The Collegian

40-foot miracle shot defeats NDSU

40-foot miracle shot defeats NDSU

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

FARGO, N.D. – It took somewhat of a miracle, but the South Dakota State Jackrabbits downed the North Dakota State Bison 78-77, thanks to a David Jenkins Jr.’s 40-foot heave. The Jackrabbits led for zero seconds. Once, at the end of the game, but it was the only time it mattered. At the half,...

LGBTQ allies gather for night of ‘love and togetherness’

LGBTQ allies gather for night of ‘love and togetherness’

Wren Murphy, Diversity and Inclusion Reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

This Valentine’s Day, members of the LGBTQ faculty group celebrated, as Kas Williams puts it, “love and togetherness” by talking about issues facing LGBTQ students, faculty and staff. Williams, the interim director of the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Access joined members of 10...

DIY Valentine’s Day: homemade tips, tricks

DIY Valentine’s Day: homemade tips, tricks

Tayler Larsen, Lifestyles Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles, Showcase

It can be stressful to go out and find that perfect gift for that someone special. There are a few ways to make it even more special with some ways to DIY your Valentine’s Day from those popular “Open when” letters to a homemade card. Let this year be different and stress-free from unnecessary expe...

Soccer adds six new recruits in offseason

Soccer adds six new recruits in offseason

Natalie Hilden, Sports Reporter

February 12, 2019


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Thompson’s Take: head coach talks recruitment and new additions The end of the women’s soccer season means saying goodbye to a senior class and hello to a newly signed incoming class of freshmen. Head coach Brock Thompson announced earlier this postseason that women’s soccer has signed s...

Chess Club members learn strategy, compete

Chess Club members learn strategy, compete

Stephanie Nelson, Reporter

February 12, 2019


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When stepping into the Pasque Room in the Student Union on any given Thursday night, one might think there’s just a handful of people playing board games. But at a closer look, there’s a lot more going on. Pairs of students peer over a board covered with 64 black and white squares. Their faces ...

Dropping charges: Alcohol diversion program minimizes consequences

Dropping charges: Alcohol diversion program minimizes consequences

Andrew Rasmussen, Reporter

February 12, 2019


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In 2017, Brookings County recorded 348 underage consumption convictions, according to Dan Nelson, the State’s Attorney for Brookings County. In an effort to minimize this number, Brookings County is implementing an alcohol diversion program. Nelson has been working with Lutheran Social Services on...

Flowers for sale for your special someone

Flowers for sale for your special someone

AnnaMarie Sachs, Agricultural Beat Reporter

February 11, 2019


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With Valentine's day coming up later this week, some may be panicking on what to get that special someone in their life. Luckily, the Horticulture and Urban Agriculture Club will be selling floral arrangements throughout the day on Thursday, Feb. 14 in The Union across from The Bookstore. They w...

Robertson shares his ‘fantastic stories’ in photo gallery

Robertson shares his ‘fantastic stories’ in photo gallery

Wren Murphy, Diversity and Inclusion Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

When Frank Robertson was a child who had just moved to Brookings, he was awed by the size of South Dakota State’s campus and Briggs Library. Now, his photos are hanging on its walls. Briggs Library held a reception for the journalism instructor’s “Bearing Witness to Community” photo gallery from 4...

Stepping into Black History Month with Step Show

Stepping into Black History Month with Step Show

Wren Murphy, Diversity and Inclusion Reporter

February 4, 2019


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February is Black History Month, a time to honor African American people and culture. To welcome Black History Month, the Black Student Alliance held SDSU’s 16th annual Step Show. Step is an African-American style of dance. “It’s a way to showcase our culture through rhythmical stepping,” said BSA P...

Selland pushes Jacks past Pioneers

Selland pushes Jacks past Pioneers

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Make it six in a row. Despite playing 21 minutes, it was Myah Selland’s 21-point performance that pushed South Dakota State Jackrabbits past the Denver Pioneers 83-68. It wasn’t just Selland who contributed to the scoring attack. Macy Miller (14 points) and Madison Guebert (13) were the o...

After long debate, athletics operations gets $1.01 GAF increase

After long debate, athletics operations gets $1.01 GAF increase

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2019


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After putting amendments on amendments, whipping out calculators and a sincere debate, Students’ Association passed the four-year General Activity Fee (GAF) strategic plan after almost four hours of deliberation during its Jan. 28 meeting. The plan passed with a 24-4 vote. Sen. Josh Longtin, Sen...

Steering committee amends proposed GAF plan

Steering committee amends proposed GAF plan

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2019


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The General Activity Fee (GAF) rough draft underwent two amendments during the steering committee's final meeting on Jan. 22. The main change had to do with an amendment Vice President Spencer Harwood proposed concerning money allocated to athletics. He amended the plan so Frost Arena renovati...