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27 students play in pool tournament

27 students play in pool tournament

Joseph Rader, reporter

February 25, 2019

Friday nights students unwind from their week of classes by gathering with friends and going out. On Feb. 22, 27 students gathered at The Clark Student Center for a pool tournament in the Recreational Room where only one student, Michael French, kinesiology freshman, won. "I came here to play one...

Friendly play at Casino Night

Joseph Rader, Reporter

February 18, 2019

TONIGHT!!! Join us for a chance to win some awesome prizes! #makeithome @MWSUHousing @MSUTexas pic.twitter.com/HGVDH27a6f— Midwestern State University RHA (@MSUTexas_RHA_) February 16, 2019 The Resident Hall Association hosted a Casino Night in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on Feb. 16, a night t...

Students volunteer at the Humane Society to relieve stress

Students volunteer at the Humane Society to relieve stress

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

February 7, 2019

It's two weeks into the semester and students are feeling the stress. To break away from campus, students head to the Humane Society of Wichita County to volunteer. Students including Camille Blanton, special education sophomore, find comfort in volunteering and getting to play with the animals, often ...

Dominica, Antigua take the crown at Mr. and Ms. Caribfest pageant

Dominica, Antigua take the crown at Mr. and Ms. Caribfest pageant

Alana Earle, Reporter

October 9, 2018

Gold, glitz and glamour coated the night in Akin Auditorium that would make Jay Gatsby envious as the annual Mr. and Ms. Caribfest pageant leaned into "The Great Gatsby" theme. The festivity, part of the Caribfest, allowed students in the Caribbean Student Organization to showcase the vibrant culture and unite the students from the various islands in the Caribbean in jus...

CSO Glow Fete brings lit end to Caribfest

CSO Glow Fete brings lit end to Caribfest

Rebecca Whiting, Reporter

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, Oct. 7. “Actually it is good that this event happens because it brings diversity around her...

CSO members hope to engage more students

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

Students get Caribbean experience with new Study Abroad program

Luke Bryant, Reporter

September 17, 2018

The Island of Grenada, one of the Caribbean islands, was the newest destination for the Study Abroad program, a program that allowed students to attend a foreign university for two weeks while being enrolled in the course Global Health and Wellness. “The Study Abroad program expanded to Grenada to give our health field ...

Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Cortney Wood, Reporter

September 4, 2018

To promote a healthy well-balanced life for students the Wellness Center administration members offer various events, services and classes to help students increase fitness while enjoying the facility they pay for. About 850 people visit the Wellness Center facility each day throughout the fall and...

Faculty bond through friendly softball game

Tyler Manning, Editor

May 1, 2018

The warmth from the sun energized the faculty as they stretched in preparation for the tournament. There was a sensational energy in the air as children and spouses of faculty members rooted on their loved ones in a game of softball. To give faculty on campus an opportunity to bond over a friendly...

Greeks host Olympic event

Greeks host Olympic event

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 17, 2018

Anticipation filled the air. Months after the international event concluded, the campus  olympics started on the warm Friday afternoon. Drawing toward the end of Greek Week, staff from the Office of Student Involvement hosted Greek Olympics in the quad on April 13. The event was categorized into three diff...

Greeks make themselves more visible on campus through Greek Week

April 17, 2018

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...

Greeks compete in dodgeball tournament

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 13, 2018

As part of the catalog of events for Greek Week, members of various sororities and fraternities on campus competed in a bracket-style dodgeball tournament April 11. Throughout the week, the Greek groups on campus have been split up into 4 competing teams: alpha, beta, delta and gamma and will compete...

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