Archives for August 2015

Chik-fil-A opens behind schedule, above expectations

One of many changes to dining services, Chick-fil-A Expressofficially opened in the Clark Student Center food court on Aug. 27. "I will eat it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and every snack in between," said Austin Snyder, marketing sophomore. Some students, like Chyenne Lozowski, nursing … [Read more...]

Football team bonds, practices under time crunch

With the opening of football season 10 days away, head football coach Bill Maskill said he is focusing on preparing players to improve over last year’s 6-4 record. “Expectations are always to be better than last year and perform at a higher level than what we started off as,” Maskill said. With 53 … [Read more...]

Move-In Day: Campus springs back to life

Life was brought back to campus Aug. 18 as students moved in to prepare for the fall semester. Activities went on all day from playing Frisbee to free snacks in the quad. Students were moving in to all three residence halls and the two apartment complexes. “It was pretty easy moving in,” said … [Read more...]

Q&A: Jesse Brown, student government association president

As the new school year begins, we took some time with Student Government Association President Jesse Brown to talk about this year's SGA goals and changes. What is your big priority for Student Government Association going into this school year? "We're redoing our public relations arm. We want … [Read more...]

Dining services leaves much to be desired

The new dining contract has brought with it a new way to eat at the Mesquite Dining Hall. One of the biggest changes is the buffet-style serving, a change from previous years where students could only get one entree at a time. The buffet-style serving may take some time to get used to but overall … [Read more...]

Parking lots open and close in time for fall semester

As the new semester nears, parking lot six south by the football practice fields has been expanded. This added 257 parking spaces for students according to Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management. When construction began on the new residence hall, 220 resident … [Read more...]

Move-In Day 2015 Photo Gallery

The incoming freshmen class moved in to Pierce, Killingsworth and McCullough-Trigg residence halls during Move-In day on August 18, 2015, the first on many Mustangs Roundup Week events. Check back soon for full story. … [Read more...]

Location, quality of programs top reasons new students choose MWSU

As incoming freshmen get acquainted with what will be their future home for four years, college is no longer a far off dream. It is the now. And starting this week, about 5,061 returning students will welcome 1,213 students if all the students who attended summer orientation show up for classes, … [Read more...]

The Freshman 15: Things to know for your first year

1.Go to class. Lectures can be boring, especially at 8 a.m., but missing class will catch up to you. It’s easy to miss important instructions and some classes count attendance as part of your final grade. 2.Get to know your professors and adviser. When people know your face, it’s easier to talk to … [Read more...]

Finishing touches go up on dining services, food court

The Mesquite Dining Hall and Clark Student Center food court have a fresh new look. The dining services contract with Chartwells was finalized in early March and Chartwells officially began cooking for residents this summer. “The cafeteria has become a place I actually want to eat at,” said … [Read more...]