The Collegian

Hobos stay fit, Wellness Center opens its expansion Friday

Hobos stay fit, Wellness Center opens its expansion Friday

Brianna Schreurs

October 10, 2018

Since April 28, 2017, the almost 18-month project has been fueled by the idea of giving South Dakota State a holistic wellness experience, says Shari Landmark, Wellness Center director for recreation and fitness. “It’s called the Wellness Center because we focus on all the dimensions of wellness...

Wellness Center implements new dress code

Wellness Center implements new dress code

Lauren Franken

August 21, 2018

The South Dakota State Wellness Center recently updated its dress code policy, spurring an array of reactions from the recreation center’s users. Sophomore art education major Kenzie Shubert said the gym is a place where people should be free to work out in whatever attire they feel most comfortab...

SA adds ex-officio, hears Wellness Center update

SA adds ex-officio, hears Wellness Center update

Spencer Thompson

February 28, 2018

This week’s Students’ Association meeting featured the addition of a new ex-officio position and an open forum update on the Wellness Center expansion. SA approved a letter of interest from the Student Sustainability Council to become an ex-officio, giving them an official position in SA meetings...

Counselor-to-student ratio raises concerns

Counselor-to-student ratio raises concerns

Ian Lack

February 14, 2018

With mental health awareness becoming more prevalent on campus the past few semesters, the number of students seeking counseling services have increased, creating a strain on counselors to keep up. Darci Nichols, assistant director of Wellness Center Counseling, has noticed this pressure on Counseling...

SA passes need-based scholarship resolution

SA passes need-based scholarship resolution

Sydney Sleep

October 18, 2017

Students’ Association unanimously passed Resolution 17-04-R, showing SA’s support for the Dakota’s Promise need-based scholarship program Monday. The financial aid program was proposed by the South Dakota Board of Regents in hopes of closing the gap between existing financial aid and the cost ...