The Collegian

Spring weather prompts outdoor activities in Brookings

Spring weather prompts outdoor activities in Brookings

Danielle Sons, Lifestyles Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles

Now that the snow has almost melted and the sun is radiating, Brookings is coming back to life. The Brookings community offers a multitude of activities sure to keep everyone occupied and satisfied during the spring months. One of the first signs of spring is the opening of outdoor patios around t...

Cousins discusses faith, football and future

Cousins discusses faith, football and future

Scott Engen and Trenton Abrego

April 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

For the Vikings, season one of the Kirk Cousins' era wasn’t what they hoped.  The team finished 8-7-1 and missed the playoffs. After a trip to the NFC Championship in 2017, the Vikings front office signed Cousins to a three-year, fully guaranteed, 84-million-dollar contract, in hopes he could lead them to a...

40 years of flavor

40 years of flavor

Brianna Schreurs, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019


Filed under News

A 1979September trip to the grocery store to get Oreo cookies secured SDSU a sweet spot in ice cream-making history.  This year marks the 40th year since Cookies n’ Cream ice cream was invented. The idea was set into motion while dairy manufacturing majors Joe Leedom and Joe Van Treeck were working...

How to stay focused, productive until semester ends

How to stay focused, productive until semester ends

Amanda John, Lifestyles Columnist

April 9, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles

With the spring weather fast approaching, many students are probably eager for classes to end and summer to begin. We are doing our best to attend classes, but the start of school year zeal is gone, and what’s left to think of is the sun and fun we had during spring break. Here are five tips ...

Miracles made

Miracles made

Andrew Rasmussen, Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under News

With just 90 minutes left during April 6 State A Thon, the students were $8,000 short of their goal.  In the final hour of the 12-hour dance marathon, students raised $12,000, giving them a grand total of $179,143.19.  State A Thon is an annual event put on by students to support families of children with med...

Jackrabbits fall in Sweet 16

Jackrabbits fall in Sweet 16

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

March 30, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. — A run to the Elite 8 wasn’t destined to be. South Dakota State’s historic run in the NCAA Tournament ended in a 63-53 defeat at the hands of Oregon Friday night inside the Moda Center. “It's a tough one tonight, but that doesn't take anything away from the phenomenal and specia...

SDSU celebrates 28th annual Wacipi event

SDSU celebrates 28th annual Wacipi event

Elizabeth Stromquist, Reporter

March 26, 2019


Filed under News

American Indians across the state gather in the Volstroff Ballroom once a year to celebrate culture and religion with the tribal communities.  The 28th annual Wacipi, or pow wow, is an event that is a time of celebration for the American Indian population.  The American Indian Center and American In...

Love is Blind: SDSU students take leap toward love

Love is Blind: SDSU students take leap toward love

Haley Halvorson, Lifestyles Editor

March 15, 2019


Filed under Lifestyles

Armaan Deepak a junior aviation major decided to go on a blind date for the first time last week with Sydney Charlton, sophomore early childhood education major. They went on the date to Craft Italian American Fusion and answered some questions before and after the date. Before the date... How w...