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Project in motion: SDSU to use student suggestions in coming Larson’s renovations

Project in motion: SDSU to use student suggestions in coming Larson’s renovations

Beth Nagel, Reporter November 30, 2021

Ideas from students will be used to help university officials plan an upcoming renovation for Larson Commons.  With the last remodel being 12 years ago, it’s time for Larson Commons to be refreshed...

SA in brief: Little International, Formula SAE and amendments

SA in brief: Little International, Formula SAE and amendments

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) November 30, 2021

During the South Dakota State University Students’ Association meeting Nov. 29, Senators were addressed by the director of the Wintrode Student Success Center, Jody Owen, as well as the Little International...

​​Stacks of donated and wrapped toys sit in the Multicultural Center waiting to be given to children and families.

Annual toy drive accepting donations

Grace Arthur, Reporter November 30, 2021

BSA, LASA, Global Studies club collaborate to put on annual toy drive The season of giving is coming up, and here’s an opportunity to give back to your community.  “Thursday, which is the day...

Jack’s Cupboard relies on support from students and community members to help provide support for food-insecure students. Last fall, there were 300 block meals donated.

Students’ meal plan donations fill shelves at Jack’s Cupboard

Kaitlyn Lorang, Reporter November 30, 2021

SDSU students can give back to fellow Jackrabbits by donating block meals to Jack’s Cupboard. Students with a block meal plan are eligible to donate block meals to Jack’s Cupboard until Dec. 3. “You...

Daniel Scholl, vice president for Division of Research and Economic development

SDSU research partners with Sioux Falls companies

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) November 16, 2021

Sioux Falls-area companies will soon have new means of achieving improved efficiency, increased automation and other technical assistance through South Dakota State University’s Division of Research...

POET Bioproducts Institute will drive economic growth

POET Bioproducts Institute will drive economic growth

Sam Schauer, Reporter November 16, 2021

South Dakota State University, the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and POET celebrated the planned POET Bioproducts Institute at the Research Park in a ceremony last week in Brookings. The...

SDSU receives $10 million donation

SDSU receives $10 million donation

Evan Patzwald and Jake Weber November 16, 2021

South Dakota State University received an anonymous $10 million donation toward First Bank & Trust Arena last week, advancing preparations to get the project approved by the Board of Regents. The...

SA in brief: Wellness Center, Indian tacos and amendments

SA in brief: Wellness Center, Indian tacos and amendments

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) November 16, 2021

  During the South Dakota State University Students’ Association meeting Nov. 15, senators were addressed by Director of Recreation and Fitness Shari Landmark, the Quarter Scale Tractor Team,...

Robots officially roll out

Robots officially roll out

Brina Sturm, Assistant Lifestyles Editor (She/They) November 9, 2021

Starship delivery services have officially been rolled out for South Dakota State University students, and they have been discovering all of the features (and lack thereof) that the robots have (or don’t). At...

The young moose was spotted running out of the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium toward the Wellness Center on Friday.

Rare moose spotting on campus leaves locals puzzled

Josiah Tinklenberg, Reporter November 9, 2021

A young bull moose stepped out of bounds just before scoring a touchdown last Friday at Dana J. Stadium. Well, sort of. The moose, which was spotted Nov. 5, wandered onto campus before eventually...

Leah Irlbeck, a sophomore early childhood education major from Redwood Falls, Minnesota, gives blood at a recent blood drive in Brookings.

Pandemic slump has blood supply dangerously low

Kaitlyn Lorang, Reporter November 9, 2021

The problem is that less than 38% of the population is eligible to give blood, and of that number, only 3% donate, according to the American Red Cross.  Currently, the U.S. blood supply is dangerously...

SA in brief: Warrior Week, financial transparency

SA in brief: Warrior Week, financial transparency

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) November 9, 2021

During the South Dakota State University Students’ Association meeting Nov. 8, senators were addressed by Connie Johnson, coordinator for Veterans Services, about upcoming events for Warrior Week. Other...

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