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B.Well Brookings offers numerous fitness classes

B.Well Brookings offers numerous fitness classes

Haley Halvorson, Reporter

September 27, 2019

Loud music blasts throughout the studio gym as Bri Austin, owner and instructor of B.Well Brookings, guides attendees through every weight lifted or punch thrown during the 45-minute workout class. B.Well Brookings brings a variety of fitness classes, along with a unique twist, to every class. No work...

Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with weekend events

Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with weekend events

Wren Murphy, Diversity Reporter

September 17, 2019

The Hispanic Heritage Month, running from mid-September to mid-October, finished its kickoff with music, food and games aimed at bringing together Hispanic and non-Hispanic members of the community.   Bienvenidos a Brookings, an organization that welcomes Spanish-speaking people into the community...

SA Meeting in Brief

SA Meeting in Brief

September 17, 2019

Follow @collegian_live for updates. On Sept. 16, SDSU Students’ Association Senate met at 7 p.m. in the Lewis and Clark Room of the University Student Union. Here are the highlights from the meeting: President Dunn President Barry Dunn addressed the senate during the open forum, having conversations w...

Hartze legacy lives through ROTC

Hartze legacy lives through ROTC

Andrew Rasmussen, News and Opinion Editor

September 17, 2019

Rachelle Hartze, a 1990 South Dakota State University graduate, was promoted to colonel in the United States Air Force on Aug. 30 in the same building she once trained as a cadet in the SDSU Army ROTC program. Col. Hartze is part of a three-generation legacy with Army ROTC at SDSU. Both of her parents...

One Day for STATE raises over $1 million

One Day for STATE raises over $1 million

Gina Golbrisch, Copy Editor

September 17, 2019

Expectations were greatly exceeded Sept. 13, as the South Dakota State University Foundation hosted its third annual One Day for STATE fundraiser and raised more than $1.3 million. In the previous two years, the one-day event brought in about $300,000, so the growth over the past year is evident,...

Dunn address enrollment, Imagine 2023 in State of the University

Dunn address enrollment, Imagine 2023 in State of the University

Trenton Abrego, Editor-In-Chief

September 12, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 10, South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn stepped up to the podium to give a State of the University Address, where the topics covered were highlighted by declining enrollment and possible solutions. While the enrollment figures haven’t been released by the South Dako...

Sept. 9 SA meeting in brief

Sept. 9 SA meeting in brief

September 10, 2019

On Sept. 9, South Dakota State University Students’ Association Senate met at 7 p.m. in the Lewis and Clark Room of the University Student Union. Here are the highlights from the meeting: ATHLETICS Senators debated the proposed athletics memo that describes the expectations that coincide with th...

Administration opens football games to LATI students for free

Administration opens football games to LATI students for free

Trenton Abrego, Editor-in-Chief

September 10, 2019

Two days prior to Saturday’s home-opening football game, South Dakota State University announced an arrangement with Lake Area Technical Institute (LATI) in Watertown. The agreement between the two schools allows LATI students to attend Jackrabbit football games free of charge. However, the agreement...

Remakes on Main Avenue

Remakes on Main Avenue

Symmone Gauer, Reporter

September 10, 2019

Downtown Brookings is constantly evolving, and this summer is a prime example.   The Brookings Area Chamber of Commerce named Ashley Biggar as the Downtown Director this past April. As director, Biggar works on event planning, networking,  public relations, educating businesses  and building community downtown.  ...

Office of Multicultural Affairs hosts welcome social

Office of Multicultural Affairs hosts welcome social

Wren Murphy, Reporter

September 5, 2019

The Office of Multicultural Affairs welcomed new and returning students to SDSU with a welcome social from noon to 4 p.m. on Aug. 29.    The event, which took place in the Multicultural Center, gave students opportunities to connect with old and new friends, get information about student organ...

Unapproved posters calling for cam models appear on campus

Unapproved posters calling for cam models appear on campus

Trenton Abrego, Editor-In-Chief

September 4, 2019

On Wednesday, Sept. 4, posters calling for promoting "cam modeling" appeared on the South Dakota State campus. Per the South Dakota State University posting policy, an approval stamp is required for posters to be hung. If the poster is without a stamp, the policy calls for removal. Upon publicatio...

Brief: SA opens 2019-20 session

August 27, 2019

At approximately 7 p.m. the Students’ Association gaveled in for their first meeting of the year in the Lewis and Clark room of the Student Union. These are the highlights: SUBMITTING AGENDA ITEMS Senators have until Thursday at 5 p.m. to submit agenda items to allow more time for public i...