South Dakota State University's Independent Student-Run Newspaper Since 1885

The Collegian

South Dakota State University's Independent Student-Run Newspaper Since 1885

The Collegian

South Dakota State University's Independent Student-Run Newspaper Since 1885

The Collegian

SDSUs games against North Dakota State (Oct. 19) and South Dakota (Oct. 26) will be broadcast on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU this fall.

ESPN to feature two Jackrabbit football games

Brayden Byers, Editor-In-Chief May 30, 2024

Two rivalry matchups featuring the Jackrabbits are set to be broadcast nationally this fall. ESPN announced Thursday that both the Dakota Marker, against NDSU on Oct. 19, and the Interstate Series,...

South Dakota State softballs Shannon Lasey and Emma Osmundson were recognized as the TicketSmarter Peak Pitcher of the Week and Peak Performer of the Week by the Summit League Monday.

Lasey, Osmundson receive Summit League weekly awards

Collegian staff reports April 29, 2024

Jackrabbit softball players Shannon Lasey and Emma Osmundson were named winners of The Summit League’s weekly awards announced Monday. Lasey, a senior pitcher for SDSU, compiled two complete-game shutouts...

Bruises, Cuts, and Muscles

Bruises, Cuts, and Muscles

Logan Olson, Online Editor April 26, 2024

Doug Liman’s latest film “Road House” is a remake of the original 1989 film by the same name. In this current version, the base of the story remains the same as the overall goal is that the handsome...

SDSU has raised more than $600 million as part of its Bold & Blue fundraiser campaign.

Massive fundraiser culminates in celebration

Staff Reports April 26, 2024

SDSU has raised more than $600 million as part of its Bold & Blue fundraiser, surpassing its half-a-billion-dollar goal by almost 21%. The final total of $604,245,119 comprised of gifts and pledges...

The Wecota Annex, shown in this file photo, on the west side of campus was scheduled to be demolished in 2022, but no progress has been made on the project.

Wecota Annex demolition has been wait-listed says Law

Avery Dyke, Reporter April 26, 2024

Wecota Annex on the west side of campus was set for demolition in 2022 after the approval of House Bill 1023, but still nothing has happened. In 2022 HB 1023 was approved and signed by Gov. Kristi Noem....

Assistant Vice President for Student Life Jennifer Novotny talks about the upcoming renovation of the Larson Commons Dining Center. She says the renovation will take place over two phases with a pause for the academic year.


Serena Davis, Senior Reporter April 23, 2024

Open Forum Jennifer Novotny spoke to the senate on updates with Larson Commons renovation. Novotny showed the senate different material options they were considering for the project and explained different...

Coach Johnston has an all-time record of 571-185 at South Dakota State and is the winningest coach in SDSU women’s basketball history.


Hannah Dutton, Reporter April 23, 2024

Everyone who knows South Dakota State women’s basketball knows Aaron Johnston can coach. But this past season might have just put an exclamation point on just how good he is. The program lost two stars...

Denilson Cyprianos competes at the Coyote Invite at the Midco Aquatic Center on February 3, 2024 in Sioux Falls.


Izzy Cox, Reporter April 23, 2024

Swimmer, Denilson Cyprianos, will be heading to Paris this summer to represent his home country of Zimbabwe in the Olympic Games. Cyprianos currently holds school records in the 400m and 800m freestyle...

Tips for preparing for final exams

Tips for preparing for final exams

Clara Braun, Reporter April 23, 2024

Summer is rapidly approaching, and the one thing standing between now and then is finals. Finals week, as well as the week before, can be stressful and hard to manage time and feel prepared for the upcoming...

Both photos are artist renderings of the Yeager Media Studio after renovations will occur this summer and is planned to be completed when students return the following year. The ‘refresh’ will include an audio mixer, soundproofing equipment, new lighting and other upgrades to the building.

Media center to get ‘refresh’

Jack Amer, Reporter April 23, 2024

The Yeager Media Studio on campus will undergo a “refresh” that could cost as much as $100,000 beginning in May. The Yeager Media Studio is home of television show On the Call with The Prairie...

Smokin’ Jacks and Matt Gauger Band set to play

Smokin’ Jacks and Matt Gauger Band set to play

Jonah Sedelmeier, Reporter April 23, 2024

The May Day Music Festival, put on by the University Program Council, is an upcoming South Dakota State University campus music festival. The festival will feature live music from the Smokin’ Jacks and...

Appointments to meet with Stacia Jackson are available from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays at the Student Union.

Legal advice offered to students if needed

Eleanor Wehseler, Reporter April 23, 2024

Students looking for legal advice can now meet with a lawyer for free every week, sponsored by the Students’ Association General Activity Fee (GAF). Stacia Jackson, lawyer and SDSU alumni, returns to...

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