Archives for October 2017

Redesigned website targets prospective students

The MSU website has a new look — an updated design that is sure to catch the eye of any prospective student, active student or parent that stumbles upon mwsu.edu. The website was redesigned to be easier to use, more pleasing to the eye and an overall much cleaner look, according to Matt Shirey, … [Read more...]

Women’s soccer falls to West Texas A&M

The women's soccer team played against West Texas A&M on Oct. 29, and the game ended in a loss of 1-3. Before the start of the game, Courtney Burnette, goalkeeper and nursing and Spanish senior, and Destinee Williamson, forward and criminal justice senior, were honored with flowers for their … [Read more...]

Priddy Scholars brings new opportunities to first year students

Campus activities have since seen an influx in first-generation students thanks to the Priddy Scholars program, a full-ride scholarship that encourages involvement on campus, study abroad, and service projects. According to Cammie Dean, director of student transition services, the program began … [Read more...]

Broadway actor brings laughter to Legacy

Comedian and Broadway actor Kevin Yee brought laughter, smiles and a bit of satire to about 20 students in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on Oct. 26. Yee, who hails from Vancouver, Canada, travels across the country to perform his self-written, satirical songs. “People don’t expect to walk in … [Read more...]

Imagine Graduation: one stop shop for graduating seniors

Graduating seniors gathered in Comanche Suites on Tuesday, Oct. 24 and Wednesday, Oct. 25 to relieve some of the stress of August and December graduations. With midterms adding one more thing to stress about for graduating seniors, the Office of the Registrar faculty members hosted its Imagine … [Read more...]

Trick-or-Treat: Time to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve

Halloween, the time of year when the sun goes sets earlier and it starts to get cold. The one night every year that people can wear costumes, no matter what they are, knock door-to-door and get free candy. People around campus have their own view on Halloween. “It's the most exciting ‘holiday’ … [Read more...]

Mercado, Williams named top homecoming royalty

Mild chatter filled the stands as the crowd — and the nominees — waited for the announcer to crown the homecoming king and queen during halftime of the homecoming football game on Oct. 21. "And homecoming king and queen are..." Sociology seniors Jaylon Williams and Juan Mercado were announced … [Read more...]

Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

To reduce scheduling conflicts, Greg Giddings, assistant professor of English, proposed that student athletes to get priority registration to the Faculty Senate on Oct. 17. Student athletes would be able to register at the same time as seniors and honors students. "I am obviously an advocate for … [Read more...]

Special teams ‘have serious impact’ on game

They stand on the sidelines, eyes turned to the field. Out of the two hour games, most of the time is spent next to the excitement, out of the way. Uneventful almost. Maybe practice a few kicks, a couple jumping jacks to keep the body warm and blood pumping. So between the jokes and laughter, they … [Read more...]

Not the kind of watching over someone wants

After my house was broken into, it didn’t feel like home anymore. It took a while for the creepy feeling to go away. My family and I had come back from church Sunday afternoon to the front door being kicked in. Immediately my mouth went dry. My anxiety kicked in. I could see the mark the … [Read more...]