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Greek culture more toxic than we admit

The Wichitan

November 28, 2017

Greek life and the activities of sororities and fraternities are prevalent on most university campuses in the United States. In fact, many universities, including MSU, will start organizing "Greek Week" in a few months, where Greeks engage in celebratory competitions to show off school and organiza...

Be safe during spring break — in more than one way

The Wichitan

March 8, 2017

OUR VIEW: We want all of our students to come back to campus safe and sound — so please, be careful. Spring break is just around the corner, and we know it's the time for everyone to relax and take a mental break from the stresses of school, whether that means going home for a week, hitting th...

Raising awareness one root beer float at a time

Garrett Hutchinson

November 8, 2016

The housing department hosted a series of events to raise alcohol awareness.The resident advisors of each residence hall were tasked with coming up with events to engage the student body and raise awareness."The housing department put on this week long event. So the residence halls split up the res...

Tailgating policy tested at first home game

Tailgating policy tested at first home game

Jeromy Stacy

September 26, 2016

Rain or shine, student tailgaters and their families were out early Saturday at the first of four home games. With the Mustangs taking on Oklahoma Panhandle State, the party started with the first of the tailgaters arriving around 3p.m. However, the new tailgating policy didn’t stop all questionable behav...

More than 20 attend ‘drunk’ relay for Safe Spring Break

More than 20 attend ‘drunk’ relay for Safe Spring Break

Rutth Mercado

March 16, 2016

More than 20 students attended a drunk relay activity as part of Safe Spring Break, March 15 at 4 p.m. in the Killingsworth green space.Participants had to wear goggles, which simulated what it was like to be drunk,  while attempting various activities.Students partnered up to step-toe walk from the ...

New, mandatory abuse-prevention course now online

Lauren Roberts

December 3, 2014

Beginning in the spring 2015 semester students are going to start seeing a new hold on their accounts that could slow their ability to register for classes. Campus Clarit3y’s “Think About It” is a new online course that was rolled out over the summer and replaces AlcoholEDU. All freshman and re...

Administrators look the other way

The Wichitan

September 22, 2014

OUR VIEW: You can't have a policy that says no drinking while student life administrators do nothing while walking around tailgaters who were openly drinking. It's hard to imagine tailgating without alcohol. However, binge drinking and underage drinking continue to negatively impact the university. ...

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