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Valentin Georgette-Shakers performing at the 2022 GSA annual drag show.

Board of Regents and state House write legislation against drag shows

Serena Davis, Assistant Lifestyles Editor January 31, 2023

The South Dakota Board of Regents is in the midst of creating a new policy regarding events involving minors on campus.  The change came about after a controversial drag show on campus was advertised...

University launches interactive map, Board of Regents gets involved in university events

University launches interactive map, Board of Regents gets involved in university events

Jacob Boyko, News Editor January 11, 2023

Following a late start to Jan. 9 Students’ Association meeting after technical difficulties, senators were addressed by Jay Molock about an upcoming rally and “marade” to celebrate Martin Luther...

Collegian graphic by Mara Wheaton

Freshmen class ‘one of top ten’ biggest in history

Gracie Terrall, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2022

The Board of Regents released fall 2022 enrollment numbers for all six public universities, and SDSU has the largest freshman class since 2017 with 2,192 first-year students enrolled. Total campus enrollment...

SDSU students cheering on the Jackrabbits at the 2021 Hobo Day game

SDSU one step closer to alcohol sales at games

Mara Wheaton and Brina Sturm June 23, 2022

South Dakota State University could be seeing alcohol sales at games as soon as this coming fall thanks to the South Dakota Board of Regents. At today’s Board of Regents meeting in Vermillion, a policy...

South Dakota’s student regent, Brock Brown, was accepted to the University of South Dakota law school and will be enrolled there fall 2022.

GIVING STUDENTS A VOICE

Taylor Storbakken, Reporter February 15, 2022

South Dakota State’s Brock Brown has a unique job. In fact, there’s only one like it in the whole state. Brown, a native of Lake Norden, is the student regent on the South Dakota Board of Regents....

Michaela Willis and Dennis Hedge present their current plans for SDSU’s opportunity center to students during the Oct. 26 listening session. This was the first of three sessions hosted by university officials to discuss opportunity centers.

New centers leave students, faculty out on a limb

Jordan Rusche, Editor-in-Chief (she/her) October 26, 2021

When Gov. Kristi Noem’s letter asking the South Dakota Board of Regents to investigate for “agendas” in state universities was brought up during a meeting of South Dakota State University administrators...

Collegian photo by KAITLYN LORANG 
Leah Irlbeck taps her phone to pay for her meal recently at The Market in the University Student Union. Friends Keelie Van Hee and Andrea Eisenschenk wait for their turn.

Search for efficiencies could lead to new food provider

Kaitlyn Lorang, Reporter (She/her) September 28, 2021

The vendor that provides dining services to South Dakota State University could be changing. The South Dakota Board of Regents issued a request for proposal (RFP) Sept. 13 that allows food service providers...

University faculty in S.D. fear that return to campus may lead to COVID-19 outbreaks (FULL)

University faculty in S.D. fear that return to campus may lead to COVID-19 outbreaks (FULL)

Bart Pfankuch, SUBMITTED, South Dakota News Watch July 25, 2020

The plan to return to face-to-face teaching and learning at colleges in South Dakota in August is causing great concern among faculty and staff who fear that campuses across the state could become sources...

University faculty in S.D. fear that return to campus may lead to COVID-19 outbreaks (ABRIDGED)

University faculty in S.D. fear that return to campus may lead to COVID-19 outbreaks (ABRIDGED)

Bart Pfankuch, SUBMITTED, South Dakota News Watch July 25, 2020

The plan to return to face-to-face teaching and learning at colleges in South Dakota in August is causing great concern among faculty and staff who fear that campuses across the state could become sources...

Board of Regents adopts system for face covering requirements

Board of Regents adopts system for face covering requirements

Jordan Rusche, Copy Editor July 22, 2020

The South Dakota Board of Regents has adopted a tiered system regarding face covering requirements for the 2020 fall semester. At the start of the semester on Aug. 19, face coverings will be required inside...

Guest Column- South Dakota Board of Regents

Guest Column- South Dakota Board of Regents

Paul B. Beran, Executive Director & CEO South Dakota Board of Regents October 15, 2019

Scientific American published a special report in 2014 on how diversity powers science and innovation. An article accompanying the report’s release observed that “being around people who are different...

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A look at the many monitors in the security operations center at South Dakota State University.

Security operations center launched on campus

Facing more than 20 million cyberattacks each day, South Dakota State University’s Division of Technology and Security and other South Dakota Board of Regents institutions are under constant stress....

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