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State government officials, MSU administration and Texas Tech University System regents and officials break ground, Feb. 29.

MSU breaks ground on renovations

George Svoboda, Managing Editor March 8, 2024

On Feb. 29, Midwestern State University officially broke ground on Bolin Hall’s renovations, which started at the beginning of the semester.  Bolin Hall was built in 1966, and was partially renovated...

Bolin renovations are set to include a building add-on, improved safety and new public artwork, Nov. 13.

Admin address Bolin concerns

George Svoboda November 17, 2023

Renovations are set to begin during the winter break, potentially spanning two years, Nov. 13. (George Svoboda) Midwestern State received over $40 million in state and donor funding to renovate...

Aribah Tahir psychology and biochemistry Senior, Nasiha Khan biology senior, Zaniya Medlin biology and chemistry junior discuss Bolin renovations with SGA President and political science senior Zetta Cannedy, Oct. 17.

Bolin renovations raise concerns among students

October 31, 2023

Aribah Tahir, psychology and biochemistry senior, Nasiha Khan, biology senior and Zaniya Medlin, biology and chemistry junior, discuss Bolin renovations with SGA President and political science senior...

Students peruse the various rocks on sale, April 12.

Rock sale (English)

Juliana Abril April 14, 2023

The Geoscience Club held a rock sale where it offered a variety of minerals, rocks and fossil specimens at the Bolin Science Hall. Geoscience club president James Mora led and coordinated the event. Mora...

The Daniel building is receiving renovations to become the Bridwell Activities Center

Catching up on campus renovations

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor September 1, 2021

MSU Texas underwent renovation around campus to bring a modern and updated look. Renovations have been going on since last fall when the initial stages for the Bridwell Activities Center began.  “[The...

Because of their $12 milion donation, the student wellness center was named after Bruce and Graciela Redwine. Photo by Elizabeth Mahan

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...

Students stand in line to peruse and purchase rocks at the Geoscience Club Rock Sale on March 29-30. Photo by Caleb Martin

For sale: rocks, minerals and bismuth crystals

Caleb Martin April 5, 2017

Rocks, stones and minerals both old and dirty, dense and smooth, tiny and shiny, were put on display for sale in the hallway of the Bolin science hall on March 29 and 30 to raise funds for the Geoscience...

Tri-Beta will be selling various plants for their annual plant sale. Photo by Dierrica Smith

Biology honor society to hold plant sale April 21-22

Dierrica Smith April 21, 2016

In honor of Earth Day, the campus biology honor society, Tri-Beta, will hold a plant sale April 21-22 in Bolin to improve the Bolin greenhouse.Randy Lopez, biology senior and president of Tri-Beta, said...

Instructor says goodbye after 28 years at MSU

Chris Marten April 21, 2015

Timothy Donovan, professor of computer science, is retiring this August after 28 years with the Department of Computer Science. The department will host a retirement reception for Donovan on April 23. Ranette...

Geoscience students support petroleum graduate school

Haleigh Wallace March 26, 2015

As part of a new graduate program starting this fall, geoscience students will be able to receive their master’s degree in petroleum engineering. Devin Colley, geoscience senior said, “Other geoscience...

University President Jesse Rogers welcomes and introduces people at the beginning of the reception recognizing the founding of the Robert L. Bolin Graduate School of Petroleum Geology, Wednesday, March 11. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Reception marks founding of petroleum geology graduate program

Ethan Metcalf March 11, 2015

At a reception in front of a crowd made up of donors, administrators, board members, faculty and even ex-Regents, University President Jesse Rogers introduced the formation of the Robert L. Bolin...

Committee closes in on new math and science dean candidate

Ethan Metcalf November 19, 2014

The College of Science and Mathematics is in the market for a new dean, and two prospective candidates for the job visited campus to meet with faculty and administrators, as well as give a presentation....

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