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Current MSU students offer advice to incoming freshmen

Stephanie Robledo, News editor November 17, 2020

As 2020's freshmen begin their journey at MSU, current upperclassmen reflect on their first day and offer advice on surviving freshman year of college. “My first day was kinda crazy, because I didn’t...

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Freshmen beat the odds and flourish in on-campus apartments

Colin Stevenson, Reporter/Photographer October 30, 2019

The process for housing application is simple: be enrolled at the university, fill out the application and pay the $250 down payment fee. A rumor exists that students have to meet a certain number of credit...

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Opportunities about for freshmen to maintain healthy lifestyle

Randi Heaton, Reporter March 13, 2019

Freshman are notorious for gaining the 'Freshman 15' but there are resources here to help avoid that. On campus there is the Bruce and Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center, commonly referred to as...

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International students become collegiate athletes

Daria Panferova, Reporter March 9, 2019

More than 10 percent of students in Midwestern are outside of America, from Asia, Africa, Caribbean and Bahamas, Latin America, The Middle East, Europe, Australia. Out of the 6,102 students on campus 576...

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Question of the Week: Incoming freshman tuition raised by 2.2%

Alana Earle, Reporter February 21, 2019

As we all know, college can be expensive. I went and spoke with students this week about how they feel about MSU raising the incoming freshmen tuition by 2.2 percent. How do you feel about MSU raising...

Freshman express first finals worries

Andrea Hall, Reporter November 21, 2018

With final exams only two weeks away, students are preparing for the upcoming chaos that are finals. "I feel nervous about my finals just because they are going to be the first college finals I'll experience,"...

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‘I wanna help other LGBTQ+ people [like myself].’

Allison Atherton , Reporter November 13, 2018

Endless scrolling is how Craig likes to start their morning. After the alarm goes off at 7:15, psychology freshman Craig Gregg rolls over to hit snooze. Ten minutes later, they finally pick up their phone...

Harison Elizardo, sociology junior, read a personal poem for the 5th annual BSU Talent Show. February 7th, 2018. Photo by Elias Maki.

Finance freshman wins fifth annual BSU talent show

brittni vilandre February 9, 2018

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...

Students take goofy photos at the Photo Booth station in the atrium for Finals Frenzy, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Students stress of upcoming finals ‘fly away’ during Finals Frenzy

brittni vilandre December 9, 2017

In tradition to giving students a break the Thursday before finals week, the University Programming Board celebrated the 29th Finals Frenzy on Dec. 7 in the Clark Student Center. With events focused...

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College: the final frontier for father of two

Craig Tidmore November 14, 2017

College: the final frontier. Well not really, but it can have an ominous feeling regardless of your classification. Freshman students feel the pressures of moving out on their own and having to juggle...

Amanda Bergstrom, incoming business marketing freshman, signs up for more information from the Midwestern State University Cheerleading Squad during the organization fair part of Mustangs Rally held in D.L. Ligon Coliseum, Saturday Oct. 28, 2017.

366 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

Herbert McCullough October 31, 2017

The admissions office organized the fall 2017 Mustangs Rally where prospective students were introduced to the university on Oct. 28. George Castro, admissions counselor, said the goal of Mustangs Rally...

Students learn how to ‘college’ at First Steps to Success

Jennifer Wright September 21, 2017

In an effort to increase retention, Syreeta Green, director of equity inclusion and student affairs, presented five students with the First Steps to Success Program on Sept. 13 in the Sunwatcher Clubhouse. According...

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