Archives for October 2013

Philosophy club organizes intellectual lecture series

In an effort to bring a more intellectual lecture series to campus, the philosophy club is hosting a lecture by Brinton Tench Coxe on the issue of innovations and transformation of global film style over the past 120 years. "We want to provide a more intellectual experience, as well as a more … [Read more...]

Graduate competes at King of the Cage World Amateur Championship in Las Vegas

“My parents put me in taekwondo when I was a kid. And I've had so many schoolyard and street fights leading up to me fighting in a contained setting. Boys will be boys I suppose,” Tolu “Techdaddy” Agunbiade, a 2013 graduate in mass communication and MMA fighter, said. On Oct. 19, Agunbiade fought … [Read more...]

‘But I was drunk’ no excuse

A phrase I hear all too often is, “screw it, I’m in college.” Basically, people use this phrase as an excuse to bring home “strange,” get wasted, and generally not keep it classy. Every weekend, many students fill up Stage West to drink and let loose. By all means, go out and have fun. It’s the … [Read more...]

Cheerleaders win lip-sync competition

Sims lipsync from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. "Sigma Kappa and Kappa Alpha. Get up here y'all." Homecoming kicked off with one of the biggest events, the lip-sync competition, Oct. 14. About 400 students packed a full house at Akin Auditorium. While seven groups performed, some of them, … [Read more...]

MSU celebrates homecoming with bonfire

MSU bonfire celebration from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Homecoming week wouldn’t be complete without a bonfire. Thursday night, students gathered to celebrate homecoming and were not disappointed. This celebration included performances by the winners of the lip sync competition as well as a pep … [Read more...]

Civilian death toll in Iraq 50 times greater than most Americans think

Civilian death toll in Iraq 50 times greater than most Americans think from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Last week a study was published online claiming that the casualties in Iraq related to war are fifty times higher than many Americans believe. In a survey from 2007, the majority of Americans … [Read more...]

Zombie Fever Yet to Strike MSU Students

Zombie Fever has yet to Strike on Campus from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Halloween season is here, and the members of Kappa Delta Pi hosted a zombie crawl Friday afternoon to raise money for convocation at the end of October. Members dressed as the walking dead, ready to chase participants … [Read more...]

Graduation deadlines come, go

Imagine Graduation is  Oct. 22-23 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Clark Student Center Atrium.  Commencement, also known as graduation day, is coming up quickly for the more than 500 students who are set to graduate in December. The deadline for filing degree plans was last Monday for seniors who … [Read more...]

What do students really know about the government shutdown?

What do students really know about the government shutdown? from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Today, I spoke with some students all over campus to see what they really knew about the government shut down. Landry Russell: "Now what do you know about the government shutdown?" Frank Alexander: … [Read more...]

Hispanic Heritage Week at MSU

Hispanic Heritage Week at MSU from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Last week was a fiesta! In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, several organizations held events to raise awareness about Hispanic culture. This included a Mexican Fiesta, Karaoke Night, and a 5-on-5 soccer tournament. Students … [Read more...]