SWAT: Battling stress one game at a time

To give students an opportunity to relax and have a healthy break from stress, Social Workers Acting Together hosted a karaoke and game night on the third floor of Sundance Court Apartments on Oct. 5. SWAT is an organization of college students majoring in social work in which they host events … [Read more...]

Family Day tailgate new for some, old for others

The Memorial Stadium parking lot smelled of burgers and hot dogs while more than 100 students and their parents participated in the Family Day tailgate on Saturday, Sept. 30. “Sitting down and eating with my parents at the tailgate this last weekend was great, not only because I got to spend time … [Read more...]

Viva MSU kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month began with the second annual Viva MSU event on Sept. 15 in Legacy Courtyard. According to Ruby Arriaga, head coordinator for student activities and grad student, the Hispanic Heritage Committee created the event. "It's a way to educate the community about Hispanic … [Read more...]

A gamer’s dream world: PAX West

From Sept. 1-4, I had the immense privilege of attending The Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle, Washington, also known as PAX West. For those unaware of what PAX West is, PAX West is a gaming convention held in Seattle (originally held in Bellevue, Washington) where game developers, famous gaming … [Read more...]

Finals Frenzy returns with Comic-Con theme

Between all the last minute cram sessions and the late night food runs, students can take a much needed break from the books by attending silent movies, yoga, painting and puppy-petting-parties. The University Programming Board members is hosting it's semi-annual event, Finals Frenzy from April 30- … [Read more...]

Nerdology tests students’ pop culture knowledge

The students anxiously awaited explanation of the next category: "Lists of Fury." The object of the category was to name 10 different courses offered at the fictional school, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.The room fell silent as the subtle murmurs of huddled teams competed only with the … [Read more...]

Homecoming tailgate party and competition takes off

Smoke in the air and the smell of hamburgers and hot dogs cooking on the grill, different music all over and the loud voices of football fans all around. These sounds, sights, and smells are common for a college tailgate party.Kierian Hunter, math sophomore, said, “You can find a lot of things at a … [Read more...]

Tailgating Rules Affecting College Experience

  No drinking. No games. No music. Tailgate is over by half time. Security. Less underage drinking. Better game attendance. These are some of the issues going back and forth from students to university officials. Jacob Hardin, a fifth year senior in kinesiology, sports and leisure studies … [Read more...]