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Hispanic Heritage Month creates community on campus

Hispanic Heritage Month creates community on campus

Jordan Rusche, Lifestyles Editor (She/her) September 23, 2020

Students attending “Noche de Comedia,” a comedy event sponsored by the Latin American Student Association Friday, Sept. 18, were given an energetic introduction to the upcoming events centered around...

Newman Center welcomes new priest

Newman Center welcomes new priest

Maggie Molitor, Reporter September 15, 2020

The Pope Pius Xll Newman Center gained a new Catholic priest and director this year as 2004 graduate Father Patrick Grode returns to his alma mater. Grode’s journey back to campus started when he entered...

Islamic Society of Brookings

Islamic Society of Brookings

Megan Bertsch, Copy Editor September 15, 2020

Started by over 100 students and a professor of engineering in the 1970s, the Islamic Society of Brookings has been an important part of the community for almost 45 years. Though it was once a house on...

Why college students still struggle with social distancing

Why college students still struggle with social distancing

Jordan Rusche, Copy Editor April 20, 2020

The new social distancing guidelines established within the last month have brought with them a new set of struggles for those affected. These expectations have been especially challenging for young people...

Accreditation continues to grow at SDSU

Accreditation continues to grow at SDSU

Gina Goblirsch, Copy Editor October 22, 2019

Accreditation is what keeps a school credible and respectable. South Dakota State University is an accredited institution under the Higher Learning Commission, with 47 accredited or certified programs. To...

Enrollment falls for the second year in a row

Enrollment falls for the second year in a row

Gina Goblirsch, Copy Editor October 8, 2019

Enrollment is down 4.9% from last year and 8.1% from 2017. While multiple factors are playing a role in the decline, not all of them are bad. One factor is that more students are graduating in four...

Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with weekend events

Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with weekend events

Wren Murphy, Diversity Reporter September 17, 2019

The Hispanic Heritage Month, running from mid-September to mid-October, finished its kickoff with music, food and games aimed at bringing together Hispanic and non-Hispanic members of the community.  ...

Family fun to be had with the Brookings Great 8

Caroline Covert, Copy Editor September 17, 2019

When it comes to Brookings, there isn’t a shortage of fun activities and places to visit for the whole family to enjoy. Here is a list of fun places to visit, which are considered to be the ‘Brookings...

Dancing Spider Film Festival looks for student submissions

Dancing Spider Film Festival looks for student submissions

Marissa Carff, Sponsored Content Manager February 13, 2019

This story was sponsored by the Fourth Annual Dancing Spider Film Festival. Get your creative juices flowing, storytellers. Filmmakers and storytellers have the chance to show their skills on the...

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After delivering her first State of the State address, Gov. Kristi Noem walks back to her office in the Capitol. One the way she discusses the speech with State Treasurer Rich Sattgast.

Noem offers policy initiatives on meth, pheasants, internet access

Dana Hess, Community News Service Reporter January 9, 2019

PIERRE — Gov. Kristi Noem proposed an aggressive line-up of policy proposals during her State of the State speech on Tuesday. She promised to tackle improved internet access in rural areas, increased...

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Michael and Tiffany Gonna bring their dog, Doc to McCrory Garden for Dog Days of Fall on Oct. 14.

McCrory Gardens host Dog Days of Fall for second year

Emma Anderson October 17, 2018

For the second year in a row, one of the cutest events in Brookings welcomed back its four-legged friends for Dog Days of Fall. The event, which for one day allows dogs inside the formal gardens from...

Fourth annual Uptown Girls Craft Show kicks off holiday shopping

Fourth annual Uptown Girls Craft Show kicks off holiday shopping

Brianna Schreurs October 4, 2018

*This post is sponsored by the General Federation of Women’s Clubs in Brookings Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. First Lutheran Church Gym Eighth Street and Main Avenue The fourth...

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