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Rabbit Report by SDSU Students' Association

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

It’s the last week of classes before finals week, Jackrabbits! Be sure to check your final exam schedule and consult your course syllabi so you’re prepared for next week. Make a point to take some time for yourself and get plenty of sleep to gear up for finals week.

The Students’ Association Senate will meet for its last meeting of the semester tonight at 7:00PM in the Lewis & Clark Room of the Student Union. All SA Senate meetings are open to the public, so bring your concerns every Monday night to speak with your college representatives. Please click here to view tonight’s agenda, which includes several amendments to the Students’ Association Bylaws regarding election campaign guidelines.


This edition of the Rabbit Report includes:

  • Student Engagement & Social Media Survey
  • KSDJ May Day Music Festival
  • Oakwood Literary Magazine Launch Party (Rescheduled)
  • Congressional Fellowship Program Debrief
  • HEROH De-Stress Fest
  • Wellness Center Triathlon
  • Don’t Dump! Donate!
  • Campus Clothing Swap
  • The Big Event Volunteer Opportunities
  • Be the Match Bone Marrow Drive
  • Best Buddies Cupcake Sale

Student Engagement Survey: Social Media & Student Organizations

Student Activities graduate intern Loral I Barrie is completing a research project about how student organizations at SDSU use (or don’t use) social media. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey. It will remain open until Monday, April 22nd at 12:00PM. Please contact SDSU Student Activities with any questions.

KSDJ May Day Music Festival

Check out the 5th Annual May Day Music Festival on Friday, April 26th 5:00-10:00PM in Jack’s Place in the lower level of the Student Union. Hear live music from Dawson Hollow, Whiskey Rich, Duel, and student performers. There will also be student organization booths and vendors to check out! More information is available via the Facebook event.

Oakwood Literary Magazine Launch Party (Rescheduled)

SDSU’s very own literary and arts journal, Oakwood, is celebrating its 2019 issue this Wednesday, April 24th at 7:00PM in the Briggs Library Archives. Come for readings from the magazine and a reception to commemorate this year’s issue! For more information, contact SDSU Oakwood or visit the Oakwood website. Oakwood is sponsored by the SDSU Department of English and the Students’ Association.

Congressional Fellowship Program Debrief

Ever wondered what goes on in Congress? Curious about the Congressional Fellowship Program? Dr. Florencio Urías Aranda, III, and Dr. Lisa Hager will be presenting about their experiences in the American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowship Program this Tuesday, April 23rd at 7:00PM in the Walder Room of the Student Union. All majors and interests are welcome!

HEROH De-Stress Fest

Stressed about your upcoming exams? Treat yourself at the De-Stress Fest in the Wellness Center Conference Room Tuesday, April 23rd and Wednesday, April 24th from 4:00 to 5:30PM. There will be free massages, succulents, essential oil blends, coloring pages, manicures, stress balls, play-doh, and snacks! Contact Ashley Bernardy or Erin Benz with any questions.

Wellness Center Triathlon

The Wellness Center is hosting its yearly end-of-the-semester triathlon on Saturday, April 27th. Volunteers or participants can sign up here by completing the registration form. The success of this event depends on great student help, so take advantage of this volunteer opportunity to get outside and take a break from finals week studying. Food will be provided for volunteers. Contact Carson Petersheim with any questions or stop by the Wellness Center.

Don’t Dump! Donate! 

Moving out of the residence halls next week? Keep reusable material out of the landfill by donating items to local non-profits. Most items commonly found in a residence hall room can be donated for reuse. Dropoff locations are conveniently located near the dumpster areas at Young and Binnewies Halls and the Union cul-de-sac near Honors Hall. Dropoffs are accepted Tuesday, April 30th, through Friday, May 3rd11:00AM to 5:00PM. Contact Jennifer McLaughlin with questions.

Campus Clothing Swap

The Student Sustainability Council is hosting a campus clothing swap during the KSDJ May Day Music Festival on Friday, April 26th 5:00-10:00PM. Here’s how it works: Bring any clothing item or book you no longer want, and take what you do want! Everything left at the end of the night will be donated. Contact Anna Barr with questions.

The Big Event Volunteer Opportunities

The Big Event, a community-wide volunteer event, was a success last weekend! However, due to the extreme weather, 17 volunteer jobs remain in the community. Students’ help is needed to meet the needs of the Brookings Community! Sign up for a job in which you would coordinate a date to volunteer on your own with a group of friends.

Be the Match Bone Marrow Donor Registry Drive

SDSU’s Love Your Melon Crew and Jackrabbit Football are partnering to sign SDSU students up as potential bone marrow donors. Interested students can sign up on Tuesday, April 23rd 11:00AM-2:00PM and Wednesday, April 24th  10:00AM-4:00PM on Main Street in the Student Union. Students can also sign up online or by texting “SDSU” to 61474.

Best Buddies Cupcake Sale

Craving something sweet? On Thursday, April 25th the Best Buddies student organization here at SDSU will be selling cupcakes from Oh My Cupcakes in Sioux Falls to fundraise! Stop by Main Street of the Union between 10:00AM and 4:00PM to get a sweet treat. There will also be more information about the Best Buddies chapter on campus. Best Buddies can’t wait to see you there!


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