Zombies plague campus; annual event underway

April 17. 6:32 p.m. I walked into the seemingly ordinary meeting room in Clark Student Center. We all simply sat there, the atmosphere not unlike the calm before a deadly storm. As far as I could tell, it was a seemingly ordinary crowd of students. It was a short-lived peace. Some faces I’d … [Read more...]

Adventurers thrive in free time

South Padre Island. Colorado. Los Angeles. These are just a few places that students visited during spring break last week. With an entire seven days free of class work, professors and deadlines, students spent their spring breaks in a variety of ways. "Some of my friends from back home offered … [Read more...]

University unveils historical marker

Placed just outside Ferguson Hall, the Midwestern University desegregation historical marker stood cloaked beneath a scarlet, velvet veil. Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, gave the opening remarks for the ceremony held Feb. 25 in honor of the plaintiffs in the … [Read more...]

It’s flu season. Love isn’t the only thing in the air.

As Christmas trees and menorahs began to fade from shop displays and mall windows, the scarlet, heart-shaped candy boxes found their way at the forefront of every aisle marked seasonal in preparation for the festival of romance — Valentine’s Day. Though over-sized teddy bears and scarlet roses are … [Read more...]

Exec order has minimal impact on MSU students

As the nations of the world made their responses to U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order regarding immigration, university administration was quick to do the same.SENATOR'S RESPONSEAt 3:13 p.m., staff member Collin McLochlin, who works for Senator John Cornyn, sent an email to University … [Read more...]

Seniors set to present documentaries

While many students prepare for their final exams by spending extra time in the library, or putting in a few more hours in the lab, the graduating mass communication students have spent the entire semester producing one 15-minute documentary.“You don’t find many areas of profession that require this … [Read more...]

ER simulation challenges all corners of campus

It was 8:30 a.m. As she sprinted up the stairs, Jody Settle, radiology senior, could only imagine what kind of crisis lie ahead of her. Reports of a patient who'd been in a bar fight were swarming across the hall. The crowded hospital floor was buzzing with angry patients and irritated medical … [Read more...]

Disciplines work together for ER simulation

Though hands-on activities are often key components for health science students, very rarely do professors get the opportunity to show students what it’s really like to work in a hectic, hospital environment. Until now, that is.On Friday, Nov. 18, students from the departments of respiratory care, … [Read more...]

Who cares about Homecoming?

It's no secret that Homecoming is a big deal. Homecoming is the tradition of welcoming back alumni to a campus, usually accompanied by a large sporting event - in our case, football - and hosting activities for both students and alumni.But when someone says “Homecoming,” what's the first thing that … [Read more...]

Homecoming parade marches through campus

As the sounds of drums and horns echoed across campus, followed by the sight of brass instruments glistening in the sun, the Golden Thunder Marching Band lead the charge for the small army of floats, signaling the beginning of the homecoming parade Oct. 28."I love how homecoming is about tradition … [Read more...]