I am old, get over it

I am a 24-year old college student. It feels good to say it. I'm old which is funny because I don't feel old. Yet I have begun to hear it from my peers more and more. "Happy birthday! How old are you?" "Ugh I'm 21. I'm old." If you're old then I'm old. Geez what have I done with my life.After high … [Read more...]

On the 7th day, “Bus” rested.

Students who live off campus without a car sometimes find it challenging to get on campus to use campus facilities because the mustang shuttle does not work on Sundays.“I walk from my apartment to campus to use the library and the computer lab in order to complete my assignments before Monday. I can … [Read more...]

269 peepholes to be installed across campus

To provide faculty and staff members with an extra level of security, facility services staff members will be installing 269 peep holes in doors across campus beginning Oct.28. Kyle Owen, assistant vice president of facility services, said, “Last fall I got an email from Dr. Carlson. It had been … [Read more...]

Balanced life key to fighting Freshman 15

Taco Bell. Chic-fil-A. McDonald's. Whataburger. Jack in the Box. Dairy Queen. Sonic Drive-in. Canes. Chipotle. The list is almost endless. The food is convenient. And relatively inexpensive. It's also full of calories. And, for freshman, the convenience and calories lead to the infamous … [Read more...]

MESA shuttle usage low on Saturdays

Since the trial run of the Mustangs Entertainment Shopping and Attractions Route began April 10, the number of weekend riders has continued to decline. The numbers over the weeks have been important to decide if MESA will continue to run in the fall. April 20, Matthew Park, dean of students, sent … [Read more...]

Women’s soccer player kicks cancer

From July of 2014 to March of 2015, time practically stood still for Kylie Austin. After spending days in a hospital bed hooked up to IVs and hours listening to doctors say her dream of playing college soccer might be stripped away, Austin received news on March 24 that gave her hope. Austin, … [Read more...]

Committee passes student fee budget

A committee of five faculty and staff advisors and six students met March 27 in the J.S. Bridwell Boardroom for the annual Student Fee Allocation Hearings. After presentations for 26 different organizations and events, committee members allocated $2,203,966, the estimated revenue for the 2016 fiscal … [Read more...]

Students’ opinions mixed on measles vaccine

In January alone, 102 people from 14 states including Texas were reported to have measles, according to the CDC. 2014 was a record year for measles cases, with 644 cases reported from 27 states. Because of an outbreak linked to an adventure park in Anaheim, California in December 2014, the … [Read more...]

UPB, RHA host Super Bowl party for students

More than 30 students enjoyed free food and the most-watched televised event in U.S. history, according to the Huffington Post, at the Super Bowl party hosted by the University Programming Board and Residence Hall Association Feb. 1 in Clark Student Center Comanche Suites. “The amount of people … [Read more...]

Students race homemade boats in homecoming tradition

The inexperienced sailors pushed their small boat into the glistening lake and jumped in. Seconds later they fell into the cold murky water as their boat tipped over. Kicking and splashing they tried to jump back in, but it was too late. The water already filled most of their vessel and it began to … [Read more...]