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A Day in the Life of Lia Wiley: the New and Kind Criminal Justice Junior

A Day in the Life of Lia Wiley: the New and Kind Criminal Justice Junior

Herbert McCullough, Reporter

March 5, 2019


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Lia Wiley, criminal justice senior, is a senator of PRIDE and a Panamanian-American who is the daughter of a Panamanian immigrant. “I’m Panamanian, that’s it,” Wiley said. “That’s my whole background.” As a Latina, Wiley said that she and her family have been subjected to xenophobic...

MSU close to becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution

Angelica Villarreal and Clarissa Alvarado

March 5, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

So close, with 19.3 percent of the students identifying as Hispanic, the university is only 5.7 percent away from being federally designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Institutions that are HSI receive a federal grant of approximately $3,117 per student which could equate to more than $4,754,98...

Question of the Week: Transitioning to an HSI

Question of the Week: Transitioning to an HSI

Clarissa Alvarado

March 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, Campus, News

This week, we asked the student body to give their opinions on how they feel about MSU transitioning to a Hispanic Serving Institution. How do you feel about MSU becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution? Joselin Flores, business management freshman | “I would like to see more networking with Hispanic leaders throu...

Career Management Center presents education career fair

Career Management Center presents education career fair

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

March 4, 2019


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Education students had the opportunity to visit the education network career fair coordinated by the Career Management Center last week in the Clark Student Center. The Career Management Center staff members put together the event with the goal being to help students work toward their future careers. “We...

Buy a ticket for short stacks for a tall cause

Andrew Murray, Reporter

February 28, 2019


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This Saturday at Applebee’s there will be a group gathered in friendship, eating pancakes and knowing they are supporting a great cause, the food pantry. “We are trying to raise money for the food pantry, The Mustangs Pantry the one we have here on campus,” Cynthia Cummings, Clark Student Center...

Mechanical engineering senior wins BSU 6th annual talent show

Mechanical engineering senior wins BSU 6th annual talent show

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

February 27, 2019


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As the spotlight dims, Grantley Samuels, mechanical engineering senior, approaches the stage with his steel pans. Silence falls over the crowd as everyone becomes mesmerized by his exuberant presence. As the Caribbean-Latin music fills the silence of the room, Samuels leaves the audience wanting more. With...

Black Excellence Gala held Feb. 23

Taylor Henson, Reporter

February 27, 2019


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To wrap up the celebration of Black History Month, the fourth annual Black Excellence Gala was held in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suites Feb. 23. More than 70 people attended the event which included dinner, a guest speaker, a student speaker, and awards throughout the night. Charles Frazier,...

Philosophy Club members gather weekly to practice critical thinking

Micah Wilson, Reporter

February 27, 2019


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Every Thursday night at 5 p.m. Philosophy Club members gather together to discuss anything and everything that involves critical thinking. Centered around philosophical conversation, the members discuss, debate, and deliberate concepts of all kinds. What is the Philosophy Club? The Philosophy club ...

Career Management Center helps students to make a better future

Andrew Murray, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The Career Management Center is a place that transfers students from the safe world of college to being stable out in the real world. “The Career Management Center exists to assist students in making a smooth and successful transition to life after MSU.  Whether that is in gaining admission to grad...

Business Etiquette Dinner set for Feb. 27

Business Etiquette Dinner set for Feb. 27

Randi Heaton, reporter

February 26, 2019


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Students are invited to learn etiquette basics while dining with local businesses through the Dillard College of Business at the Business Etiquette Dinner Feb. 28 in the Clark Student Center. Melissa Boerma, administrative assistant at the Dillard College of Business, is the woman who planned everything...

Fine Arts students to take a field trip to Dallas Museum of Art

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

February 26, 2019


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The Juanita & Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts is sponsoring a free trip to the Dallas Museum of Art on Feb. 27 for some 60 students. Gary Goldberg, art professor, said, "We try to pick exhibitions that we can incorporate into our studies. Many of our students have never been to these museums...

Freshmen find adjusting to college life a challenge

Freshmen find adjusting to college life a challenge

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Freshmen students are met with new obstacles which require adjustment. First-time students face struggles with making grades, starting friendships, and adjusting to being away from home. GETTING USED TO CLASS Landon Parks, exercise physiology freshman, said, “It took me a couple weeks, maybe a m...

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