Police investigate student apartment break-in

No suspects identified in burglary case An unlocked door caused one student to experience an incident now under investigation by campus police. On Sunday morning close to 5 a.m., MSU police officers were dispatched to Sunwatcher Village where one female resident and a female friend were asleep … [Read more...]

Give now. Give often.

Alumni should give back to university, departments OUR VIEW: Students should donate back to MSU after graduation to ensure the success of their predecessors. A running theme on campus among students lately is concern over a lack of funds for respective departments. Students of one department … [Read more...]

Literary magazine fuses art, plays, short stories, poetry

The final revisions have been made, and Voices Literary and Visual Arts Magazine is almost ready to be in the hands of students all over campus. According to Voices Editor in Chief Breanne Sill, this year’s magazine features items that reflect a personal experience -  love, hate or sadness, … [Read more...]

Moffett Library to be open 24 hours a day during finals

Greek Life volunteers to keep library open around the clock As finals week approaches, Greek students will be volunteering in Moffett Library to extend hours. The library will be open 24 hours for the week before finals and the week after finals. Clara Latham, university librarian, said the … [Read more...]

University requests $30 million for Moffett Library remodel

MSU President Jesse Rogers speaks to Senate Finance Committee for funding Presidents of universities having major projects still alive in the budgetary process were called to Austin on April 11 to testify before the Senate Finance Committee. University President Jesse Rogers pleaded his case to … [Read more...]

Anti-gun investigation ends; Yucus remains silent

Poster project receives national media attention ***UPDATED*** After allegedly forcing students to create anti-gun posters for a social awareness activity, the case against an instructor in art is now closed, according to a statement issued on April 10. The controversy began when a … [Read more...]

Fundraising effort continues for new team, baseball field

$300,000 granted to university toward baseball field project Midwestern has hopes of resurrecting the baseball program. The university requested $400,000 from the 4B Sales Tax Board to fund the construction of a baseball field. Last week, Howard Farrell, vice president of university … [Read more...]

27 faculty and staff interested in Voluntary Separation Program

A plan created by administrators last fall to help adjust the university budget has come together as 27 faculty and staff members have indicated interest in the Voluntary Separation Program. The program gives faculty and staff members the opportunity to voluntarily resign. Fourteen staff members, … [Read more...]

Vice president defends Monday class cancellation

Due to the threat of winter weather conditions, all Monday night classes were cancelled. Around 5 p.m., Keith Lamb, vice president of students affairs and enrollment management, said he recommended the cancellation to President Jesse Rogers. “In the event of yesterday, all indications were that we … [Read more...]

Prof escapes with musical hobby, finds creative outlet

Nathan Jun shares hidden talent, love for hip-hop culture Teaching is not the only thing on philosophy professor Nathan Jun’s mind. From developing scholarly journals to publishing his first book in 2011, when classes are over and students leave the classroom, Jun’s plans for the day don’t … [Read more...]