The Collegian

First-ever Family Weekend brings Jacks to Brookings

First-ever Family Weekend brings Jacks to Brookings

Landon Dierks

October 3, 2018


Filed under News

The upcoming weekend promises to be a busy one on campus as SDSU hosts its first Family Weekend. Family Weekend is the product of merging the formerly hosted Mom’s and Dad’s weekends, but now the invitation is open to anyone a student considers family. “The Family Weekend component makes it mo...

Campus highlights for the family

Campus highlights for the family

Emma Anderson

October 3, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

The first ever Family Weekend is right around the corner, and whether you’re excited about your family showing up on your turf or not, it is likely they will be bursting with enthusiasm. So, it’s important to give them what they came for (no, it’s not restocking your fridge or buying you suppe...

‘The Addams Family’ perfect fit for Doner’s final musical

‘The Addams Family’ perfect fit for Doner’s final musical

Brianna Schreurs

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, Sponsored

Something creepy and kooky is coming to Doner Auditorium for its last ever musical.  State University Theatre is putting on “The Addams Family” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3-6 and 2 p.m. Oct. 7 in Doner Auditorium.  “The feel of the show fits Doner,” said Jim Wood, the director. Doner has been State ...

‘The Muslims are Coming!’: comedy bridges cultural divide

‘The Muslims are Coming!’: comedy bridges cultural divide

Lauren Franken

September 21, 2018


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When Dean Obeidallah stood in front of a crowd of SDSU students, staff and faculty and asked how many Muslims were in attendance, only one hand went up. Obeidallah is wrapping up campus and community screenings of a documentary he co-produced and starred in called “The Muslims are Coming!” ...

One day, $574,445 donated: full results of One Day for STATE

One day, $574,445 donated: full results of One Day for STATE

Brianna Schreurs

September 21, 2018


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“Blown away” was how Erin Glidden, director of loyalty giving for the SDSU Foundation, felt after reviewing the results for this year’s One Day for STATE. One day for STATE set a goal for 1,300 donors to give to South Dakota State on Aug. 29, and 2,138 donors donated and 2,402 gifts made in...

Woodbine Productions presents Ethan Bortnick, 17-year-old musical phenom

Woodbine Productions presents Ethan Bortnick, 17-year-old musical phenom

September 20, 2018


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To open the 11th concert series, Woodbine Productions welcomes 17-year-old pianist, vocalist, composer and well-rounded entertainer, Ethan Bortnick. Consistent with a focus of bringing “world famous and about to be” artists, the concert is 7:30 p.m. the Monday, Sept. 24 at the South Dakota State Un...

Shape shreds guitar for Pride’s extended show

Shape shreds guitar for Pride’s extended show

Miranda Sampson

September 14, 2018


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If you enjoyed Duel Shape and the Pride of the Dakotas marching band last weekend, don’t worry, you’ll get to experience the performance again. The Pride is returning this weekend with an extended version of its show “Guitar Hero” from last weekend’s football game. Kevin Kessler, the dir...

Study abroad fair

Study abroad fair

Lauren Franken

September 13, 2018


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The Study Abroad Fair is offering much more than just information on foreign adventures. The fair will be held from 10 am to 3 pm today, Sept. 13, in The Union VBR Lounge. Along with details on a variety of opportunities to study abroad, the Office of International Affairs will also be hosting...

Third annual Maker Festival promotes creativity, collaboration

Emma Anderson

September 12, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Woodworking, electronics, food, arts and crafts — these are just some of the items that the talented and creative people of the Brookings community will have on display at this year’s Maker Festival. The third annual Maker Festival is being held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13 in front of the Childr...

Part of McDonald’s kiosk money goes to local Great After School Program

Part of McDonald’s kiosk money goes to local Great After School Program

Gabby Premus

September 10, 2018


Filed under News, Sponsored

The Brookings McDonald’s is supporting the local Great After School Program by donating $1 per order from every kiosk order to the program. This will start at 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10 until Friday until 11:59 p.m Friday, Sept. 14. McDonald's prioritizes programs that help with the local school and kids to donat...

McDonald’s employees receive tuition with Archways to Opportunity

McDonald’s employees receive tuition with Archways to Opportunity

Brianna Schreurs

September 10, 2018


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McDonald’s wants to invest in its employees’ futures by covering some tuition costs for eligible employees. At McDonald’s, employees can receive as much as $3,000 in tuition through its program Archways to Opportunity. Crew workers can receive $2,500 in tuition if they are employed at the...

McDonald’s celebrates reopening with all-day bash

McDonald’s celebrates reopening with all-day bash

Brianna Schreurs

September 10, 2018


Filed under News, Sponsored

Brooking’s McDonald’s is celebrating a grand reopening of its restaurant on Wednesday, Sept. 12 after three weeks of construction on its lobby area. From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. McDonald’s is having a grand reopening in honor of the remodel where customers have chances to win prizes. The first 5...