The Collegian

The Pride is back with new halftime show

The Pride is back with new halftime show

Miranda Sampson

September 7, 2018


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Sept. 8 isn’t just the season and home opener for the football team, it’s also the Pride of the Dakota’s marching band first game of the season. The Pride has not been seen on the home turf since Dec. 9, 2017, when the Jacks hosted New Hampshire in the FCS playoffs. And the pride is back with a...

Kickoff ‘sparks’ further Common Read conversation

Kickoff ‘sparks’ further Common Read conversation

Landon Dierks

September 6, 2018


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Hundreds of people gathered in the Volstorff Ballroom for the Common Read Kickoff signature event where student and faculty volunteers led small group discussions with event attendees. The event provided attendees with an interactive, small-group experience to familiarize themselves with the 2018...

Alpha Xi Delta’s Football Frenxi raises money for Autism Speaks

Alpha Xi Delta’s Football Frenxi raises money for Autism Speaks

Brianna Schreurs

September 4, 2018


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Alpha Xi Delta wants students to “suit up” for its football frenzy (Football Frenxi) this Friday, Sept. 7. This is a football flag tournament AXiD uses to raise money for Autism Speaks. Teams will have eight competitors and 20 minutes per game to play. The winning team gets individual prizes. Each...

Junk Jam event celebrates ‘all things junk’

Junk Jam event celebrates ‘all things junk’

Brianna Schreurs

September 4, 2018


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More than 40 vendors selling vintage, handmade, homemade and repurposed items will soon begin setting up their booths to prepare for Junk Jam on Saturday, Sept. 22 in the Swiftel Center Holding Barn. Local Brookings business owners Aaron and Noelle Morford created the event to celebrate their passion...

One Day for STATE encourages students, donors to make impact

One Day for STATE encourages students, donors to make impact

Brianna Schreurs

August 28, 2018


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The South Dakota State Foundation wants to celebrate being a Jackrabbit and the impact that private gifts can make on the university. That’s one of the reasons why One Day for STATE, a 24-hour giving challenge, is happening Wednesday, Sept. 29. By donating money, donors can unlock more than $200,000 i...

Opportunity for students to learn about rugby

Opportunity for students to learn about rugby

Brianna Schreurs

August 24, 2018


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Want to see what rugby is all about? There will be a free try rugby camp sponsored by SDSU Women’s Rugby Club 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at Sexauer Field, by the Dairy Bar. The Women's Rugby Club will teach basic rules and discuss skills for rugby. "I’ve definitely made some of my best friend...

Junk Jam offers crafts, food, fun in Brookings

Junk Jam offers crafts, food, fun in Brookings

Sydney Wood

April 25, 2018


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Vintage and antique lovers, get ready to shop till you drop, the annual Junk Jam is happening in Brookings. The one-day event offers a variety of different items for sale, giving everyone the opportunity to find something they are interested in. “Junk Jam is a great way to form connections and net...

Tunnel of Oppression demonstrates minority discrimination

Tunnel of Oppression demonstrates minority discrimination

Haley Halvorson

April 25, 2018


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Last Wednesday the Multicultural Center hosted the annual Tunnel of Oppression exhibit with help from five student organizations at South Dakota State University. The five organizations involved were: Feminist Equality Movement, Latin American Student Association, Black Student Alliance, Residential ...

Delta Chi fraternity, Rotary Club team up for tree planting

Delta Chi fraternity, Rotary Club team up for tree planting

Hunter Dunteman

April 25, 2018


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The Delta Chi fraternity has teamed up with the Brookings Rotary Club and the City of Brookings to increase the number of trees across town with the annual Brookings Boulevard Project. The project intends to increase the number of trees across town, preferably on the boulevard outside the tree buyer...

SDSU hosts first Talent Open Mic

SDSU hosts first Talent Open Mic

Lauren Franken

April 25, 2018


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SDSU students and Brookings community members are invited to performs at Talent Open Mic April 26 in the Student Union. The African Student Association is teaming up with Our Growth Project to host the event, which both groups hope will give young people an opportunity to showcase their talent on a p...

State A Thon raises over $165K for Children’s Miracle Network

State A Thon raises over $165K for Children’s Miracle Network

Brianna Schreurs

April 11, 2018


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At 10 p.m. Saturday, a colorful, glittery crowd of 600 students filled the Volstorff Ballroom anxiously awaiting State A Thon's big reveal of its 2018 fundraising. The 12-hour dance marathon went over its $165,000 goal, raising $165,829.49 for the Sanford Children’s Miracle Network Hospital in S...

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...