The Collegian

SDSU hosts National History Day competition

SDSU hosts National  History Day competition

Hunter Dunteman

April 11, 2018


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Students from across South Dakota will be heading to SDSU’s campus to showcase history research projects months in the making. On Wednesday the Student Union is hosting the National History Day in South Dakota contest for the ninth straight year. Jess Burke, state coordinator for NHD in South Dakota,...

One day only CCXO pop-up boutique coming to McCrory Gardens

One day only CCXO pop-up boutique coming to McCrory Gardens

Lauren Franken

April 10, 2018


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CCXO is offering a one day only opportunity to shop their clothing collection in person, instead of online. The pop-up is coming to Brookings from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11 at McCrory Gardens. The boutique’s owner, Courtney Coughlin, is an SDSU alum who brings her pop-up shop to Brook...

More than 400 students to perform in 2018 Spring Festival of Music

More than 400 students to perform in 2018 Spring Festival of Music

April 9, 2018


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UNIVERSITY MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS  The 2018 South Dakota State University School of Performing Arts’ Spring Festival of Music opens April 27 and runs through April 29 in the Performing Arts Center on campus. More than 400 students in various instrumental and vocal groups will perform in ...

Bluestem Bicycles hosts first concert

Bluestem Bicycles hosts first concert

Lauren Franken

April 4, 2018


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Tuthill Balloon Club brought a unique performance to downtown Brookings with their March 24 show at Bluestem Bicycles. Junior political science and geography major Mark McLaughlin sang vocals and alternated between playing guitar and ukulele while his sister Ann played a 47-string grand pedal harp. Bluestem...

Alumna to deliver keynote at Women’s Leadership Summit

Alumna to deliver keynote at Women’s Leadership Summit

March 29, 2018


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SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS NEWS RELEASE BROOKINGS, S.D. — March 29, 2018 - Josie (Hutchinson) Ahlquist ’03 is excited to make a return visit to South Dakota State University. Her first visit to campus in 1999 sold her on attending State and mad...

Four seniors to hold exhibit in April

Brianna Schreurs

March 24, 2018


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South Dakota State University students Kayla Collins, Gabrielle Erdmann, Haley Hansen and Ben Jackson will display their senior exhibit April 2-6 at the Ritz Gallery in Grove Hall. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The Ritz Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The students...

Luke Combs coming to Sanford Pentagon

Luke Combs coming to Sanford Pentagon

March 23, 2018


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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Country music star Luke Combs will perform at the Sanford Pentagon at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 18. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets range from $20-$50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. on March 30 at ticketmaster.com and the Pentagon box office. Luke Combs released his gold-certified, critically...

Habitat for Humanity puts unique twist on new community event

Haley Halvorson

March 21, 2018


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Imagine walking down the runway wearing glamorous makeup, lights and cameras everywhere, but instead of a shiny satin dress, you’re wearing a dress made of wallpaper, wood and electrical wire. The Brookings Habitat for Humanity is hosting its first-ever Nail the Runway: Stud Gala. It’s a construction-based...

Rare collection of Dakota language newspapers now at Briggs

Rare collection of Dakota language newspapers now at Briggs

Brianna Schreurs

March 19, 2018


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BROOKINGS, S.D.- It may be just as intriguing to read this first-of-its-kind newspaper now as it was at the time of its publication more than 160 years ago. Dakota Tawaxitku Kin, or The Dakota Friend, ran from 1850–1852 and was written in both Santee Dakota and English, making it one of the first-ever...

Swing into spring with collective dance concert

Swing into spring with collective dance concert

Sydney Wood

March 14, 2018


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The South Dakota State University dance program’s biggest event of the year is right around the corner. The team has been preparing for the spring dance concert since the beginning of the year. The dance program puts on several performances throughout the year, such as the Christmas and Easter shows...

‘The Big Event’ strengthens volunteer bonds

‘The Big Event’ strengthens volunteer bonds

Jacqueline Wolles

March 14, 2018


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In an effort to bridge the gap between South Dakota State students and the Brookings community, the Student Sustainability Council is hosting The Big Event, a community-wide volunteer day. “The community does a lot for SDSU, but sometimes it is tough for students to get off campus and really expand...

27th annual Wacipi to celebrate Native American culture, unity

27th annual Wacipi to celebrate Native American culture, unity

Ian Lack

February 28, 2018


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The 27th annual South Dakota State University Wacipi will unite Native American people from across the state and around the campus community for celebration and thanksgiving. Hosted by the American Indian Student Association, the event will be held March 24 in the Volstorff Ballroom of The Student...