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MSU Texas to host COVID-19 vaccine clinics beginning April 8

MSU Texas to host COVID-19 vaccine clinics beginning April 8

Bridget Reilly, Editor in Chief April 5, 2021

Running for the month of April on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., MSU Texas will be the host of a COVID-19 vaccination site. Beginning Thursday, April 8, the clinic will be at the Sikes...

Assistant professor of social work Catherine Earley speaks informs MSU Texas students on the dangers and signs of human trafficking, March 17. P

Traps of a Trafficker educates campus community

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter March 29, 2021

In the Legacy Multipurpose Room, March 17, Violence Intervention and Prevention peer educators and the office of Title IX  held a night of learning about the dangers of human trafficking, an issue that...

Finance sophmore, Peyton Lewis, practices long jump in an effort to futher her abilities.

Track is taking off and breaking records

Thalia Doe, Reporter March 29, 2021

Peyton Lewis, track captain and finance sophomore, broke the record set in 1993 for MSU triple jump mark on Saturday, March 13 at the meet against UT Tyler at the Ice Breaker Classic. “My goal...

In a study conducted by the National Library of Medicine, 71% of college students surveyed indicated worsening stress and anxiety due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Dec 2020.

Campus experts offer advice on how to overcome burnout

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor March 28, 2021

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion caused by prolonged stress that typically generates anxiety and a lack of motivation. With high-stakes tests, essays and other assignments,...

Student leaders participate in icebreaker game at President's Summit Thursday, March 18.

President’s Summit provides networking for MSU’s student leaders

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor March 18, 2021

In the Clark Student Center on Thursday, March 18, at 6 p.m. the Student government Association hosted the first ever President's Summit, which brought together many of the leaders of MSU Texas' student...

Vinson Health Center located in the Bruce and Graciela Redwin Student Wellness Center, March 9.

Vaccinating and Masking MSU Texas

Emily Beaman, Reporter March 13, 2021

Midwestern State University has been approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to aid with vaccination efforts. MSU joins other vaccine providers in Wichita County in starting a...

IT closet in the piano lab caught fire and was put out quickly, March 8.

Burst pipe causes flooding and fire in Fain College of Fine Arts

Stephanie Robledo, News editor March 13, 2021

On March 8, students and faculty were asked to evacuate the Fain College of Fine Arts building. A corroded water pipe had burst causing a flood and a small electrical fire.  “There was an air handler...

Textbooks donated by students and faculty located in Moffett Library, March 10.

SGA initiative plans to provide free access textbooks

Joseph Nelson, Reporter March 13, 2021

The Student Government Association is hosting a semester-long book drive for the MSU Texas campus, where students may donate old textbooks to the library for other students to check out, instead of purchasing...

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Five tips that could improve your mental health

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter March 13, 2021

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in four people between the ages of 18 and 24 have a diagnosable mental illness, and more than 80% of college students felt overwhelmed by what...

MSU Texas approved as COVID-19 vaccination site

MSU Texas approved as COVID-19 vaccination site

March 4, 2021

Midwestern State University has been approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to aid with vaccination efforts. MSU joins other vaccine providers in Wichita County in starting...

6th floor of McCullough-Trigg, Feb. 15

Damage report: MSU Texas campus caught in the cold

Abigail Jones, Reporter February 28, 2021

Sunwatcher pipe bursts A fire sprinkler pipe in Sunwatcher Village apartments burst from the cold and flooded apartments on Feb. 17, prompting students to move apartments in freezing weather. “I...

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration hotline 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

The darker side of college life: substance abuse

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter February 28, 2021

When you think of the “college experience” you may think of making new friends and gaining independence. For some students, these parts of the “college experience” can equate to parties, peer pressure...

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