The Collegian

All paws on deck: Humane Society seeks volunteers, donors to help animals

All paws on deck: Humane Society seeks volunteers, donors to help animals

Gabby Premus

February 7, 2018


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The Brookings Regional Humane Society wouldn’t be here without the Brookings community. Last November, the people of Brookings stepped up to assist the Humane Society during a financial crisis. Enough money was raised to make it to its next and largest event. Paws for Wine is 7 to 10:30 p.m....

‘Capers Takes a Holiday’ puts new spin on tradition

‘Capers Takes a Holiday’ puts new spin on tradition

Haley Halvorson

January 31, 2018


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After 73 years of Capers has earned a celebration, which is why this year’s Capers was named “Capers Takes a Holiday.” The second-longest tradition at South Dakota State, Capers is put on entirely by students, including members of Alpha Psi Omega. This year’s theme came from members of...

SDSU titleholders continue to dominate Miss South Dakota pageant each year

SDSU titleholders continue to dominate Miss South Dakota pageant each year

Emma Anderson

January 31, 2018


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Your next Miss South Dakota has a good chance of being your former Miss SDSU. In fact, more Miss SDSUs have become Miss South Dakota than any other titleholders in the state. The Miss SDSU pageant is important to present titleholders, former pageant winners, community members and students because...

South Dakota Women’s March calls for equality, political action

South Dakota Women’s March calls for equality, political action

Garrett Ammesmaki

January 24, 2018


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Thousands of men, women and children swarmed downtown Sioux Falls Saturday for the South Dakota Women’s March. Cries of “the people united will never be divided” and “black lives matter” rang out across Dakota Avenue as the procession made its way from Carnegie Town Hall to Minnehaha Courthouse. ...

Meet Walker Hayes, the opening act for Thomas Rhett

Meet Walker Hayes, the opening act for Thomas Rhett

Laura Butterbrodt

November 29, 2017


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Grammy-nominated country-pop artist Thomas Rhett’s Home Team tour will be in Brookings Friday after rescheduling from Oct. 26. Old Dominion and Walker Hayes will be performing with Rhett at the Swiftel Center. Although Rhett’s fans may be familiar with Old Dominion songs such as “No Such Thing as a Broken Hear...

‘A School for Unusual Girls’ offers unique view

‘A School for Unusual Girls’ offers unique view

Diane Dykes

October 25, 2017


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Editor’s Note: The grading system used here is similar to the 10-point scale used in SDSU courses. GRADE: B+ London celebrates Napoleon’s imprisonment, but something is hiding in the shadows that can bring him back and destroy the British empire. After setting fire to her father’s stables, ...

Scares never fail at the Haunted Trail

Scares never fail at the Haunted Trail

Jonathan Neswick

October 25, 2017


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Halloween approaches, calling for frights of all kinds. The Haunted Trail in McCrory Gardens is an experience sure to scare this weekend. Abigail Gebro, junior business economics major, said she went to the Haunted Trail last year and loved it. “I like the adrenaline rush of being scared,” Gebro s...

Trump, 2016 election focus of Daschle Dialogues event

Trump, 2016 election focus of Daschle Dialogues event

Ian Lack

October 25, 2017


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The Daschle Dialogues brought together Tom Daschle and Tom Brokaw to speak about a wide range of topics, including the 2016 election that elected Donald Trump as president. “Almost all presidents that I’ve known have not been happy with the press at one time or another,” Brokaw said. “It’s very har...

Thomas Rhett concert postponed to December

Thomas Rhett concert postponed to December

Emily De Waard

October 24, 2017


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Due to illness, Thomas Rhett’s upcoming Home Team Tour will be postponed. The rescheduled dates are listed below, and all tickets will be honored on the new dates. Nov. 29 at Xcel Energy Center — St. Paul, Minnesota. Dec. 1 at Swiftel Center — Brookings, South Dakota. Dec. 2 at CenturyLink ...