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Caribbean Student Organization to hold Expressions on March 29

Randi Heaton, Reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Music will be playing, people will be dancing, and the food will be cooking on March 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Akin Auditorium. It's the biggest event the Caribbean Student Organization holds this semester and is free for all students. The CSO uses the event to help educate students learn more about...

CSO members hope to engage more students

CSO members hope to engage more students

Greta Gottschalk, Reporter

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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 between 300-500 students involved in the culturally based organization. With that, Anja N. Tous...

Greeks sing and dance to Disney music

Greeks sing and dance to Disney music

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Whimsical Disney music. Laughing audiences. Cheering fans. Staff from the Office of Student Involvement hosted Sing Song as a part of Greek Week on April 12 in the DL Ligon Coliseum in which around 120 people attended. For the event, the four teams competing in Greek Week – Alpha, Beta, Gamma and Delta – came w...

Greeks make themselves more visible on campus through Greek Week

April 17, 2018


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Opportunities like Greek Week are beneficial to campus because they make those in Greek organizations and their principle of philanthropy more visible to the rest of the student populace. With the plethora of annual Greek Week events, students were able to see a presence from members o...

Finance freshman wins fifth annual BSU talent show

Finance freshman wins fifth annual BSU talent show

brittni vilandre

February 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

A crowd of more than 60 students gathered in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suite on Feb. 7 for the Fifth Annual Black Student Union talent show. Talents ranged from singing and dancing to reading personal poems, keeping students on their feet for each performance. Kerdell Cuffy, finance fres...

Homecoming dance to be held Oct. 18 in Legacy

Sarah Graves

October 18, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

The third annual homecoming dance will be held on Oct. 18 in Legacy Hall beginning at 8:30 p.m as a part of the homecoming week festivities. Norma Ramirez, assistant director of residence life and housing, said the dance will go along with the university's homecoming theme — rewind to the '90s. Members...

Social Work minor student: ‘Happy Endings Can Come From Struggles’

Herbert McCullough, Reporter

October 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

On Oct. 6, the Social Workers Action Together and the MSU branch of Phi Alpha National Social Work Honors Society hosted a screening of the movie The Silver Linings Playbook. Lea Ann Reyes, social work senior and SWAT president, said that this movie is about a character named Patrizio “Pat” Solitano...

‘La La Land’ sings and dances its way into hearts

‘La La Land’ sings and dances its way into hearts

Tyler Manning

May 2, 2017


Filed under A&E

In honor of it finally coming out on Blu-Ray, I feel like it is finally time to express my thoughts on La La Land in writing. I have seen this movie three times in theaters and vehemently recommend it to everyone I know, it is safe to say that I love this movie. It encapsulates everything I love...

Talent show spotlights students

Chelsea Miller

March 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Uncategorized

The lights are out and the spotlights shone center stage. Shelbi Rickwartz education junior, steps up the stairs and approaches the microphone and starts singing the song “Burning House." The annual talent show presented by the Black Student Union was held in the Comanche room in the Clark Student...

Some 30 learn to salsa

Some 30 learn to salsa

Stephen Gomez

October 13, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Partners! Music! One-Two-Three, Salsa!Music and eager dancers filled the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room as part of the Salsa Dance class sponsored by the Spanish Club Oct. 12. Starting with basic steps of the salsa, bachata, merengue, there were smiles and laughter all around as newcomers learned their...

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