Perry-fied

Rick Perry has been throwing a slew of ideas around since the beginning of the presidential debates. His most recent ideas, however, are not only radical, but also not very believable. Perry stated that part of his plan would be to cut the president’s salary in half until the federal budget is … [Read more...]

Final exams mean skyrocketing stress levels

There are twelve school days left before the onset of finals. Stress levels are steadily rising and those last minute grade-raising assignments are being tentatively offered by lenient professors. For many students the stress ceases after their last final, but for countless others the stress … [Read more...]

Obama fights for veterans

“As commander-in-chief, I won’t wait, nor will I let politics get in the way of making sure that veterans share in the opportunity that they defend. If Congress won’t act, I will.” -President Obama in Monday speech It seems that in the Obama-bashing era, the President of the United States … [Read more...]

Hump-who?

To have and to hold...for 72 days. The fit for television romance of Kim Kardashian and Kris Hump-what’s-his-name, has ended. Although the marriage was destined to end, I was surprised at how soon it did. Everyone, from her sisters to the lady at the local pharmacy counter, knew this would … [Read more...]

This is about ethics

A state auditor’s report released last week stated that MSU administrators had acted legally in spending $84,345 to lavishly decorate the Harvey House, a mansion in the Country Club area of Wichita Falls. The off-campus mansion, donated to the university by a wealthy family in 2009, has since been … [Read more...]

Trick-or-Peek

Halloween is a great excuse to look absolutely ridiculous, irresistibly sexy, and in some cases a little bit slutty. It’s Halloween, why not look like a prostitute? Oh wait, since it’s Halloween that means it’s just called “cute” and “sexy” instead. My bad. There is a fine line between “sexy” … [Read more...]

Lindsay Lohan not Playboy material

Lindsay Lohan once said, “My motto is: Live every day to the fullest - in moderation.” Moderation is not something Lohan has a clue about. Moderation requires self-control. Lohan lacks self-control. Moderation requires knowing your limits. Lohan knows nothing of her substance limits. Moderation … [Read more...]

Netflix: 810,000 down

The Internet’s top movie-rental service, Netflix, has been losing subscribers steadily since July. The issue? Rising prices and talk about complicating the renting process. The popularity of Netflix was rapid and almost overwhelming. In the second quarter of this fiscal year Netflix reported … [Read more...]

Recession, depression…how ’bout them Rangers?

Gas costs are skyrocketing, food prices are climbing, and wages aren’t rising to meet the new standard of living. But tight budgets aren’t keeping people away from indulging in America’s favorite pastime, especially in Texas. The Texas Rangers, as you may know, made it to the World Series (of … [Read more...]

Making a name for MSU

The most popular fundraisers seem to be bake sales, cake-walks, car-washes and auctions (silent or otherwise). MSU is taking the reigns this year on a diffferent type of fundraiser, one that will bring in the big bucks and have a lasting impact on the donors, the school and the students. For  the … [Read more...]