Cultural appreciation defines college experience

OUR VIEW: Our campus is a cultural melting pot, and we all need to appreciate everyone's cultures. It doesn't take Caribfest and Hispanic Heritage Month to realize it's important year round for all of us to recognize our fellow classmates' varying cultures. Students can celebrate one culture … [Read more...]

Hispanics add to campus culture

Students have been saturated in hispanic culture for Hispanic Heritage Month since Sept. 15. Vibrant dresses twirled at Viva MSU, sizzling fajitas coated the Jesse Rogers Promenade and laughter filled Comanche suits all to spark discussion towards hispanic culture, and students still have … [Read more...]

Selena movie for Hispanic Heritage Month

The Hispanic Heritage committee chose “Selena” to show on Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. in the Market Street Learning Commons Multipurpose room as part of Hispanic Heritage Month events. “They felt that this particular idol is a great representative,” Ruby Arriaga, coordinator of student activities and … [Read more...]

Downtown art show gives students chance to network

Local artwork was front-center during the first Ink in The Falls event, held by 9th Street Studios and art senior Erin Marie Harman. Tattoo shops including Human Canvas, Cowabunga Ink, Rusty’s Needles and Underground Tattoo and Body Piercing were highlighted at the show on Sept. 9. The event … [Read more...]

Foreign languages department hosts trilingual café on April 10

The foreign languages department will be hosting a trilingual café on Monday, April 10 from 2-4 p.m. in the atrium. The event is free to all students and faculty on campus who want to learn more about foreign languages and get a taste of the different cultures. German professor, Dr. Yvonne Franke … [Read more...]

Lessons from living abroad

I'm from Guam, a tiny island in the Pacific. Having lived in Asia and Europe, I wanted to share some things I've learned about people and myself.Racism. I was 10-years-old when I had my first experience with it. Old enough to remember what actually occurred. My classmate (who was white) had a … [Read more...]

Africa, America: Things are not always what they seem

Let’s take it back to August 2013, for a second. Aug. 13, to be exact. My first day in the United States of America. I cannot put into words how excited I was to be here.I  heard so many great things about this country, “the super power of the world,” “the land of opportunity,” "the nation that … [Read more...]

Student Center lounge repurposed into office space

To make more office space in the student center, the multicultural lounge has been closed and repurposed by student development. The room now is just another office. Cynthia Cummings, special events coordinator, said, “Nobody ever really used the multicultural lounge, so it was turned into office … [Read more...]

International students spread culture

International Fair from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. International students from all parts of the world gathered in Clark Student Center to share their culture and to speak about the offers their country has. Several international groups held crafts to help entertain students, others performed … [Read more...]