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MSU Texas to host COVID-19 testing

COVID-19
June 29, 2020

Via a campus-wide postmaster, Midwestern State University announced that June 30, the state of Texas will turn the D.L. Ligon Colesium and Nocona Trail into a free COVID-19 testing site from 10 a.m. until...

Thursday night lights

Jump shot
January 31, 2020

It was a disappointing night in the Dome, with both women and men's basketball losing to Texas A&M Kingsville Thursday, Jan. 30.   The women’s team started the night off strong, ending the...

The other cheerleaders

band
December 3, 2019

What the pep band lacks in pom-poms and megaphones, they make up for with cheers, jeers and energy. When fans enter the Colosseum for a maroon and gold basketball game, they know the players on the...

Women’s basketball takes down Texas Wesleyan

Elizabeth Cathcart
November 17, 2019

Women's basketball overcame turnovers to take down Texas Wesleyan 75-68 Saturday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. at home. The 'Stangs had twelve players score in the match compared to six such players for the Rams....

Student-athletes prepare for Spring Athletic Banquet celebration

April 23, 2019

Day in and day out, the athletes on campus put in countless hours trying to perfect their craft. With both school and sports, student-athletes push both their bodies and minds. Officials will recognize...

Men’s basketball closes season with late thriller

Evans Starks bump
March 3, 2019

Men’s basketball drew the curtains on a challenging season with a thrilling 69-68 win against Texas A&M Kingsville (TAMUK) at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum March 2, improving their record to to 9-19 avoiding...

Last-second 3-pointer sinks men’s basketball to another loss

Gilbert Thomas, general studies junior, clutches ball under pressure as Terrell Wilson, kinesiology freshman (right), and Elijah Lee, mass communication junior, look on. Photo by Sharome Burton. Feb. 2.
Coach Nelson Haggerty says there were positives to take from fifth straight defeat
February 5, 2019

Just fractions of a second made all the difference on Feb. 2 as men’s basketball was condemned to a heart-breaking 81-80 home defeat at the hands of Eastern New Mexico. The men were within sight of...

Admissions Office to host Mustangs Rally

Mustang Rally
November 1, 2018

Members of the Admissions Office are hosting Mustangs Rally to give prospective students a chance to experience college life by touring the campus and meeting with faculty, students and coaches. The event...

Lipsync Competition kicks homecoming week into full swing

October 23, 2018

D.L. Coliseum roared with cheers for the bravest dancers as students showed off their best moves Oct. 22 at the annual Lipsync Competition. The event, hosted by the University Programming Board, has always...

Provost considers graduation on campus

Alyvia Nichols, interdisciplinary studies, claps and looks to her people who are in the audience for her during the end part of commencement where the graduates shout-out and clap to the members in the audience who were there for them through their college experiences. Photo by Rachel Johnson
February 27, 2018

In an attempt to give future graduates a last farewell to the university, James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, has explored options to bring graduation back on campus. While...

’90s throwback lip sync will throw down Oct. 16

Ricinda Parks-Turner, mass communication junior, on stage at the Lip Sync competition in the Akin Auditorium. 24 Oct. Photo by Bridget Reilly
October 13, 2017

As part of homecoming week, several student organizations will battle it out at the annual lip sync event on Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. According to Ruby Arriaga, student coordinator...

Comedian Orlando Baxter keeps the crowd laughing

Students reactions to comedian Orlando Baxter in the D.L. Ligon Coliseum on Aug. 22. Photo by Justin Marquart.
August 23, 2017

Students packed into the lower level seating at D.L. Ligon Coliseum to see comedian Orlando Baxter on Aug. 22. The Office of Student Development and Orientation hosted the comedy event as part of...

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