30 people attend meeting on campus discrimination

The Town Hall Meeting lead by the black student leaders began their meeting on Nov. 23 with 30 people in attendance in response to recent events on campus . Shayla Owens, management junior, started the Town Hall Meeting  by addressing the purpose behind the meeting. Owens cited different … [Read more...]

Lip Sync Battle commences Nov. 13

Take a hairbrush in the mirror with some sing-in-the-shower-style serenade skills to the big stage at the first Lip Sync Battle competition Nov. 13. "We got the idea from the Lip Sync Battle TV show that aired this summer, and the programming board thought it would be a great idea to bring it to … [Read more...]

SGA election procedures changed to increase voter turnout

In an effort to increase voter turnout, student government elections are coming nearly a month sooner this year with polls opening April 8. Rebecca Stogner, sociology junior and student government president, said, “The elections have been changed from May to April so that it doesn’t conflict with … [Read more...]

Low gas prices help students travel for holidays

With the end of the semester only one week away, students from different walks of life will be returning home to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family. Some said this is a season for giving to friends, family and loved ones. Theolette Simon, senior in management “It is always a … [Read more...]

University network manager warns of phishing scams targeted at students

In a mass email sent during the first week of classes, PC and networking services manager Jim Hall warned of phishing emails specifically targeted at students and faculty. "The semester startup phishing emails have begun so I am sending this gentle reminder that you should never follow a link … [Read more...]

Local, foreign students face similar challenges in first week of school

For college freshmen, the beginning of each new school year marks a period of adjustment. The transition from high school and living with mom and dad to the higher expectations of higher education can be a rigorous experience for students of any background. "Lots of students coming in to college … [Read more...]

Administration ‘cautiously optimistic’ on future enrollment

Enrollment remained relatively steady as 205 more freshmen enrolled at Midwestern State University than last fall, resulting in a slight decrease in total enrollment, which dropped from 5,916 students in 2012 to 5,870 as of Sept. 18 when the official headcount was posted. Vice President for … [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...]