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Study abroad students travel to Rome

Study abroad students travel to Rome

Oakley Jandreau, Reporter April 27, 2022

South Dakota State University’s Education Abroad programs are picking back up after the pandemic lull with many new opportunities, including a group of students currently studying in Rome.    The...

President Barry Dunn addresses State FFA Convention attendees while outgoing State FFA Treasurer Paige Lehrkamp, left, and outgoing State FFA Sentinel Trinity Peterson look on.

State FFA returns to Frost Arena

Chloe Risse, Reporter April 27, 2022

Over 2,400 high school FFA students were on South Dakota State University’s campus this week to compete in 16 different contests at the 94th annual State FFA Convention, April 24-26. The CDE (career...

SDSU promotes sustainability through move-out event

SDSU promotes sustainability through move-out event

Brina Sturm, Lifestyles Editor April 26, 2022

Don’t Dump! Donate! is an annual event during spring move-out. Facilities & Services - Sustainability partners with Residential Life to collect unwanted, but good quality, items from students as...

May Day Music Festival to take place this weekend

May Day Music Festival to take place this weekend

Regen Wiederrich, Reporter April 26, 2022

This year’s May Day Music Festival will be on campus this Saturday, April 30, featuring live music, prizes, food trucks and more. The University Program Council, or UPC, is gearing up to host its...

Binnewies CA builds guitars in free-time

Binnewies CA builds guitars in free-time

Aidan Swift, Reporter April 12, 2022

South Dakota State University student Noah Heezen has the COVID-19 pandemic to thank for getting him started on his hobby.  The second-year community assistant in Binnewies Hall picked up the hobby...

Professor to premiere broadcast history documentary

Professor to premiere broadcast history documentary

Jordan Rusche, Editor-in-Chief (She/Her) April 5, 2022

Those who walk through Yeager Hall will easily notice the photography on the walls and the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame plaques by the main entrance. What many might not notice is a lack of representation...

Upcoming dance concert touches tough topics

Upcoming dance concert touches tough topics

Avery Starr, Reporter April 5, 2022

​​Dancers and choreographers are showcasing their work this weekend at the spring dance concert, “Journey.” The show will be held at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. Shows will be Friday,...

12th annual Ag Day  celebrates industry’s growth

12th annual Ag Day celebrates industry’s growth

Lauren Weishaar, Reporter March 29, 2022

The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences will celebrate its 12th annual Ag Day April 11. The event was started by the CAFES Prexy Council over a decade ago to spread agricultural...

Alpha Omega Epsilon to host Dress for Success fashion show

Alpha Omega Epsilon to host Dress for Success fashion show

Mara Wheaton, Assistant News Editor (She/Her) March 22, 2022

South Dakota State University sorority Alpha Omega Epsilon is partnering with the Sioux Falls-based organization Dress for Success to put on a week of events, including a fashion show this upcoming week.  Dress...

SDSU honors activist during Cesar Chavez week

SDSU honors activist during Cesar Chavez week

Sara Vanderdewyk, Reporter March 22, 2022

To many, March 31 is just like any other day. But to many Latinx people and farm workers, this day is to be celebrated. March 31 was proclaimed Cesar Chavez Day in 2014, a U.S. federal commemorative...

Spring break tips and tricks: What to do if you’re staying home this year

Spring break tips and tricks: What to do if you’re staying home this year

Ella Winter, Reporter March 8, 2022

The countdown to spring break has begun. While you may have your heart set on relaxing, there is an assortment of activities you can look forward to if you are staying on campus or planning on having a...

SDSU animal facilities provide learning opportunities for students, faculty

SDSU animal facilities provide learning opportunities for students, faculty

Andrea Huete, Copy Editor March 8, 2022

South Dakota State University’s Department of Animal Science runs several facilities where students and faculty can get experience working and training with livestock. They can also practice their management...

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