Graduation speaker committee now includes student voice

On the heels of last semester’s controversial graduation speaker, a committee has been formed to choose future commencement speakers, most recently alumna Stacia Haynie. Debbie Barrow, director of board and government relations, said the Faculty Senate introduced the idea for a committee after … [Read more...]

Panel discusses drought disaster with students

The newspaper practicum class held a panel discussion Nov. 20 in the Shawnee Theatre of the Clark Student Center with city officials to talk about the ongoing drought and how the city and the university are collaborating to conserve water. The speakers were News Channel 6 Chief Meteorologist Ken … [Read more...]

Students to showcase EURECA and UGROW findings Friday

The division of undergraduate research will host a forum to present EURECA and UGROW students’ findings this Friday, Nov. 22 in the Comanche Suites of the Clark Student Center. “It’s a good venue for the students to say, ‘I spent a semester working on this and here are the results,’” Magaly … [Read more...]

Counseling Center helps students achieve their aspirations

Like many college students, I came to MSU with no clue what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. I was officially an undecided major, and I was just fine with that. I breezed through my freshman year with a few bumps in the road (turns out college algebra isn’t my thing) and then I decided I … [Read more...]

Counseling center to finish off academic workshop series Nov. 18

To promote the services they offer, paid for by student tuition fees, the Counseling Center will host its final workshop on Nov. 18 in the Sundance Court third floor meeting room. “I think the question is, why shouldn’t people take advantage of the Counseling Center?” Reagan Foster, counselor at … [Read more...]

Sculpture symposium opens Friday with international sculpture

The Museum of Art at MSU will be hosting a sculpture symposium Nov. 1-5, beginning on Friday with a car-spinning show by Japanese sculptor Hironari Kubota. “I feel very fortunate to be here, [it's] my first time in Texas,” Kubota, via translator, said. “Honestly I was expecting to see cowboys and … [Read more...]

Imagine Graduation Oct. 22-23

A one-stop shop where August and December graduates can find everything they need to make graduation as easy and painless as possible, the fall Imagine graduation fairs were Oct. 21-22 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suite. “Imagine Graduation is where graduates can take … [Read more...]

Maverick the mustang turns 7 today

Maverick the mustang, the school mascot, is celebrating his 7th birthday today. He became the mascot when the university was forced to change from being the “Indians” to the “mustangs” in 2006. This change was made when the university left the list of 19 schools with mascots deemed “hostile and … [Read more...]

Great turnout for anxiety-awareness event

The Counseling Center hosted an event to promote awareness for Anxiety Awareness Day in the Clark Student Center atrium on Oct. 10. “Midterms are coming up so this was the perfect time to keep people calm before all the tests come out,” Robinson said. The event featured helpful pamphlets, … [Read more...]

Sorority to host campus ‘Zombie Walk’

The Kappa Delta Pi sorority members will host a campus Zombie Walk for all students and faculty at 7 p.m. in the quad Oct. 11. “Victims will be trying to avoid getting their lives taken away by the zombies who are trying to catch them,” Kappa Delta Pi President Kelly Plorin said. “We are all … [Read more...]