Archives for November 2015

Study abroad program an investment in cultural education

The smell of toast fills the aroma in the house as Madre cooks breakfast for the family. Leaving the house, tall buildings line the streets of Grenada, Spain. The cool wind blows through the city. People enter and leave constantly from the restaurants and small boutiques. The Sierra Nevada mountains … [Read more...]

Marqui Christian being scouted for the NFL

As a young boy growing up in the south side of Houston, Marqui Christian found his love for the game of football at the age of four. Perhaps it was his passion for the sport or humble upbringing that has led him this far. If things continue to go well with him as they have been throughout his … [Read more...]

Vice presidents are important too

The office of the president is where the buck stops. University presidents get all the credit - as well as the blame when something goes wrong - for the institution. However, the vice presidents are where the specialization and delegation help all the different university departments fulfill their … [Read more...]

Student regent discusses board happenings

Megan Piehler, mass communication junior and current student regent, said she feels there are three important topics addressed in the Board of Regents' Nov. 12 meeting of which the student body should be aware. A new rec field First, board members discussed issue of where the new rec field … [Read more...]

Cultures blend at Tri-lingual Café

"Me gustaría probar una rebanda de flat." "Je voudrais un corissant pain au chocolat." "Ich hätte gern Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte." At the Tri-lingual Café, part of International Education Week hosted by the Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, off the hussle of the … [Read more...]

University President: Talk to me

Before I committed to attend MSU, I went to a Mustangs Rally. There were seniors from across the country who were curious as to what MSU had to offer; however, I already had done my research about the university and was almost sure that I would attend MSU in the fall. Instead, I was looking for … [Read more...]

#NoHateAtMSU

A picture posted of a Midwestern student on social media last week has drawn attention to the subject of discrimination on campus. The picture, originally posted on Yeti, features senior psychology major Marco Torres walking into the CSC. Text at the top of the picture reads, “See a Fag, Post a Fag … [Read more...]

Lack of holiday message on coffee cups offends few students

The arrival of the Starbuck’s red holiday coffee cups sans season’s greetings is causing a controversy students were quick to chime in on. The discussion over this season’s solid red holiday cups comes because the lack of designs makes them — some students perceived — anti-Christian. Previous … [Read more...]

Mens basketball tramples OCU in season opener

Winning a game is one thing. Winning the first game of the season is another. Completely dominating that game and scoring more than 100 points is an entirely different thing. That is exactly how the men's basketball Nov. 15 season opener, ending 103-51, against the Oklahoma City Stars could be … [Read more...]

About 100 participate in Turkey Trot

The runners, most of them at least, didn't seem to be serious. Maybe they were at Sikes Lake for the T-shirt. Maybe they were there to win a turkey. Or maybe they were just there to get some exercise walking or jogging the 1.1-mile trail — twice. But most of the 100 or so people who participated … [Read more...]