The Collegian

50 years ago: Students participate in ‘Whip to White’

Trenton Abrego, Editor-In-Chief

May 16, 2019

While a three-finger ‘W’ symbol might seem insignificant today, in 1969 at South Dakota State it was anything but. The symbol represented the “Whip to White,” where South Dakota State students attempted to complete a seemingly impossible task: drink the town of White, South Dakota dry. Almost...

Defining sexual violence involves many gray areas

Noah Brown

September 25, 2012

Sexual violence is not a popular topic of conversation, but that does not mean that no one talks about it. What do students think when they hear the word rape? It turns out that the answer to that question may be a much stricter definition than what South Dakota law has to say. The difference between ...

President of South Dakota School of Mines dies


September 18, 2012

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Robert Wharton, the president of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City has died, the school and South Dakota Board of Regents announced Wednesday. Wharton, 60, was diagnosed with neck cancer late last year. He went through seven weeks of radiation and chemoth...

SA letter outlining stance on Chick-fil-A’s arrival


August 28, 2012

Disclosure: The following letter was released by the SDSU Students' Association regarding their stance on the arrival of Chick-fil-A to campus. June 13, 2012 We, as the executive committee for the SDSU Students’ Association, do support the decision to bring Chick-fil-A to campus as a food choice for st...

Buffalo Wild Wings opening mid-summer

Erin Beck

August 26, 2012

Note: At the time of the publication of the Orientation Issue of the Collegian, BWW was set to have an opening date of mid-summer. The Collegian is aware that BWW opened at the end of the summer. After experiencing a series of construction set backs, Buffalo Wild Wings finally has an end-date in its sights. Although ...

Opportunities abound for Ag and Bio students

Erin Beck

August 12, 2012

SDSU’s Dairy Program is one of two in the nation. The biggest livestock exposition in the country is at SDSU. Undergraduate research in the Agricultural department is a reality, not just a possibility. Kristen Carlisle, a freshman adviser in the Ag department, said there is an endless number of wa...

A CherryBerry froyo a go in Brookings

Hannah Baker

April 24, 2012

Brookings has gone loco for fro-yo now that CherryBerry is open. CherryBerry has seen about 600 to 700 customers daily since its soft opening on April 18, where customers were allowed to pile high the frozen yogurt and assorted toppings free of charge. “The first night was supposed to be more of a...

AGR says goodbye to cook, friend

Tamora Rosenbaum

April 3, 2012

Helen Graslie, the woman who has made SDSU a true home-away-from-home for thousands of students in the Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity over the past 23 years, is retiring after spring graduation. “She has been like a mother to all students and alumni who have been in our fraternity and a huge asset to t...

Ag Museum brings SD history to life

Erin Beck

March 20, 2012

Walking into the SDSU Agricultural Heritage Museum is like walking back in time. Artifacts from a genuine claim shanty from 1882, a larger-than-life threshing machine, all the way to an old-fashioned pay phone all promise there is something to catch everyone’s interest. The Ag Museum is an integral p...

Attempts to overturn Governor’s vetoes fall short

Bob Mercer

March 20, 2012

  The South Dakota Constitution requires a two-thirds majority in each of the Senate and the House of Representatives to pass into state law a piece of legislation that the governor has vetoed. On Monday, Gov. Dennis Daugaard proved how difficult overturning a veto can be. The Republican governor pr...

Strong showing for SDSU at Bergan Invite

Spencer Chase

February 1, 2012

The Jackrabbits men’s and women’s track and field teams had some of their best performances against some of their best competition Jan. 28 at the Bill Bergan Invitational in Ames, Iowa. Against competition from Big Ten and Big 12 opponents, SDSU saw some of their best performances, including seve...

SDSUPD Police Report Jan. 8- Jan. 14

Stuart Hughes

January 17, 2012

These are the charges for various offenses that the SDSUPD  logged between Oct. 16 and Oct. 11 3 Petty Theft 1 Harassment Complaint 3 Fire Alarms 4 Motor Vehicle Accidents 1 Speeding 1 Suspicious Activity Reported 1 Stop Sign Violation 2 Emergency Line Call 3 Underage Consumption 4 Possession of Marijuana 4 Ingestin...