Hindu festival showcases dance, culture

  The most celebrated and well-known Hindi festival made its way to campus on Friday. With plenty of dancing, singing and cultural flare, the Midwestern Indian Students Association (MISA) presented their annual Diwali Dhamaka festival event on Nov. 30 in Akin Auditorium. According … [Read more...]

Course and testing fees to increase next Spring

Next semester, students will be seeing a slight increase in testing feeds, but it might not affect their checkbooks. Career Management Center and testing services director Dirk Welch explained testing fees increase due to an increase in the cost of providing testing services. These changes are … [Read more...]

Club to recycle electronics to reduce waste

In an effort to reduce the amount of environmental wastes being improperly disposed of the Geosciences Club will host an electronic recycling event in the Bolin Hall parking lot Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. “It’s an opportunity for club members to provide a service for the community and aid … [Read more...]

Controversy hinders annual Box-A-Thon

The Kappa Sigma fraternity’s annual Box-A-Thon philanthropic event raised more than $2200 for The Fisher House, an organization that benefits military veterans and wounded soldiers. While the event has been going on for more than 20 years, this is the third year that it has benefited The Fisher … [Read more...]

Housing policies adjusted by Board

The housing policy was modified last week at the Board of Regents meeting. Two out of six clauses were updated for clarity purposes. Michael Mills, resident hall director, said the changing these rules for campus housing will better for students in the long run. These clarifying updates will … [Read more...]

University receives $5 million donation

Two academic colleges will be expanded thanks to a $5 million pledge from Carol and Robert D. Gunn. The gift will go toward the College of Health Sciences and Human Services and the College of Science and Mathematics. “Midwestern State is certainly dear to my heart and my family’s,” Carol … [Read more...]

Christ Academy project delayed by two years

New choir rooms, aesthetically pleasing spaces for group counseling and a converge newsroom for the university’s student media are just a few of the features that will be present in the new Christ Academy building in 2014. Since February, the Christ Academy renovations, which includes the … [Read more...]

Governor to appoint new student regent

The deadline came and went, yet no one applied to represent the students as a member of the Board of Regents, the university’s highest governing body. Applications were due by 5 p.m., Monday. Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, said this has happened before … [Read more...]

Speakers & Issues Cancellation, plus Music Series at Akin

  The effects of Superstorm Sandy are reaching beyond the Northeast coast, even touching the campus community. On Nov. 8, the Speakers and Issues Series featuring Paul Anastas, the director of Yale University’s center for green chemistry and green engineering, was canceled due to the … [Read more...]

The Mustang approach

University enrollment has been declining for several semesters, with a 4.3 percent drop this fall. On Saturday, the admissions office hosted Mustang Rally to gave prospective students and parents an opportunity to preview the university. According to Keith Lamb, vice president of student … [Read more...]