The Collegian

Spring break road trips sure to satisfy

Haley Halvorson

January 24, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

A spring break road trip with friends is a oppor tunity to see new parts of the United States. There are thousands of destinations for a road trip and a thousand more routes to get there. Mountain adventure road trip One destination worth traveling to is Zion National Park, Utah. There are ...

Get head start on living sustainably in 2018

Jennifer McLaughlin

January 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

New year, new semester. So, as we start this great new year, I thought I’d share 10 tips on how to have a more sustainable 2018. Recycle. This is one of the easiest ways to live sustainably. Recycling bins are located across campus with a color-coded system. Yellow bins are for trash and blue b...

Staying focused in the New Year

Haley Halvorson

January 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

It’s officially the new year and second semester which means new goals or resolutions to focus on in 2018. For many people it can become hard to stay driven and focused on specific goals with new classes and other responsibilities, but there are a few doable ways to keep on track and stress free. C...

How to stay unintentionally single during cuffing season

How to stay unintentionally single during cuffing season

Amanda John

November 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Disclaimer: This is a comedic piece and the author does not advise taking any of the advice seriously. Winter is here, and we all know what that means: love is in the air. It’s officially cuffing season. It’s the time of the year where single life is left behind in favor of warm cuddles. Apparently, ...

Gaining a competitive edge for the first professional job

Gaining a competitive edge for the first professional job

Jonathan Neswick

November 8, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

College is a time for self-discovery of what you want to do for the rest of your life. Many students have a dream job in mind, but there is never a set path to take to achieve those goals. According to a 2013 Liberty Street Economics article, roughly 27 percent of college graduates are actually employed i...

7 ways to survive your seasonal depressive episode

7 ways to survive your seasonal depressive episode

Amanda John

November 1, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Winter is around the corner and so is seasonal depression, but for some of us depression is a yearlong battle we face. College can be a stressful experience and going through it with depression is even harder. So, I cultivated a few ways to control it and lessen the emotional and physical load that com...

Getting the job: the importance of interview follow-ups

Getting the job: the importance of interview follow-ups

Hannah Smith

October 18, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Your tie is tight, your slacks are straight and you just aced your interview — or did you? “The interview does not end when the questioning is done,” said Sherry Fuller Bordewyk, South Dakota State Office of Career Development associate director. “Really, it doesn’t end until you have followed ...

What 500 calories looks like on campus

Megan Teppo

September 30, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

What does 500 calories on campus look like? Well, it depends. At South Dakota State, there are a variety of restaurants to choose from. Each restaurant offers different types of food, each with varying nutritional values. Consuming 500 calories at Chick-fil-A is a whole crispy chicken sandwich wi...

Healthy habits: how to make changes

Healthy habits: how to make changes

Jonathan Neswick

September 30, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

A college lifestyle can differ from living at home with parents. Most days in high school may have been more active, including a government-approved lunch and the stress of “adulting” was never a thought on the mind. The shock of moving away from what we know can lead to the development of unhealthy ha...

Lazy health: wellness with minimum effort, maximum outcome

Amanda John

September 30, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

We’ve all heard the spiel on the “freshman 15,” and some of us have firsthand experience with it. Being an overachiever myself, I put on what I like to call my freshman 25. Now, putting on a little weight may not always be a terrible thing, but when you’re gassy, bloated and fatigued you prob...