Traditions contribute to university life

From its beginnings in 1922 as a municipal junior college housed within a high school building, Midwestern State University has become a campus of 255 acres and 70 buildings offering a variety of academic programs in liberal and fine arts, mathematics, sciences, business and applied sciences. … [Read more...]

Rogers retires under new mascot

Out of 48 years at the university, the university president, Jesse Rogers, was an Indian for 39 of them. “Traditions are very hard to change,” Rogers said. “That’s a little piece of tradition that will always be a part of me.” Supporters of the school did not view the Indian mascot as a symbol of … [Read more...]

Episode 10: Changing of the Guard, part 3

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Episode 9: Changing of the Guard, part 2

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/188342882" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]   University President Jesse Rogers details the … [Read more...]

Episode 8: Changing of the Guard, part 1

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