Archives for September 2011

MSU draws students’ relatives to Family Day

By Josh Hayter Smiling faces, children jumping on bouncy castles, the smell of hot dogs and fries filled the air Saturday afternoon at The Quad. More than 2,000 family members attended MSU’s annual Family Day festivities. The message on the back of this year’s Family Day t-shirt summed up … [Read more...]

Profs examine wealth gap, declining economy

  Students are obviously interested in the economy – 100 students attended The Wealth Gap in America presentation Wednesday, hosted by Multicultural Services. Dr. Michael Preda, professor of political science, and Dr. Yoshi Fukasawa, economics chair, covered the political and economical … [Read more...]

Speakers talk on technology

  Technology offers students a lot of great opportunities – but those opportunities come with danger. W. Scott Lewis, JD, spoke to students and faculty Wednesday as part of the Student Success Series with the program MyFace, Spacebook and Other Issues of Technology for Students. The … [Read more...]

Laramie Revisited

By Jamie Monroe The MSU Theatre department will open its Fall season with The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later. It is a revisiting of the original play, The Laramie Project, which MSU produced in March 2003 to sold-out crowds. “When we did the first one, that was one of the most satisfying, … [Read more...]

MSU police investigate assault charges

MSU police are investigating three sexual assault cases occurring within one week on campus. The first case involves two female students who say they were sexually assaulted in Sundance Apartments Sept. 18. The second case involves another coed who says she was sexually assaulted in … [Read more...]

Volleyball loses in game 5

The MSU volleyball team took on the Tarleton State TexAnns Saturday afternoon. The game took place at the MSU home court for  Family Day. Sadly, the Mustangs suffered another loss as TSU took them down, 3-2. 25-18, 14-25, 14-25, 27-25, 15-10. The loss brought MSU down 6-6 on the season and 2-5 … [Read more...]


The no. 22 Mustang’s first home game took place this weekend against the no. 16 team, Texas A&M-Kingsville. MSU took down the Javelinas, 44-38. In the opening half, MSU made a 23-0 lead and bounced with a total of 512 yards in offense. Sophomore Keidrick Jackson drew first blood for MSU … [Read more...]

Cross country surpasses West Texas A&M in dual meet

The No. 13 MSU cross country team overcame West Texas A&M in a dual meet at the former Hawk Ridge Golf Course. Before this meet, many of the Mustangs had not experienced competitive meets since the season opener in September. Also, the Missouri Southern Stampede was canceled as a result of … [Read more...]

MSU falls to Angelo State

MSU kicked off the new rugby season with a  scrimmage  against  Angelo State at San Angelo Saturday. The match did not start very well as mistakes cost MSU in the red zone of the field resulting in an unconverted try for ASU. MSU defense held on and were only down 0-5 after the first … [Read more...]

Lady Mustangs lose and tie in road games

The MSU women’s soccer team lost to West Texas A&M and settled for a tie to Eastern New Mexico in road games that went into overtime. WTAMU hosted the Mustangs Friday in a game that ended 2-1 in the Lady Buffs’ favor. The Mustangs were able to strike in the 18th minute to get an early … [Read more...]