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...]

Ghost Light Project stresses inclusion

Deep in the roots of theater tradition, it has been customary for theaters to leave a single light lit in the middle of the stage after the theater has closed. Its purpose — to be a beacon to those who may enter into the vast darkness, so that they have a light to guide their path. The light has … [Read more...]

Theater finishes up production of A Christmas Carol

The theater department put on its last performance of A Christmas Carol Dec. 3.  Ellanor Collins, theater junior, said, “There were 11 performances which is more runs than we usually have.”It took six weeks to prepare starting Oct. 11, with the first script read through with the cast … [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...]

Theater students excited about new challenge

“The most exciting part of practicing the play is that it was very challenging for us. It’s a higher level of literature, it was difficult to read into,” said Drew Davidson, theater performance junior.Because of its subject matter, which includes religion, venereal disease, incest and euthanasia, it … [Read more...]

‘Ghosts’ opens Oct. 6

Taking to the main stage with its first full-length production of the season, the theater department presents “Ghosts,” by Henrik Ibsen, set to open Thursday, Oct. 6. Tackling the subjects of outdated and oppressive traditions, cast and crew say they’re excited to present the final product.“It’s not … [Read more...]

Student production set to open theater season Sept. 22

Opening its season with the largest student-directed production in 15 years, the theater department once again steps up to its reputation for pushing boundaries and challenging the mind. Stephen Karam's “Speech & Debate,” running Sept. 22-25 in the Bea Wood Studio Theatre, reveals to audiences … [Read more...]

Cast joins 40 for a meet and greet

Roughly 40 students joined the Arts and Literature Society and the cast of Lysistrata for a behind-the-scenes conversation about this classic Greek comedy performance with a 1950s beachfront twist on March 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the Fain Fine Arts Center lobby. Karen Dabney, assistant professor of … [Read more...]

50’s beach theme brings lighthearted fun to 2,500-year-old play

The theater department will show the first performance of Lysistrata, a comedy penned by Aristophanes, on March 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fain Fine Arts Center Theatre. Cast and crew have been rehearsing since the second week of the spring semester to make this age-old play one that will interest … [Read more...]