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COVID-19 threatens athletes

March 14, 2020

COVID-19 shutdowns have affected the NBA, NCAA championships, college institutions and now the MSU athletic department. A statement was sent out from The Lone Star Conference suspending regular-season...

Registration presents problems for student-athletes

November 13, 2019

Registering for classes is stressful for all students. However, athletes are faced with an additional set of barriers. Despite being "student" athletes, class schedules must work around their practice...

Freshmen beat the odds and flourish in on-campus apartments

Sundance
October 30, 2019

The process for housing application is simple: be enrolled at the university, fill out the application and pay the $250 down payment fee. A rumor exists that students have to meet a certain number of credit...

Coliseum parking causes conflict on campus

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...

Students, athletes participate in ongoing unified basketball league

March 14, 2019

The Wellness Center began partnering with the local Special Olympics in fall of 2016, creating the unified sports league for students and athletes. This is the first semester that the unified basketball...

Special Olympics brings inclusion to campus

October 18, 2018

The North Texas Special Olympics, an official club on campus, is looking to offer opportunities designed to include the athletes in and out of the classroom. Area Director Mike Strickland said he is...

Student-athletes have disadvantage with registration

October 11, 2018

The wind became chilly, the days became shorter, and the students became anxious. The month of October brings registration and stress to campus each year. Registration causes confusion and frustration...

Women’s basketball team wins pre-season exhibition

Mica Schneider, mass communication sophomore, drives towards the net during the MSU vs Hardin-Simmons game in D.L. Ligon Coliseum where MSU won 61-42, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. Photo by Francisco Martinez
November 3, 2017

With the basketball goal fixed and ready to be used, the women's basketball team played in an on campus exhibition against Hardin-Simmons University as an opening to the preseason and ended with a...

Gold team wins annual Maroon vs. Gold game

No. 21 S Steven Rogers, business management junior, jukes left on his way to a mutli-yard gain and a fresh set of downs.Gold were one touchdown better in a 9-2 win over the Maroon in the 29th Annual Spring Game, Memorial Stadium April 8.
April 10, 2017

On Saturday, April 8, the 29th Annual Maroon vs. Gold spring football game gave students, faculty, staff and community members a chance to see what the football team has in store for the fall season. "The...

Athletes should not be forced to stand for the national anthem

October 5, 2016

OUR VIEW: While we recognize the shared loyalty to our country, athletes should not be forced to stand for the national anthem.San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made a public stand by...

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