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Third, final presidential candidate visits campus

Elascha Davila-Hicks

March 4, 2015

Nelsen visits campus as the third and final presidential candidate from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Robert Nelsen was the third and final presidential candidate to visit campus ending the presidential forums. Audience members asked questions related to the topics on diversity, fundraising and f...

Only 15 students attend second presidential forum

Mark Campbell

March 3, 2015

Presidential Candidate partakes in open forum from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. University presidential candidate Andrew Rogerson spoke to a crowd of no more than 15 students on Feb. 25 in an open forum, the second of three forums for the candidates. One of the questions students asked conc...

Snow invades MSU campus

Mark Campbell

March 2, 2015

Snow invades MSU campus from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Snow: A Texan's kryptonite. A weakness so prevalent at MSU that classes were canceled two days in a row. "I didn't have to go to classes, which was great because I wasn't prepared like I should have been," Jacqueline Gober, education sophomore, said. "It ...

Student officials request bus route expansion

Elascha Davila-Hicks

March 1, 2015

Mustang bus route planning to expand from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The Mustang bus route provides service to the university community. Now, administrators like Matthew Park, dean of students, are planning to expand that service. While some students enjoy the freedom of having their own transportation others patiently wai...

Poet ’empowers’ students to be unique

Elascha Davila-Hicks

March 1, 2015

Poet ends Black History Month with powerful message from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Students gathered in the Atrium for an adventure in spoken word. The night's entertainment included local artists and student performers and the show was interrupted by an unexpected twist . The night's headliner...

First presidential candidate brings liberal arts background

Naomi Skinner

February 28, 2015

Shipley Kicks Off the Presidential Forums from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Suzanne Shipley, the president of Shepherd University, was the first candidate introduced as a possible replacement for retiring university president Jesse Rogers. Held a day later than originally schedule due to bad later and condensed into one public f...

Officials sign new dining hall contract

Harley Warrick

February 23, 2015 After 19 years of business with Aramark, administrators have decided not to renew Aramark's contact with the company. The Food Service Committee has recommended Chartwells to the Board of Regents. “We (Housing and Dining Services) were looking for a provider that...

Consultant looks to improve student retention

Ethan Metcalf

February 17, 2015

Consultant looks to improve student retention from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Nine years ago, university administrators created a plan to boost first-year retention rates, and last Monday administrators brought John Gardner, president of the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education, to show just how much of...

Stang Gang tries to advance school spirit

Mark Campbell

February 17, 2015

Stang Gang Tries to Advance School Spirit from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. In a crowd full of sit-down fans, there is one group whose mission is to promote school spirit: The Stang Gang. "Stang Gang is an organization that promotes school spirit. We are starting up big time this year," said Coleman Reidling, history sophomore...

Valentine’s Day brings mixed emotions to campus

Harley Warrick

February 14, 2015 Valentine’s Day originated from the pagan celebration of Lupercalia.  According to History, more than 150 million cards and gifts are traded a year. “I sent him a package with a little teddy bear and a card in it. And apparently he’s sending me something too," says ...

Campus emergency plan updated to secure campus

Elascha Davila-Hicks

February 12, 2015

MSU Emergency Plan Update from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.   It was a day like any other until the campus came screeching to a halt after news of a bomb threat swept from building to building. "I just finished taking an exam I was walking out and I looked at my phone and I got an email saying that there was a...

Rec sports to offer Mustangs Cup

Mark Campbell

February 11, 2015

Mustangs Cup from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. 2015 is a turning point for Rec Sports with the introduction of the Mustangs Cup. "The Mustang Cup is basically just a semester long Rec Sports competition," said Caleb Hannon, assistant director of recreational sports and wellness. While member of ...

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