The Collegian

Students keep on track over break

Heather Hall

December 10, 2001

Heather Hall Now that the semester is winding down, students are looking forward to having some time to relax and work out. Yes, many are going to continue to stay in shape over Christmas. Of course, this selective group can be seen frequently at the HPER or just working out on their own around town. Greg Darbys...

Shake your booty

Tammie Tamara

December 10, 2001

Tammie TamaraSection Editor Calling all dancing queens and kings: University Program Council is looking for volunteers for SDSU's First Annual Children's Miracle Network Dance Marathon. The 12-hour dance-a-thon will take place Feb. 15 to 16 from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. in the upper level of the Student Union, mos...

Winter training


December 10, 2001

Lynn Stoneburner & Michelle PollardCollegian Reporters As South Dakota State University students head home for the holidays, they look forward to three weeks of vacation time. The gym lights are off and the basketballs locked up as students depart. Right? Not necessarily. This vacation time is cut sho...

How to live vicariosly through video games


December 10, 2001

Hillary Dobbs & Sue A. PulseCollegian Editors & Roomies Our gradual descent into the underworld of video games began innocently enough. Although we are not die hard video game freaks, (not yet, anyway) we realize we'd probably be 4.0 students if we roommates didn't spend so many mind numbing hours kickin...

Collegian website gets a new look, new features

Jessie Markovetz

December 10, 2001

Jessie MarkovetzEditor-in-chief We've totally changed. The Collegian website has been completely updated, and (at the risk of sounding like a really cheesy ad), it's bigger and much better than ever. Whether you forgot to pick up the paper or just hate the black marks it leaves on your fingers, sign up fo...

Patriotism: it’s not as black and white as we think

Larry Rogers

December 10, 2001

Larry Rogers Today it has been three months since the attack on the United States by the Al Quaida network. What have been the effects of that attack on the behavior of Americans? After all, the impact of the day was compared to that Dec. 7, 1941 as a watershed in our history. Initially, the shock of tha...

Kwanzaa celebration becoming more known

Nicole Frutiger

December 10, 2001

Nicole Frutiger Celebrations, especially during this time of the year, are generally religious and have been practiced for ages. Kwanzaa, a seven day celebration of African culture, is neither of the above. Kwanzaa runs Dec. 26 until Jan. 1 and its foundation is built upon principles of modern day livi...

Hockey team improves to 7-3 with weekend wins

Michelle Pollard

December 10, 2001

Michelle Pollard The South Dakota State University Hockey Club improved their record to 7-3-2 this weekend as they won two games against Inver Hills Community College. On Friday, the Jacks defeated Inver Hills with an 8-1 final score. In the first period, SDSU took advantage of their shooting and le...

Volesky running for Governor :-)

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December 4, 2001

[email protected] Dear Editor, I was extremely pleased to hear that Ron Volesky from Huron has decided to run for Governor. I have had the pleasure of working with Senator Volesky during past legislative sessions in Pierre and believe that his legislative experience and legal background would be ...

Blind date:

Sarah Passick

December 3, 2001

Sarah Passick Like for most blind dates, I was set up by one of my very dear friends. And yes, I will still call her a dear friend. This hasn't been the first blind date she has set me up on, but I hope it's the last. I appreciate her thoughtfulness. I think she never wants me to be that 76-year-old ...

New face for Jacks track

Michael Pecha

December 3, 2001

Michael Pecha The South Dakota State University track and field team strives every season for a high finish at the conference meet. This season, the team hopes to achieve this high finish with the help of new assistant coach Marcus Scheid. Scheid grew up in Kansas, and was a track standout in high school...

Play lets audience see sounds of season

Kara Christensen

December 3, 2001

Kara Christensen Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the voices of a radio show? Even though the upcoming theater performance of "The 1940's Radio Hour" takes place almost 60 years ago, audience members will get a peek into the action and see themes that exist today. "You still get to see all of t...