The Collegian

Williams named Chief Diversity Officer

Williams named Chief Diversity Officer

University Marketing and Communications

April 24, 2019


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Kas Williams, current interim director for the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Access, has been named the chief diversity officer at South Dakota State University. Williams’ announcement comes following a national search. “Kas is a perfect fit to provide the vision and direction for...

Sigma Alpha Epsilon upholds legacy of friendship, excellence

Sigma Alpha Epsilon upholds legacy of friendship, excellence

Danielle Sons, Lifestyles Reporter

April 23, 2019


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An old vending machine, unplugged from the outlet, sits in the corner of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) house’s basement. The vending machine started a fire in the old SAE house in 2010, but the machine and the fraternity still stand, though now in a new place. The fraternity’s “True Gentl...

Ready to roll

Ready to roll

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2019


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Since September, life for the Jackrabbit Baja SAE team has been nothing short of a “mad dash,” according to Zach Tucker. For the first time in 10 years, Tucker, club president, and around 15 other mechanical engineering majors are gearing up to compete with their vehicle against 99 other schools...

Resources to find jobs and internships in Brookings

Resources to find jobs and internships in Brookings

Brookings Economic Development Corporation

April 18, 2019


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This story was sponsored by the Brookings Economic Development Corporation.  If you’re looking for a job or internship in Brookings, look no further because the community is full of opportunities for students. One place to look is LiveInBrookings.com. This one-stop-shop website allows you to search jobs in Brookings posted ...

African Night dispels stereotypes through dance and drama

African Night dispels stereotypes through dance and drama

Wren Murphy, Diversity and Inclusion Reporter

April 15, 2019


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No other international night has the responsibility of representing an entire continent of 54 diverse countries, but African Night does through dance, poetry, trivia and other performances from all over the continent. The African Students Association held its annual African Night on Sunday, April...

Classes are canceled tomorrow, Friday, April 12

Classes are canceled tomorrow, Friday, April 12

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2019


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Campus will close for the entire day this Friday (April 12) due to the continued blizzard conditions. All classes and campus events are canceled and offices will remain closed. The campus will reopen on Saturday, April 13. Classes will resume Monday, April 15 as normal, according to Vice President...

Impending blizzard closes campus Wednesday through Friday

Impending blizzard closes campus Wednesday through Friday

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2019


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Campus will be closed Wednesday from 5 p.m. through Friday at 10 a.m. due to the forecasted blizzard conditions, according to Michael Adelaine, vice president for Technology and Security. Classes are canceled after 5 p.m. Wednesday. Online classes will continue as scheduled. Students living on...

Jackrabbits named Land O’Lakes Bot Shot champions

Jackrabbits named Land O’Lakes Bot Shot champions

University Marketing and Communications

April 7, 2019


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Students from the South Dakota State University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison earned the title of Land O’Lakes Bot Shot Champions Sunday, beating collegiate robotics teams from around the country in a game of H-O-R-S-E at DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis. In addition to prevailing against...

Ness School of Management and Economics to open at SDSU

Ness School of Management and Economics to open at SDSU

University Marketing and Communications

April 3, 2019


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South Dakota State University’s proposal to create a school of management and economics was approved today by the South Dakota Board of Regents at its April meeting. The school will be known as the Ness School of Management and Economics and be located in historic Harding Hall. The school is named...

Brookings’ own Batman does research in Caribbean

J. Michael Bertsch, Research Reporter

April 3, 2019


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When Scott Pedersen finally leaves the lecture hall and cadaver lab behind each May, he does what we all wish we could do for our summer break: fly to the Caribbean. Though it may seem like an island getaway, this is no typical vacation. Pedersen is a professor for the Department of Biology an...