Administrators: Value safety, convenience of on-campus living

Recently my resident advisor called a meeting on our floor to let us know of some important decisions administrators were making. During this meeting she informed us that only freshmen will be able to live in the resident halls next year. As many others did, I reacted the only way I knew how, … [Read more...]

Representing the student body proves to be a rewarding experience

I have never experienced anything more intimidating than sitting at a boardroom table with lawyers, public accountants and university administrators to discuss the future of the university. The first time I spoke up in a Board of Regents meeting I felt like my heart was going to beat through my … [Read more...]

The art of Hironari Kobuta turns heads

For the past two months the art department has played host to Hironari Kobuta, a Japanese artist who travels around the globe giving performances by spinning a car on an A-frame. To accomplish this feat he uses a system of pulleys and levers attached to an engine. He says that the performance … [Read more...]

Theft increases on campus

Theft Increases on Campus from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Kylie Lowe never thought she would be a victim of crime on campus. "I didn't think it was going to happen to me, people always tell me to lock my doors and I guess I learned the hard way," Kylie Lowe, a freshman  in education, … [Read more...]

Advocacy group sponsors diaper drive

Diaper Drive from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. After receiving a call from a mother in desperate need of diapers, Leigh Anne Hope, visiting professor of social work, and members of her child advocacy group Hope Connections decided to hold a diaper drive to fill up diaper banks at local non profits … [Read more...]

Campus author speaks about debut novel

Campus Author Speaks About Debut Novel from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. For some students, finding the time to read for class can be difficult, but for one 19-year-old sophomore, reading just wasn't enough. Kendell Penington, an English student, recently published her first novel. The author … [Read more...]

Welcome to the club: Education more than just going to class

Education is not “just going to class,” according to Matthew Park, associate vice president of Student Affairs and dean of students. “Education means a lot more that just knowing what they read and learned in the book,” he said. “We want [students] to be responsible human beings who can … [Read more...]

Fantasy of Lights opens

  The 38th annual MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights opened at 6 p.m. Dec. 7. The festival will run through Jan. 1. Tonight, the MSU band will perform a concert. Saturday, according to Randy Canivel, event organizer, kids will be able to attend a storybook reading at 2 p.m. For a complete … [Read more...]

UGROW aids students, faculty in campus-wide research projects

Zach Evett, a mechanical engineering student at MSU, is a changed man. He used to study his major in a vacuum – he had no idea that mechanical engineering could be applied other academic disciplines. But then he agreed to participate in UGROW. Undergraduate Research Opportunities and Summer … [Read more...]