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The Ladies of BSA performed at SDSUs 16th annual Step Show on Saturday, Feb. 1 2019.

Black History Month celebrated with soul food, Step Show

Andrea Huete (She/Her), Copy Editor January 31, 2023

February is recognized as Black History Month and South Dakota State University is hosting multiple events in the coming weeks to celebrate and remember Black history. According to Adonai Ghebrekidan,...

South Dakota’s first MLK Marade

South Dakota’s first MLK Marade

Gracie Terrall, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2023

On Monday, South Dakota State University will host the inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Rally and Marade event to honor the life and legacy of the civil rights activist. The event begins at 11 am on...

BSA to hold second Open Mic Night

BSA to hold second Open Mic Night

Hannah Dayaget , Reporter August 30, 2022

Get ready, Jacks! This upcoming Thursday, Sept. 1, SDSU’s Black Student Alliance will be hosting its second BSA Open Mic Night. It’s a night for SDSU students to share their stories and their music.  The...

BSA hosts successful Open Mic Night

BSA hosts successful Open Mic Night

Taylor Storbakken, Reporter March 1, 2022

The Black Student Alliance (BSA) hosted an open mic night last Wednesday in the basement of the Student Union, where singers, musicians, comedians, speakers and performers were welcome to participate.  The...

Shelly Bayer

Multicultural Center welcomes new director

Andrea Huete, Copy Editor January 25, 2022

The Multicultural Center at SDSU, which aims to provide a welcoming environment and implememnt diversity education, has recruited a new Milticultural Affairs director, Shelly Bayer. “Dr. Shelly Bayer...

BSA hosts MLK Day events

BSA hosts MLK Day events

Brina Sturm, Lifestyles Editor January 11, 2022

Monday, Jan. 17 is Martin Luther King Day. In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and dedication to ending segregation and inspiring racial equality, South Dakota State University’s Black...

BSA continues discussions of equality through February

BSA continues discussions of equality through February

Jordan Rusche, Lifestyles Editor (She/her) February 2, 2021

February marks the celebration of Black History Month in America, and the Black Student Alliance has planned events and speakers in honor of the month. With the Black Lives Matter movement becoming more...

Dr. Jason Sole, a criminal justice educator and author, speaking to students about breaking down stereotypes  at a Black Student Alliance presentation in Jack’s Place Sept. 3.

BSA breaking down stereotypes with key speaker

Jordan Rusche, Lifestyles Editor September 9, 2020

The Black Student Alliance’s (BSA) recent event, “From Prison to Ph.D.” brought in a wide audience Thursday, Sept. 3, both in person in Jacks’ Place and over Zoom. Presented by Dr. Jason Sole,...

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