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Traditions provide a sense of campus unity

Traditions provide a sense of campus unity

Sky Barron, Reporter

March 13, 2019

Whether students are walking from class to class, future Mustangs are touring the campus or visitors are just driving by, the history and traditions of Midwestern State University are shown through the statues, street names, and the bricks on the buildings. The campus was founded in 1922 as a local...

Cardboard boat race goes swimmingly

Cardboard boat race goes swimmingly

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter

October 27, 2018

This year's homecoming cardboard boat race had nearly 25 student organizations and attracted over 200 students, family members, and MSU alumni to Sikes Lake, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. First place went to the team paddling for Kappa Alpha and Chi Omega, the Engineers for a Sustainable World came in second...

Engineering students sail to first in cardboard boat race Oct. 20

Engineering students sail to first in cardboard boat race Oct. 20

Cortney Wood

October 20, 2017

After 84.5 man hours of work, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers members Kendall Diehm, mechanical engineering sophomore, and Clayton Masters, engineering junior, won the cardboard box race Oct. 20 within 15 minutes. American Society of Mechanical Engineering members came in first, followi...

Smooth sailing and ship wrecks at cardboard boat race

Kelsey Purcell

November 8, 2016

The setting sun reflected off the water of Sikes Lake where 17 teams were lined up with their various cardboard boats on the evening of Oct. 28. Get ready, get set, go! Splash! The boats entered the water. A few teams took an early lead, while others could barely get off the shore. The crowd of nearly...

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