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Club Spotight – The Spur

Caleb Herrlich, Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2017


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Not very many University newspapers can claim an entirely student-run, uncensored platform that is able to focus solely on the interests of its students. This is what The Spur offers. Every two weeks during the fall and spring semesters, barring holiday breaks, a new issue comes out and its goal is...

The Punchline 2

Marvin Mendoza, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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And she was up! At barely 5 in the morning. Birds still sleeping, mild air flow and temperature in the air. It was cool for a mid-summer day. Perfect for activity. Get some things done, the normal routine. And so, it occurred to her that a run would do it. it was something typical of her. Always active,...

PADI Open Water Scuba

PADI Open Water Scuba

John Palmer, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Variety

If every high school graduation commencement speech, teen drama or other young adult media is to be believed, college is supposed to be that wonderful time where you break out of your shell and try new things, get out of your comfort zone and really find out who you truly are. Usually that’s in the contex...

Comic

Comic

Nick Green, Cartoonist

November 3, 2017


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Recipe: Sugar Cookies

Mary Tjeerdsma, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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Not a pumpkin pie person? Why not bake the world’s most perfect sugar cookies instead? Ingredients: 2 ½ cups flour ¾ teaspoon baking soda ¾ teaspoon cream of tatar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup butter 1 cup powdered sugar ¼ cup white sugar 1 egg ½ teaspoon vanilla 1. Preheat oven to 375 deg...

Club Spotlight: Art Club

Heidi DeSutter, Photography Editor

November 3, 2017


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The Art Program at SMSU has several goals according to President Abbey Baumman. “One, to enrich the educational experience of all students by providing them the opportunity to view, discuss and produce works of art. Two, to provide quality baccalaureate degrees in art and art education. Three, to pr...

Comic

Comic

Nick Green, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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Club Spotlight: Perceptions

Club Spotlight: Perceptions

Kaleigh Farrelly, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017


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Perceptions is Southwest Minnesota State University’s student-run literature and art journal. This year’s issue will be its tenth volume. Perceptions accepts submissions from students, staff, faculty and alumni. Pieces of art, short pieces of fiction and non-fiction, ten-minute plays or screenplays...

Spotlight: Chemistry Club

Spotlight: Chemistry Club

Kelly Regan, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Top Stories, Variety

The Chemistry Club is starting this year with many new faces. Last year, many of the club members were graduating seniors and the club is excited to continue to promote chemistry with these new members. “So far, I think we have another fantastic group of individuals in the club, everyone has a differe...

Letter to the Editor

Leah Koch, Letter to the Editor

September 14, 2017


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Dear Editor and Readers, With summer ending, textbook buying and sitting in class are your main focus. The last thing you need are vehicle woes cramping your style on your way to your first class. Here are some rules so you can stay safe and arrive on time. Buckle Up: Buckling up saves lives, it is that simple....

Spotlight: Honors Club

Emily Errico, News Editor

September 14, 2017


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The Honors Club is getting new life this year thanks to newly instated President Fadumo Ismail, vice president Elizabeth Ripple, and Secretary Ayan Nur. Despite its name, the Honors Club is not officially affiliated with the Honors Program. The club is actually designed for all students who want to be...

Graduation

Graduation

Abby McKinney, Cartoonist

April 20, 2017


Filed under Comics, Variety

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