The Collegian

Six trends to try this fall

Cameron Swier, Fashion Expert

October 16, 2019

Fall 2019 is in full swing and so are the trends that come with the change of season. Here are some of the top fashion trends to wear this fall!  Hair Clips & Scrunchies As seen for summer, hair clips and scrunchies will continue to be a go-to style.  These accessories are so great be...

Changing it up with Danny Brown’s “uknowhatimsayin¿”

Changing it up with Danny Brown’s “uknowhatimsayin¿”

Adam Foss, Reporter

October 8, 2019

In Danny Brown’s “uknowhatimsayin¿,” Brown puts a positive spin on his dark and troubled thoughts. Rapper Danny Brown has released challenging music throughout his career. From his initially off-putting voice and unsettling lyrics to the often grimy and industrial-tinged instrumentals, his mus...

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy debuts on campus

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy debuts on campus

Kelsey Werpy, Reporter

October 8, 2019

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy will swing onto campus next Tuesday to entertain students as part of the Woodbine Production Series. The Woodbine Production Series is a collaboration between SDSU School of Performing Arts and the SDSU Foundation that brings famous performers to campus. An anonymous benefactor...

Plan your weekend getaway to Minneapolis

Gracie Nelson, Reporter

October 8, 2019

Can’t find anything to do in Brookings for the three-day weekend? Well, head to the big city of Minneapolis. You already know about their main attractions, the Mall of America and  U.S. Bank Stadium, but here are five smaller attractions you and your friends may enjoy.  The largest candy store in...

Hobos on the street: Homecoming edition

Lydia Hansen and Kelsey Werpy, Reporter

October 1, 2019

                            ANDREW MAIROSE Freshman Ag Systems Technology Q: What are you looking forward to? A: I guess the parade is usually a pretty big deal. McKENZIE BRO...

‘Never Dark Thursdays’ illuminate the School of Performing Arts

‘Never Dark Thursdays’ illuminate the School of Performing Arts

Lydia Hansen, Reporter

September 18, 2019

This year marks the first of a new initiative put forth by the School of Performing Arts: ‘Never Dark Thursdays’ at South Dakota State University. According to their website, “If it is a Thursday and school is in session, that means an event is happening at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center.” Open...

Family fun to be had with the Brookings Great 8

Caroline Covert, Copy Editor

September 17, 2019

When it comes to Brookings, there isn’t a shortage of fun activities and places to visit for the whole family to enjoy. Here is a list of fun places to visit, which are considered to be the ‘Brookings Great 8.’ Brookings Children’s Museum With a giant T-Rex skeleton as its mascot, the Chi...

“It Chapter 2” a comprehensive review: Even perfect casting can’t fix this carnival of mismatched genres

“It Chapter 2” a comprehensive review:  Even perfect casting can’t  fix this carnival of mismatched genres

Jacob Ford, Reporter

September 10, 2019

Andy Muschietti’s revamp of “It” surprised audiences around the world with its quality. Muschietti made the brilliant choice of crafting the film more like an adventure than a horror flick. The result is an exciting horror-epic, a genre combo that is hard to come by but works wonderfully. Its e...

A look at BROCKHAMPTON’s latest album, GINGER

A look at BROCKHAMPTON’s latest album, GINGER

Adam Foss, Lifestyles Reporter

September 10, 2019

BROCKHAMPTON, the self-proclaimed “best boy band since One Direction,” released melancholic and emotional “GINGER” Aug. 23, 2019. Nearly every track has somber instrumentals with lyrics covering deep topics such as loss, depression, anxiety and the struggle the members went through in their y...

Fierce friends forged through rugby club participation

Fierce friends forged through rugby club participation

Brianna Schreurs, Reporter

September 10, 2019

Sunshine, snow, wind or even two inches of standing water. No matter the weather, Jake Axtmann, South Dakota State University Men’s Rugby Club field captain, says the game of rugby is 80 minutes of misery. However, he isn’t deterred from playing the game. Rugby has a reputation for being in...

Three key tips to survive freshman year

Payton Pierce, Public Relations Director

August 28, 2019

Adjusting to college life can be a daunting task, but there are a few things that can take away the stress of being new to college. These tips and tricks can help you get acclimated faster and get the most out of your first year at SDSU, both in classes and in the community.   Sit toward the fr...

Five faces to know as the school year goes on

Trenton Abrego, Editor-In-Chief

August 27, 2019

With 2,415 names listed in the SDSU staff directory, incoming students may be confused about who to know and why. Sticking to this list of major players can help new students get the right contacts, learn more about the campus and know who to wave to when walking through the Union. President Barry Dunn...