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Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Cortney Wood, Reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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 compete in dodgeball tournament

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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...

Campus organizations emphasize safety for students this spring break

Campus organizations emphasize safety for students this spring break

Keanna Jenkins

March 8, 2018


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To educate students on how they can be safe during their spring break vacations, various organizations on campus hosted booths on the Jesse Rogers Promenade as a part of Safe Spring Break on March 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Around 200 students were in attendance at the event and a variety of boo...

Men and women’s basketball players drink coffee and answer questions

Caleb Browning

February 8, 2018


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The morning was young. Warm light filled the room and the aroma of freshly ground coffee beans cascaded throughout the venue as people gathered to discuss basketball. To give players from the men's and women's basketball teams an opportunity to answer questions from attendees, staff from Frank &...

75 students attend UPB grocery bingo night

75 students attend UPB grocery bingo night

latoya fondren

January 19, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Tide Pods, fruit snacks, ramen noodles and toiletries were just some of the prizes presented to 75 students as they gathered in the Clark Student Center to play grocery bingo hosted by the University Programming Board on Jan 17. Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator of Student Involvement, said the...

Late Night Scramble kicks off spring Stampede Week

Late Night Scramble kicks off spring Stampede Week

Chloe Phillips

January 15, 2018


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Free food, games and a chance to meet old friends and make new ones. To kick off the semester with Stampede Week, university programming board, student involvement and various other sponsor members hosted a Late Night Scramble on Jan. 14 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. "It's really good for bein...

21 students participate in millennial trivia game

21 students participate in millennial trivia game

Latoya Fondren, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Loud laughter, shouts and conversation filled Legacy Multipurpose Room as students anxiously sat on the edge of their seats to answer questions on the projector screen. To get students to come out to have a great time and support Delta Week, as part of, "Millennial Trivia Night"on Nov. 9. Han...

SWAT: Battling stress one game at a time

Tyler Manning

October 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

To give students an opportunity to relax and have a healthy break from stress, Social Workers Acting Together hosted a karaoke and game night on the third floor of Sundance Court Apartments on Oct. 5. SWAT is an organization of college students majoring in social work in which they host events around...

Family Day tailgate new for some, old for others

Mia Heck

October 3, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

The Memorial Stadium parking lot smelled of burgers and hot dogs while more than 100 students and their parents participated in the Family Day tailgate on Saturday, Sept. 30. “Sitting down and eating with my parents at the tailgate this last weekend was great, not only because I got to spend time...

Viva MSU kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

Viva MSU kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

halie aldridge

September 19, 2017


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Hispanic Heritage Month began with the second annual Viva MSU event on Sept. 15 in Legacy Courtyard. According to Ruby Arriaga, head coordinator for student activities and grad student, the Hispanic Heritage Committee created the event. "It's a way to educate the community about Hispanic c...

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