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Only 15 students attend second presidential forum

Mark Campbell

March 3, 2015

Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

Presidential Candidate partakes in open forum from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. University presidential candidate Andrew Rogerson spoke to a crowd of no more than 15 students on Feb. 25 in an open forum, the second of thre...

Snow invades MSU campus

Mark Campbell

March 2, 2015

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Snow invades MSU campus from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Snow: A Texan's kryptonite. A weakness so prevalent at MSU that classes were canceled two days in a row. "I didn't have to go to classes, which was great because I wasn't prepared like I s...

Student officials request bus route expansion

Elascha Davila-Hicks

March 1, 2015

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Mustang bus route planning to expand from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The Mustang bus route provides service to the university community. Now, administrators like Matthew Park, dean of students, are planning to expand that service. While some students enjoy the ...

Poet ’empowers’ students to be unique

Elascha Davila-Hicks

March 1, 2015

Filed under Campus Watch, Feature

Poet ends Black History Month with powerful message from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Students gathered in the Atrium for an adventure in spoken word. The night's entertainment included local artists and student performers and the...

First presidential candidate brings liberal arts background

Naomi Skinner

February 28, 2015

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Shipley Kicks Off the Presidential Forums from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Suzanne Shipley, the president of Shepherd University, was the first candidate introduced as a possible replacement for retiring university pre...

Officials sign new dining hall contract

Harley Warrick

February 23, 2015

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https://vimeo.com/120008715 After 19 years of business with Aramark, administrators have decided not to renew Aramark's contact with the company. The Food Service Committee has recommended Chartwells to the Board of Regents. “We...

Consultant looks to improve student retention

Ethan Metcalf

February 17, 2015

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Consultant looks to improve student retention from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Nine years ago, university administrators created a plan to boost first-year retention rates, and last Monday administrators brought John Gard...

Stang Gang tries to advance school spirit

Mark Campbell

February 17, 2015

Filed under Campus Watch, Feature, Sports

Stang Gang Tries to Advance School Spirit from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. In a crowd full of sit-down fans, there is one group whose mission is to promote school spirit: The Stang Gang. "Stang Gang is an organization...

Valentine’s Day brings mixed emotions to campus

Harley Warrick

February 14, 2015

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http://vimeo.com/119413162 Valentine’s Day originated from the pagan celebration of Lupercalia.  According to History, more than 150 million cards and gifts are traded a year. “I sent him a package with a little teddy...

Campus emergency plan updated to secure campus

Elascha Davila-Hicks

February 12, 2015

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MSU Emergency Plan Update from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.   It was a day like any other until the campus came screeching to a halt after news of a bomb threat swept from building to building. "I just finished taking an exam I was walk...

Rec sports to offer Mustangs Cup

Mark Campbell

February 11, 2015

Filed under Campus Watch, Sports

Mustangs Cup from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. 2015 is a turning point for Rec Sports with the introduction of the Mustangs Cup. "The Mustang Cup is basically just a semester long Rec Sports competition," said Caleb Hannon, assistant...

Retention rate typically just above national average

Naomi Skinner

January 20, 2015

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Enrollment Retention Rate from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. MSU has a yearly fall-to-fall retention rate of 72 percent. As for the other 28 percent, Keith Lamb, vice president of enrollment management, multiple factors prevent them from returning to ...

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