Archives for December 2016

707 degrees awarded at fall graduation

On Dec. 17, 2016, 707 students walked the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum and received what they've been waiting four years (or five for those who took a "victory lap") to get — a college degree. "It's the student's day. It's important to allow them to express themselves. It's their graduation day. … [Read more...]

Faculty panel to discuss practice of liberal arts education

A panel of seven professors, one from each college, will come together for a discussion titled Implementing a Liberal Arts Education; Moving from concept to practice, in Legacy Hall on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m.Todd Giles, assistant professor of English and panel moderator, said, "As an institution, we … [Read more...]

Alpha Kappa Alpha hosts Chipotle fundraiser

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority is having a fundraiser at Chipotle from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. All patrons have to do is mention AKA and half of the proceeds will go to the sorority. Tyteanah Cravin, athletic training senior, said, “AKA sorority is hoping for a good turnout today, Chipotle was very … [Read more...]

Provost leaving; to become provost at UNT-Dallas

In a memo distributed to the campus community Dec. 7, Provost Betty Stewart announced her resignation effective this coming February.INTERIM PROVOST REACTIONUPDATED: Dec. 9, 1:22 p.m.After receiving the news of Stewart's resignation, James Johnston, dean of the Robert D. & Carol Gunn College of … [Read more...]

Student runs successful clothing line from dorm room

Richard Anyaegbu, geology sophomore, does a lot more than just sleep or study in his dorm room. Anyaegbu operates a clothing line from his room, and he held a photoshoot yesterday for his upcoming collection, which he will later upload to his website for people to buy.Anyaegbu said, “The shoot went … [Read more...]

Student motivation, involvement dwindling

Three weeks.Only three weeks until the long anticipated semester break graces the presence of students. While many are jumping to complete the 16-week-long semester, others are lacking motivation to finish.“I’m ready for it to be over,” Peyton Tally, nursing freshman, said.Many students feel the … [Read more...]

Getting my degree: take two

When I started college, I was an 18-year-old who had no idea what I wanted to do. I knew I loved music but I had no guidance out of high school. I started at MSU majoring in music education, then switched to music performance. I really didn’t want to teach in a school environment, so an education … [Read more...]

Abuse is abuse

Physical abuse covers anything where there is bodily harm being inflicted upon another person. This includes but is not limited to: biting, scratching, kicking, pushing, pulling and slapping. Emotional abuse on the other hand includes but is not limited verbal offense: intimidation, shaming, … [Read more...]

New stadium should not be top priority

OUR VIEW: The $50 million comprehensive campaign money should go toward other priorities before a multipurpose stadium.Last week, administration presented a $50 million comprehensive campaign for the next 100 years at MSU. They asked for student, faculty and staff opinions, ranging from scholarships … [Read more...]

Seniors set to present documentaries

While many students prepare for their final exams by spending extra time in the library, or putting in a few more hours in the lab, the graduating mass communication students have spent the entire semester producing one 15-minute documentary.“You don’t find many areas of profession that require this … [Read more...]