What it is like being an atheist in college

Being an atheist in college can sometimes be difficult waters to navigate. I have been an atheist since I was a freshman in high school, but before that I was a faithful Christian. I won’t bore you with the story as to how I became an atheist, but what I will say is that it was only after I came to … [Read more...]

Do not fear ‘slowing down’ in life

"Mindfulness what?"Hygge. Mindfulness. If you're a logophile, you're familiar with these words. If you've been searching for a way to bring balance into your life, you're probably aware of these concepts. Hygge is a Danish concept that teaches about simplicity, and mindfulness is the idea of … [Read more...]

Greek life strives ‘for best GPA possible’

Greek life has always been one of those things that I dreamed about becoming apart of as a little girl, from the dressing up, to the fun parties and even the studying with sisters. Alpha Phi has really pushed me to stay on top of my academic studies and really strive for the best GPA possible. While … [Read more...]

Liberal arts education changes society

A hush fell over the room in Legacy Hall as Todd Giles, associate professor of English, began his introduction of the seven faculty members displayed at the front of the room. Each of these faculty members from various colleges expressed their praise of a liberal arts education, bringing more light … [Read more...]

What it is like being a Christian in college

Being a Christian in college is not always easy. My whole life, my faith has been the central piece of me, and it is on the basis of faith that I have made most of my decisions. Most people look at Christians and automatically label us as "judgmental," when really our faith calls us to love all, and … [Read more...]

Life is a ‘dependent variable,’ make the most of it

Many say that we become the product of our life experiences, but I believe that ultimately we are only in control of the person we decide to be; we choose who we want to be. Of course the places we go and people we meet play a fundamental role in shaping who we are, but it is us alone that decide … [Read more...]

Freshman should get involved

I hate to sound cliché, but getting involved on campus is a vital part of the college experience, especially during freshman year. While there are many ways to get involved on campus, one of the most popular is to go Greek. I know Greek life can often get a bad reputation, but as a new member of … [Read more...]

RHA hopes to make change on campus

If you’ve been on campus for a while now and you hear “Residence Hall Association” and immediately think, ‘What the heck is that?’, you’re not alone. If you’re new to campus and you hear “Residence Hall Association” and think, ‘What the heck is that?’ — well, I’m so glad you asked!Prior to common … [Read more...]

Make the most of spring semester

It is with great honor that I welcome everyone back on behalf of Midwestern State’s student body. I hope winter break was great and everyone is ready to tackle another semester here at MSU. To the new Mustangs joining us — I hope MSU is all that you would like it to be and more. To the graduating … [Read more...]

Getting my degree: take two

When I started college, I was an 18-year-old who had no idea what I wanted to do. I knew I loved music but I had no guidance out of high school. I started at MSU majoring in music education, then switched to music performance. I really didn’t want to teach in a school environment, so an education … [Read more...]