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739 students awarded at fall graduation 2019

739 students awarded at fall graduation 2019

Kristin Silva and Brendan Wynne

December 14, 2019

Through the many years of tears, stress and constant studying, 739 MSU Texas students lined up to receive their degrees in various majors. They wait, clothed in graduation caps and gowns, listening for their names to be called so they can walk across the stage, receive their diplomas and finally call th...

The other cheerleaders

The other cheerleaders

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

December 3, 2019

What the pep band lacks in pom-poms and megaphones, they make up for with cheers, jeers and energy. When fans enter the Colosseum for a maroon and gold basketball game, they know the players on the court won't be the only ones putting on a show for them. The band is active throughout the entire contest,...

A day in the life: Chelcie Kizart

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Ever since many of us were little, we have imagined and dreamed about the day we would graduate from our dream school pursuing our dream occupation. The overwhelming emotions fill our bodies as we proudly walk across the stage and hold the diploma closely to our bodies. The smile on our faces couldn’t...

Sarah Stewart soars through soccer senior day

Sarah Stewart soars through soccer senior day

Micah Wilson, Reporter

November 12, 2019

The women’s soccer team concluded their season with the senior day game on Saturday, Nov. 9. The game ended in a 1-1 draw, but the score paled in comparison to the years of memories made for chemistry senior Sarah Stewart. Stewart, one of three seniors completing their careers this season, has played...

How steroids will save the world

Biff McBuff, Steroid Expert

October 30, 2019

                        Some steroids create better focus, some increase endurance, some increased strength and some increase how the muscles breathe. We've seen how amazing the human body and mind can be when using such subst...

A day in the life: Raven Presley

A day in the life: Raven Presley

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

October 30, 2019

It’s the second set against Southern Nazarene and as the gym fills with excitement and overwhelming sounds, Raven Presley, marketing junior, extends high above the net to land a powerful hit to the opposing side of the net. As the ball slams to the ground, Presley abruptly lands on the court forcing...

Dogs should have equal rights

Dogs should have equal rights

Kristin Silva, Managing Editor

October 16, 2019

Many dog owners consider their fur-babies to be part of their family. According to businessinsider.com, some people would even say they love their dog more than other humans. Because of this fact alone, dogs deserved to have equal rights just like humans. People easily can spot the difference betw...

“We have a voice too!” -The Geese

“We have a voice too!” -The Geese

Kristin Silva, Editor-in-flock

October 2, 2019

According to the humans, Sept. 29 was "Goose Day" and the day was celebrated with a video of how people felt about us geese around campus. Well, we have a voice too.   Steve Flippers, associate squawk of organized street-crossing, said he was both flattered and appalled at the responses g...

Students awarded more than $50 million in financial aid last year

Students awarded more than $50 million in financial aid last year

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

April 16, 2019

College isn't cheap and costs aren't going down. To help from going into debt, students depend on financial aid. This year, about 76 percent of the student population received some form of financial aid, $59.4 million in total. "There’s always been a saying that every year millions of dollars go...

Cycling Powers to 13th Consecutive Conference Crown

Cycling Powers to 13th Consecutive Conference Crown

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

April 3, 2019

FULL DISCLOSURE: Sharome Burton is a member of the cycling team The cycling team's status as mammoths of the sport in the region was confirmed once again on March 1 when the team powered its way to their 13 South Central Collegiate Conference Championship (SCCCC) title at the Mean Green Classic ra...

Conference lead challenged in Aggieland

Conference lead challenged in Aggieland

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

February 19, 2019

Cycling’s grip on the South Central Collegiate Cycling Conference (SCCCC) Title received a major challenge Feb. 17 after its conference rivals rallied back at the second weekend of the road racing season hosted by Texas A&M in College Station, Texas. Cycling started the weekend strongly, with...

MSU Texas and Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre Hosts 3rd Annual Signature Series

Herbert McCullough, Reporter

February 13, 2019

As part of a discussion on theater, Mishic Marie Liberatore, artistic director at the Wichita Falls Ballet Theatre, explained the history of the 56-year-old non-profit theater that was started by Czechoslovakian immigrants Frank and Irina Kladivova started. “We are a ballet centric theater but the...

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