Archives for February 8, 2017

Valentine’s crafts help show students’ creativity

A Valentine’s craft class will be held on Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. in the Kiowa Room at the Clark Student Center. Special Events Coordinator Cynthia Cummings will lead the class and show students how to create a personalized piece which they can keep for themselves or give away.It will consist of students … [Read more...]

Black Student Union starts off Black History Month with ‘Actor or Activist’

In a room full of 30 students, Black Student Union hosted an event discussing the difference between actors and activists on Feb. 6 in Clark Student Center in the Comanche room.At the start of the discussion, students were asked to write what they believe activists and actors are. The students were … [Read more...]

Construction breaks quiet hours

OUR VIEW: Construction disrupts dorm life.The world knows that the glass-faced, moneyless, starving zombies walking around wearing university-associated clothing known as college students are desperate for as much sleep as they can get. The students living on our campus are more desperate for sleep … [Read more...]

Students laugh throughout ‘Monkey Business’

The crowd bursts into laughter as Barnaby Fulton accidentally drinks a fountain of youth potion, and becomes a 20 year-old college kid again. Fulton’s life spiraled out of control at Moffett Movie Madness’s screening of Howard Hawks' “Monkey Business.” The Golden Globe-nominated film stars Cary … [Read more...]

Greek GPAs surpass campus’

According to Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Matthew Park, the fall 2016 semester was the first time the Greek system outperformed the campus averages academically. While Greeks saw an overall rise in their GPAs, nine Greek chapters experienced a decrease in their GPA averages for the … [Read more...]

Greek life strives ‘for best GPA possible’

Greek life has always been one of those things that I dreamed about becoming apart of as a little girl, from the dressing up, to the fun parties and even the studying with sisters. Alpha Phi has really pushed me to stay on top of my academic studies and really strive for the best GPA possible. While … [Read more...]

53 prospective students and guests Discover MSU

It was a crisp, gray morning as 24 students and 29 guests entered the winding halls of Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts, on Feb. 3, in attendance for the first Discover MSU event of 2017. Historically, Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts has been the smallest Discover MSU, while Robert D. & … [Read more...]

Couple’s galleries incorporate nature into pieces

The opening reception held at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art on Feb. 3 at 6-8 p.m. featured the works of Sherry Giryotas and Phillip Shore, whose work looks to focus on the natural world. As her paintings looked at observations of the environment, his sculptures tried to describe the relationship … [Read more...]

Gov Abbott says ‘freeze’

The order from Gov. Greg Abbott was simple — an immediate hiring freeze.The initial reaction to the memo from Texas state Budget Director Steven Albright, however, was one of immediate concern. State employees were worried about the impact on their jobs and how vacant positions would be … [Read more...]