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Valentin Georgette-Shakers performing at the 2022 GSA annual drag show.

Board of Regents and state House write legislation against drag shows

Serena Davis, Assistant Lifestyles Editor January 31, 2023

The South Dakota Board of Regents is in the midst of creating a new policy regarding events involving minors on campus.  The change came about after a controversial drag show on campus was advertised...

Hemp crops gaining traction in South Dakota

Hemp crops gaining traction in South Dakota

Greta Goede, Assistant News Editor January 31, 2023

Next week there will be metings designed to educate farmers about hemp. It’ll help them decide whether they want to jump onto a bandwagon on one of the state’s newest crops in Coleman and Flandreau.  The ...

Students’ Association Brief: SDSU Connect promotes Sioux Falls collaborations

Students’ Association Brief: SDSU Connect promotes Sioux Falls collaborations

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) January 31, 2023

At the Jan. 30 Students’ Association meeting, SDSU’s vice president of external affairs and 2022 Hobo Day grand pooba presented their “long-game” strategy to boost SDSU’s numbers amid population...

Pickup hits Tropical Smoothie

Pickup hits Tropical Smoothie

Gracie Terrall, Co-Editor-in-Chief (She/Her) January 31, 2023

A woman driving a pickup truck Friday morning crashed her vehicle into the side of Tropical Smoothie Cafe, resulting in a shattered front window, damaged patio area and structural damage to the southwest...

Bullet found in Yeager Hall

Bullet found in Yeager Hall

Jordan Rusche, Co-Editor-in-Chief (She/Her) January 31, 2023

A piece of ammunition was found in Yeager Hall Friday, Jan. 13 and was removed by University Police Department officers, according to university officials. Mike Lockrem, University Marketing and Communications...

Grease fire in Union caused evacuation

Grease fire in Union caused evacuation

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) January 24, 2023

The University Student Union was evacuated Jan. 10 after a retardant used on a grill fire caused a power failure building-wide.  Thanks to fast action by Sodexo workers, a grease fire that erupted...

Erin Thomas (left) and Ellory Jacoby , Horse Club members, help with the Horse Club petting zoo last fall.

Horse club grows leaders, community, equine industry

Natalie Beckendorf, Reporter January 24, 2023

The SDSU horse club experiences tremendous growth by going beyond campus grounds to build leaders, serve the Brookings community and promote the equine industry.  Carmen Paulson, SDSU horse club adviser...

Cody Gifford, 100th Little I President

Little I manager continues 100 years of tradition

KATHERINE MOENING, Reporter January 24, 2023

Cody Gifford leads a club that has impacted generations of SDSU alumni for 100 years with the hope of 100 more years to come.  Gifford, a junior agricultural science student, is the manager for the...

SDSU President Barry Dunn photographed a double rainbow from his farm north of Brookings.

Senators talk state legislation, Barry Dunn sees double rainbow

Jacob Boyko, News Editor January 24, 2023

South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn addressed the Students’ Association about the university’s legislative goals in Pierre this year and softly hinted his support for SA’s pro-LGBTQ...

SDSU recognized as ‘premier university’ through national spotlight

SDSU recognized as ‘premier university’ through national spotlight

Gracie Terrall, Co-Editor-in-Chief (She/Her) January 24, 2023

Within less than two months, South Dakota State University had two publicity opportunities on a national scale with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and FCS Championship game. What does all of this...

Scholarship pageant awards 7 titles

Scholarship pageant awards 7 titles

Lucia Plagge, Reporter January 24, 2023

Fourteen young women and teenagers competed for several local Miss titles at the Larson Performing Arts Center at South Dakota State University Saturday, Jan. 21. The candidates consisted of eight young...

South Dakota’s first MLK Marade

South Dakota’s first MLK Marade

Gracie Terrall, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2023

On Monday, South Dakota State University will host the inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rally and Marade event to honor the life and legacy of the civil rights activist. The event begins at 11 am on...

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