Scientists justify field at colloquium series

The hum from the projection screen retracting filled the lecture hall as 50 pairs of feet exited the presentation. After his 40-minute presentation over tectonic evolution, Richard Hanson, school of geology, energy and environment at Texas Christian University, finished off his water with a swig and … [Read more...]

New health sciences building prepares to break ground

As the mass communication building comes to its final stages of construction, MSU prepares to break ground on a new health sciences building. Two years ago, the university was granted the tuition-revenue bond from the state to pay for these new buildings. “Buildings are a recruiting tool,” James … [Read more...]

Travel drives student to see beyond hometown

Routine plagues him. Wake up. Class at 9 a.m., and get out at 4 p.m.. Go to work, get home, maybe play with the dog a little bit. Then repeat the same thing day after day. Looking back, the only thing that really changes throughout his weeks are the restaurants he goes to. Mass communication … [Read more...]

Zombies plague campus; annual event underway

April 17. 6:32 p.m. I walked into the seemingly ordinary meeting room in Clark Student Center. We all simply sat there, the atmosphere not unlike the calm before a deadly storm. As far as I could tell, it was a seemingly ordinary crowd of students. It was a short-lived peace. Some faces I’d … [Read more...]

Diversity drives faculty panel at symposium March 25

Because of the media coverage of cultural diversity, honors students chose professors to discuss why cultural diversity benefits academic successes and the contributions it holds at the 11th annual Redwine Honors Symposium on March 25. Students chose Salim Azzouz, associate engineering professor, … [Read more...]

Computer science sophomore releases personal debut album

Now this is a story all about how his life got flipped, turned upside down... In west Nigeria born and raised, on the playing fields is where he spent most of his days, chilling out, maxin', relaxing all cool, he had some personal thoughts after graduating school. Born in Ibadan, Oyo State … [Read more...]

‘Burden of Dreams’ shows conflict of two cultures working together

The filming business has always been tough, but when a filmmaker has to work with an entirely different culture in an environment where his culture is not used to, the business definitely gets tougher. That's what is shown in director Les Blank's documentary, Burden of Dreams. The movie shows a … [Read more...]

1200 gather to mourn the loss of Jeremy

SATIRE Like the feeling that accompanies eating the last extra fry found at the bottom of a McDonald's to-go bag, students were grief-stricken as they remembered Jeremy, the beloved and most personable squirrel on campus. Jeremy's carcass was found flattened like a well-tenderized flank steak at … [Read more...]

‘Ordinary people with extraordinary dreams’ change the world

Anxiety and excitement flooded through her as she picked up the envelope with the MSU insignia stamp. After years of homework and hard work, Wichita Falls’ Booker T. Washington High School valedictorian Willie Faye Battle was grasping her acceptance letter. However, in 1950, MSU would not only … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball wins against Western New Mexico

The men's basketball team pulled a win during the last home game on Feb. 18 against Western New Mexico after trailing the past six games.  Brandon Neel, applied arts and sciences junior, said, "We needed this win to gain some momentum going into Tuesday at Cameron and finish the season on a strong … [Read more...]