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ISSUE: Noem’s new mansion at expense of our taxes

ISSUE: Noem’s new mansion at expense of our taxes

Editorial Board November 30, 2021

A report was released by the Argus Leader announcing that Gov. Kristi Noem spent more than $68,000 of taxpayer money on decorations for the Governor’s mansion.  The reports date back to Jan. 5, 2019,...

ISSUES: Sesame Street, loan forgiveness and more

ISSUES: Sesame Street, loan forgiveness and more

Editorial Board November 16, 2021

A lot of stuff happened this week. Really though, there were quite a few topics the Editorial Board had to choose from this week and, well, we’re not always a decisive group. So, instead of choosing...

Issue: Travis Scott should be held responsible for Astroworld deaths

Issue: Travis Scott should be held responsible for Astroworld deaths

Editorial Board November 9, 2021

A tragedy unfolded Nov. 5 at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston where eight people died and over 300 were injured.  The concert, which was meant to hold over 50,000 people, quickly became...

Issue: The Metaverse is Meta-stupid

Issue: The Metaverse is Meta-stupid

Editorial Board November 2, 2021

Mark Zuckerberg has done it again. Last Thursday, the Facebook CEO announced that Facebook would be rebranding to Meta Platforms Inc., or Meta for short, and would no longer be considered a social media...

ISSUE: Rape accusations discouraged at Liberty University

ISSUE: Rape accusations discouraged at Liberty University

Editorial Board October 26, 2021

Over 50 former students and faculty of Liberty University in Virginia have come forward with stories of school officials discouraging, dismissing and blaming students who have tried to come forward with...

Issue: Medical and recreational marijuana laws have yet to be decided

Issue: Medical and recreational marijuana laws have yet to be decided

Editorial Board October 19, 2021

Many South Dakotan citizens have sat twiddling their thumbs, waiting to receive access to legal marijuana. As we approach the one-year anniversary of South Dakota becoming the first state in the US to...

Issue: Is social media even worth it anymore?

Issue: Is social media even worth it anymore?

Editorial Board October 5, 2021

Anyone with any type of social media account has probably heard by now that Facebook and some other platforms under its umbrella—including Instagram and Whatsapp—experienced outages on Monday that...

Editorial

Issue: Opportunity centers: are they really an opportunity for all?

Collegian Editorial Board September 28, 2021

This August, the South Dakota Board of Regents announced that in January 2022, they would be implementing “Opportunity Centers” across all six state-run universities.  These centers would replace...

Issue: Flu season plus COVID-19 is nothing to sneeze at

Issue: Flu season plus COVID-19 is nothing to sneeze at

Editorial Board September 21, 2021

The mornings are crisp and cool, the leaves are starting to change, pumpkin spice is back, and we all know what that means — it’s flu season! But ... it’s still the season of COVID-19. The pandemic...

Issue: The post-9/11 world is the only world we know

Issue: The post-9/11 world is the only world we know

Editorial Board September 14, 2021

One of the most tragic days in U.S. and world history was last Saturday: 9/11. While older generations remember the day vividly, college students don’t know a pre-9/11 world. We don’t know a world...

Editorial: Student media has a fresh new look

Editorial: Student media has a fresh new look

Collegian Editorial Board August 31, 2021

This summer, a lot of changes were made to student media on campus, including The Collegian and KSDJ. Our paper has officially collaborated with the School of Communication and Journalism, and with that...

ISSUE: Dear graduating class of 2021...

ISSUE: Dear graduating class of 2021…

Collegian Editorial Board April 27, 2021

In less than a week, you will officially come to the end of your college career and most will have the opportunity to walk across the commencement stage, receive your degrees and go out into the world,...

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