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SA President Blake Pulse swears in Senators Hannah Dayaget, Hayden Bentz, Erika Van  Nieuwenhuyse and Claire Koenecke during the Sept. 19 meeting.

Alumni to mentor students, Senate greenlights Taylor Swift Club

Jacob Boyko, News Editor September 20, 2022

At the Sept. 19 Students’ Association meeting, senators were addressed by the Vice President of the Alumni Association, the Taylor Swift Society and approved a resolution to thank retiring professor...

The Jacked Rabbits Lifting Club members.

New lifting club resonates with students on campus

Jacob Boyko, News Editor October 19, 2021

As of late as last week, the specifics were still being worked on, the schedule wasn’t exact and new ideas were still being concocted through conversation. All SDSU students Nick Thompson and Gavin Baker...

Wool Judging Team wins top honor at Black Hills Collegiate Contest

Wool Judging Team wins top honor at Black Hills Collegiate Contest

Adrienne Lipinski, Reporter (She/her) March 2, 2021

The South Dakota State University wool judging team finished its season by winning top honors at the first ever Black Hills Stock Show Collegiate Contest Feb. 5. The team also placed first in the placings...

Robotics Club shoots for the moon after win on the court

Robotics Club shoots for the moon after win on the court

J. Michael Bertsch, News and Lifestyles Editor January 15, 2020

The South Dakota State University Robotics Club is heading to Kennedy Space Center to compete in the 2020 NASA Lunabotics competition. Last fall, the club beat out schools such as the University of Minnesota,...

SDSU eSports club plays up the ranks

SDSU eSports club plays up the ranks

Andrew Rasmussen, News Editor October 8, 2019

Competitive gaming recently took national headlines by storm when a 16-year-old won $3 million during the Fortnite World Cup. The eSports club is getting South Dakota State University involved with video...

Drone club: for beginners to the experienced

Adam Foss, Reporter October 8, 2019

After three years and a leadership change, the SDSU Drone Club is hoping to create a community of both newcomers and experienced drone flyers. The club is open to any new members, from those experienced...

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Fierce friends forged through rugby club participation

Brianna Schreurs , Reporter September 10, 2019

Sunshine, snow, wind or even two inches of standing water. No matter the weather, Jake Axtmann, South Dakota State University Men’s Rugby Club field captain, says the game of rugby is 80 minutes of misery. However,...

Hotshot bot scores Robotics Club $10,000 prize

Hotshot bot scores Robotics Club $10,000 prize

J. Michael Bertsch, Research Reporter April 25, 2019

For many electrical engineering or computer science students, Daktronics Engineering Hall is a place to call home on campus. A walkthrough of the building often reveals students sleeping in their chairs...

South Dakota State Robotics team member Josh Gross shoots baskets against Former collegiate and professional basketball standout Christian Laettner at Land OLakes Bot Shot Sunday in Minneapolis.

Jackrabbits named Land O’Lakes Bot Shot champions

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...

Majority Whip Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., talks to College Republicans Feb. 21 in the Herold Crest Room.

Sen. Thune chats with students about challenges of the job

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief February 21, 2019

While the U.S. Senate is on recess for the week, Majority Whip Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., stopped by campus on Feb. 21. for a casual conversation with the College Republicans. Around 15 people came to...


Quarter scale tractor team: learning through competition

Taylor Moline November 26, 2018

Student organizations are an important offering that South Dakota State University provides to all students. They can serve all sorts of different purposes and provide plenty of opportunities. One student...


SA swears in new senator, approves two new student clubs

Trenton Abrego October 2, 2018

A heavy docket during the Monday, Oct. 1 Students’ Association meeting lasted almost two hours. Ty Dunse, a sophomore human biology major from Webster, South Dakota, was selected to fill the vacancy...

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