New name for Portico: The Bridge

Portico, a ministry for college students affiliated with First Baptist Church, became a well-known name on campus, but this fall, it disappeared. Andrew Reilly, pastor, decided to change the name of Portico — it's now called The Bridge. "The Bridge meaning is us one side, sin the middle, God is … [Read more...]

28 businesses attend part-time job fair

Students filtered in and out of the Comanche Suites in the Clark Student Center at the Part-Time Networking Job Fair, put on by the Career Management Center on Sept. 6. During the event, 28 businesses had representatives waiting to discuss job opportunities with students. Stephanie Sullivan, … [Read more...]

Football delivers 53-6 win in season opener

As the football team donned their maroon and gold jerseys for the first game of the season, the fans cheered loudly as they ran onto the field. The fluorescent lights shone on the turf and reflected off the steel bleachers. The air was warm, yet there was a slight breeze rolling through the air as … [Read more...]

Interactive game shows dangers of drunk driving

The Texas Department of Transportation brought its impaired dodgeball truck to the Jesse Rogers Promenade on Aug. 31 to promote their "Plan While You Can" campaign that encourages students to plan ahead before consuming alcohol. This interactive game shows students how alcohol effects their … [Read more...]

Behind the scenes at Hotter ‘N Hell

The annual Hotter 'N Hell 100 is a three day event with bike races and a trade show that attracts people to the city over Aug. 25-27. With over 10,000 riders participating in the event, planning and coordinating the event is no menial task. There are more than 100 committee members that put on the … [Read more...]

Football team ‘ready and anxious’ for first game of season

The football team will suit up for its first game of the season this Thursday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m., with only one objective in mind. "The goal for this week is to finish 1-0. We're just taking it one week at a time," Javin Kilgo, quarterback and kinesiology senior, said. With their sights set on … [Read more...]

MSU cyclists compete in Hotter ‘N Hell

It's a warm, bright Sunday morning. Hotter 'N Hell Hundred traffic has slowed to a lull, and the Multipurpose Event Center parking lot isn't overflowing with cars anymore. The third day of the triple threat weekend was the most relaxed, but there was still work to do for MSU cyclists Jason Perkins, … [Read more...]

Don’t knock it ’til you try it

I played an active part in high school — I was on the soccer team, part of the National Art Society and involved in other school activities. Coming into college, I was extremely scared about not having that team that I had always had in high school, so I wanted to find that. I wanted to be part of … [Read more...]

Why getting involved is actually important

OUR VIEW: As cliché as it is, getting involved on campus is seriously important. While the first day of class is enough to make any new student nervous, it can be even more intimidating when it feels like every person on campus is telling you to jump in the deep end and get involved. It's natural … [Read more...]

Men’s soccer wins 2-1

Men's soccer played its first scrimmage against Oklahoma Baptist University on Aug. 24 at 7 p.m., winning 2-1 against its opponent. … [Read more...]