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Weekly Crime Log: Nov. 3-9

Weekly Crime Log: Nov. 3-9

UPD Weekly Crime Log

November 13, 2019

11.03.19 1:50 a.m. @ Young Hall. Petty Theft; Criminal Trespass 11:47 p.m. @ 1800 University Boulevard. Driving without Headlights, Display/Alter or Fictitious ID Card; Underage Purchase or Possession of Alcoholic Beverages; Ingest, Inhale Substance to Become Intoxicated; Possession or Use Drug...

SDSU Veterans Affairs Office receives grant for Horses for Heroes

SDSU Veterans Affairs Office receives grant for Horses for Heroes

South Dakota State - University Marketing and Communication, Press Release

November 6, 2019

BROOKINGS, S.D. - Nov. 6, 2019 - South Dakota State University’s Veterans Affairs Office received a grant of more than $22,000 to support its Horses for Heroes program. The funds, which are from the National VA Adaptive Sports Grant Program, will be used to purchase a ramp, helmets and a paraplegic...

Student tailgating sees revival at SDSU

Student tailgating sees revival at SDSU

Andrew Rasmussen, News and Opinion Editor

November 5, 2019

ESPN College GameDay’s visit to campus brought about a flurry of last-minute planning and decision making by many in the University. One of which was the decision by SA Financing Chair Jesse Carlson to bring a live band to student tailgating.  “This was just a huge opportunity to give something back to th...

Constitution approved, resolution passed and everything else you need to know: SA in Brief

Constitution approved, resolution passed and everything else you need to know: SA in Brief

Andrew Rasmussen, News and Opinion Editor

November 5, 2019

The Students’ Association met for a productive evening of approving a new club, passing a resolution of support for the multicultural center, and hearing various updates on-campus activities.  During the open forum, senators heard from Chief Diversity Officer Kas Williams and ADA Coordinator Na...

Winter weather advisory issued from Brookings County

Winter weather advisory issued from Brookings County

Trenton Abrego, Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2019

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Brookings County. According to the NWS, 2-4 inches of snow accumulation is expected in portions of east-central South Dakota and southwest Minnesota. The advisory is scheduled to last from 5 p.m. today to 6 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6. Other counties affected by the advisory in Minnesota: Linc...

Veterans Affairs Office announces ‘Warrior Week’ schedule

Veterans Affairs Office announces ‘Warrior Week’ schedule

Trenton Abrego, Editor-in-Chief

November 4, 2019

The third annual 'Warrior Week,' began Nov. 4 on the South Dakota State campus. According to its website, the goal is "Honoring and celebrating our veterans with events such as Hall of Heroes, Wellness 4 Warriors, game night and many more." The schedule of events of 'Warrior Week' can be found b...

Higher Learning Commission scheduled to visit SDSU Monday, Tuesday

Higher Learning Commission scheduled to visit SDSU Monday, Tuesday

Trenton Abrego, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2019

Ten years ago, the Higher Learning Commission visited South Dakota State and awarded the institution accreditation, a status that the institution has held since 1916.  Currently, South Dakota State is one of 19 institutions that is accredited by the HLC in the state, a status that the school hopes ...

Brookings, university communities get up for GameDay

Brookings, university communities get up for GameDay

Landon Dierks, Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

ESPN’s College GameDay may have left just as swiftly as it came, but the show’s impact on South Dakota State University won’t soon be forgotten. Thousands of Jackrabbits, with a few Bison sprinkled in the mix, crowded the College Green for the live broadcast Saturday morning, some lining up more th...

The Haunted Trail brings spooks and scares to Brookings.

Kelsey Werpy, Reporter

October 29, 2019

State University Theater and other campus organization put on the fifth annual Haunted Trail this weekend at McCrory Gardens.  The Haunted Trail also brings more recognition to McCrory Gardens. Each year, 800-1,000 people attend over the two nights of the Haunted Trail, with many of them being teen...

Students: Ditch the plastic bags

Students: Ditch the plastic bags

Staff

October 29, 2019

That’s according to the Rabbit Report, which is sent to every South Dakota State University student.  “Due to a change in the recycling industry, plastic bags are not recyclable. This includes using a plastic bag to collect and throw recyclables into the dumpsters. When you take your recyclabl...

New School of American and Global Studies serves as ‘intellectual, cultural core of SDSU’

New School of American and Global Studies serves as ‘intellectual, cultural core of SDSU’

Brianna Schreurs, Reporter

October 29, 2019

Christi Garst-Santos hasn’t done much reading lately. The Cervantes and Spanish literature scholar has had to cast aside her usual intake of reading to lead the newly established School of American and Global Studies as its director.  After a two-year process, the school went live on July 1, 2019 a...

SDSU recruitment: Challenges and opportunities

SDSU recruitment: Challenges and opportunities

Andrew Rasmussen, News and Opinion Editor

October 29, 2019

Enrollment has declined 8.1% over the past two years, reflecting a national trend of public universities experiencing falling enrollment. According to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, enrollment for Spring 2019 went down 1.7% across the nation. South Dakota State University is f...