Second Polar Plunge Jan. 28

For the second year in a row, Special Olympics Texas will host its Polar Plunge at the Wellness Center on Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. Whoever is ready to freeze for a reason can register online — $60 for adults and $30 for youth (under 19 years old), either registered individually or in teams. All proceeds … [Read more...]

Organizations reserving Wellness Center ‘annoys’ students

Students and staff  describe the Wellness Center with one word—convenient. The Wellness Center is a facility equipped with an out door pool, a gymnasium, and a second floor filled with free weights and other workout machines. Classes such as, Zumba, spinning class, circuit training, and yoga are … [Read more...]

Celebrating the 41 years of Fantasy of Lights

The song, "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas" fits for the Fantasy of Lights. Christmas is just 23 days away, and with the cold brisk air, twinkling lights, the warmth of hot cocoa and kids giving Santa Claus their Christmas lists, does feel a lot like Christmas. Katelyn Vietti, … [Read more...]

About 100 participate in Turkey Trot

The runners, most of them at least, didn't seem to be serious. Maybe they were at Sikes Lake for the T-shirt. Maybe they were there to win a turkey. Or maybe they were just there to get some exercise walking or jogging the 1.1-mile trail — twice. But most of the 100 or so people who participated … [Read more...]

Balanced life key to fighting Freshman 15

Taco Bell. Chic-fil-A. McDonald's. Whataburger. Jack in the Box. Dairy Queen. Sonic Drive-in. Canes. Chipotle. The list is almost endless. The food is convenient. And relatively inexpensive. It's also full of calories. And, for freshman, the convenience and calories lead to the infamous … [Read more...]

About 60 people attend wellness 5k run/walk

Fitness, positivity, free T-shirts, and a quirky suit were the highlights of the 5k run/walk for wellness week Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. "I thought it was a great run. I loved being able to come out here and work out with some of the other students," Jennifer Patton, a freshman in education, … [Read more...]

Taking care of business: Ten resources on campus for academic, career, and personal success

1. The Wellness Center and RecSports Where: On Midwestern Parkway across from Sundance Court Apartments HOURS: Monday to Friday, 5:30 a.m. to midnight, and Saturday to Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. SERVICES: Pool, fitness classes, gym equipment and running track, basketball and volleyball courts, … [Read more...]

Rec sports debut indoor mini triathlon

Recreational sports' first indoor mini-triathlon started this Monday at the Wellness Center and will conclude Friday, May 1.  The competition consists of a 2,000 meter row, five-mile bike ride, and a mile run open to all students, staff and faculty. "It's a mini triathlon. It's all going to be … [Read more...]

Chi Omega sorority hosts basketball tournament for ‘Wish Week’

The Chi Omega sorority held a basketball tournament last Saturday at the Wellness Center as part of an ongoing charity event, Wish Week. "This is our basketball tournament, it's a three on three basketball tournament that we do every year. We call it Swishes for Wishes; so it raises money for our … [Read more...]

Pool opens April 6

Wellness center pool opening from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. As temperatures increase, students have found a way to cool off. Monday the wellness center opened its pool for the spring and summer. Students gathered at the pool to relax and have fun. Students say they come to hang out with … [Read more...]