Archives for January 30, 2018

What it is like to be a photographer

Everyone has their own definition of being a “photographer,” yet no one can deny how vital we are for modern society. What others don’t realize is that it is not all fun and glamor. It is at times, but we also spend a tremendous amount of time alone. I started taking photos the summer of 2017 … [Read more...]

Almost no students watch State of Union address

Millions of Americans watched Donald Trump give his first State of the Union address Jan. 30. However, almost none of them were at Midwestern State University. Outside of the political science department, few students are actively involved in national politics despite Student Government … [Read more...]

High school art show kicks off

The annual High School Art Competition opened this week in the Fain Fine Arts Center Foyer Gallery. The art show will be housed in the gallery from Jan. 29, until Feb. 3. The gallery consists of at least 250 pieces of artwork from different high schools in the surrounding area. Steve Hilton, … [Read more...]

Health Science interim dean is up for permanent position

Jeffrey Killion, interim dean of Gunn College of Health Science & Human Services, stood before his peers in Dillard Room 101, addressing his vision for the department and the goals he has to better the College of HSHS. The word Killion used to sum up his visions and plans as future Dean of … [Read more...]

Lunch with the Stang-Gang

The bi-weekly luncheon with athletic donors, supporters and coaches, including a discussion of season standings and general sports talk, had a turnout of 15 people on Jan. 30. Kyle Williams, director of athletics, said Lunch with the Mustangs has been a continuous event for 16 years and is … [Read more...]

UPB meeting discusses fun, future events

To discuss upcoming events in February, the University Programming Board held its bi-monthly meeting on Jan. 30. From hosting a Super Bowl party with the Residence Hall Association, to screening critically acclaimed film "Get Out" with the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Affairs, … [Read more...]

‘Urinetown’ stage managers keep show organized

While the actors parade around the "Urinetown" stage and memorize lines, songs and choreography, the stage managers spend hours on end reading over paperwork, gathering schedules and offering helping hands to wherever they are needed. Katie Cagle, stage manager and theater tech design senior, along … [Read more...]

Fine arts building set to be renovated

To comply with the American Disabilities Act and fire marshal regulations, so students, faculty and visitors with disabilities can reach classrooms, offices and restrooms, the Fain College of Fine Arts is undergoing renovations to accommodate for such needs. In 2013, the fire marshal came to … [Read more...]

Inclusion, representation matters

I've heard the whispers my entire life. As I walked down hallways in middle and high school, I always heard the hushed comments about my weight. I get it—I'm fat. This isn't news to me. I've been overweight my entire life, and while I'm not exactly the picture of health, I know that I should never … [Read more...]

Moffett Library hosts tours for students

Moffett Library staff gave tours of the building on Wednesday Jan. 24 and Thursday Jan. 25 to show people the features of the building and some of the collections the library has to offer. Clara Latham, university librarian, said she thinks it is important to have these tours and is glad the … [Read more...]