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Grease fire in Union caused evacuation

Grease fire in Union caused evacuation

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) January 24, 2023

The University Student Union was evacuated Jan. 10 after a retardant used on a grill fire caused a power failure building-wide.  Thanks to fast action by Sodexo workers, a grease fire that erupted...

SDSU recognized as ‘premier university’ through national spotlight

SDSU recognized as ‘premier university’ through national spotlight

Gracie Terrall, Co-Editor-in-Chief (She/Her) January 24, 2023

Within less than two months, South Dakota State University had two publicity opportunities on a national scale with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and FCS Championship game. What does all of this...

Scholarship pageant awards 7 titles

Scholarship pageant awards 7 titles

Lucia Plagge, Reporter January 24, 2023

Fourteen young women and teenagers competed for several local Miss titles at the Larson Performing Arts Center at South Dakota State University Saturday, Jan. 21. The candidates consisted of eight young...

The Pride of the Dakotas marching band performs at the Jackrabbit Pep Rally in Frisco, Texas.

Pride of the Dakotas set to play in national title game

Skyler Jackson, Co-Sports Editor (He/Him) January 7, 2023

The Pride of the Dakotas marching band arrived in Frisco, Texas Saturday to perform in Sunday’s FCS national championship game at Toyota Stadium. The band did one final run-through in Brookings Friday...

The Pride performs for family, fans and museum visitors at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.

Pride rehearses for parade, performs at Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

Jordan Rusche and Gracie Terrall November 23, 2022

We’re getting closer to the day The Pride of the Dakotas has been waiting for since April 2021. Tomorrow, the Pride will take to the streets of New York to perform in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.  After...

Got milk? Dairy bar faces inventory shortages from lingering effects of dairy fire

Got milk? Dairy bar faces inventory shortages from lingering effects of dairy fire

Brynn Lozinski, Reporter November 16, 2022

The SDSU Dairy Club has cut two flavors and sought assistance from Dimock Dairy to satisfy the cheese needs of the public after a long-term shortage in milk production. The plant has started by getting...

Beer sales: Ears Up gains on Busch Light

Beer sales: Ears Up gains on Busch Light

Zachary Simon, Reporter November 16, 2022

Newly-introduced alcohol options at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium are proving to be a success, amplifying many fans’ game day experience while adding an additional source of revenue for South Dakota State...

SA in brief: Academic affairs committee greenlights new classes, minor

SA in brief: Academic affairs committee greenlights new classes, minor

Jacob Boyko, News Editor November 15, 2022

At the Nov. 14 Students’ Association meeting, senators reported updates in their respective committees, passed a resolution recognizing The Pride of the Dakotas marching band and held an executive session...

Pride of the Dakotas receives $50,000 challenge gift from Department of Tourism

Pride of the Dakotas receives $50,000 challenge gift from Department of Tourism

Mara Wheaton, Lifestyles Editor November 8, 2022

South Dakota State University’s Pride of the Dakotas marching band is just over two weeks away from embarking on its New York trip to perform in the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade.  After...

Nod app helps students expand social skills

Nod app helps students expand social skills

Joclyn Haven, Reporter/Photographer (She/Her) November 8, 2022

 South Dakota State University students now have the latest access to a new app to help deal with their mental health and social skills.  The Office of Student Affairs announced their partnership...

What’s on the ballot: a guide to major elections, measures in South Dakota

What’s on the ballot: a guide to major elections, measures in South Dakota

Jordan Rusche, Co-Editor-in-Chief (She/Her) November 1, 2022

South Dakotans have a chance to decide on several key issues Nov. 8, as well as vote for congressional and gubernatorial positions in our state. In preparation for Election Day, here is a guide breaking...

A chat with Jamie Smith: Democratic candidate for governor discusses abortion, teacher pay and more

A chat with Jamie Smith: Democratic candidate for governor discusses abortion, teacher pay and more

Gracie Terrall, Co-Editor-in-Chief (She/Her) November 1, 2022

South Dakota voters will go to the polls Nov. 8 to elect the next governor of South Dakota. The race between Republican Gov. Kristi Noem and Democrat Jamie Smith is tight. The Collegian had the chance...

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