Homecoming dance to be held Oct. 18 in Legacy

The third annual homecoming dance will be held on Oct. 18 in Legacy Hall beginning at 8:30 p.m as a part of the homecoming week festivities. Norma Ramirez, assistant director of residence life and housing, said the dance will go along with the university's homecoming theme — rewind to the … [Read more...]

90’s trivia event puts students to the test

To put their memory to the test, students were challenged at the 90's trivia night on Oct. 17 in the Legacy Hall multipurpose room, to answer 100 questions in less than 60 seconds on Kahoot. The faster they answered, the higher amount points earned per question. Kenadi Campbell, computer science … [Read more...]

Campus officials: Torchlight parade on schedule

After the events in Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 12, officials at University of Texas at Austin cancelled the torchlight parade on their campus. After both of these events, MSU officials debated whether to keep the MSU homecoming tradition. “One of the main responses on why we are doing it … [Read more...]

Excitement builds for homecoming game, tailgate

For head football coach Bill Maskill, this week’s game is more than just a chance for the team to win. With a team ranked No. 5 in the American Football Coaches’ Association Top 25 and with an overall 42.2 game point average for the season, he needs to encourage the players while keeping them … [Read more...]

Homecoming parade to be held Friday

Loud music roars through campus. The mighty stomps of marching band members boom throughout the halls. Community members, students and families stand on the floats they worked hours making. The cavalry is here. This is what is to come Oct. 20 when the Student Involvement Office hosts this year's … [Read more...]

Lip sync top three announced, will battle at bonfire on Oct. 19

As the focus drew down to the the top three, the crowd became restless. After each performance, cheers erupted from the audience, and the night had been filled with nostalgia and excitement, however, the performers and the audience waited to hear the finalists announced. Treston Lacy, mass … [Read more...]

Torchlight parade sparks community, ignites campus passion

OUR VIEW: Despite the climate in the wake of violent Charlottesville protest, we hold true to our campus ethics and support the torch lighting ceremony for homecoming. Campuses across the country have ended events like the torch lighting ceremony after the protest in Charlottesville; however, our … [Read more...]

’90s throwback lip sync will throw down Oct. 16

As part of homecoming week, several student organizations will battle it out at the annual lip sync event on Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. According to Ruby Arriaga, student coordinator for student activities, a few changes have happened this year: the location of the lip sync … [Read more...]

Free Homecoming shirt opportunity on Oct. 15

Students begin to feel the financial pressure of college as Homecoming week, football season and Halloween take tolls on their wallets. With tuition at an average of $10,435 per year, students are less likely to pay for both education and a closet filled with school merchandise or opportunities to … [Read more...]

Homecoming court elections close Oct. 13

As part of the introduction to Homecoming week, students can vote for Homecoming Court on their portal until Friday, Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. The Office of Student Involvement and Student Government Association coordinate the court nominations and will announce winners at the Homecoming football game … [Read more...]