The Collegian

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...

Community diversity, understanding shared through spring potluck

Community diversity, understanding shared through spring potluck

Gabby Premus

April 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

The Brookings Human Rights Commision gave a unique opportunity to celebrate cultural diversity in the Brookings community Sunday. The BHRC sponsored the Spring Diversity Potluck and Food Drive at McCrory Gardens. It was free to the public to celebrate the community and its diversity through food. Pe...

‘Ready Player One’: a fast-paced nostalgic joy ride

‘Ready Player One’: a fast-paced nostalgic joy ride

Ian Lack

April 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Editor’s Note: The grading system used here is similar to the 10-point scale used in SDSU courses. GRADE: A- A lot of people, myself included, credit director Steven Spielberg as the creator of the modern renaissance of movie franchises and genre films. These are movies that made movie-going far m...

Brookings Arts Council encourages community creativity

Brookings Arts Council encourages community creativity

Haley Halvorson

April 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Many kinds of art can be used as forms of expression. The Brookings Arts Council offers a variety of classes April and the rest of spring. The Brookings Arts Council is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to aid emerging artists by hosting art classes and gallery showings. Its goal is to help p...

Believe the hype: ‘A Quiet Place’ is a nail biter

Believe the hype: ‘A Quiet Place’ is a nail biter

Ian Lack

April 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Editor’s Note: The grading system used here is similar to the 10-point scale used in SDSU courses. GRADE: A “A Quiet Place” opens in a small Midwestern-esque town in dead silence. No one’s been here for months. True to its title, this is a quiet place. A family of five then fills the screen...

How not to play yourself: bad relationship edition

How not to play yourself: bad relationship edition

Amanda John

April 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

I’m going to be introducing my new series, “how not to play yourself,” but first we are going to define the phrase; what does it really mean to play yourself? It simply means to put yourself in a compromising situation. You know, like scoring a goal against your own team. Now that definitions...

Ins, outs of advertising for college clubs, events

Ins, outs of advertising for college clubs, events

Ian Lack

April 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

SDSU’s campus is a pretty busy place. Between the hundreds of campus clubs, departments and other organizations, there’s a lot happening, but what do they all have in common? A need to advertise themselves. “I think it’s such a busy campus. We have stuff from the religious organizations to the Pokémon ...

Bluestem Bicycles hosts first concert

Bluestem Bicycles hosts first concert

Lauren Franken

April 4, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Tuthill Balloon Club brought a unique performance to downtown Brookings with their March 24 show at Bluestem Bicycles. Junior political science and geography major Mark McLaughlin sang vocals and alternated between playing guitar and ukulele while his sister Ann played a 47-string grand pedal harp. Bluestem...

Remo Drive mixes pop music, indie rock elements in latest EP

Remo Drive mixes pop music, indie rock elements in latest EP

Jay Sanchez

April 4, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Editor’s Note: The grading system used here is similar to the 10-point scale used in SDSU courses. Album: Pop Music Artist: Remo Drive GRADE: A Remo Drive, a rock band from Bloomington, Minnesota, released a new EP with a different sound and style. The band released its first full-length alb...

Professionals, students perform in Amateur Spring Drag Show

Professionals, students perform in Amateur Spring Drag Show

Haley Halvorson

April 4, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

“We’re born naked, and the rest is drag,” RuPaul said in “Lettin it All Hang Out: An Autobiography.” Shows like “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and “The Queens of Drag: NYC,” makes drag less uncommon as it was many years ago. South Dakota State University is having an event similar to...