The Collegian

5 meals under $5

5 meals under $5

Emma Anderson

August 29, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

One of the toughest things about college is budgeting. More specifically, budgeting out meals — especially when you may no longer have a meal plan. If you are anything like me, you never paid attention to how much food cost when you were on a prepaid meal plan. However, now that I do not have one of t...

Start the semester off on the right foot: 5 tips for good physical and emotional wellness

Emma Anderson

August 22, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Even though the start of a new school year often means reconnecting with old friends, making new ones, buying textbooks and budgeting the meal plan, it also means taking a moment to focus on one’s physical and emotional wellness. Whether a freshman or a fifth-year senior, starting off the acad...

Campus clothing: How to make summer fashion ready for class

Campus clothing: How to make summer fashion ready for class

Jade Peterson

August 22, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

A new school year is upon us and the time for showing off our style is here. Although it is the fall semester, autumn and its cool weather will not arrive for a while. Do not fret though, there are many ways to make a summer wardrobe campus-ready. Shorts can still be a possibility It is too soon to say...

Superheroes, spies and mothers: top 10 movies of the summer

Superheroes, spies and mothers: top 10 movies of the summer

Ian Lack

August 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Editor’s Note: This list was made subjectively and was done by the reporter who viewed these films in the time available to them. Not every film from the summer was seen, including those that received a more limited release in select cities. 10. BlacKkKlansman Director Spike Lee’s movies are often called “joints,” and if ...

Earth Day is not the only day to give back to community

Earth Day is not the only day to give back to community

Sydney Wood

April 25, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Living sustainably doesn’t have to be a burden. It’s as simple as unplugging devices that aren’t in use, cutting your showers a few minutes short or switching to LED light bulbs. There are multiple clubs at South Dakota State University, like the Ecology Club and the Student Sustainability...

‘I Feel Pretty’: subtle yet relevant, uproarious comedy

‘I Feel Pretty’: subtle yet relevant, uproarious comedy

Ian Lack

April 25, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Editor’s Note: The grading system used here is similar to the 10-point scale used in SDSU courses. GRADE: B Amy Schumer has an “image problem.” Perhaps it was her outspoken views in the 2016 presidential election/gun control debate. Perhaps it was an accusation made against her for stea...

Junk Jam offers crafts, food, fun in Brookings

Junk Jam offers crafts, food, fun in Brookings

Sydney Wood

April 25, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Vintage and antique lovers, get ready to shop till you drop, the annual Junk Jam is happening in Brookings. The one-day event offers a variety of different items for sale, giving everyone the opportunity to find something they are interested in. “Junk Jam is a great way to form connections and net...

10 healthy ways to hop through finals week

10 healthy ways to hop through finals week

Miranda Nagel

April 25, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

It’s the dreaded time of the semester yet again when things begin to pile up and it seems like you may never get everything done. With deadlines growing by the minute and final exams quickly approaching, stress is bound to come creeping in. Fear not, there are ways to make the end of the semester...

Tunnel of Oppression demonstrates minority discrimination

Tunnel of Oppression demonstrates minority discrimination

Haley Halvorson

April 25, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Last Wednesday the Multicultural Center hosted the annual Tunnel of Oppression exhibit with help from five student organizations at South Dakota State University. The five organizations involved were: Feminist Equality Movement, Latin American Student Association, Black Student Alliance, Residential ...

Realistic recycling: Reduce, reuse, rejoice for off-campus sustainability options

Realistic recycling: Reduce, reuse, rejoice for off-campus sustainability options

Haley Halvorson

April 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

When moving off campus, SDSU students have different recycling options to think about when finding a place to live. There are different opportunities and things to think about when wanting to recycle and reduce energy while living off campus. When living in an apartment, SDSU’s Sustainability Speciali...

‘Rampage’ absurd monster flick, all scream, no bite

‘Rampage’ absurd monster flick, all scream, no bite

Ian Lack

April 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Editor’s Note: The grading system used here is similar to the 10-point scale used in SDSU courses. GRADE: C- Hollywood is convinced video game movies will catch on. You would think after video game adaptations like “Warcraft,” “Assassin’s Creed” and “Tomb Raider,” the industry suits wou...

Sustainability Council advocates for future

Sustainability Council advocates for future

Spencer Thompson

April 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

For members of the Student Sustainability Council, sustainability isn’t just a trend or buzzword. The SSC, as it says in its constitution, “...envisions and supports a prosperous, equitable, sustainable, and ecologically healthy campus at South Dakota State University.” The club achieves it through educating...