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    Yoteforever wants to play his hand at letting the all-knowing and all-powerful Google define who is considered the flagship university in South Dakota. Yes, let's let the internet tell us because it is believable. Good grief. A flagship is the leader in the flotilla - it isn't because of lofty words and marketing wizardry. Cripes, the loudest tree in the woods is usually the hollow one. Not wanting to dance the line of smack, the only thing I will say is that the leader in higher education in South Dakota for the past 50 years is the "cow college" many of the USD faithful have made fun of during the entire time. There are reasons why SDSU dominates in student recruitment (by a lot!), important research and in the hearts and minds of most South Dakotans. We matter, and it isn't because of clever slogans and hyperbole. We matter because we have made an impact in every county and community in this state. We matter because our graduates are leaders in their communities. We matter because rather than grandstanding superiority we have gone out and made a difference. That's why we are what we are.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yoteforever View Post
    i know you wonít take my word for it so google or research it for yourself. Thereís 1 flagship university in the state of South Dakota. And it isnít you. But rather USD
    Flagship definitions:

    1. the ship that carries the commander of a fleet or subdivision of a fleet and flies the commander's flag

    2. the finest, largest, or most important one of a group of things


    Hmm... Sure sounds like SDSU would make the most sense as the flagship university of SD. Age is about the only sense that USD would be the "flagship university of SD". In every other sense that wouldn't be true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CappinHard View Post
    Flagship definitions:

    1. the ship that carries the commander of a fleet or subdivision of a fleet and flies the commander's flag

    2. the finest, largest, or most important one of a group of things


    Hmm... Sure sounds like SDSU would make the most sense as the flagship university of SD. Age is about the only sense that USD would be the "flagship university of SD". In every other sense that wouldn't be true.
    Having a law school, med school, ed school, and business school doesn't factor in at all?

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    This has been covered here already try and keep up.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr_Tibbs View Post
    The student fees discrepancy is a product of SDSU enrolling approximately 10,500 Full time equivalent students, while USD enrolls about 6,700 FTE students. Not only about are there about 2000 more total students at SDSU, a larger share of our students are full time equivalent, meaning that they are taking at least 15 credits in a semester, therefore paying more in fees.

    After looking at both schools website, USD general activity fee is 53.75 per credit. At SDSU, it's 43.75 per credit. I can't see exactly how each fee is broken down into what is going to athletics vs other services on campus, but Usd students are paying more per credit hour in fees than SDSU students, and I'd be surprised if the rate going to athletics isn't higher as well.

    The Argus fee article misrepresents the per capita impact on each student. We have the larger university, and it would make sense that our fee total is higher.
    Quote Originally Posted by Mr_Tibbs View Post
    Further explanation, USD has 6100 degree seeking (probably at normal credit load) undergraduates as of fall 2017. Sdsu has 9700 degree seeking undergraduates as of fall 2017. 3600 more full time students paying fees will have a large impact on our total number.

    Dividing it out, each degree seeking undergrad at USD student is paying 262 dollars in fees to athletics over a given year. Each degree seeking undergrad at SDSU is paying 247 dollars in athletic fees per year. This calculation doesn't include graduate students, who normally are taking 3-9 credits per semester and contribute far less to the budget than undergrads who are taking twice the class load. This also doesn't include non-degree seeking students, but it does include online/off campus/part time degree seeking students, of which neither SDSU or USD have a large population.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cowbell View Post
    Yoteforever wants to play his hand at letting the all-knowing and all-powerful Google define who is considered the flagship university in South Dakota. Yes, let's let the internet tell us because it is believable. Good grief. A flagship is the leader in the flotilla - it isn't because of lofty words and marketing wizardry. Cripes, the loudest tree in the woods is usually the hollow one. Not wanting to dance the line of smack, the only thing I will say is that the leader in higher education in South Dakota for the past 50 years is the "cow college" many of the USD faithful have made fun of during the entire time. There are reasons why SDSU dominates in student recruitment (by a lot!), important research and in the hearts and minds of most South Dakotans. We matter, and it isn't because of clever slogans and hyperbole. We matter because we have made an impact in every county and community in this state. We matter because our graduates are leaders in their communities. We matter because rather than grandstanding superiority we have gone out and made a difference. That's why we are what we are.

    Relax. Just having fun. Who cares

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    Quote Originally Posted by FeaRed View Post
    Having a law school, med school, ed school, and business school doesn't factor in at all?
    So... You're a normal university that teaches multiple disciplines. Congratulations, you're like almost every other university.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yoteforever View Post
    i know you wonít take my word for it so google or research it for yourself. Thereís 1 flagship university in the state of South Dakota. And it isnít you. But rather USD
    And who gives a Fck. Who is a bigger university now? The big dance? Do you even know about it? Semis of playoffs? Congrats on a win....

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    Quote Originally Posted by yoteforever View Post
    i know you wonít take my word for it so google or research it for yourself. Thereís 1 flagship university in the state of South Dakota. And it isnít you. But rather USD
    i know you won't take my word for it, but google flagship.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mitchellrabbit View Post
    And who gives a Fck. Who is a bigger university now? The big dance? Do you even know about it? Semis of playoffs? Congrats on a win....
    They're basing it on when school was founded/established rather than enrollment, which seems fairly common. Personally I'm a fan because the "sinking flagship" memes after sports contests almost write themselves.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RabbitObsessed View Post
    I think we can give them Clay County.
    Hey! Let's not cede Spencer, IA so easily.

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