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Two constitutions approved, new registration site

Two constitutions approved, new registration site

March 12, 2019

The Big Event and Young Americans for Liberty are South Dakota State University’s newest clubs, as both of their constitutions were approved at last night’s Students’ Association meeting. The Big Event takes place every spring and is hosted by the Student Sustainability Council. The new club...

Meet the 2019 SA College candidates

Meet the 2019 SA College candidates

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2019

Students' Association elections are kicking into gear. Voting takes place on March 19 and 20. Polling stations are in The Student Union, Wellness Center, Animal Science Complex and Crothers Engineering Hall. Voting is also online from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at saelection.sdstate.edu. Debates are going to ...

Outlook shows increased chance of flooding spring 2019

Outlook shows increased chance of flooding spring 2019

SDSU Extension Office

March 11, 2019

The March 7, 2019 flood outlook issued by the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls calls for the probability of flooding in eastern South Dakota. “The flood risk has increased across much of South Dakota since the initial spring flood outlook was released three weeks ago,” said Laura Edwards,...

Campus-wide Ag Day connects SDSU to heritage and industry

Campus-wide Ag Day connects SDSU to heritage and industry

College of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences

March 8, 2019

South Dakota State University has long been known for its agricultural heritage. On March 20, 2019, the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) will celebrate its Ninth Annual Campus-Wide Ag Day. This year’s theme, Rooted in Agriculture, invites people to share what keeps...

Funding to support education professionals combatting opioid misuse

Funding to support education professionals combatting opioid misuse

South Dakota Department of Social Services

February 28, 2019

The Department of Social Services (DSS) will be providing funding to support education or training to professionals in combatting the opioid epidemic. Funding will support South Dakota organizations or associations, including tribal entities, in planning and hosting training events around opioid use...

SDSU named military-friendly university, named Purple Heart campus

SDSU named military-friendly university, named Purple Heart campus

Austen Duten, Reporter

February 27, 2019

Odds are, someone around you is either in the military or has served, according to Russ Chavez, South Dakota State’s director for Veterans Affairs. South Dakota has the second highest military-per- capita rating. Because of this, South Dakota State’s Office of Veteran Affairs works hard to honor and...

Designers put technical skills to use in AIGA

Designers put technical skills to use in AIGA

Tim Morgan, Reporter

February 27, 2019

Asking anyone in South Dakota State’s American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) group what design is may stump them, but having them show you good design is far easier. AIGA is an organization where graphic designers take the technical skills they’ve learned in class and apply it through project wo...

Students debate concealed carry on campus

Students debate concealed carry on campus

Lauren Franken, Managing Editor

February 27, 2019

Thirty-five percent of South Dakota citizens own guns, according to CBS News. Effective July 1, 2019, South Dakotans will no longer need a permit to carry their concealed weapons, which means they can carry anywhere in the state except in a few particular places. SDSU, and any university campus under...

Student campaign promotes diversity

Student campaign promotes diversity

Marissa Carff, Sponsored Content Manager

February 26, 2019

Improving campus for all students should be a top priority for everyone, and Jacks Want You is a campaign to do so through promoting diversity and inclusion. In recent years SDSU's international student population has decreased drastically. SDSU Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)...

Students voice concerns to Senate about campus gun laws, representation

Students voice concerns to Senate about campus gun laws, representation

Alli Cummings, SA Reporter

February 26, 2019

Things got heated last night as several students voiced their concerns about campus gun rights at the Students’ Association meeting on Feb. 25. Keegan Reeves, who was representing various conservative student groups, spoke during public comments to represent “students who feel the gun rights issue...

Lessons of love learned through India Night 2019

Lessons of love learned through India Night 2019

Wren Murphy, Diversity and Inclusion Reporter

February 25, 2019

India Night 2019 taught students and community members about love through dance and food. The 29th Annual India Night had performances by students, local families and even Dakota State University student that brought to life the feelings associated with the bond of marriage, the theme for the night. ...

Sen. Thune chats with students about challenges of the job

Sen. Thune chats with students about challenges of the job

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2019

While the U.S. Senate is on recess for the week, Majority Whip Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., stopped by campus on Feb. 21. for a casual conversation with the College Republicans. Around 15 people came to hear Sen. Thune discuss his duties as majority whip and issues facing the current session. Right now,...