450 flames light torch parade

Campus streets radiated with the warm light of 450 torches held by students, faculty and staff as they marched toward the annual bonfire on Oct. 19 as part of homecoming festivities. Student organizations took part in presenting the final round of the lip-sync competition, where Alpha Psi Omega, the … [Read more...]

Freshman: ‘This is my first bonfire and I expect it to be lit’

The Office of Student Development and Orientation faculty members organized the bonfire on Oct. 19 as part of homecoming week. Under this, students donated a shirt of another college that was burned. Mario Ramirez, interim director of student involvement, said not all the shirts donated were … [Read more...]

Homecoming bonfire to bring excitement to campus

Nothing but darkness and heat will beam on the faces of students participating in this week's homecoming annual bonfire at Nocono Trail South Parking Lot at 9:15 p.m. "This is the funnest part of homecoming week. We get to bring our old college shirts that we don't want anymore and burn the heck … [Read more...]

Turnout huge for annual bonfire

Fire, tradition, and school spirit - just some of the highlights of the Homecoming bonfire. The turnout was huge, just like Kevin Bazner, the assistant director of Student Development and Orientation, predicted. "Since there are more people living on campus this year, I think we will have a much … [Read more...]

‘Biggest turnout’ expected at bonfire

As tradition goes, the annual homecoming bonfire will commence on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 9:15 p.m. in the parking lots by D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Each year, MSU students are asked to donate their college T-shirts from other schools to be burned in the bonfire in exchange for an exclusive MSU bonfire … [Read more...]

First student homecoming committee forming for fall 2014

Homecoming is one of the biggest student activities from high school to college, and last semester was the first time that an actual committee of students was created to plan the event. Before that, the office of Student Development and Orientation planned the entire thing. "I really want this … [Read more...]