The Collegian

Roundabout update: students’, police reactions after first week

Roundabout update: students’, police reactions after first week

Hunter Dunteman

August 29, 2018


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Just a little more than a week after a roundabout opened at the intersection of Jackrabbit Avenue and University Boulevard, traffic is flowing smoothly. Students feel as though the roundabout was an improvement to campus. “It was definitely a good addition,” said Brandon Krogman, a junior community...

Crime Log

August 22, 2018


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05.25.18 3:06 a.m. @ 1148 Medary Ave. Lost Property. 05.30.18 10:21 p.m. @ Off campus. Miscellaneous Incident. 05.31.18 1:56 a.m. @ 950 Campanile Ave. Suspicious Persons/Vehicle. 6:50 p.m. @ 1151 8th St. Petty Theft All Others Less Than $400. 06.02.18 9:30 a.m. @ 150...

SDSU, Brookings achieves award-winning safety

SDSU, Brookings achieves award-winning safety

Ian Lack

April 11, 2018


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South Dakota State University was recognized as the 22nd safest campus in a list of 100 U.S. universities for 2018. It was the only South Dakota school to be named in the list from the National Council for Home Safety and Security. According to the Annual Campus Security Report, last year there were 3...

‘Jackrabbit Alert’ app to replace Everbridge

‘Jackrabbit Alert’ app to replace Everbridge

Hunter Dunteman

April 11, 2018


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The spread of information is crucial in this modern age, even more so when lives could be on the line. For instances when seconds do count, South Dakota State University is developing a new emergency alert app. “Jackrabbit Alert,” is designed to better inform students of a variety of threats to...

Daily Crime Log

Daily Crime Log

April 10, 2018


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April 1, 2018 6:25 p.m. @ 1060 Campanile Ave. Lost Property April 2, 2018 4:21 p.m. @ Student Union. Miscellaneous Incident 10:11 p.m. @ Larson Commons. Suspicious Persons/Vehicle April 4, 2018 2:36 a.m. @ Matthews Hall. Suspicious Persons/Vehicle April 5, 2018 3:01 p.m. @ Binnewies ...

Daily Crime Log

Daily Crime Log

April 3, 2018


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March 18, 2018 12:27 a.m. @ 1026 9th Ave. Drunkenness 3:01 a.m. @ Pierson Hall. Disorderly Conduct March 19, 2018 9:01 a.m. @ 621 32nd Ave., Whiskey Creek. Drug-Narc Violations 3:56 p.m. @ Berg Agricultural Hall. Theft-All/Other March 21, 2018 9:22 a.m. @ Hansen. Hyde Ben Rei...

UPDATE: SDSU campus all clear after unsubstantiated reports of active shooter

UPDATE: SDSU campus all clear after unsubstantiated reports of active shooter

Emily De Waard

March 22, 2018


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A report of an active shooter on campus tonight was found to be unsubstantiated, according to university police. UPD sent out a "Campus All Clear" message around 10:30 p.m. via the Campus Alert System. At this time, the source of the rumor is unknown. The Collegian reached out to UPD but it refused to comme...

SDSU student arrested for threatening to ‘shoot up the school’

SDSU student arrested for threatening to ‘shoot up the school’

March 5, 2018


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A South Dakota State University student was arrested Feb. 28 on six counts of simple assault and a terrorist threat charge after telling fellow students he would "shoot up the school." Alexander Benjamin Peterson, 19, is being held on a $25,000 cash-only bond, according to an SDSU Police Department...

Coach Stiegelmeier arrested for DUI

Coach Stiegelmeier arrested for DUI

March 1, 2018


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Head football coach John Stigelmeier was arrested for driving under the influence Jan. 27. He admits to driving under the influence and was stopped while driving from home about 11:30 p.m., going out to get food after working on his taxes all day. He said he hadn’t eaten all day and had some wine...

UPD reaches out with humor on social media

UPD reaches out with humor on social media

Hannah Smith

November 1, 2017


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The South Dakota State University Police Department protects the largest university in South Dakota. UPD is on campus and social media, responding to emergencies to suggestions on students’ bedtime fashion choices. UPD has reached out to the SDSU community via Facebook with witty and humorous updates. ...

‘This happens every year:’ blackface costume draws controversy at SDSU

‘This happens every year:’ blackface costume draws controversy at SDSU

Garrett Ammesmaki

November 1, 2017


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The most vocal in the room spoke quickly. “I don’t think, as a minority, I should have to tell you that what you do offends me,” said Amanda John, president of the Black Student Alliance. “I think that my university, as an institution that claims to support me, should be able to do that for m...

Second sexual assault of year reported on Hobo Day

Second sexual assault of year reported on Hobo Day

Makenzie Huber

October 18, 2017


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A sexual assault was reported from a female student in Hansen Hall at 3:39 a.m. Saturday morning of Hobo Day weekend. It is the second sexual assault reported at South Dakota State this semester. The sexual assault is still being investigated by the University Police Department. The student knew t...