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Fantasy of Lights workday brings in community for repairs

Tre' Jones

October 10, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

The @MidwesternState Priddy Scholars are up early on a Saturday morning, helping to prep for Fantasy of Lights. #gen1MSU pic.twitter.com/dKSRmrG9hq — M.O.R.E. at MSU (@moreMSU) October 7, 2017 About 100 people volunte...

Theater finishes up production of A Christmas Carol

Alyssa Mitchell

December 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The theater department put on its last performance of A Christmas Carol Dec. 3.  Ellanor Collins, theater junior, said, “There were 11 performances which is more runs than we usually have.”It took six weeks to prepare start...

Low gas prices help students travel for holidays

David Joseph

December 3, 2014

Filed under Campus, News

With the end of the semester only one week away, students from different walks of life will be returning home to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family. Some said this is a season for giving to friends, family and...

New 5K run to help fund holiday display

Savanah Campbell

December 2, 2014

Filed under Campus, Local, News

More than 90 years ago the Burns family started a tradition of putting Christmas displays in their front yard. After Mr. and Mrs. Burns died the displays were put away for three years, until the Burns home town Archer City offered...

Fantasy of Lights funded through donations

Naomi Skinner

November 25, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

The annual Fantasy of Lights, a display not funded by university funds or tax dollars, requires donations to stay operational. "We have 39 different families or organizations that adopt the displays that are set out on the lawn over by the Hardin administration building," the coordinator Joey Green...

Setting up Fantasy of Lights takes more than 600 hours

Harley Warrick

November 25, 2014

Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

http://vimeo.com/112777615 The Fantasy of Lights is a tradition that has been on campus for 40 years. With 13 maintenance workers and a few volunteers, it takes 600 to 800 hours to set up all the displays. Most of the refurb...

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