The Collegian

SA swears in new senator, approves two new student clubs

SA swears in new senator, approves two new student clubs

Trenton Abrego

October 2, 2018


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A heavy docket during the Monday, Oct. 1 Students’ Association meeting lasted almost two hours. Ty Dunse, a sophomore human biology major from Webster, South Dakota, was selected to fill the vacancy left by Ryan Sailors. Also, two club constitutions were approved and a regent on the South Dakota Board o...

VeoRide contract with SDSU gets complicated

VeoRide contract with SDSU gets complicated

Trenton Abrego

September 25, 2018


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After a snag in contract talks, the debut of VeoRide in Brookings will be delayed. Vice President Spencer Harwood stated the deal with bike-share program, VeoRide has hit a snag. There are a few contract issues the university needs to negotiate before the deal is finalized. VeoRide insisted that the university extende...

Dunn highlights SA meeting

Dunn highlights SA meeting

Trenton Abrego

September 18, 2018


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President Barry Dunn stopped in at the Lewis and Clark Room and spoke to the Students’ Association in its fourth meeting of the year. Dunn gave SA a report card which entailed items from the physical plan of the university to student life to community culture. In 2016, SDSU started a campus climate...

New GAF Strategic Plan examines athletics, transportation options

New GAF Strategic Plan examines athletics, transportation options

Ian Lack

September 12, 2018


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Students’ Association is currently deliberating the new strategic plan for the General Activity Fee (GAF) in for fiscal years 2020-24. GAF is a fee charged per credit hour every semester for students. The fee provides funding for the Student Union and student health, athletics and programming. U...

Workgroups, football schedule discussed at Students’ Association meeting

Workgroups, football schedule discussed at Students’ Association meeting

Trenton Abrego

September 11, 2018


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During the third Students’ Association meeting of the fall semester, a senator announced his resignation, workgroup memberships were appointed and the Athletics Department spoke. It was announced at the meeting that Ryan Sailors, who represented the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences wi...

Students’ Association approves conspiracy theory club

Students’ Association approves conspiracy theory club

Landon Dierks

August 29, 2018


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It’s time to take an adventure down the rabbit hole.  Last week, South Dakota State University Students’ Association approved the constitution for Down the Rabbit Hole: Conspiracy Theory Club.  Amanda Husted, a sophomore human development and family studies major and president of the club, fir...

Wellness Center meets with Students’ Association

Wellness Center meets with Students’ Association

Trenton Abrego

August 29, 2018


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Students’ Association gathered for its second meeting of the fall semester on Monday, Aug. 27.  The agenda was slim, but some meeting minutes were filled with an open forum led by Wellness Center Directors Shari Landmark and Tamara Lunday. They announced that the Pandemic Planning and Coordinatio...

Bike-share program rides into Brookings

Bike-share program rides into Brookings

Lauren Franken

August 29, 2018


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By mid-September, VeoRide’s bike-share program will make almost 80 bikes accessible to South Dakota State students and Brookings community members for the first time. Students’ Association started discussing plans for a bike-share program last year and in cooperation with the city of Brookings...

Students’ Association opens year with new adviser

Students’ Association opens year with new adviser

Trenton Abrego

August 22, 2018


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It was a busy first meeting for South Dakota State’s Students’ Association in which they approved two constitutions for student organizations and appointed a new adviser. Dr. Florencio Aranda III (also known as Dr. Flo) serves as the program adviser for Latino/a/x Multicultural Affairs and was un...

New Students’ Association body excited to serve, engage

New Students’ Association body excited to serve, engage

Allyson Monson

April 25, 2018


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As everything else on campus comes to close, one organization begins. Students’ Association just elected a new senate for the upcoming academic year. With fresh perspective and insight, each senator has already proven to be dedicated and committed to SDSU and the students they serve. This new perspective...

Senate discusses bike-share in final meeting of semester

Senate discusses bike-share in final meeting of semester

Emily De Waard

April 25, 2018


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Students’ Association had its final meeting of the 2017-18 year this week and focused heavily on bike-share brainstorming. Open forum featured a presentation from a representative of the bike-share company Spin. Senate talked at length comparing Spin to VeoRide, another bike-share company SDSU is co...

Sustainability at State: Recycling, bikes prioritized on campus

Sustainability at State: Recycling, bikes prioritized on campus

Emily De Waard

April 18, 2018


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SDSU’s campus is becoming more sustainable all the time and several strides have been made in this academic year alone to focus on sustainability. Campus Sustainability Specialist Jennifer McLaughlin has set many goals to improve SDSU’s sustainability and has seen marked improvement across sever...