Center to host PRCA Rodeo Friday and Saturday

Swiftel Center to host PRCA Rodeo Friday and Saturday

Jenna Paul, Reporter November 1, 2022

Tickets are on sale now for the two-night Brookings PRCA Rodeo at the Swiftel Center on Friday, and Saturday. Rodeo coach Ron Skovly said four of the athletes participating are members of the SDSU rodeo...

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Women in STEM club looks to address representation in field

Andrea Huete, Copy Editor (She/Her) November 1, 2022

Fields related to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) are largely male-dominated.  But one student organization is encouraging women to apply for a STEM major as members familiarize themselves...

Hobo Day Parade to see record number of floats

Hobo Day Parade to see record number of floats

Shelby Lang, Reporter October 25, 2022

The Hobo Day parade, the biggest in all of the Dakotas, is celebrating its 110-year anniversary Saturday, Oct. 29.  This year’s parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. and travel from the SDSU campus toward...

New Grand Pooba carries on Hobo Day tradition

New Grand Pooba carries on Hobo Day tradition

Lindsey Galbreath, Reporter October 25, 2022

Regen Wiederrich, a senior communications student from Sioux Falls, is this year’s Grand Pooba and in charge of all Hobo Week festivities. Inspired by a former admission ambassador, Wiederrich joined...

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Psychology Club hosts serial killer Jeopardy and cereal bar

Morgan Pfarr, Reporter October 25, 2022

The Psychology Club hosted its first meeting of the semester Wednesday night in the Student Union and played a game of Jeopardy to learn more about serial killers. Fittingly, cereal was served.  The...

Fear Asylum is the highest-budgeted haunted attraction for mature audiences in the state.

Fear Asylum welcomes students with free event

Andrea Huete, Copy Editor (She/Her) October 18, 2022

Are you into the Halloween spirit? If so, come get spooked at the Fear Asylum for free Oct. 21 from 7-10 p.m. at 216 West 6th Street. University Program Council is partnering with Fear Asylum, Brookings’...

Members of the SDSU and USD Lamda Chi Alpha fraternities participate in the yearly football relay from Vermillion to Brookings.

SDSU, USD, Lamda Chi Alpha continues tradition with yearly football relay run

Brynn Lozinski, Reporter October 18, 2022

Rival school fraternities teamed up in time-honored tradition for a  football relay to raise funds for Feeding South Dakota. Lambda Chi Alpha, one of the nine fraternities at SDSU, partnered with the...

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