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Question of the Week: What’s your favorite thing about MSU?

Question of the Week: What’s your favorite thing about MSU?

Alana Earle and Henry Martinez

April 23, 2019

What's your favorite thing about MSU? As the semester is wrapping up we asked students what they love most about MSU. Hayes Hooper, political science sophomore | "[I like] how friendly everyone is to each other." Austin Strode, general business freshman | "The campus [is really nice]." Rache...

Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Day in the life of Julia Orozco

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 23, 2019

From 6:45 a.m. weights to 6 p.m. practice with a day full of classes in between, Julia Orozco, nursing sophomore, has minimal free time. Being a part of the women's soccer team and preparing to enter the nursing program makes for a busy day. Orozco came all the way from McKinney, Texas where her family...

Earth Day Fair brings the community together

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

April 23, 2019

On one side of the Clark Student Center Atrium, two birds flapped their wings at the nearest passerby. On the opposite side, representatives from Lake Arrowhead State Park informed students about prairie dogs. In the center, a sculpture made of items that can no longer be recycled on campus towered over...

Student-athletes prepare for Spring Athletic Banquet celebration

Micah Wilson, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Day in and day out, the athletes on campus put in countless hours trying to perfect their craft. With both school and sports, student-athletes push both their bodies and minds. Officials will recognize their work and dedication at the Spring Athletic Banquet on April 24. All players are invited to...

Nonreligious students have no where to congregate

Monique Fields, Reporter

April 23, 2019

College students believe it is important for the university to provide students with opportunities to share their beliefs and values without feeling stigmatized. Students that identify as agnostic, atheist or nonreligious have no place of fellowship here on campus. The university offers 109 organi...

Summer Employment Fair to be held April 24

Sky Barron, Reporter

April 23, 2019

Summer is approaching, which for a lot of students means transitioning back to having a job. For students seeking a summer job, the Career Management Center is hosting the Summer Employment Fair on April 24 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room from 3 to 4:30 p.m. This event will provide opportunities for st...

Residents get ready for Tr-Egg hunt

Tiana Stribling, Reporter

April 22, 2019

McCullough Trigg residents are having the first ever "Tr-egg hunt" for their residents outside of Trigg on April 22 at 5:30 p.m. "I haven't been easter egg hunting in forever so this is literally going to be so fun. Who says college kids can't Easter egg hunt? I'm bringing all my friends with me so...

Kappa Delta Pi presents ‘Pizza and a Panel’

Kappa Delta Pi presents ‘Pizza and a Panel’

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

April 18, 2019

Thirty people gathered in Dillard College of Business April 16 to eat pizza and hear about the experiences of three first-year teachers. The event, hosted by Phillip Blacklock, associate professor and director of certification and field experiences, allowed Kappa Delta Pi members and other students...

MSU Texas holds first Field Day

MSU Texas holds first Field Day

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

April 17, 2019

More than 100 people gathered on the athletic turf fields for MSU Texas' Field Day April 16. Reagan Foster, assistant director in athletics for student athlete and community outreach, said, they contacted different organizations in town to spread the word. Unsure of how successful they were with...

Buildings begin with donors

Buildings begin with donors

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

April 17, 2019

Every day, without a second thought, students pass by building dedication plaques on their way to class. Although student often overlook them, these historical pieces provide only a glimpse into the unique story of donations behind the name of each building on campus. Tony Vidmar, vice president of...

New security fee to replace current parking fee

Taylor Henson, Reporter

April 17, 2019

The Student Government Association president Ellie Gunderson proposed a new security fee that will take away the cost of purchasing a parking permit sticker from out of pocket, and will include the fee in student tuition. The security fee proposed is a general fee that will help in funding the police...

Coliseum parking causes conflict on campus

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 17, 2019

In and out. Faculty, staff and students. Residents and commuters. In and out. Everyday the parking spaces on campus wait to be filled. Patrick Coggins, chief of police, said his officers use a formula of decided ratios to make sure all people have a place to park. Each year the police officers go...

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