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Our View: Expose yourself to the cultures on campus

The Wichitan September 15, 2021

MSU Texas is a minority-majority university, which means ethnic and racial minorities make up the majority of the population, 51% in this case. MSU is also home to students from 54 foreign countries and...

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Homecoming festivities begin with Lip Sync and Mustang Madness

Amos Perkins, Reporter October 15, 2019

Lights. Cameras. Madness! Ligon Coliseum was packed full of energetic students ready to dance, sing, compete and let loose. Some entertained with their athletic talents. Others showed off their...

Joel Thomas, alumnus carried off field by Innis House player after being dismissed during Caribbean Students Organization cricket competition. Photo by Sharome Burton. April 7.

Caribbean students bring cricket to campus

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer April 10, 2019

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...

SGA to celebrate international cultures March 11-13

Clarissa Alvarado, Reporter March 8, 2019

As a way to celebrate international cultures, the Student Government Association is collaborating with organizations to have three days of activities from March 11-March 13. Kerdell Cuffy, finance...

Jamilah Kangudja, exercise physiology and BSU member, participates in a trash pick up Oct. 5 in Legacy.

Black Student Union welcomes all

Jeri Moore, Reporter November 6, 2018
"We also want to be that safe place where people can come and voice their concerns," Bradford said.

CaribFest Culture Show rained out during second performance

Amber Hernandez, Reporter October 18, 2018

Due to a sudden downpour of rain, the CaribFest Culture Show that was initially planned to last an hour with six performances was cut short to roughly 15 minutes and only two performances. Hosts Martin...

Valandra Jno Marie, freshman management, hits high notes during the talent portion on the 2017 Mr. and Mrs. Caribfest in Akin Auditorium on Sept 28. 2017 Photo by Marissa Daley

Students prepare for Carifest pageant

Andrea Hall, Reporter October 3, 2018

While the fall semester is in full swing, the excitement of CaribFest is just getting underway as the Caribbean Student Organization sets its eyes on the aspects that bring such a vibrant event to life...

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CSO members hope to engage more students

Greta Gottschalk, Reporter October 1, 2018

While the Caribbean Student Organization has been around for 24 years, the organization executives said that awareness of the group is still left unknown to most of the student body. There are anywhere...

Lidenia Clarke, Spanish junior, shakes her chest for the camera during the Caribfest Parade that looped from Dillard to Jesse Rogers Promenade Sept. 30. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Global enrollment continues to grow thanks to university’s outreach program

Denush Vidanapathirana December 4, 2017

The wall and shelves of Randy Glean, director of the Office of International Student Services, are filled with pictures of smiling students, the result of his 20 years spent bringing in students from...

Reese Crosby, sociology freshman, and Riley Carr, nursing junior, the Lip Sync competition Oct. 16, 2017. Photo by Elias Maki.

Lip sync top three announced, will battle at bonfire on Oct. 19

halie aldridge October 17, 2017

As the focus drew down to the the top three, the crowd became restless. After each performance, cheers erupted from the audience, and the night had been filled with nostalgia and excitement, however,...

The group O.K turns zombie as they dance to the song Carnival Jumbie for the 2017 Caribfest Soca Show hosted in the Sikes Lake Center on Sept. 29. Photo by Marissa Daley

Spice and Ice win Caribfest Soca Show

Alyssa Mitchell October 3, 2017

Nice jazzy music played by Electric Roots, and colorful lights flashed as about 70 people flooded through the doors to watch the five groups fight for the title of Soca Show winner. The show officially...

Caribbean students pose for a picture during the Caribfest parade in front of Pierce Hall on Sept. 30. Photo by Sara Keeling

Caribfest events give back to community and Caribbean

Herbert McCullough October 3, 2017

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...

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