‘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...]

53 prospective students and guests Discover MSU

It was a crisp, gray morning as 24 students and 29 guests entered the winding halls of Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts, on Feb. 3, in attendance for the first Discover MSU event of 2017. Historically, Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts has been the smallest Discover MSU, while Robert D. & … [Read more...]

Getting my degree: take two

When I started college, I was an 18-year-old who had no idea what I wanted to do. I knew I loved music but I had no guidance out of high school. I started at MSU majoring in music education, then switched to music performance. I really didn’t want to teach in a school environment, so an education … [Read more...]

Seniors set to present documentaries

While many students prepare for their final exams by spending extra time in the library, or putting in a few more hours in the lab, the graduating mass communication students have spent the entire semester producing one 15-minute documentary.“You don’t find many areas of profession that require this … [Read more...]

ER simulation challenges all corners of campus

It was 8:30 a.m. As she sprinted up the stairs, Jody Settle, radiology senior, could only imagine what kind of crisis lie ahead of her. Reports of a patient who'd been in a bar fight were swarming across the hall. The crowded hospital floor was buzzing with angry patients and irritated medical … [Read more...]

Disciplines work together for ER simulation

Though hands-on activities are often key components for health science students, very rarely do professors get the opportunity to show students what it’s really like to work in a hectic, hospital environment. Until now, that is.On Friday, Nov. 18, students from the departments of respiratory care, … [Read more...]

Fain College adds new mass communication wing

The Fain College of Fine Arts received approval in February to add a new wing to the college for the mass communication department.Jim Sernoe, chair of the mass communication department, said he has been trying to get the mass communication its own facilities for about five years. "We've been … [Read more...]

Communication degrees have value

In today’s job climate it is natural for students to worry if their intended degree will land them a job or not. And the worrying is justified, considering more than half of 22-year-old college graduates who found a job in the last three years were in a position not requiring a degree according to a … [Read more...]

Board of Regents approves funds for new dorm, mass comm facility

The Board of Regents approved a 500-bed housing project and an addition to the east side of the Fain Fine Arts Center to house the Mass Communication Department. The board approved a maximum bonding of the project at $38.25 million, $5 million of which will fund the mass communication building. … [Read more...]

Dental hygiene students serve vets

Dental Hygiene Students Serves Vets from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The dental hygiene program hosted it’s annual “stand down” event, which gave local veterans the opportunity to have a dental cleaning free of charge. Senior dental hygiene student, Kaci Morris appreciates the difference of … [Read more...]