The Wichitan

Chi Omega sorority hosts basketball tournament for ‘Wish Week’

Naomi Skinner

April 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

The Chi Omega sorority held a basketball tournament last Saturday at the Wellness Center as part of an ongoing charity event, Wish Week. "This is our basketball tournament, it's a three on three basketball tournament that we do every year. We call it Swishes for Wishes; so it raises money for our philanthropy which is Make-a-Wish. They ...

Proposed open carry legislation raises concerns

Naomi Skinner

March 26, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

Openly Carrying Guns on College Campuses from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. From Columbine to Virginia Tech to Florida State University, school shootings are more frequent. Last spring, MSU fell victim to a shooting scare which has brought forth mixed feelings from students and staff about the discretion of guns on camp...

First presidential candidate brings liberal arts background

Naomi Skinner

February 28, 2015

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Shipley Kicks Off the Presidential Forums from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Suzanne Shipley, the president of Shepherd University, was the first candidate introduced as a possible replacement for retiring university pre...

Retention rate typically just above national average

Naomi Skinner

January 20, 2015

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Enrollment Retention Rate from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. MSU has a yearly fall-to-fall retention rate of 72 percent. As for the other 28 percent, Keith Lamb, vice president of enrollment management, multiple factors prevent them from returning to ...

Fantasy of Lights funded through donations

Naomi Skinner

November 25, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

The annual Fantasy of Lights, a display not funded by university funds or tax dollars, requires donations to stay operational. "We have 39 different families or organizations that adopt the displays that are set out on the lawn over by the Hardin administration building," the coordinator Joey Green...

Self defense can save a life

Naomi Skinner

September 16, 2014

Filed under Campus Watch

Last Saturday morning instructors with Universal Kempo Karate hosted a free self-defense class in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Although attendance was small, the class still had much to offer. “Women’s self defense is one of the many self defense classes we offer to help better people. What we’re trying to do is mak...

Fair encourages students to engage in overall wellness

Naomi Skinner

April 21, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

MSU wellness fair from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Eight departments and centers sponsored the B Good 2 U wellness fair on Monday the day after Easter break. "Third annual B Good 2 U MSU wellness fair. MSU has four components of wellness that we really try to stress," Pam Midgett, the directo...

Wellness center promotes a healthy lifestyle

Naomi Skinner

March 10, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

Fair promotes healthy living with fun activities from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The faculty and staff of the Red Wine Student Wellness Center hosted its annual health fair event in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. This event helps students, faculty and the surrounding community aware of the problems that affect the local area. D...

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