The Collegian

Return of The Spill Canvas

catherine.hill

November 2, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

Hearing of South Dakota in national news outlets is about as common as a unicorn sighting. However with the return of The Spill Canvas, South Dakota might become a more common name in the music industry. Hailing from Sioux Falls, The Spill Canvas released its first album, Go for the Jugular, in 2002...

Miss Homelycoming: may the prettiest man win

Kyrstin Baker

November 1, 2011


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Hairspray will fly as SDSU students gear up for one of the most talked about and free-of-charge Hobo Week traditions: the Miss Homelycoming pageant. Nov. 2 marks the day when men will put on evening gowns and strut their stuff in heels at 8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center in one of the most comical...

Zombies vs. Humans

Kyrstin Baker

October 25, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

It’s madness out there. It’s zombies vs. humans and there is no telling who will win.  So put those Zombieland skills to the test and join in the battle. Just don’t double-tap anyone. Its typically frowned upon. The University Program Council and Hobo Day Committee have planned numerous activit...

Brookings goes Broadway

catherine.hill

October 25, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

Patti LuPone will perform on Thursday, Oct. 27 to SDSU students and the Brookings community, and like a scene out of Glee’s spring season finale, six students will meet the two-time Tony Award winning and Broadway star at a luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Rina Reynolds of the SDSU Foundation has been w...

Unique open world zombie experience has arrived

John Schimdt

October 18, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

Zombie media, for lack of better term, is pretty awesome; and Techland’s new first-person horror survival game Dead Island is what a zombie lover like me has wanted for a very long time. When you hear zombie game, you’re probably thinking about either Valve’s Left 4 Dead series, or maybe the Residen...

Let’s do the ‘Time Warp’ again

catherine.hill

October 18, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

Sparkles, flashy costumes, impressive makeup and heel skills even I envy await SDSU students and the Brookings community during the SDSU theatre group’s production of “The Rocky Horror Show.” The show opens on Wednesday, Oct. 19 and continues through Sunday, Oct. 23. The curtain rises at 7:30 p.m. ...

Spin me right ’round

catherine.hill

October 18, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

Vinyl is no longer just that awkward excuse for leather on your creepy uncle’s couch. The record industry is starting to make its comeback and it isn’t just the “underground bands” jumping on this bandwagon. Artists and bands such as Coldplay, Foo Fighters, All Time Low, Wilco, Ryan Adams, Jack’s Mann...

Keith Urban sure to be a “Sweet Thing”

Kyrstin Baker

October 4, 2011


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Country music fans can now take advantage of the most recent concert opportunity available to SDSU students. The University Program Council has arranged a trip to Minneapolis to see Keith Urban perform. This event is Saturday, Oct. 15 and tickets went on sale Oct. 3 for $35 each. The purchase of a ticket inclu...

Top 5 date spots

Vanessa Montalvo

October 4, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

Brookings may not be famous for its nightlife or have an abundance of places or activities, however, that shouldn’t stop you from taking advantage of the great things this little city can offer. 1. McCrory Gardens Whether you are planning to have a picnic here or just taking your date out for stroll, McCrory...

Friends take art to a new level

Seth Harris

October 4, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

A bright splash of life contrasted by the nebulous chaos of shapes, shadows and figures is just one of the infinite number of scenes someone might see when entering Evan Ross’s garage. Ross, a senior global studies major at SDSU, and his friends meet in a garage located outside of Brookings at his gran...

Blink-182 is back

catherine.hill

October 4, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

Pop-punk rock fans can rejoice at the return of one of the most iconic bands of the modern music scene. Blink-182 has returned after one of the most controversial break-ups in a long time. Six years after the split, Blink-182 delivered one of its most powerful albums yet. Neighborhoods was released on...

Cavorts showcases student talent

Jordan Smith

September 28, 2011


Filed under Lifestyles

Every year hilarity and talent are showcased at SDSU’s talent show known simply as Cavorts. Cavorts takes place during Hobo Week and offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for students to get on stage and perform in front of over a thousand attendees. The event is organized by the University Progr...