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Global Education senior associate director Seth Skelton works to promote MSU Texas to international students, March 8.

Seth Skelton: international recruiter

Juliana Abril, Reporter March 10, 2023

Seth Skelton, senior associate director of recruiting for the Global Education Office, attended the Snow College university fair held last week in Ephraim, Utah. But Utah is far from the most exciting...

Esports and gaming club head Zachary Zoet talks at the opening of the Legacy gaming lounge, March 28, 2022. Zoet, also assistant director of the Counseling Center wants students to have the mental health to navigate life.

Counseling Center aims for empowerment

Emily Copeland March 10, 2023

From juggling classes and jobs, the attempt to have a social life, terrible sleep schedules, and discovering who they really are, college students are facing more and more stressors each day. The Mayo...

Global Education senior associate director Seth Skelton works to promote MSU Texas to international students, March 8.

Seth Skelton: reclutador internacional

Juan Manosalva, Reporter March 10, 2023

Seth Skelton, Director Asociado Sénior de Educación Global para Reclutamiento, asistió a laferia universitaria en Snow College la semana pasada en Ephraim, Utah. Adicionalmente, viajes internacionales...

General business sophomore Shayden Morgan pets Jasper the corgi, March 7. Jasper loves to wear costumes, such as this one to get in the mood for an upcoming Saint Patricks day.

Photos: Therapy Dogs at Moffett

Colin Stevenson, Photography Editor March 10, 2023

Café con Leche founder Gonzalo Robles and assistant professor Stephanie Zamora-Robles dance together in the group Latino Beat to raise money for charity, Feb. 17.

“Dancing for the Stars” puts MSU faculty, staff in spotlight

Abigail Jones, Reporter March 7, 2023

Big Brothers Big Sisters held their annual fundraising event and competition Dancing for the Stars on Feb. 17. Attendees of the event were given purchasable ballots with which they could vote on their...

Tiktok is currently banned on MSU networks, and all official MSU accounts on the platform are deactivated, 2023.

TikTok ban forces MSU to adapt

Cecil Witherspoon, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2023

Texas state agencies and universities are moving swiftly to achieve compliance with a new mandate from Gov. Greg Abbott. The mandate will affect state employees at all levels by banning TikTok, one of...

Texas eliminates DEI as hiring criteria

Emily Copeland, Reporter February 24, 2023

Diversity, equity and inclusion policies have become commonplace on many college campuses. Earlier this month, all public universities and state agencies in Texas received a letter from Gov. Greg Abbott...

Social Workers Acting Together hosts a Kahoot quiz to promote knowledge and awareness around various forms of abuse, Feb. 10.

MSU works to educate with Take Back the Night

Cecil Witherspoon, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2023

A global tradition took on a local form at MSU Friday, Feb. 11. Organizers, student organizations and participating students turned out for Take Back the Night, an event dedicated to raising awareness...

The Bridwell Activities Center was named in honor of a donation from the J.S. Bridwell Foundation, Jan. 25.

The Unfinished Evolution of the BAC

Anne Akpabio, Managing Editor February 24, 2023

Formerly known as the Daniel Building, the Bridwell Activities Center was designed to become the new hub for student recreation and interaction within MSU. Planning for the activity center began in February...

Students dance along to music at the Open Mic Night, Feb. 3.

Black Resistance: The experience of being black at Midwestern State University

Joey Arthur, Reporter February 12, 2023

In February 1926, American author and journalist Carter G. Woodson created the first iteration of Black History Month called Negro History Week. He created it as a way to pay tribute to the African American...

Victor Flemming, played by mass communication junior Jay Philips, is a confident film director, Feb. 9.

Ron Hutchinson’s “Moonlight and Magnolias” sheds a humorous light on serious topics

Abigail Jones, Design Editor February 10, 2023

The theater department is performing Ron Hutchinson's Moonlight and Magnolias on main-stage Feb. 23-26. The production is student-directed and introduces serious themes around race and discrimination through...

Chief of Police Steven Callarman takes on his role permanently after taking it interim last September, Feb. 6.

New police chief aims for accessibility, perception

Cecil Witherspoon, Editor-in-Chief February 10, 2023

MSU’s safety is in new hands. Former interim campus Chief of Police Steven Callarman has accepted the chief of police position on a permanent basis. Set on a backdrop of a number of other changes in...

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