The Collegian

Consistent routine vital to stress management

Lynn Klavetter

December 3, 2001


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Lynn Klavetter With finals week approaching, some students are finding themselves unprepared for the grade-making or grade-breaking exams. Early studying and reviewing for finals is suggested by teachers and students. "A review process is critical. You can't just wait until that week [before finals] and as...

Jacks prove to be elite

Michelle Pollard

December 3, 2001


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Michelle Pollard There is no doubt that the South Dakota State University volleyball team achieved their goals this season. When arriving on campus in early August, the team defined their goals for the 2001 season. One of those goals was to make it to the national tournament. Something that a team from S...

Santa the evil slave driver

Nathan Sanderson

December 3, 2001


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Nathan Sanderson Santa does exist. Just like Virginia in the children's story, I'm telling you flat out that there is a Santa Claus. But, I really don't think that he is as great as everyone makes him out to be. Sure, he delivers toys to millions of children all over the world in one night, but does...

Four stars: ‘Apes’ improves, ‘Heart’ twines lives, humor

Rebecca Opstedahl

November 28, 2001


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Rebecca Opstedahl "Planet of the Apes" Mastermind director Tim Burton returns to a planet upside-down from ours in his newest sci-fi flick, "Planet of the Apes." On this strangely familiar world, apes rule over the land and humans are the animals, caged and sold into slavery by the apes. The year is 20...

Love o’meter: What does it take for a great date?

Krista Tschetter

November 28, 2001


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Krista Tschetter The definition of a "perfect date" varies greatly from person to person. In fact, there may be as many creative ideas for dates as there are proverbial fish in the sea. The general consensus of SDSU students interviewed on the subject was that communication is important, money is usually a...

Is your car prepared for winter driving hassles?

Nichole Griffith

November 28, 2001


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Nichole Griffith Now that winter and holiday seasons are upon us, chances are you will be doing a little more driving, and now is the time to have your car tuned up before the full force of a South Dakota winter hits. A mechanic should check the following on your car during a winter tune-up :battery,...

Elite volleyball team takes next step

Michelle Pollard

November 28, 2001


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Michelle Pollard The South Dakota State University volleyball team made history last week. The 2001 Jackrabbits are the first team in SDSU history to make the NCAA Division II Volleyball Tournament. The tourney is set to begin on Thursday, with the Jacks slated to take on Truman State (Mo.) University i...

Former economist cherishes memories

Tammie Tamara

November 28, 2001


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Tammie TamaraSection Editor The cheerful, bright-eyed woman at Greenleaf Assisted Living Center looks like she has stories to tell. Her friendly smile and sparkling eyes aid her in relaying the story of her 84 years. Mary Frances Lyle, a retired home economist who served SDSU for years, has dedicated m...

Environmental ethics: moving from extrinsic to intrinsic

Nels H. Granholm

November 28, 2001


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Nels H. Granholm We recently completed our section on environmental ethics in Bio/Phil 383 - Bioethics. Because our interaction was so much fun and so interesting, I'd like to share some of our themes, concepts, and discussion with you. The ideas of Rod Nash and Aldo Leopold, splendid environmental ethic...

Engineering projects test class material

Lynn Klavetter

November 28, 2001


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Lynn Klavetter Senior engineering students have the opportunity to face real-life challenges in Senior Design Class I and II, which are graduation requirements for all senior engineering majors. Working in groups of two to six students, they focus on a project that enhances their emphasis in engineering:...

Men’s basketball off to a 2-2 start

Toby Uecker

November 28, 2001


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Toby Uecker Four games into the season, the SDSU men's basketball team has two wins under its belt and two defeats to learn from as the players look ahead to the rest of the 2001-2002 season. Returning all five starters, the Jacks have the potential to continue the success from their 22-7, North Centr...

Columnist complains about complainers

Nathan Sanderson

November 28, 2001


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Nathan Sanderson Everyone has a couple annoying habits that drive people crazy (numerous people have significantly more). Some folks scrape their teeth on their fork, others smack their chewing gum, and many are unremitting pen clickers. After painstaking research I have determined the most aggravatin...