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The real story of Thanksgiving

The real story of Thanksgiving

Symmone Gauer, Lifestyles Editor (She/her) November 16, 2021

This year, we celebrate the 400th anniversary of what we consider the first Thanksgiving. Many of us remember being taught about the first Thanksgiving in grade school. Perhaps we donned costumes for a...

Pride of the Dakotas to perform annual indoor concert

Pride of the Dakotas to perform annual indoor concert

Karmen Sperr, Reporter November 9, 2021

​​The Pride of the Dakotas will be performing an indoor concert on Thursday featuring songs they have been performing throughout the football season.  The Pride has performed an indoor concert...

BCT’s “Steel Magnolias” coming to SDSU this week

BCT’s “Steel Magnolias” coming to SDSU this week

Lilli Moore, Reporter (She/her) November 9, 2021

The Brookings Community Theatre will perform “Steel Magnolias” at the Fishback Studio Theatre Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center starting Thursday.  The play takes place in a beauty salon in Louisiana...

Audiences praise South Korean Netflix series “Squid Game”

Audiences praise South Korean Netflix series “Squid Game”

Emma Smith, Reporter November 9, 2021

The new series “Squid Game” has quickly become the topic of conversation around the world, and Brookings is no exception.  The show aired on Netflix Sept. 17, and since then it has become the No....

The young son of Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Frost wasnt born with a silver soon in his mouth--but it certainly wouldnt have bothered him any.

Barracks from back in the day

Symmone Gauer, Lifestyles Editor (She/her) November 9, 2021

After World War II, South Dakota State College was flush with veterans—and those veterans were in desperate need of a home. Like many colleges across the country at the time, SDSC (now SDSU) faced...

Rick Lunds TikTok profile

SDSU Has Its Own TikTok Star

Nick Aeilts, Reporter November 2, 2021

When people think of South Dakota State University, influencer is not the word most would use to describe it, but at least one student has reached that status. Fifth year communications major Rick Lund...

Library speaker series promotes Indigenous history, culture

Library speaker series promotes Indigenous history, culture

Jordan Rusche, Edidor in-Chief November 2, 2021

The Brookings Public Library will be hosting a series of speakers throughout November in celebration of Native American Heritage Month. “We started this back in 2019,” Mikaela Neubauer, community...

Paint with Bob Ross event open to students of all skill levels

Paint with Bob Ross event open to students of all skill levels

Taylor Roemeling, Reporter November 2, 2021

It’s time to pick up your paint brushes, South Dakota State University students. The Paint with Bob Ross event is from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Volstorff Ballroom in the Student Union. Admission...

Concert Choir to perform at PAC to round out tour

Concert Choir to perform at PAC to round out tour

Grace Arthur, Reporter November 2, 2021

After traveling for four days, the Concert Choir will wrap up their fall tour Friday, Nov. 5, in Brookings.    The Home Tour concert finale will be at 7 p.m. in Larson Concert Hall. This is free...

Tasha Hauff, Lakota language professor and revitalization specialist

SDSU making strides in Lakota language revitalization efforts

Symmone Gauer, Lifestyles Editor (She/Her) November 2, 2021

Since 1991, Lakota language has been taught on South Dakota State University’s campus, but now —in collaboration with Indigenous communities— the School of American and Global Studies is making strides...

Famous organist to bring classic silent film to life on campus

Famous organist to bring classic silent film to life on campus

Symmone Gauer, Lifestyles Editor October 26, 2021

Famous organist Ben Model is bringing “The Phantom of the Opera” silent film to life in a performance that combines history with music and the “spooky” feeling of Halloween. The 1925 horror...

Haunted Trail

Haunted Trail

Brina Sturm, Asst. Lifestyles Editor October 26, 2021

Looking for some pre-Halloween plans? Alpha Psi Omega has got you covered. Join APO Oct. 28-30 from 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. for a frightening tour of their Haunted Trail.  SDSU’s chapter of Alpha Psi...

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