Archives for April 2012

The week in photos

 Relay for Life On Friday Midwestern held the 4th annual Relay for Life celebration. 17 teams totaling 182 registered participates came out to support the American Cancer Society. The event, along with a year’s worth of fundraising collected more than $11,108 this year. The top raising team went to … [Read more...]

Engineering program gets $3.8M in donations

MSU secured $3.8 million in donations two weeks ago for the Engineering program. James McCoy gave the university $3.3 million for construction, two extra faculty members, and equipment. Fred Stephens and Payton Carnes together gave approximately $500,000 for more equipment. “I was very … [Read more...]

D.I.Y. beauty ideas

There are so many cosmetic brands and products out there, it’s hard to know sometimes what to buy, what certain things do and how to use them properly. But many products that we spend decades of minutes deciding on can actually be created with a few household items! EYE MAKEUP REMOVER Did your … [Read more...]

Romantic comedy dominates box office

By Christopher Carter Just as Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Melark were planning to celebrate a fourth week as the number one movie in America, Tim Story’s Think Like A Man interrupted and took home the crown with a $33 million opening weekend beating out The Hunger games. Think Like A Man is a … [Read more...]

MSU outplays ACU

The Lady Mustangs outplayed Abilene Christian University in two out of three games to conclude the regular season and advance to the Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament last weekend at the Mustangs Park. MSU beat the Wildcats 5-2 in the first game with the hosts scoring the first five … [Read more...]

Mustangs lose at Southlake

The Midwestern State tennis team saw its season demise after losing 5-1 to the University of Incarnate Word at the Lone Star Conference Championship Friday. Luke Joyce teamed up with Kacper Boborykin at No.3 doubles to defeat Brandon Davis and Chris Lawson 8-3 as the Mustangs claimed their only … [Read more...]

Team Arrow wins conference

By Loren Eggenschwiler The MSU Cycling Team headed South to Baton Rouge for the South Central Collegiate Cycling Conference Championships. The team left Friday morning for an 11-hour drive with two vans and a trailer full of bikes. Races began on a cold Saturday morning with the road race … [Read more...]

Low enrollment cuts student allocations

With enrollment declining, less revenue is being generated for the Student Service Fees account. This year, $2,180,196 came from fees, a decrease of $235,569 from last year. The Student Service Fee is $15.50 per credit hour, capped at $250 per semester. The revenue shortage forced the Student … [Read more...]

Making the cut

Student barber becomes dorm room entrepreneur By Jahmal Rickman Nick Bourgeouis is a multi-tasking, hands-on type of person. The 21-year-old junior, a member of the Kappa Alpha Si fraternity, is not only a ceramic art major and linebacker for the Midwestern State Mustangs, but a … [Read more...]

Miss World Pageant boosts student’s esteem

By Stefan Attanassov When MSU Junior Fatisha Imo competed at Miss World Pageant 2010, she literally reached 12 feet closer to the sky. Imo, 25, rose beyond the history of her country to become the second person ever to represent St. Kitts and Nevis at the beauty competition, following the … [Read more...]