The Collegian

Undisputed national champs: SDSU bike builders race to another victory

Undisputed national champs:  SDSU bike builders race to another victory

April 19, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS BROOKINGS, S.D. — April 18, 2018 — Competing in the shadow of Penn State’s Beaver Stadium, a group of SDSU mechanical engineering students won top honors among 44 entries April 15. South Dakota State University’s Human Powered Vehicle team edged the...

Sustainability Council advocates for future

Sustainability Council advocates for future

Spencer Thompson

April 18, 2018


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For members of the Student Sustainability Council, sustainability isn’t just a trend or buzzword. The SSC, as it says in its constitution, “...envisions and supports a prosperous, equitable, sustainable, and ecologically healthy campus at South Dakota State University.” The club achieves it through educating...

Ins, outs of advertising for college clubs, events

Ins, outs of advertising for college clubs, events

Ian Lack

April 11, 2018


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SDSU’s campus is a pretty busy place. Between the hundreds of campus clubs, departments and other organizations, there’s a lot happening, but what do they all have in common? A need to advertise themselves. “I think it’s such a busy campus. We have stuff from the religious organizations to the Pokémon ...

Oakwood magazine publishes student, professional writing, art

Oakwood magazine publishes student, professional writing, art

Lauren Franken

April 11, 2018


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Oakwood is gearing up to publish its latest edition of the annual literary magazine, which features work by both SDSU students, artists and writers from the Great Plains region. Students in all fields of study can submit work – whether it be art, short story or poetry – to the organization dedicat...

First-place finish: engineering students pedal like no one else

First-place finish: engineering students pedal like no one else

April 3, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS PRESS RELEASE Building on last year’s success, a team of South Dakota State University engineering students built and rode a better bike than anyone else at a national contest in Pomona, California. The mechanical engineering students entered the Human...

Swine Club speaker to address farm succession planning

Swine Club speaker to address farm succession planning

March 28, 2018


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SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES NEWS RELEASE The South Dakota State University Swine Club will host University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor emeritus, Ron Hanson, on April 16 as he addresses passing down the family farm to the next generation. Hanson's...

Four seniors to hold exhibit in April

Brianna Schreurs

March 24, 2018


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South Dakota State University students Kayla Collins, Gabrielle Erdmann, Haley Hansen and Ben Jackson will display their senior exhibit April 2-6 at the Ritz Gallery in Grove Hall. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The Ritz Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The students...

African Students’ Association reflects on ‘Black Panther’

African Students’ Association reflects on ‘Black Panther’

Ian Lack

March 21, 2018


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This past weekend, “Black Panther” became the first film since 2009’s “Avatar” to hold the top spot at the American movie box office for five consecutive weeks. It’s also one of just 33 films to ever earn more than $1 billion at the worldwide box office. It is also the first movie in the...

Free falling for fun: SDSU Skydiving Club seeks thrills

Free falling for fun: SDSU Skydiving Club seeks thrills

Natalie Hilden

March 14, 2018


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Imagine the rush of the wind in your face as the beautiful Minnesota landscape races closer. Fear disappears, replaced with the thrill of a jump. This is how sophomore aviation major and president of the South Dakota State University Skydiving Club, Ethan Murtha, described his first time skydiving,...

Get to know 95th Little ‘I’ Manager Kendrah Schafer

Get to know 95th Little ‘I’ Manager Kendrah Schafer

Haley Halvorson

February 28, 2018


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Chasing after a pig outside of the Animal Science Arena, hand fitting a sheep to perfection and raising the famous red barn — just a few things students encounter when participating in Little International. Little “I” is a 95-year-long tradition at South Dakota State University. From March...

Jacks Forensics finds passion through competitive speech

Jacks Forensics finds passion through competitive speech

Jacqueline Wolles

February 28, 2018


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The Jackrabbit Forensics team competes all across the Midwest. No, this is not a CSI criminal forensics team; it’s South Dakota State’s competitive speech and debate team. Lauren Buisker, junior communications studies and political science major, said there are three main categories students compete...

New student club packs punch: offers boxing, fitness training

New student club packs punch: offers boxing, fitness training

Gabby Premus

January 24, 2018


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Freshman Nick Oldenburg is turning his passion for boxing into a chance for South Dakota State students to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. The group is in its early stages, and Oldenburg’s current goal is to get the club up and running soon. Afterward he hopes to generate knowledge...