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Valentin Georgette-Shakers performing at the 2022 GSA annual drag show.

Board of Regents and state House write legislation against drag shows

Serena Davis, Assistant Lifestyles Editor January 31, 2023

The South Dakota Board of Regents is in the midst of creating a new policy regarding events involving minors on campus.  The change came about after a controversial drag show on campus was advertised...

Students’ Association Brief: SDSU Connect promotes Sioux Falls collaborations

Students’ Association Brief: SDSU Connect promotes Sioux Falls collaborations

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) January 31, 2023

At the Jan. 30 Students’ Association meeting, SDSU’s vice president of external affairs and 2022 Hobo Day grand pooba presented their “long-game” strategy to boost SDSU’s numbers amid population...

SDSU President Barry Dunn photographed a double rainbow from his farm north of Brookings.

Senators talk state legislation, Barry Dunn sees double rainbow

Jacob Boyko, News Editor January 24, 2023

South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn addressed the Students’ Association about the university’s legislative goals in Pierre this year and softly hinted his support for SA’s pro-LGBTQ...

University launches interactive map, Board of Regents gets involved in university events

University launches interactive map, Board of Regents gets involved in university events

Jacob Boyko, News Editor January 11, 2023

Following a late start to Jan. 9 Students’ Association meeting after technical difficulties, senators were addressed by Jay Molock about an upcoming rally and “marade” to celebrate Martin Luther...

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...

Counseling center to hire new staff, Ears Up beer sales, new vending machines

Counseling center to hire new staff, Ears Up beer sales, new vending machines

Mara Wheaton, Lifestyles Editor November 1, 2022

At the Oct. 31 South Dakota State University Students’ Association meeting, senators received updates on student flex reimbursement and dining and were addressed by Tammy Lunday, director of Student...

Sodexo gives update on campus dining

Sodexo gives update on campus dining

Jacob Boyko, News Editor October 25, 2022

At the Oct. 24 South Dakota State University Students’ Association meeting, senators received updates on the Sodexo transition from Vice President of Student Affairs Doug Wermedal and Sodexo’s resident...

Taco Tuesday returns, new SA adviser

Taco Tuesday returns, new SA adviser

Mara Wheaton, Lifestyles Editor October 18, 2022

At the Oct. 18 Students’ Association meeting, senators were addressed by the Hobo Day Committee and swore in a new adviser.    Hobo Day Committee Regen Wiederrich, the 2022 Hobo Day Grand...

UPD: crime statistics, say no to fake IDs

UPD: crime statistics, say no to fake IDs

Mara Wheaton, Lifestyles Editor October 4, 2022

At the Oct. 3 Students’ Association meeting, senators were addressed by University Police Officer Scott Roberts, received an update on Starship robots on campus and approved three resolutions.    Officer...

SA President Blake Pulse swears in Senators Hannah Dayaget, Hayden Bentz, Erika Van  Nieuwenhuyse and Claire Koenecke during the Sept. 19 meeting.

Alumni to mentor students, Senate greenlights Taylor Swift Club

Jacob Boyko, News Editor September 20, 2022

At the Sept. 19 Students’ Association meeting, senators were addressed by the Vice President of the Alumni Association, the Taylor Swift Society and approved a resolution to thank retiring professor...

SDSU prepares for Student Union renovation

SDSU prepares for Student Union renovation

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) April 26, 2022

At South Dakota State University Students’ Association meeting April 25, senators were addressed by Jennifer Novotny, senior director of the University Student Union, approved student club constitutions...

Andrew Rasmussen, the outgoing Students’ Association president, swears in his succesor, Blake Pulse, at Monday’s SA meeting as the outgoing executive team watches.  Pulse served as Rasmussen’s chief of staff this year.
Pictured (from left): Blake Pulse, Andrew Rasmussen,  Rachel Schoon, Kordell Feldhaus,  Anna Shane.

New president, vice president, senators sworn in

Jacob Boyko, News Editor (He/Him) April 12, 2022

During the April 11 South Dakota State University Students’ Association meeting, senators were addressed by lobbyist Brett Koenecke, awarded faculty and passed two amendments. The former SA administration...

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