Health sciences building cost raises concern

Kyle Owen, associate vice president for facilities services, presented his report to the Board of Regents on the status of the new health sciences and human services building — and the cost was a bit more than he expected. On Nov. 9, Owen announced that the October bids for the new building were … [Read more...]

Board to vote on search for new VP

Suzanne Shipley, university president, will ask the Board of Regents members for permission to launch a search for a new vice president of enrollment management at the meeting on Nov. 9. Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, would no longer be part of enrollment … [Read more...]

Men defeat St. Edward’s 1-0

The No. 4 men's soccer team defeated No. 16 St. Edward's 1-0 in the whiteout game on Thursday, Oct. 19. Pierre Bocquet, business senior and midfielder, scored his sixth goal this year in the 40th minute, bringing the team to 1-0 at the first half with no scoring from St. Edward's in the second … [Read more...]

Field Day competitions photo gallery

Jacob Warren, economics junior, organized the first Field Day competitions as part of homecoming week. Students headed to the quad at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18 for non-competitive events and 6 p.m. for the actual competitions. RELATED STORIES Football takes down West Texas … [Read more...]

James Johnston: ‘Creating our Signature’

James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, gave a presentation titled "Creating our Signature" on Oct. 6 at 11 a.m. for an audience of about 50 faculty and staff. While it was a brief presentation, ending promptly at 11:21 a.m., Johnston discussed MSU's change from a commuter … [Read more...]

Kappa Alpha Order suspension lifted

Kappa Alpha Order fraternity inducted nine men into the Gamma Omega chapter, but by Monday, Sept. 18, they were suspended by the national office for rules infractions, according to Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Keith Lamb. "This was not a university-sanctioned … [Read more...]

Skills-based courses removed from core curriculum

On Aug. 18, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board denied the inclusion of all elementary and intermediate courses of French, German and Spanish into the core curriculum. They remain approved for the 2017-18 year, but will potentially be removed from the core in 2019. Other skills courses, … [Read more...]

Resist Hate rally to be held Friday

In response to the events of Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 12, English junior Kalli Root has planned a Resist Hate rally for Friday, Sept. 1 at 5:30 p.m. in Sunwatcher Plaza. She wanted this to be a peaceful rally against hatred and bigotry. "I just thought it was ridiculous, seeing the … [Read more...]

Hotter ‘N Hell off to rainy start

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Men’s soccer wins 2-1

Men's soccer played its first scrimmage against Oklahoma Baptist University on Aug. 24 at 7 p.m., winning 2-1 against its opponent. … [Read more...]