The Collegian

Always connected: digital stalking at SDSU

Always connected: digital stalking at SDSU

Garrett Ammesmaki

November 8, 2017


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Her co-worker decided he was in love with her. The only problem was she didn’t love him — and some people can’t take no for an answer. “He just had this idea that we had this weird connection that we didn’t have; he was very much obsessive about it,” said Alaina Hanks, now a post-graduate st...

‘George the ghost’ may move to PAC

‘George the ghost’ may move to PAC

Laura Butterbrodt

October 25, 2017


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The theatre department at South Dakota State may lose their in-residence ghost when they move to the Performing Arts Center in 2019. George’s backstory stems from a tale of a janitor falling off either an alcove or the balcony of Doner Auditorium, dating back before 1970 and Director of Theatre JD ...

David Blegen: original ‘hobo by choice’

David Blegen: original ‘hobo by choice’

Ian Lack

October 25, 2017


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Students pass by a statue of his likeness every day. His influence in fundraising for the South Dakota State University Foundation has been felt by the university’s faculty and students for years. On Oct. 13, David Blegen, the model for Weary Will, received a Distinguished Alumnus award for Distingu...

SDSU takes flight with new drone program

SDSU takes flight with new drone program

Ian Lack

October 18, 2017


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Drones are no longer exclusively being used as military weapons, but becoming more present in the workplace and as a hobby. An emerging trend in some job fields requires hands-on experience with drones. A new certificate, added to the South Dakota State catalog this summer, aims to give students tha...

Vintage apparel line released for limited time

Vintage apparel line released for limited time

Sydney Sleep

October 2, 2017


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The University Bookstore unveiled their 1881 Vintage apparel and merchandise line Sept. 1 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of retiring the old Jackrabbit. Due to licensing limitations, the clothing featuring the old Jack can only be carried in stores and online for a total of four months. Clothin...

In the eye of the storm

In the eye of the storm

September 20, 2017


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Lt. Col. Brian Schroeder has been watching with keen interest the past two weeks as the southeastern part of the nation has been hammered by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Now Maria, a Category 5 storm, is making its way through the Caribbean. Schroeder is interested in these storms, even though they...