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CSO Glow Fete brings lit end to Caribfest

To close out the 2018 Caribfest, dozens of students attend the Glow Fete in the Comanachee Suits in the Clark Student Center on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Photo by Rebecca Writing
October 8, 2018

The rain that sent people running for cover could not put out the light of the Glow Fete that closed out the Caribbean Student Organizations 2018 Caribfest Saturday, Oct. 6 and ran through 2 a.m. Sunday,...

Senior Walk first steps on May 10

May 9, 2018

To enrich campus traditions through celebrating graduates, James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Tony Vidmar, vice president for university advancement and public affairs,...

Course evaluations have no influence over faculty salaries

May 7, 2018

While faculty are required to hand out course evaluations to students to review the class and the instructor at the end of each semester, the have little to no affect on the professor's payroll. Sometimes...

The chaos that is K. Aus- the story of cancer survivor Kylie Austin

The chaos that is K. Aus- the story of cancer survivor Kylie Austin
May 1, 2018

For the average 18-year-old, it would seem that college life is about enjoying new-found freedom, homecoming and bonfires, cringing at cafeteria food and struggling to make that 4.0 GPA or not sleeping...

Students keep accountability through correction, transparency

May 1, 2018

OUR VIEW: Instead of being frustrated at journalists for exposing controversial issues on campus, students should feel angry that organizations aren't transparent enough to communicate situations that...

Fain dean discusses connecting creativity through updates, renovations

May 1, 2018

From flying to New York a new piano for Akin Auditorium and others for the music department to helping raise funds for the new mass communication building that debuted in Fall 2017, Martin Camacho...

Alleged sexual misconduct causes controversy for Kappa Sigma

April 24, 2018

[Editor's note: During a recorded interview, Jessica Wollenberger received a call from Janet Hallum, Sigma Kappa Gamma Tau chapter adviser, which she answered while the recording was still on. Cortney...

Softball falls to San Angelo despite no in-game errors

Caycee Griffin, biology freshman, slides back to third and is safe, after the opposing team catches her teammates fly ball, Saturday April 7, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson
April 8, 2018

The softball team faced San Angelo State University on April 7 at Mustangs Park. The team lost both games of the series on April 6, the final scores were 3-8 and 7-3. The team lost the final game of...

Inclusion Now paint fight splatters Sikes Lake

Amy Levy, biology sophomore, squirts her yellow team rival Zaquera Wallace, biology junior, with green paint during the Paint Fight held behind the Wellness Center, Friday April 6, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson
April 8, 2018

Laughter, screams and paint splatters from about 20 attendees filled the air surrounding Sikes Lake. The Inclusion Now! Festival came to a close with a paint fight in an "active and fun" way on April...

Student government executives promote presence for incoming administration

Preston Busby, criminal justice junior, speaks at the second Student Government Association debate for the 2018-2019 SGA officer candidate positions in Bolin 101, March 21, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson
April 3, 2018

President's Response With 6.6 percent of the student population voting in the Student Government Association election, Maria Peña, president, said she is "disappointed" in the turn out. "I am disappointed...

Community improvement requires student engagement

March 29, 2018

OUR VIEW: City and campus officials have a vision for MSU to grow in retention and activity, and this will only work if students interact with the opportunities by engaging with the community through...

More than 700 students attend Mustangs Rally

Department signs are held up during tours to seperate prospective students to their majors for Mustangs Rally, an event for prospective students, parents, and guest to vist college life at Midwestern State University, on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
March 24, 2018

Chatter and excitement from eager faces filled D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Hosted once a semester, Mustangs Rally is a large open house for prospective students to explore campus and connect with students to...

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