The Collegian

Five minutes with Kyle Grubbs

Five minutes with Kyle Grubbs

Jacqueline Wolles

February 14, 2018


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The “Five minutes with” series focuses on an SDSU faculty, student or member of the Brookings community. What can students expect to learn in your introduction to meats class? We mostly focus on, what is meat science, what is meat, and how they can be better consumers, and also understand ...

SA discusses free speech, lobbies in Pierre

SA discusses free speech, lobbies in Pierre

February 14, 2018


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Spencer Thompson, Emily De Waard Reporter, Editor in Chief Freedom of speech on college campuses was a hot topic again at with Students’ Association this week. SENATE BILL 198 Senators discussed Resolution 17-16-R opposing Senate Bill 198, which aims to provide protection for free speech on pub...

New SDSU housing to break ground this summer

New SDSU housing to break ground this summer

Emily De Waard

February 7, 2018


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South Dakota State is set to break ground this summer on a new housing complex. The $20 million southeast housing project is set to open Fall 2019. Bonds for $18 million are already issued, and the rest will come from residential life, dining services, The Union and Wellness Center revenue. Although...

Return to school delayed for student who suffered farm injury

Return to school delayed for student who suffered farm injury

Garrett Ammesmaki

February 7, 2018


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Francesca “Frannie” Feekes was greasing the bearings of a fertilizer tender, when it rumbled to life in May last year, at the Archer Coop Grain Co. in Archer, Iowa. After finishing one side, she was waiting for her coworker to bring a ladder to continue her work. “I was raised on a farm...

‘The Crystal Reunion’ honors SDSU step tradition

‘The Crystal Reunion’ honors SDSU step tradition

Emma Anderson

February 7, 2018


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Anyone who wasn’t in the audience at the Black Student Alliance Step Show this past weekend missed an event packed with history, entertainment, talent and brand-new, never-before-seen dance moves. This year’s show was especially unique because it marked the 15th anniversary of the South Dakota...

SA supports international community, BoR employees

SA supports international community, BoR employees

Emily De Waard

February 7, 2018


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Undocumented residents and international students were the main topic of discussion at this week’s Students’ Association meeting. Senators discussed Resolution 17-13-R opposing Senate Bill 103, which intends to inhibit “illegal aliens” from attending public institutions of higher education,...

Five Minutes With Jeff Holm

Five Minutes With Jeff Holm

Natalie Ohnsorg

February 7, 2018


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The “Five minutes with” series focuses on an SDSU faculty, student or member of the Brookings community. The interviewer spends five minutes speaking with a person to learn their specialty or something they are passionate about. Jeff Holm is the Director of Athletic Facilities. His job is to ke...

Greek Man, Woman of the Month: January

Greek Man, Woman of the Month: January

February 7, 2018


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SPONSORED CONTENT Greek Life would like to recognize Jack Van Veldhuizen as Greek Man of the Month for January. Van Veldhuizen, a freshman entrepreneurial studies major from Sioux Falls, is a member of Lambda Chi Alpha and was recently elected to serve as the president of his chapter. He was also...

President Dunn inspires Bookstore ‘Swap N Shop’

President Dunn inspires Bookstore ‘Swap N Shop’

Brianna Schreurs

February 7, 2018


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Students can get rid of any T-shirt, hoodie or hat from another university and swap it for credit at The University Bookstore in the first-ever President’s Swap N Shop. The Swap N Shop happens Feb. 12 to 16 and allows students with clothing representing other universities to part ways with it in...

Little ‘I’ mixes old traditions with new

Little ‘I’ mixes old traditions with new

Grace Lommen

February 7, 2018


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Little International is back again for its 95th year at South Dakota State. Along with Little “I” classics, two new events have been added to this year’s itinerary: a community outreach program called “iLead” and a barbecue contest. “I’m very excited about it. It should be a way...

Emails continue to threaten cybersecurity

Emails continue to threaten cybersecurity

Brianna Schreurs

January 31, 2018


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It only takes one click. Sophomore agricultural education major Cloey Anderson learned this last year. Her Jacks Email was hacked, filling her inbox with a torrent of more than a thousand emails. “I tried to delete them, but every time I tried three more came in the place of the one I just deleted,”...

‘This Is Norman:’ documentary on daily life, travel of ‘extraordinary man’

‘This Is Norman:’ documentary on daily life, travel of  ‘extraordinary man’

McKenna Mathiesen

January 31, 2018


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“If you could go anywhere, where would you go?” This is the question South Dakota State graduate student Kathleen Poliski asked her friend Norman. Without hesitation, the 66-year-old Philadelphia native told her Rome, a place he’s wanted to go since he was 12 years old. Norman was born...