Vice presidents step down

In an email sent to the university community Feb. 23, university President Suzanne Shipley announced that two vice presidents were stepping down."During the past few months, I have worked closely with the President’s Cabinet to shape the university’s strategic initiatives, many of which require a … [Read more...]

Alumnus named police chief

Once Police Chief Patrick Coggins heard about the opening position from a current employee, he saw many reasons to apply for the position following Dan Williams' retirement last fall.Coggins said, “First off, [MSU is] my alma mater, and I actually knew former Chief Dan Williams through professional … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball comes together

With a 16-2 record overall record and 5-1 in conference play, the mens' basketball team is off to an impressive start. "We have our goals in executing and winning championships," said Breston McNeal, starting guard and business senior said. "That's our everyday attitude. As long as we keep that … [Read more...]

Celebrating the 41 years of Fantasy of Lights

The song, "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" fits for the Fantasy of Lights. Christmas is just 23 days away, and with the cold brisk air, twinkling lights, the warmth of hot cocoa and kids giving Santa Claus their Christmas lists, does feel a lot like Christmas. Katelyn Vietti, … [Read more...]

About 100 participate in Turkey Trot

The runners, most of them at least, didn't seem to be serious. Maybe they were at Sikes Lake for the T-shirt. Maybe they were there to win a turkey. Or maybe they were just there to get some exercise walking or jogging the 1.1-mile trail — twice. But most of the 100 or so people who participated … [Read more...]

Volleyball: ‘a whole different team now’

Despite a 5-19 record, 0-10 in conference play, volleyball players say their coach, Natalie Rawson, has brought a new style of leadership and a can-do attitude as the team enters the second half of the season. "She really opened the eyes of the players that we can be more than what people were … [Read more...]

Former coach: celebrates differences

Texas and football seem to go hand-in-hand, so when legendary football coach Herman Boone opened this year’s Artist-Lecture Series, Oct. 13, in Akin Auditorium, nearly 400 people were in attendance. Brianda Morales, biology senior, said, “I didn’t think much of having Herman Boone, but I think … [Read more...]

Midterm Piñata provides relaxation for students

To give students some time to relax before midterm exams, the office of Student Development and Orientation and 11 other groups sponsored a Midterm Piñata Sept. 29. Mandy Dorman, freshman education, said, "I feel like these events like these takes my mind off of school work and test and it lets … [Read more...]

Athletics to begin streaming games

To give fans the ability to watch some athletic events, the athletics department will be video streaming for selected home games this year. Assistant Athletic Director for Communication Trey Reed started the streaming network to give more friends and family a chance to watch the games. "A lot … [Read more...]