Archives for February 1, 2017

Study abroad meetings inform students about the program

Midwestern State’s study abroad program holds four meetings per year to inform students about the wonders of studying outside of a local college classroom. There are classes available in Spain, France, and London for all majors. The courses are worth six credit hours and students involved study for … [Read more...]

Gospel Culture Annual Banquet

An abundance of food from different countries and cultures, a night of glitz and glam. Gospel Culture launched their annual New Year's banquet at the Marriott hotel Friday, Jan. 27. Rene Takang , the head pastor of Gospel culture said, "At Gospel Culture we believe in celebrating what the year … [Read more...]

Liberal arts education changes society

A hush fell over the room in Legacy Hall as Todd Giles, associate professor of English, began his introduction of the seven faculty members displayed at the front of the room. Each of these faculty members from various colleges expressed their praise of a liberal arts education, bringing more light … [Read more...]

Faculty forum ‘brings clarity to liberal arts identity’

The panel, "Implementing a Liberal Arts Education; Moving from concept to practice," which was held on Jan. 26 in Legacy Hall at 7-9 p.m., is only the second panel hosted on campus to discuss the uniqueness of a liberal arts education. Out of the decade that the school has been a part of the Council … [Read more...]

Access to drinking water is a human right

The Office of Student Development and Orientation hosted a watch-in documentary, American Divided: Something in the Water, about the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Clark Student Center atrium.Teresa Perez, radiology senior, said, “It was very enlightening. I … [Read more...]

Special Olympics profits from Polar Plunge success

More than 100 people took on the Polar Plunge Jan. 28 at Bruce & Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center to benefit the North Texas Special Olympics raising over $5,200. “That’s the largest number of participants we’ve ever had,” Mike Strickland, Special Olympics North Texas area director, … [Read more...]

Dakota Access Pipeline is more than just a Native American issue

Students gathered in the Clark Student Center Comanche room as they waited for Syreeta Greene’s speech about the Dakota Access Pipeline on Jan. 26. Greene, director of equity, inclusion, and multicultural affairs, created the presentation to bring light to lesser known problems in the construction … [Read more...]

Super Bowl 51 watch parties to be held on Feb. 5

The Clark Student Center and University Programming Board, alongside the Residence Hall Association, will host two Super Bowl 51 watch parties on Sunday, Feb. 5. They will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and will be available to watch in the Recreation Room at the Clark Student Center and Multipurpose Room at … [Read more...]

Student safety takes precedent over executive order

OUR VIEW: The "Muslim ban" has been mislabeled for a reason: it is discriminatory in underlying nature. On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump issued an executive order barring all people hailing from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen for at least the next 90 days. The executive order … [Read more...]

Heap of Birds explains meaning behind art

The opening reception of “Secrets in Life and Death” by multi-disciplinary Arapaho and Cheyenne artist, Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds, took place Jan. 27 at the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery.  During the exhibit, Heap of Birds sought to provide deeper explanations behind his art and life, which he … [Read more...]