The Spur

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


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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


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SMSU’s nudist dorm update

Kaleigh Farrelly, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


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During March 2016, The Spur ran an article about the new Living and Learning Community (LLC): the nudist dorm in Kamasutra. The response to having a nudist dorm on campus was so great that leaders within SMSU came together and pitched an idea to the Senate of Students: Why not make the entire SMSU ca...

April Fool’s

April Fool’s

Abby McKinney, Cartoonist

March 30, 2017


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Recipe: Winter Campfire Cookies

Recipe: Winter Campfire Cookies

Wyatt Albers, Staff Writer

March 16, 2017


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Here’s for a taste of the great outdoors with a decadent twist. These s’mores are sure to bring up memories of sitting by a campfire roasting marshmallows, all while in the comfort of your own home. These woodsy little treats—consisting of Graham crackers, chocolate, marshmallows, and white alm...

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