The Collegian

Volga winery accessible to students

Hannah Baker

September 4, 2012


Filed under Lifestyles

The Schadé Vineyard and Winery in Volga invites participants to kick off their shoes and stomp in bare feet on Sept. 8 for its seventh annual Grape Stomp. The free event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., will allow people the opportunity to harvest their own grapes while on a tour of the South Dako...

Students immersed in Lakota culture

Tamora Rosenbaum

September 4, 2012


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Nine SDSU students traveled to Pine Ridge Indian reservation for a five-day cultural immersion program to develop a better understanding of a story that is seldom told. For five days from Aug. 6-10, the students lived in teepees, spoke Lakota, experienced a sweat lodge ceremony and learned about Ogla...

Another note, another milestone

catherine.hill

September 4, 2012


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This summer was filled with excitement for me. I had a great internship, I got to enjoy Connecticut for another summer, but most importantly, I hit concert number 100 on August 18. I didn’t start going to shows until December 2008, during my senior year of high school. But once I started, there was...

Columnist freshens home without cleaning out wallet

Hannah Baker

September 4, 2012


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Living in a college dorm or in an apartment with three other people comes with a lot of sights, sounds and smells. Yes, smells. Actually, it’s the smells that greet you first when you walk through the door. They either invite you in, or make you walk to haul it back in the other direction. If it’s ...

Hobos in the Park set for second year, outdoor music, activities scheduled

Noah Brown

September 4, 2012


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SDSU’s second annual outdoor music festival Hobos in the Park will be held on Sept. 15 on Sylvan Green in the shadow of the Campanile. This year’s festival will include backyard games like the beanbag toss and concessions. The festival starts at 3 p.m. and is free to attend. There will be $4 do-it-...

‘B-Dubs’ blazes into Brookings

Tamora Rosenbaum

August 28, 2012


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Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar in Brookings opened its doors Aug. 20 and is ready to “WOW” taste buds with its authentic Buffalo-style wings and 14 different signature sauces. “B-Dubs,” as the restaurant is often affectionately called, is a sports bar with a full menu featuring everything fr...

Common Read selection promotes exploration of diversity close to home

Tamora Rosenbaum

August 28, 2012


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More than 2,000 SDSU students will read Sherman Alexie’s “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” for SDSU’s fall 2012 common read. It will also be read by students in several Brookings public schools as well as participants of Upward Bound and the Brookings Boys and Girls Club according t...

Move-in day

Stuart Hughes

August 28, 2012


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Busy weekend sees students settled in, sets tone for new academic experiences Roughly 2,000 freshman and 1,400 sophomores moved into residence halls over the weekend. Residence halls opened to freshman Saturday beginning at 8 a.m. and sophomores began their move-in day on Sunday. This was the first year move-i...

Community gardens cater to green thumbs of all ages

Julia DeCook

August 28, 2012


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Many people have fond memories of their parents or even grandparents having gardens. This could be because many people who garden are older, and thus have the time and space to devote to a garden. Yet there is also the charm of the gardener. Oftentimes, gardeners are not identifiable. They are a silent ...

New McCrory Gardens visitor center testifies to SDSU agriculture

Julia DeCook

August 28, 2012


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McCrory Gardens has long been a Brookings and SDSU staple. Its beautiful trees, flowers and overall harmonious atmosphere have been a feather in both SDSU and Brookings’ cap since it was established in 1964. After many months of construction that slowly morphed into a beautiful building, the privately f...

Kunz ready to lead UPC into 100 years of hobos

catherine.hill

August 26, 2012


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Alex Kunz is a Sioux Falls, S.D., native. He's a junior music merchandising major. For the 2011-2012 school year, he was the University Program Council's concerts coordinator. However, this year, he has the privilege to be the UPC president. Kunz says he is most excited for the event UPC will be bringing ...

Upcoming UPC Events

admin

August 26, 2012


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Aug. 27th is Welcome Back Bash. It will be the first event of the year, and Josh Vietti will be featured. He is an outstanding violinist who plays popular hip-hop songs and beats he has made while also playing the violin over it. There will also be inflatables, food and an outdoor movie. The event is c...