Don’t be shy: get out there

At the start of my freshman year of college, I didn't know what to expect. My parents left after they helped me move in. That's when the emotions kicked in. I was nervous. Scared. I didn't know anyone. I was a shy person. In fact, I was so shy that I was afraid to get involved on campus. I … [Read more...]

Sexual assault awareness for all, not just athletes

OUR VIEW: The sexual assault awareness speaker event was mandatory for athletes, but it should be mandatory for all organizations. Last Tuesday, April 11, the counseling center directors hosted a speaker event with Suzette Walden Cole about sexual assault awareness. This was part of Mustangs … [Read more...]

Ex-football player charged with sexual assault

On April 17 at 12:33 p.m., Rodney Higgins Jr., kinesiology freshman and former cornerback for the Mustangs, was arrested and charged with sexual assault in Killingsworth Hall. "The investigation is going on, and we are cooperating with wherever we need to be, " Interim Director of Athletics Kyle … [Read more...]

Zombies plague campus; annual event underway

April 17. 6:32 p.m. I walked into the seemingly ordinary meeting room in Clark Student Center. We all simply sat there, the atmosphere not unlike the calm before a deadly storm. As far as I could tell, it was a seemingly ordinary crowd of students. It was a short-lived peace. Some faces I’d … [Read more...]

Tennis teams continue home streak against Metro State

The men's and women's tennis teams both grabbed a win on March 21, continuing their undefeated streak at home. The women's team came in with a 7-3 record and were ranked 21 in the NCAA, while the men's team was 6-5 and ranked 15. Both teams have played well at home, and Head Coach Scott Linn said … [Read more...]

Talent show to be held on March 25

The Sri Lankan Students' organization (SSO) is hosting a talent show on March 25. Starting at 6 p.m. at Akin Auditorium there will be numerous acts including a martial arts routine, a tribal dance and a Sri Lankan native dance. "We really want to display the diversity that MSU has to offer. We … [Read more...]

Men’s basketball wins against Western New Mexico

The men's basketball team pulled a win during the last home game on Feb. 18 against Western New Mexico after trailing the past six games.  Brandon Neel, applied arts and sciences junior, said, "We needed this win to gain some momentum going into Tuesday at Cameron and finish the season on a strong … [Read more...]

Make the most of spring semester

It is with great honor that I welcome everyone back on behalf of Midwestern State’s student body. I hope winter break was great and everyone is ready to tackle another semester here at MSU. To the new Mustangs joining us — I hope MSU is all that you would like it to be and more. To the graduating … [Read more...]

Students take part in undergraduate and creativity forum

By the time they got to Clark, the $10 presentation posters looked pretty polished. The two-by-three feet posters looked professional and the students donned in formal attire had rehearsed their presentations dozens of times. But when it came right down to it, neither the presentations nor the work … [Read more...]

Athletic careers ending too soon

Multiple college careers with possible promising futures have come to an end too often. Injuries, financial reasons and workload are some causes of this. Why does this happen though? What situations lead to these athletes believing it is best to end their career so soon?The athletic teams tend to be … [Read more...]