The Collegian

Bullet journals: the newest craze in organization

Bullet journals: the newest craze in organization

Laura Butterbrodt

October 18, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

You’re trying to do homework, but you can’t remember when another assignment is due. You need to remember to take your laundry out of the dryer, you can’t be late for work and — weren’t you supposed to meet with your adviser yesterday? If this sounds like your life, you might want to cons...

Getting the job: the importance of interview follow-ups

Getting the job: the importance of interview follow-ups

Hannah Smith

October 18, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Your tie is tight, your slacks are straight and you just aced your interview — or did you? “The interview does not end when the questioning is done,” said Sherry Fuller Bordewyk, South Dakota State Office of Career Development associate director. “Really, it doesn’t end until you have followed ...

Brookings businesses to be hopping with Hobo Day alumni

Brookings businesses to be hopping with Hobo Day alumni

Laura Butterbrodt

October 11, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Jackrabbit alumni who are “homeward bound” for Hobo Day, as well as current students, visitors and Brookings residents, will find plenty to do in Brookings over the weekend. Jennifer Johnson, executive director of the Brookings Convention & Visitors Bureau, said the economic impact of Hobo Day v...

Bum-A-Meal: a timeless tradition

Bum-A-Meal: a timeless tradition

Jonathan Neswick

October 11, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Bum-A-Meal happens Tuesday evening of Hobo Week, allowing students to dress up in their hobo clothes and go out in the community to eat a free meal from a host family. These locations can vary from houses to churches, or even classrooms on campus. Miranda Mack, a senior music education major and this year’s assis...

What 500 calories looks like on campus

Megan Teppo

September 30, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

What does 500 calories on campus look like? Well, it depends. At South Dakota State, there are a variety of restaurants to choose from. Each restaurant offers different types of food, each with varying nutritional values. Consuming 500 calories at Chick-fil-A is a whole crispy chicken sandwich wi...

Healthy habits: how to make changes

Healthy habits: how to make changes

Jonathan Neswick

September 30, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

A college lifestyle can differ from living at home with parents. Most days in high school may have been more active, including a government-approved lunch and the stress of “adulting” was never a thought on the mind. The shock of moving away from what we know can lead to the development of unhealthy ha...

Lazy health: wellness with minimum effort, maximum outcome

Amanda John

September 30, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

We’ve all heard the spiel on the “freshman 15,” and some of us have firsthand experience with it. Being an overachiever myself, I put on what I like to call my freshman 25. Now, putting on a little weight may not always be a terrible thing, but when you’re gassy, bloated and fatigued you prob...

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle”: duller than its predecessor

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle”: duller than its predecessor

Ian Lack

September 30, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Editor’s Note: The grading system used here is similar to the 10-point scale used in SDSU courses.  GRADE: C In 2014, a sleek, action-packed spy film arrived at the February box office. Like a well-tailored Englishman, the film was smart and packed a punch, offering an original story and enticing fight scenes. It w...