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Caribbean students bring cricket to campus

Caribbean students bring cricket to campus

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Caribbean Student's Organization (CSO) brought a taste of regional flavor to the campus grounds on April 7 when it held its annual cricket competition at the free-play fields near the D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Cricket, the major sport in many of the Commonwealth countries represented by CSO, was the...

About 150 people watch Caribfest Parade

About 150 people watch Caribfest Parade

Stephen Gomez, Reporter

October 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Before the afternoon rain sent the people watching the culture show scrambling, about 150 people — many of them also attending Family Day events — watched the Caribfest Parade with just as many actually participating in the parade. Mariesam Isles, senior finance, said this was the second Caribfest...

Students get Caribbean experience with new Study Abroad program

Luke Bryant, Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The Island of Grenada, one of the Caribbean islands, was the newest destination for the Study Abroad program, a program that allowed students to attend a foreign university for two weeks while being enrolled in the course Global Health and Wellness. “The Study Abroad program expanded to Grenada to give our health field ...

Wichita Falls has a problem with xenophobia, racism

Damian De Silva, Columnist

April 27, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

MSU and Wichita Falls have a profound issue with bigotry, xenophobia and racism. This is by no means a damning review, since some of the most wonderful, genuine, kind-hearted people I know are Wichitans and MSU students. Caribbean people make an outsized impact on this college and this town. We have...

Caribfest events give back to community and Caribbean

Caribfest events give back to community and Caribbean

Herbert McCullough

October 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Feathered headpieces. Bedazzled bodysuits. Loud island music and dozens of bodies packed together, singing and dancing to the rhythm of the songs. On Sept. 30, the Caribbean Students Organization organized the Caribfest Parade Day and Culture Show. The parade started from the Dillard parking lot...

Students feel effects of Hurricane Maria

Students feel effects of Hurricane Maria

Judelle Tyson

September 27, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

As Hurricane Maria churned through the Caribbean last Monday, its first stop was a direct hit to the island of Dominica. According to the country's Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit via a live broadcast from Antigua on Thursday, Hurricane Maria left the country in a complete disarray and it would take...

Caribfest to begin this month

Caribfest to begin this month

Judelle Tyson

September 12, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

The Caribbean Students Organization gave attendees a taste of what to expect for its upcoming annual Caribfest activities. The official launch of the festival took place on Saturday, Sept. 9 in Comanche Suites. The annual event is entering its 20th anniversary on this campus. The event featured a m...

Caribfest set to launch Thursday

Caribfest set to launch Thursday

Dylan Hall

September 28, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Caribfest 2016, one of the biggest events on campus, begins Sept. 29 with a series of events. The annual event, arranged by the Caribbean Student Organization, is entering its 16th anniversary on this campus.Head organizer and economics senior Andre Tyrell said he believes this year will be the best...

Percussion students perform for live audience

Percussion students perform for live audience

Naomi Skinner

April 16, 2014


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

Percussion students put on a show for msu community from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Three groups of percussion students performed for an audience of about 75 in Akin Auditorium April 10. "Tonight is our evening of percussion and steel pans which is our once-a-semester concert for these two groups," Alan Black, assoc...

17 acts portray island culture

17 acts portray island culture

Lauren Roberts

April 1, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

  More than 100 students and community members came to Akin Auditorium March 29 to see Expressions, the Caribbean Students Organization's 17-act demonstration of the collective ancestry of the Caribbean islands. Deborah Pierre, CSO member, said, "It's very worthwhile for students who...

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