Students stress of upcoming finals ‘fly away’ during Finals Frenzy

In tradition to giving students a break the Thursday before finals week, the University Programming Board celebrated the 29th Finals Frenzy on Dec. 7 in the Clark Student Center. With events focused around the theme 'Fly Away With MSU,' students enjoyed the break from preparing for future countless … [Read more...]

Movie Madness brings relief to students for finals

About 25 students gathered in the Moffett Library on Dec. 5 to relieve the stress of cramming for finals by enjoying the showing of the 1988 film "Scrooged." Students of assistant professor of history, Whitney Snow also went to the event as an opportunity to obtain extra credit points on their final … [Read more...]

Ethnicity’s role in multicultural sororities

Because a college campus prides itself on diversity, out of the nine sororities on campus, five are multicultural. Although there are five sororities for girls of different ethnicities to join, these girls may feel their ethnicity can bar them from joining others — like predominantly white … [Read more...]

Physics department brings new knowledge to the community

To educate the community on the science of physics, the physics department showcased a semester's worth of research at the Science Café on Nov. 17. "It was just started this semester," Michael Olaya, mechanical engineering and physics senior, said. "It's really a way for the community and the … [Read more...]

Woodwind Chamber Ensemble performs Nov. 14

The Woodwind Chamber Ensemble filled the ears of their audience on Nov. 14 in the Akin auditorium with pieces dating back to the 1700s. Even with a last minute student replacement due to an emergency, the recital still managed to grab the attention of music connoisseurs and grade-driven … [Read more...]

1998 graduate to give commencement speech

Faculty members wore rainbow-colored ribbons pinned to their robes at graduation ceremonies in 2013. And when commencement speaker Ben Carson stood up, dozens of faculty members also stood up and walked out. "Several years ago we had a speaker come in, and there were some faculty that walked out … [Read more...]

Imagine Graduation: one stop shop for graduating seniors

Graduating seniors gathered in Comanche Suites on Tuesday, Oct. 24 and Wednesday, Oct. 25 to relieve some of the stress of August and December graduations. With midterms adding one more thing to stress about for graduating seniors, the Office of the Registrar faculty members hosted its Imagine … [Read more...]

Excitement builds for homecoming game, tailgate

For head football coach Bill Maskill, this week’s game is more than just a chance for the team to win. With a team ranked No. 5 in the American Football Coaches’ Association Top 25 and with an overall 42.2 game point average for the season, he needs to encourage the players while keeping them … [Read more...]

Free Homecoming shirt opportunity on Oct. 15

Students begin to feel the financial pressure of college as Homecoming week, football season and Halloween take tolls on their wallets. With tuition at an average of $10,435 per year, students are less likely to pay for both education and a closet filled with school merchandise or opportunities to … [Read more...]

‘Keep your head up’

The 5'8, 160-pound cornerback Robert Grays, business sophomore, inspired his Mustang family and, according to his teammates, his legacy and the impact he had on the campus will carry on forever. “Rob was a character he always kept everybody up even if things didn’t look too good, motivated … [Read more...]