Two-way discussions help campus relations

Provost Betty Stewart and other administrators must have been working overtime to dig themselves out of the hole in which they’ve found themselves. On Jan. 14, Stewart informed members of the Honors Program that MSU would be transitioning from the current program to the Redwine Scholar Program, a … [Read more...]

Hindu festival showcases dance, culture

  The most celebrated and well-known Hindi festival made its way to campus on Friday. With plenty of dancing, singing and cultural flare, the Midwestern Indian Students Association (MISA) presented their annual Diwali Dhamaka festival event on Nov. 30 in Akin Auditorium. According … [Read more...]

Governor to appoint new student regent

The deadline came and went, yet no one applied to represent the students as a member of the Board of Regents, the university’s highest governing body. Applications were due by 5 p.m., Monday. Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, said this has happened before … [Read more...]

First Greek challenges theatre department

  Performing a Greek tragedy for the first time, theatre students will be performing The Bacchae Nov. 15-18, centered around Dionysys, the god of wine, who challenges King Pentheus of Thebes because King Pentheus refuses to worship Dionysus. Although producing a play in ten weeks time … [Read more...]

Students care about marijuana legalization

  Recently students have been surprised by the color flyers in Clark Student Center brandishing marijuana leaves and sheriff badges by dorm bulletin boards featuring giant green construction paper marijuana leaves advertising the Heads vs. Feds debate.  Obviously, this isn’t a push from … [Read more...]

Higher standards cause lower enrollment

  In the wake of recent criticism regarding declining enrollment and retention numbers, President Jesse Rogers said he came to put all concerns at ease at the meeting with SGA on Oct. 16. According to Rogers, enrollment dipped due to an increase in the number of students graduating … [Read more...]

Flirting with disaster

  As part of Homecoming Week festivities, the University Programming Board juggled their resources and brought in Mad Chad, the Chainsaw Juggler, to entertain students with his one-of-a-kind show on Oct. 10. His hour-long routine consisted of innovative, and often dangerous, juggling … [Read more...]

Caribfest brings culture to campus

  Students, faculty and staff, along with the Wichita Falls community, came to watch the festivities as part of Caribfest 2012 on Friday, Oct. 5. With the theme of “Under de Coconut Tree Is Where You Should Be,” the Caribbean Student Organization brought a slice of home to … [Read more...]

Scholarship funds on the rise

A more competitive approach to recruitment and retention also means an increase in the number of scholarships offered, according to Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management. Funded by MSU Foundation, the scholarships would include scholarships for student housing … [Read more...]

Political activism on the rise

With November local, state and national elections fast-approaching, students have assembled on MSU’s campus to support their political parties. The College Republicans, MSU Democrats, and Students for Liberty (Libertarians) have each formed within the past year, making it possible for students to … [Read more...]