Students learn about ‘Slavery in Libya, Beyond’

On Feb. 5, staff from the Office of Equity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs hosted a presentation called "Slavery in Libya & Beyond." This presentation was about the recent discovery of a slave trade that was reported in Libya by the IOM. Syreeta Greene, director of Equity, Inclusion, … [Read more...]

Fine arts building set to be renovated

To comply with the American Disabilities Act and fire marshal regulations, so students, faculty and visitors with disabilities can reach classrooms, offices and restrooms, the Fain College of Fine Arts is undergoing renovations to accommodate for such needs. In 2013, the fire marshal came to … [Read more...]

Purpose found through major changes

I had one goal on my mind: attend Abilene Christian starting in the fall 2017 and graduate with a bachelor's degree of science. Little did I know my plans would end up with two hospital visits during the summer and a long, long road of recovery. Since I was 9 years old, I dreamed of being a … [Read more...]

Chipotle fundraiser collects cash for Legacy Scholarship

After weeks of preparation and advertising through online publicity, flyers and word of mouth, Haleigh Wallace, mass communication senior, organized a Chipotle Mexican Grill fundraiser to continue the mass communication Legacy Scholarship on Nov. 6. Created in 2012, this scholarship is passed … [Read more...]

Legacy Scholarship fundraiser to be held Nov. 6

To financially continue the mass communication Legacy Scholarship, mass communication senior Haleigh Wallace will host a fundraiser on Nov. 6 from 10:45 a.m.-9 p.m. at Chipotle Mexican Grill. Created in 2012, this scholarship is passed down yearly — typically in May — from the past year's recipient … [Read more...]

Michael Olaya sheds light on the technical world

During a sunny Monday afternoon, a crowd of about 75 listened to a mechanical engineering senior discuss how flying robots will give them super powers. But his talk went well beyond how to use drones. Mechanical engineering senior Michael Olaya discussed how advances in drone technology as well as … [Read more...]

Administrators have eyes on growth

As part of the mission to make MSU a destination, residential school, members of administrators have broken out the hard hats, rolling out the plans for new buildings, renovations and a football stadium. As the dust settles around the new addition to the Fain College of Fine Arts building, the … [Read more...]

Graduating senior to give commencement address

About 692 students adorned in caps and gowns will be walking the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum at 10 a.m. on May 13 — except for one. She will be on stage giving the commencement address. Megan Piehler, mass communication senior, was chosen as the first student commencement speaker in MSU's … [Read more...]

New mass communication building to open in the fall

The Mass Communication Department will welcome students, faculty and staff to its new home at the university, in fall 2017. While the plans for the building began in fall 2014, the ground-breaking began in February 2016. Having an up-to-date facility is important to current students as well as … [Read more...]

‘Burden of Dreams’ shows conflict of two cultures working together

The filming business has always been tough, but when a filmmaker has to work with an entirely different culture in an environment where his culture is not used to, the business definitely gets tougher. That's what is shown in director Les Blank's documentary, Burden of Dreams. The movie shows a … [Read more...]