Finding fresh talent

Tryouts yield more than 80 possible candidates More than 80 students and incoming freshman participated in a cheer clinic held Saturday and Sunday in hopes of being part of the cheerleading squad and all-girl pom squad. “It is so exciting to see how our program is growing every week,” said … [Read more...]

Dell pioneer provides insight into the business world

Steve Felice, the president and chief commercial officer of Dell, came to speak to students on campus on his life and career on April 18. “Steve Felice was one of the people who said that wireless might become really big,” Jeff Stambaugh, said director for the Lalani Center for Entrepreneurship and … [Read more...]

Student-led group makes an IMPACT on faith

Christian student organization uses rap to spread message In the Christian world,  it is a generally known fact that it is hard to reach college students when it comes to religion. College kids are too busy exploring the college life and having fun, but a group of MSU students decided to try to … [Read more...]

Faith-based group explores college student challenges

Local church kickstarts religious organization in hopes of guiding students down a path of faith Of the 95 registered student organizations on campus, eight are religious and faith-based. Pastor David Youngblood of Unity Christian Ministry started one of these organizations, Inspirational … [Read more...]

Sigma Lambda Alpha raffles a parking decal

For fundraising purposes, the Sigma Lambda Alpha Sorority Inc. potential new members raffled a parking decal, and rose $50 for the benefit of the sorority. The price of the raffle tickets were $1 for one and $2 for three. The winner will be drawn on April 11. “We decided to do it because we have … [Read more...]

Guide teaches about nature

Alumnus finds works at local nature center For Jon Horry, a 2010 graduate in psychology and sociology, the River Bend Nature Center is more than an 18-acre facility with a mission to connect Texas to nature. As a tour guide, he works to works to teach guests about everything from butterflies to … [Read more...]

Midwestern slacks behind the times

It was the day that all college students dread. It was the day when I felt like not being cooped-up in my dorm room doing homework. I know about the student lounge and the library, but it was cold outside so I did not want to go outside of Killingsworth. Besides that I did not want to even take off … [Read more...]

Launch date confirmed for new, effective portal system

MSU Portal promises accessibility, enables aspects of Facebook *Update* : This story has been modified from the original version posted online. Certain quotations in the story were inaccurately attributed. They should have been attributed to Keith Lamb. The Wichitan apologizes for the … [Read more...]

Business program aims to help students become entrepreneurs

Dillard’s Lalani Center gives real-life, modern experience An entrepreneur is a person who creates a business from scratch or from their imagination. Some of the most successful people in the world are entrepreneurs. These people include, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and Henry Ford. It is … [Read more...]

Housing, dining prices to increase in fall

Meal plans, housing rates raised to improve campus life Next semester, students living in the dorms will suffer a spike in housing rates after the Board of Regents approved increase on housing and dining rates. “Every February, we send our proposed housing and dining rates to the MSU Board of … [Read more...]