School spirit brings ‘Maniacs’ together

They are not hard to find. Maroon and yellow paint stripe their faces. Eight letters painted on bare chests, spelling out "Mustangs." Standing front and center, their yelling never ceases and their spirit never dies. They are the Mustang Maniacs, a campus organization dedicated to school … [Read more...]

60 contestants freeze the day in Special Olympics Polar Plunge

Braving the 61 degree weather to freeze the day, various community organizations and individual participants took the Polar Plunge at the campus Wellness Center in the Special Olympics 8th annual fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 30."Polar Plunge is one of our big fundraising events for Special … [Read more...]

New residence hall to be complete by mid-July

To assist with increasing number of residential students living on-campus, a new residence hall has been under construction between Fain Fine Arts center and Pierce Hall since last summer and continued over winter break.The project is scheduled to be complete by mid-July with details finished by … [Read more...]

607 degrees awarded at fall graduation

 Facts and FiguresDate | Dec. 12, 2015 Location | Kay Yeager Coliseum Speaker | Catherine Davis, vice president of marketing for Neiman Marcus Hardin Professor Award | Susan Harvey DegreesMaster’s |118Bachelor’s | 487Associate's | 2TOTAL | 607 (including 174 August graduates)BY COLLEGEDillard … [Read more...]

A global village: MSU reaches 9.8 percent international enrollment

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life In the next 10 years, international enrollment is expected to surpass the projected goal of ten percent. Bringing different nationalities to the university has already taken place, … [Read more...]

Study abroad program an investment in cultural education

The smell of toast fills the aroma in the house as Madre cooks breakfast for the family. Leaving the house, tall buildings line the streets of Grenada, Spain. The cool wind blows through the city. People enter and leave constantly from the restaurants and small boutiques. The Sierra Nevada mountains … [Read more...]

Cultures blend at Tri-lingual Café

"Me gustaría probar una rebanda de flat." "Je voudrais un corissant pain au chocolat." "Ich hätte gern Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte." At the Tri-lingual Café, part of International Education Week hosted by the Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, off the hussle of the … [Read more...]

Few surprises with Homecoming royalty

After two weeks comprised of students submitting nominations and voting, seniors Clayton Brown and Shelby Cowman were crowned the Homecoming king and queen during halftime of Mustangs' game against Texas A&M-Kingsville on Friday night at Memorial Stadium. Brown represented Kappa Alpha Order and … [Read more...]

225 people turnout to $2,000 event

Two hundred and twenty-five students participated in Bumper Balls at the quad on Oct. 27 from noon to 6 p.m., hosted by the University Programming Board, who paid Kramer Entertainment $2,000 to run the event. "The company was going to other universities in the area and we were able to join in on … [Read more...]

International players become family — like 29 brothers

Hard work and being a family. Words that would highlight the success of the men's soccer team — like 29 other brothers — this season. "Being like a big family I feel has helped us be successful," Juan Farres, middle forward and senior in economics, said. Working to have a team mindset has … [Read more...]