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Man on the Street: Sodexo’s arrival to SDSU

Man on the Street: Sodexo’s arrival to SDSU

Serena Davis, Reporter August 30, 2022

In addition to a new school year, South Dakota State University saw a new food service on campus as Sodexo replaced Aramark. Senior Justin Hirsckorn noted that there was a huge price increase at the...

Rendering of The Market in the Student Union

Sodexo takes over campus dining after nearly 26 years of Aramark

Mara Wheaton, Lifestyles Editor July 6, 2022

South Dakota State University has a new dining provider.  Sodexo took over campus as the official food provider May 27, and there are many new changes for students to look forward to.  Originally,...

Hungry students await their food from Shorty’s Hot Box, a local business operating in the Weary Wil’s Union space Sunday through Wednesday.

Local restaurant fills gap left by idled Weary Wil’s

Allison Bruns, Reporter February 1, 2022

Shorty’s Hot Box will be open Sundays through Wednesdays from 4 to 8 p.m. in the former Weary Wil’s Sports Grille until April 27.  The restaurant is offering extended hours after a successful trial...

Food trucks arrive at SDSU, but differently than expected

Food trucks arrive at SDSU, but differently than expected

Sydney Mitchell, Reporter October 5, 2021

South Dakota State University welcomed two new dining options to campus this week: ‘Brosia Bowls and Shorty’s Hot Box.   These businesses were originally set to arrive on campus as food trucks,...

Einstein’s Big Breakfast Burrito impresses

Einstein’s Big Breakfast Burrito impresses

Keaton Gruber, Robert Kowitz, Matthew Harris, Food Columnists November 5, 2019

This week brought many great surprises as we continued the search for the most delicious and unique foods around the South Dakota State University campus. We decided to head inside the Student Union to...

Shakeup to come in Union dining options

Shakeup to come in Union dining options

Brianna Schreurs October 31, 2018

Change is coming to the restaurant landscape in The Union Union. Sandwich Shack is moving out of The Union by the end of the semester, Students’ Association Sen. Amanda Husted said at the Oct. 29...


Union Coffee will close after 2018-19 academic year

Brianna Schreurs October 23, 2018

The rumors are true, Union Coffee won’t be in the Student Union next academic year. The new townhomes being built along the south side of Eighth Street will have a full-service Starbucks inside when...

SDSU students develop skills to grow local food

SDSU students develop skills to grow local food

Ariana Schumacher October 19, 2018

Students taking classes in the Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science are learning that growing their own food requires getting a little dirty through an outdoor garden classroom called...

JENNY NGUYEN Sophomore Jillian Justesen enjoys one of the many donuts by Flyboy Donuts, which are sold every Thursday in The Union Coffee, Java City or at the Larson and Hansen C-stores.

Sweet: Flyboy Donuts comes to campus

Hunter Dunteman September 12, 2018

South Dakota State students are in for a sweet treat: Flyboy Donuts is now being delivered every Thursday to locations across campus including Java City, Union Coffee and both C-stores. “I’m excited...


From truck to table, campus reduces food waste

Lauren Franken April 18, 2018

Jacks Dining has implemented programs like LeanPath and Green Thread to track and reduce food waste on campus. Dining Services teamed up with Aramark, a customer service food business, to monitor incoming...

Almost every material in e-waste is recyclable, which is why it is critical to view it with as much importance as recycling paper, plastic, glass and other components, said Gary Yarrow, SDSU director of environmental health and safety.

SDSU makes strides to promote e-waste recycling

Emma Anderson April 18, 2018

Have you ever had an old TV, cell phone or computer you needed to throw out? This type of trash is known as e-waste. E-waste, short for electronic waste, is basically any trash that has an electronic...

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