Archives for January 2018

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...]

Students need to get more involved in politics

OUR VIEW: No matter the political beliefs, it's important to get educated and vote. Learning about and understanding politics and life as a citizen is a crucial part of the transition into adulthood. At the young age of 18, we are all allowed to vote. We get to choose who runs our government at … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball rises above St. Mary’s University

The men's basketball team took on St. Mary's University on Jan. 29 and came out on top. MSU finished the game with a 10-point difference of 79-69. "It was good to have a home win. It was a quick turn around so we couldn't dwell on our past losses from this weekend. We are trying to just get … [Read more...]

‘Lady Bird’: a relatable look at a mother-daughter bond

For teenagers, getting along with their parents is a constant struggle. The same is true for Christine McPherson, who goes by the nickname Lady Bird. She is a senior at a Catholic high school outside of Sacramento, California. Greta Gerwig’s charming comedy “Lady Bird” examines the turbulent … [Read more...]

20 organizations look to recruit students at fair

Students filled the Clark Student Center Atrium as they walked around to each table to gather information regarding the about 20 organizations at the Student Organization Fair, put on by the Office of Student Involvement. Stefan Laplace, geosciences senior and secretary of the Environmental … [Read more...]

Satirical ‘Urinetown’ ‘ranks up there’ for musicians

Satirical. Funny. Entertaining. Poignant and Political. With 19 songs and a cast of about 20 college students, the production of "Urinetown: The Musical" began with rehearsals crowded around a piano Dec. 5. When choosing a musical, Dale Heidebrecht, director of choral studies and musical … [Read more...]

Volleyball players say goodbye to resigning head coach

Natalie Burton, volleyball head coach of three years, announced that she is stepping down from the position on Jan. 24. "She has definitely pulled me through this season by encouraging me and lifting me up on the days I was too hard on myself. She made me realize how to trust the process, not … [Read more...]

‘The Shape of Water’ gives hope to those without a voice

The Academy announced its nominations for the 90th Academy Awards last week and the front runner is Guillermo del Toro’s breathtaking film “The Shape of Water” with a staggering 13 nominations. Starring Sally Hawkins, Octavia Spencer, and Richard Jenkins, “The Shape of Water” explores the theme … [Read more...]

Soccer players further youth development through sports

Their time spent on the field only enticed them more. Between hours of practice and game time, Steve Pondeca, winger and finance sophomore, and Alex Dimitriu, midfielder and business management sophomore, wanted to share their passion for soccer through private clinics with local children to earn a … [Read more...]

Health science dean candidate visits faculty Jan. 19

Light chatter from faculty members filled the Dillard lecture hall. A man in a navy suit stood by the podium with a remote in his hand, waiting to start his presentation. Tim Laurent, who has gone through the path of athletic trainer, faculty member, and administrator for 25 years, wants to … [Read more...]