Archives for October 8, 2013

Empty Bowls charity event begins Oct. 10

In 1991 John Hartom, an art teacher in Michigan initiated a drive to raise charitable funds for his community using ceramics. This drive, 22 years later, has become an international project to fight hunger known as “Empty Bowls.” “Of all the times I’ve been to the museum, I’ve never seen as many … [Read more...]

Hundreds experience Family Day

MSU Family Day 2013 from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Family Day 2013 was in full swing on campus Oct. 5. Hundreds of students and their families enjoyed a day of fun in the quad where more than five activites were being held. "I love it. I love how everything is set up, how's there's things … [Read more...]

City-wide smoking ban proposed

By Cody Samples and Paden Lemons Community leaders are taking steps to address growing health concerns in Wichita County, starting with obesity and tobacco use. One of the measures being discussed even includes a ban on smoking in all public places similar to the largely unenforced policy at … [Read more...]

Recycling bins available for clothing donations

In an effort to increase recycling on campus, Student Government Association officials started the contract process of having clothing recycling bins placed on campus this past summer, according to SGA President Melody Coffey. The bins are in place to help students on campus donate their unused … [Read more...]

Sorority to host campus ‘Zombie Walk’

The Kappa Delta Pi sorority members will host a campus Zombie Walk for all students and faculty at 7 p.m. in the quad Oct. 11. “Victims will be trying to avoid getting their lives taken away by the zombies who are trying to catch them,” Kappa Delta Pi President Kelly Plorin said. “We are all … [Read more...]

Students learn how to research at ‘The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly’ workshop

The Moffett Library workshop “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly,” at which students can learn how and where to look for research information and what information is good to use, ended on Oct. 2. Among the iPhones, androids, tablets and every other computer system available to students, acquiring … [Read more...]

Despite low lake level, Lake Wichita Park provides outdoor activities

In a town criticized for a lack of entertaining attractions, Lake Wichita Park provides residents and visitors with a central location for a plethora of outdoor activities from hiking to baseball. Lake Wichita, a man-made lake located about three miles southwest of the city, was constructed in … [Read more...]

Dyslexia professor earns scholarship award

Dyslexia therapist Mary Wines received a scholarship from the Educators Publishing Service to attend the International Dyslexia Association conference in New Orleans, Nov. 8. “It is a nice accolade, to be recognized for all the time I put into the state boards and the five courses here at MSU,” … [Read more...]