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Spring 2019 CashCourse Program February Topic: Saving 101

Spring 2019 CashCourse Program February Topic: Saving 101

Lorna Saboe-Wounded Head, Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion

You may feel that saving money is hard to do. Having savings, money set aside for unplanned expenses, can help reduce financial stress. This type of stress can get in the way of focusing on your academics. With the right financial tools and strategies, you can learn ways to start saving today. Sav...

‘Impostor Syndrome,’ identity issues trouble Millennials

‘Impostor Syndrome,’ identity issues trouble Millennials

Alison Simon, Columnist

February 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion

You’ve likely heard the phrase, “fake it ‘til you make it.” But have you ever felt like you never stop faking it? There may have been moments where you considered yourself under-qualified for a job, or maybe you’ve felt unable to accept well-deserved praise. A study conducted by the Internat...

Why you shouldn’t lose the art of hand-written letters

Why you shouldn’t lose the art of hand-written letters

Josie Nelson, Page Designer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In a generation where snail mail has been replaced by texting, Snapchat and email, it is important to remember things that don’t require internet for communication. When the touch of a button can send a message, people lose interest in hand-writing letters and sending them in the mail. A stamp costs...

Snow day off leaves us with so much room for activities

Snow day off leaves us with so much room for activities

Editorial Board

January 31, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Low pressure systems have strayed too far from their home in the Arctic, sending many Midwestern states into a polar vortex that has seen plummeting temperatures made even worse by the bitter wind. Because of this, many schools are closing down in an attempt to keep people out of the cold. The Collegian...

Resolutions put into perspective, take your time with goals

Resolutions put into perspective, take your time with goals

Alison Simon, Columnist

January 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion

There are several opinions about New Year’s resolutions. Whether you believe they’re bad for your mental health or the perfect way to begin a new year, we can all agree that we want to begin 2019 right. It’s hard to have a great start to the new year when we set unrealistic goals for ourselves...

Sustainability is ‘two-way street’: it’s time to care for earth

Sustainability is ‘two-way street’: it’s time to care for earth

Jennifer McLaughlin, Columnist

January 16, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Take a moment, close your eyes and name three things you need to survive. If your answer included food, water and air, you have defined the very basics of sustainability and why it’s important. Sustainability involves providing the necessities of life in a way that doesn’t harm the source of th...

The Collegian’s wildest dreams for 2019 and all it can offer

The Collegian’s wildest dreams for 2019 and all it can offer

Editorial Board

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

2018 was a year full of highs, lows and an abnormal number of hurricanes — but when the calendar reset the world adopted a new sense of optimism for 2019 and all it has to offer. While reflecting on some of the year’s trials and tribulations, we, at The Collegian, found ourselves more than ready...

Empty seats proves students need to support other students

Empty seats proves students need to support other students

Megan Kellen, Columnist

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The Pride of the Dakotas Marching Band is made up of nearly 200 SDSU students from all areas of campus. This group of students and directors work many hours during the fall semester to prepare both a pregame and halftime show for each home football game to only perform in front of a half-full stadium. One...

Volunteering brings personal growth

Volunteering brings personal growth

Kelsey Bender

December 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Beginning in May this year, I was given the opportunity to volunteer at the Sanford Children’s Hospital every other Sunday. I volunteer as a pediatric companion, so I am solely there to hang out with the kids. I have realized throughout my time as a volunteer the enrichment it has given me in my life. It ...

Dunteman, Goblirsch reminisce about semester at Collegian

Dunteman, Goblirsch reminisce about semester at Collegian

Hunter Dunteman and Jamie Goblirsch

November 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion

HUNTER DUNTEMAN Fall 2018 News Editor Student journalism was something I never expected to be a part of. As a matter of fact, I only joined the Collegian by chance. In February 2017, I bumped into then-Managing Editor Brianna Schreurs at a high school debate tournament we were judging at. Brianna an...

Preserve national parks

Preserve national parks

Jennifer McLaughlin

November 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Our national parks preserve some breathtaking locations, but they also inspire us to protect the environment in our own backyard. This thought was brought home during a recent trip to Colorado. I had the chance to climb through mountains next to rushing streams and filled with flowering meadows. G...

S.D. registered voters have no excuse to not vote in elections

S.D. registered voters have no excuse to not vote in elections

Hunter Dunteman

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I voted. I didn’t just vote, I voted early. And because of the amount of time South Dakota allocates for early voting, there truly is no excuse to not vote. South Dakota offers three different ways to vote. You can vote in person at your precinct on election day, you can vote early at your regis...