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South Dakota State University's Student-Run Independent Newspaper Since 1885

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South Dakota State University's Student-Run Independent Newspaper Since 1885

The Collegian

Bill ross, owner of Good Roots Farm and Gardens bakes pizza for customers

Local farm hosts weekly Sunday pizza nights

Katrina Buntjer, Reporter October 3, 2023

Right under your nose, you’re going to find a wood-fired pizza farm wrapping up their 2023 season located on the edge of Brookings, SD.  Good Roots Farm and Gardens is not only a 40-acre event venue...

One of the Bummobile’s most well-known passengers is President Dwight Eisenhower. He attended the 1952 Hobo Day during his election campaign.

Hobo Week Preview

Samantha Moser, Reporter October 3, 2023

South Dakota State University’s only student led band is scheduled to play at BumFire this year and it’s the only part of all the events happening during Hobo Week this year, Oct. 9-14. “I was so...

New hangout for hobos

New hangout for hobos

Annie Witt, Reporter October 3, 2023

After being closed for the 2022-23 academic school year, Pierson Hall has reopened with various new updates. Pierson Hall, on the South Dakota State University campus, has opened to students this school...

SDSU Design 2D student’s work on making wearable sculptures for the 2023 Hobo Day Parade.

Hobo Day Parade comes alive

Alexis Moran, Reporter October 3, 2023

This year’s Hobo Day Parade, as of Sept. 29, has 75 floats in the parade with 44 of them being student entries. The Design 2D class for the past few years have been contributing to the Hobo Parade with...

Celebrate National Newspaper Week

Celebrate National Newspaper Week

Collegian Editorial Board, Editors October 3, 2023

Oct. 1 through the 7, 2023 marks the 83 National Newspaper Week. The purpose of the celebration, sponsored by Newspaper Association Managers, is to take a week out of the year to promote and drive home...

The Coughlin Campanile playing music was a tradition dating back to 1929, including hourly chimes and a playlist of songs.

Efforts being made to bring music back to campanile

Thomas Neiman, Reporter October 3, 2023

The Coughlin Campanile lost its abilities to chime out due to a mishap during Lincoln Hall renovation project, leaving students and alumni wondering when it will return. The tradition of the Campanile’s...

The executive board members have noticed more regular members this year. Both returning and new members have a lot of enthusiasm and passion for Taylor Swift.

Taylor Swift Society turns one

Taylor Lindekugel, Reporter October 3, 2023

Just a year after it was created, South Dakota State University’s own Taylor Swift Society claimed the title of the biggest club on campus with its 69 members. Created by executive board members Olivia...

Journalist Arijit (Ari) Sen, left, speaks with a student after his lecture titled (AI and Journalism: Looming Threat or Massive Opportunity) in the Lewis and Clark room in the University Student Union on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2023.

Speaker Lectures on artificial intelligence

Kenneth Rebello, Assistant News Editor October 3, 2023

Arijit (Ari) Sen encouraged the use of Artificial Intelligence to augment reporters and humans, but not to replace them during his Pulitzer Center Crisis Reporting Lecture held on Sept. 28, at the Lewis...

Members of Chi Omega posing for a group photo  here on campus on bid day 2023.

Greek life membership takes a hit after change in recruitment style

Sarah Kastner, Reporter October 3, 2023

Alpha Xi Delta, Chi Omega, Ceres Women’s Fraternity, and Alpha Omega Epsilon (AOE) recently underwent a partially structured recruitment style. Recruitment was held Aug. 24 through 28, which was two...

The Teatro Liricio DEuropra, the troupe based in Bulgaria, and the SDSU students perform La Boheme by Italian composer Giacomo Puccini last Friday

30 students get rare opportunity, perform with professionals in opera

Jordan Roemeling, Reporter September 26, 2023

Art enthusiasts last week were treated to the first-ever opera in Woodbine Productions history, and as an added bonus, 30 South Dakota State University students got to participate.   The Teatro Liricio...

CAFES career fair expands to 2 days

CAFES career fair expands to 2 days

Makenzie Alberts, Reporter September 26, 2023

The CAFES Career Fair is now two days long to open more opportunities to CAFES students, assistant director of Employer Engagement Becky Pistulka said.   The career fair will be held at the Dana J....

Affects of new COVID-19 variant

Affects of new COVID-19 variant

Danesa Willson, Reporter September 26, 2023

Will The Rise of the New COVID-19 Variant, BA.2.86, Affect SDSU?  Since cold and flu season started at the end of August, South Dakota State University students should be aware of the new COVID-19...

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