The Collegian

Internet classes test students, professors

Charles Maricle

January 28, 2002


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Charles Maricle Are you one who struggles each morning to get out of bed to make to class on time? For some classes, SDSU might have solved your early morning blahs. South Dakota Sate University now has Internet courses offered fully online. These classes allow students to avoid the hassles of tradit...

Kindermusik popular thanks to fun, learning and parental involvement

Nichole Griffith

January 28, 2002


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Nichole Griffith Studies have shown that listening to music can have strong benefits for children and adults. One early childhood music program in particular has been growing in popularity. Kindermusik is an age appropriate music and development program for newborns through children age 8. "Kindermu...

Student hit on Medary

Hillary Dobbs

January 28, 2002


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Hillary Dobbs An SDSU student was knocked out of her shoes when she was struck by a vehicle driven by another SDSU student, according to UPD officials. The incident, which occurred last December, is the third such accident on SDSU's campus in the last two years. Sarah VanWesten, a fourth year English ...

SDSU considers Division I move

Sarah Passick

January 28, 2002


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Sarah Passick Carr Sports Associates, a sports consulting firm, revealed Friday the first phase of a study concerning SDSU's move from Division II to Division I. At this time, SDSU has not reached a conclusion. However, due to the changing environment in the NCAA and North Central Conference, SDSU des...

Has Wal-mart become your mecca?

Nathan Sanderson

January 28, 2002


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Nathan Sanderson Wal-mart. Outside of the back country Ozarks of Arkansas on a Saturday night, no other place in the country gets as excited about a trip to Wal-mart as good ole Brookings, S.D. I seriously believe that there are Brookings residents who couldn't go a single day without entering the place to b...

Campus challenged to diversify

Heather Hall

January 21, 2002


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Heather Hall For the past few years SDSU has led a march for anyone who wants to get involved. This marks the third annual march, which started at Tompkins Alumni Center at noon and ended at the Union on Jan. 22. That's when the Rev. Allan Schoonover addressed the audience. Schoonover marched with Marti...

Women share conference lead after weekend win

Lynn Stoneburner

January 21, 2002


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Lynn Stoneburner Off on a rocky road trip last weekend, the South Dakota State University women's basketball team experienced the highs and lows that will be a part of most long seasons. At Omaha on Friday, the Jacks were upset by the University of Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks, in overtime, 80-77. Best efforts...

University abuses students with high book prices

Nathan Sanderson

January 21, 2002


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Nathan Sanderson Wow. That's the only word I can think of to describe getting slammed into the ground by the cost of printed material at this university. I used to believe in the two certainties of life: death and taxes. I think now I'll revise my certainties to include death, taxes and unbearably hi...

Track, field teams walk away with top finishes at MSU

Michael Pecha

January 21, 2002


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Michael Pecha The South Dakota State University track team had an encouraging weekend at the MSU Open in Mankato, coming away with seven first-place finishes, and 16 other finishers placing in the top three. "The team as a whole has a little way to go yet due to a heavy training week and some Christ...

Weather: It’s my state, and I’ll complain about the temperature if I want to

Brian Lecuyer

January 21, 2002


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Brian Lecuyer I don't think he meant anything by the remark. Still, I wanted to hit him, and would have, if my hand didn't feel like it was about to fall off. You see, there are two things I hate (actually, I could list countless things I hate: pigs, the letter "v," people who hate Radiohead, Pauly Shore movi...

Nursing: The stress that blesses

Nichole Griffith

January 21, 2002


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Nichole Griffith In 1937, SDSU graduated its first class of nursing students. Today, despite challenges that nurses face in the workplace and an overall shortage, the SDSU nursing program is still going strong. The program was recently re-accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education ...

Native American Club provides opportunities, shares culture

Darcie Walkes

January 21, 2002


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Darcie Walkes Travelling to local powwows, attending various conferences and organizing a powwow on campus involving over 200 dancers are among just a few of the activities that the SDSU Native American Club offers. The club, co-advised by Lenora Hudson and Valerian Three Irons, promotes a sharing of cult...