Why Artist Lecture Series alone won’t change this campus

Let me just say out of the 3-and-a-half years I’ve been at MSU, I’ve attended at least 10 Artist Lecture Series. I enjoyed almost all of them and took something away from each. It’s a great concept: bring in well-known speakers from around the world to talk about a certain message, usually with … [Read more...]

Rednecks: ‘It’s just a way of life’; ‘You get to yell, ‘yee yee’ whenever

A redneck can be identified by their camouflage shirts, boots, cowboy belts, or by their Southern drawl and hospitality. However, these characteristics can also stereotype a redneck. The well-known definition, which came into common usage in the ‘30s, stems from farmers whose necks have been … [Read more...]

Be more kind, less judgmental

When I was a child, my parents taught me lessons on how to be a good person. They taught me that smiles were infectious, a kind word can make someone’s day, and to be an all-around kind-hearted person. Using those lessons, I’ve stood up for others I saw being bullied and belittled. I've offered … [Read more...]

30 people attend meeting on campus discrimination

The Town Hall Meeting lead by the black student leaders began their meeting on Nov. 23 with 30 people in attendance in response to recent events on campus . Shayla Owens, management junior, started the Town Hall Meeting  by addressing the purpose behind the meeting. Owens cited different … [Read more...]