Mustangs win Family Day game against WNMU

A sea of gold and maroon fans packed Memorial Stadium Saturday night for the annual Family Day football game. The stands were lined with family members and friends in support of the team — especially since it was the first game without cornerback Robert Grays. The team prepped themselves mentally … [Read more...]

Next Steps to Success: filling the gap

A small crowd gathered in Sunwatcher Clubhouse for the second Next Steps to Success session, one of two "tracks" under the Steps to Success program, sponsored by the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs. Syreeta Greene, director of equity, inclusion and multicultural affairs, … [Read more...]

Total enrollment increases by 16

While administrators budgeted for 6,150 students to enroll in fall 2017, actual fall enrollment figures showed 6,080 students, an increase of .26 percent over last fall but still not enough to meet projections. The lower-than-expected enrollment will hit all areas at the campus in the … [Read more...]

Students learned how to conduct research project at workshop

To educate students on the different ways to create a research paper, the library staff put on a workshop called ‘How do I start: Beginning a research project’ on Sept. 14 in Moffett Library. Allison Breen, reference librarian at the Moffett Library, taught the workshop this year and seven … [Read more...]

New animal rights group emerges on campus

Cassandra Gomez, radiology sophomore, is trying to push for something new on campus—an animal rights group. Gomez, like many other people, loves animals and wants to help prevent and reduce animal cruelty. People for Animal Welfare is an animal rights group on campus. Students on campus have … [Read more...]

Tailgates and touchdowns: seeing both

Laughter, and loud music filled the air. Students sporting maroon-and-gold attire scattered throughout the parking lot outside of Memorial Stadium.  At the first two home games of the semester, several hundred people-- ,mostly members of the Greek community participated in tailgating. And most … [Read more...]

Prancettes tryouts Sept. 13 and 14

Prancettes pave their way for a new semester of dance as they approach their tryouts on Sept. 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wellness Center. Looking forward to a fresh start and feeling confident about tryouts, Juwel Williams, mechanial engineering junior and Prancette leader, expects 20 females to … [Read more...]

Mustangs to play Texas A&M-Kingsville

The football players are "hungry for a win" at the upcoming game against Texas A&M-Kingsville on Saturday. This game is much anticipated by the team because it's the first conference game of the 2017 season. “We missed the opportunity [to play] this last week in Central Florida, due to the … [Read more...]

Caribfest to begin this month

The Caribbean Students Organization gave attendees a taste of what to expect for its upcoming annual Caribfest activities. The official launch of the festival took place on Saturday, Sept. 9 in Comanche Suites. The annual event is entering its 20th anniversary on this campus. The event featured a … [Read more...]

Weekend dining needs improvement

OUR VIEW: More than just Mesquite Dining Hall should be open on weekends. When students signed up for a meal plan, there's no indication of the times that the various dining spots on campus are actually open. Students think they can go anywhere, anytime — but that isn't the case. Chick Fil A, … [Read more...]