New website design glitches, however more user friendly

OUR VIEW: The visual elements of the university's website redesign emphasizes our efforts to produce innovative content. As frustrating as the two day long construction was, the administration's efforts were not in vain. The goal was to create a more visually pleasing website that was easier to … [Read more...]

‘A violent minority does not equate a violent majority’

"Do you know any cartel members?" "I heard it’s like, really dangerous there." "Aren’t you scared to visit?" These are only a few of the reactions I’ve received when I tell people I’m Mexican-American. A few would think I’m ashamed to say where my family and roots come from, but in reality … [Read more...]

9/11 hate crime survivor gives strong message to college students: ‘You can end hate’

"How would you react if you were shot in the face?" Rais Bhuiyan, a 9/11 hate crime survivor, gave a talk on compassion, connection and community to a crowded room on April 18. As pictures of his survival after he was shot in the face point-blank were shown, the crowd collectively held their … [Read more...]

Dallas Poetry Slam Team to perform downtown Feb. 18

The Dallas Poetry Slam Team will be performing a two-hour feature on Feb. 18 at 2011 Bistro, beginning at 10 p.m. The event, Black Love, is focused on celebrating the month of love and Black History Month. Dallas Poetry Slam Team focuses on art and spoken word as more than just a show to entertain … [Read more...]

MSU branches into metroplex

In an effort to increase enrollment and awareness of MWSU, Board members approved opening two satellite campuses, one in Bridgeport and one in Flower Mound. Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, said in research conducted last year a demand for adult place-bound … [Read more...]

State fair offers taste of Texas culture

Bells whistle, people laugh and deep-fryers boil as the students walk down Grand Ave, the main street at the 24-day-long Texas State Fair. More than 3 million people attend the Texas State Fair each year. For three MSU students, the fried food, the Texas Star—the largest Ferris Wheel in North … [Read more...]

Ebola panic unnecessary in United States

Mom called last night. She said, “Adaobi, there’s Ebola in Dallas, be careful, oh.” I just chuckled and said, “OK, mum, I will.” She heard the news about a Liberian man who visited Dallas, was sick, and left the hospital undetected, and by the time they found out that he had Ebola, it was too … [Read more...]