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Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Between the games and singing, everyone around was grinning ear to ear in the presences of 17 children from Uganda in the Daraja Children’s Choir. The women’s soccer team was able to play soccer with the singers as well as watch them perform. Daraja is a group of children from ages 9-13 that come to ...

A day in the life of Jeanette Perry

A day in the life of Jeanette Perry

Madison Davis, Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

A 5:30 a.m. alarm rings in the start of a busy day for mass communication post baccalaureate Jeanette Perry, university development secretary, who walks down the hall to wake her two children Rhiannon and Meagan. The smell of Café Bustelo coffee fills the air as her morning ensues. Perry rus...

Soccer players further youth development through sports

Soccer players further youth development through sports

Tyler Manning

January 24, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Their time spent on the field only enticed them more. Between hours of practice and game time, Steve Pondeca, winger and finance sophomore, and Alex Dimitriu, midfielder and business management sophomore, wanted to share their passion for soccer through private clinics with local children to earn a small...

Short Term 12: a Netflix gem

Short Term 12: a Netflix gem

Tyler Manning

April 5, 2017


Filed under A&E

I always wince when I hear the phrase: "Netflix doesn't have any good movies." One reason that I think many people come to this conclusion is because they overlook a major film genre that is incredibly important: the independent film. You see, I can agree that Netflix did not provide many well known prop...

‘Beauty and Beast’ remake fails to give reason for existing

‘Beauty and Beast’ remake fails to give reason for existing

Tyler Manning

March 21, 2017


Filed under A&E

I go into different movies with different expectations. With John Wick Chapter 2, I went into it hoping that we would get more of what made the first movie great. I went into Fifty Shades Darker hoping to feel an emotional connection between its two lover. For Beauty and The Beast,  I wanted this mov...

IHOP celebrates 10th National Pancake Day

Treston Lacy

March 4, 2015


Filed under Local, News

IHOP held its 10th celebration of National Pancake Day on March 3 with a goal of raising $3.5 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. “I went to IHOP three times yesterday, but I didn’t know that the cause is to donate to charities,” said Alonzo Burris, athletic training freshman...

Family housing full for fall

Samantha Forester

April 28, 2014


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, Local, News

Family housing filling up for fall from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Nearly one in four college students in the United States have children. That comes out to nearly 4 million students. A majority of those students are minorities and first generation students. College programs geared towards non-traditional students work ...

Single mom juggles work, school and parenting

Samantha Forester

April 8, 2014


Filed under Campus Watch, Feature

Single mom juggles school, work and parenting from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Stepping onto a college campus as a freshman can be intimidating. The class work load is a challenge and balancing homework along with a job, and maybe a social life can be difficult. Sophomore, nursing student Adriana Madrigal has been balanci...

Advocacy group sponsors diaper drive

Brooke Long

October 7, 2013


Filed under Campus, News

Diaper Drive from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. After receiving a call from a mother in desperate need of diapers, Leigh Anne Hope, visiting professor of social work, and members of her child advocacy group Hope Connections decided to hold a diaper drive to fill up diaper banks at local non prof...

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