The Collegian

Gov. Noem honors SDSU ROTC members

Gov. Noem honors SDSU ROTC members

Andrew Rasmussen, Reporter

April 16, 2019

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem joined the South Dakota State Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets in a ceremony of recognition for Governor’s Day.  Gov. Noem visited SDSU Monday for the annual Governor’s Day event which has taken place every year since 1918 to recog...

Yeager provides learning opportunities

Yeager provides learning opportunities

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019

This story was sponsored by Yeager Media Center. When Luke Cardona started working with Lowell Haag and Brian Stemwedel, he expected to gain knowledge on television production. And he did, but he also gained mentorship.  Cardona was a 2011 SDSU alumnus in journalism and mass communications who st...

40 years of flavor

40 years of flavor

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019

A 1979September trip to the grocery store to get Oreo cookies secured SDSU a sweet spot in ice cream-making history.  This year marks the 40th year since Cookies n’ Cream ice cream was invented. The idea was set into motion while dairy manufacturing majors Joe Leedom and Joe Van Treeck were working...

Jackrabbit Forensics ranks 23rd in nation

Jackrabbit Forensics ranks 23rd in nation

Gina Goblirsch, Reporter

April 16, 2019

When Andrea Carlile started coaching the Jackrabbit Forensics team, she coached one student. Since then, the team has grown exponentially in the last seven years. This year, the team brought 10 students to the American Forensics Association Individual Events Tournament (AFA-NIET). Competing in...

Krogh named dean of Nursing

Krogh named dean of Nursing

University Marketing and Communications

April 15, 2019

Mary Anne Krogh, current dean of nursing and health sciences at Mount Marty College in Yankton, has been named dean of South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing. Krogh’s appointment comes following a national search. “Dr. Krogh’s professional experiences make her an ideal candidate...

African Night dispels stereotypes through dance and drama

African Night dispels stereotypes through dance and drama

Wren Murphy, Diversity and Inclusion Reporter

April 15, 2019

No other international night has the responsibility of representing an entire continent of 54 diverse countries, but African Night does through dance, poetry, trivia and other performances from all over the continent. The African Students Association held its annual African Night on Sunday, April...

Classes are canceled tomorrow, Friday, April 12

Classes are canceled tomorrow, Friday, April 12

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2019

Campus will close for the entire day this Friday (April 12) due to the continued blizzard conditions. All classes and campus events are canceled and offices will remain closed. The campus will reopen on Saturday, April 13. Classes will resume Monday, April 15 as normal, according to Vice President...

Miller joins WNBA team Seattle Storm

Miller joins WNBA team Seattle Storm

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

April 10, 2019

It’s official. Former South Dakota State women’s basketball standout Macy Miller is headed to the WNBA. Miller was taken by the defending champion Seattle Storm with the 36th and final pick in Wednesday’s draft, adding WBNA draft selection to her already lengthy list of accolades. However, ...

PAC named Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center

PAC named Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center

University Marketing and Communications

April 10, 2019

The new and expanded performing arts facility at South Dakota State University has been named The Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center in recognition of the family of the project’s principal investors and champions. President Barry Dunn made the announcement Friday at the performance of “CHICAGO,”...

Experienced videomakers bring SDSU stories to life

Experienced videomakers bring SDSU stories to life

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2019

This story was sponsored by Yeager Media Center. You’ve probably seen the stories Yeager Media Center tells through video without knowing that they were produced right on campus. The Yeager Media Center functions as a complete video production service and broadcast studio with audio, video and gre...

Miracles made

Miracles made

Andrew Rasmussen, Reporter

April 9, 2019

With just 90 minutes left during April 6 State A Thon, the students were $8,000 short of their goal.  In the final hour of the 12-hour dance marathon, students raised $12,000, giving them a grand total of $179,143.19.  State A Thon is an annual event put on by students to support families of children with med...

Brookings’ own Batman does research in Caribbean

Brookings’ own Batman does research in Caribbean

J. Michael Berscht, Reporter

April 9, 2019

When Scott Pedersen finally leaves the lecture hall and cadaver lab behind each May, he does what we all wish we could do for our summer break: fly to the Caribbean.  Though it may seem like an island getaway, this is no typical vacation.  Pedersen is a professor for the Department of Biology and Microbiology, teaching undergraduate...