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DUIs up for Hobo Day 2021, overall arrests down

DUIs up for Hobo Day 2021, overall arrests down

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) October 26, 2021

  DUI arrests are up for this year’s Hobo Day while total violations and arrests are down from 2020, according to the Brookings County Sheriff’s Department. Total charges for Hobo Day 2021 (between...

Jacks fall to UNI on Hobo Day

Jacks fall to UNI on Hobo Day

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) October 24, 2021

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits fell to Northern Iowa 26-17 Saturday at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium to lose their second straight home game. In the fourth most attended game in SDSU football history,...

Jacks face Panthers on Hobo Day

Jacks face Panthers on Hobo Day

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor (He/Him) October 19, 2021

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits bounced back from their heartbreaking loss to Southern Illinois with a strong performance against Western Illinois.  They now look forward to playing Northern Iowa...

Bum Band Spreads Hobo Day Spirit

Bum Band Spreads Hobo Day Spirit

Rebekah White, Reporter October 19, 2021

The Bum Band is a renewed tradition known for spreading Hobo Day spirit through song.  The South Dakota State University Bum Band is a student band made up of members of the Pride of the Dakotas marching...

Hobo Day Events: the fun and safe alternative to drinking

Hobo Day Events: the fun and safe alternative to drinking

McKenzie Mockler, Reporter October 19, 2021

Hobo Day Events: the fun and safe alternative to drinking It’s no surprise that many college students like to party, but the week of Hobo Day is not the time to get an infraction.  According to...

Comedy hypnotist “Lizzie the Dream Girl” hypnotises participating students at the 2019 Hobo Night Live.

Hobo Night Live to cap off Hobo Day

Beth Nagel, Reporter October 19, 2021

Hobo Night Live is back in full force this year with a schedule of events that includes a hypnotist and comedian. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Student Union and follows last year’s...

Marie Robbins: Carrying on the legacy of Grand Pooba

Marie Robbins: Carrying on the legacy of Grand Pooba

Symmone Gauer, Lifestyles Editor (She/her) October 19, 2021

For senior Marie Robbins, carrying on the Hobo Day tradition as Grand Pooba means celebrating all the opportunities South Dakota State has to offer. And just what is the Grand Pooba’s role in all...

Hobo Day scrimmage warms up team for upcoming season

Hobo Day scrimmage warms up team for upcoming season

Skyler Jackson, Sports Reporter (He/him) November 10, 2020

BROOKINGS - The Jackrabbit football team played its first football game in almost a year Oct. 31, a Hobo Day scrimmage that usually takes place in the spring.  South Dakota State University’s annual...

Hobo Day event helps combat food insecurity on campus

Hobo Day event helps combat food insecurity on campus

Jordan Rusche, Lifestyles Editor (She/Her) October 27, 2020

The spirit of Hobo Day has not faded this year despite the challenges of COVID-19. Some events, like the annual Bum-A-Meal, have transitioned into a way to more closely help the community instead. Give-A-Meal,...

Changes to homecoming events provide a safe way for celebration

Changes to homecoming events provide a safe way for celebration

Megan Bertsch, Copy Editor (She/Her) October 21, 2020

After a year of continuous planning and re-planning, the Hobo Day Committee has taken COVID-19 challenges head on and is excited to bring South Dakota State University a Hobo Day celebration unlike any...

Paint the Town event brings community together

Paint the Town event brings community together

Anthony Hawkins , Reporter (He/Him) October 20, 2020

Downtown Brookings is alive with Jackrabbit pride after South Dakota State University students completed the annual Paint the Town event for Hobo Day this past Sunday. The Paint the Town event allows...

Hobo Day canceled then and now

Hobo Day canceled then and now

Gracie Terrall and Maggie Molitor September 8, 2020

For the first time in over 75 years, the South Dakota State University Hobo Day Parade- one of the largest events in the Dakotas- has been canceled. There will be no vintage cars on the road, no people...

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