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Cardboard boats sink the competition

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Jeri Moore, Reporter

October 21, 2019

Sweat, tears, cardboard and a whole lot of tape provided the stage for students to flex their engineering and designing muscles Oct. 18. A crowd of around 80 spectators and their dogs assembled on the banks of Sikes lake as the ducks and geese relocated themselves to the unoccupied areas of the bank. As...

Kappa Alpha blood drive continues Thursday

Jessica Hernandez, nursing sophomore, comforts Lauren Tisdale, special education junior, because it is her first time donating blood while Kristin Roberts, mobile supervisor, checks on her at the Clark Student Center Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Photo by Cortney Wood

Cortney Wood

January 24, 2018

The blood drive, hosted by Kappa Alpha Order, will continue on Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. — 3 p.m. in the Clark Student Center in the Comanche suites. Since the blood drive kicked off on Jan. 23, 22 people have donated either pints, plasma or platelets. Texas Blood Institute staff facilitate the do...

Jesse Brown moves from campus leader to city leader

Jesse Brown, graduate student, talking to head football coach Bill Maskill at the homecoming bonfire on Oct. 27. Photo by Izziel Latour

Kara McIntyre

November 30, 2017

Withdraws from county election Jesse Brown is more than just a coordinator of student organizations and leadership programming. He's also a city councilor, former student regent, former student government president — and now, a former candidate for county treasurer. After announcing his camp...

Kappa Alpha Order suspension lifted

Hunter Wolf, a Kappa Alpha member and a biology sophomore, and Tristen Cunningham, management information systems freshman, perform a dance to

Kara McIntyre

September 21, 2017

Kappa Alpha Order fraternity inducted nine men into the Gamma Omega chapter, but by Monday, Sept. 18, they were suspended by the national office for rules infractions, according to Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Keith Lamb. "This was not a university-sanctioned suspens...

Kappa Alpha and Chi Omega hold toy drive for Cook Children’s

Kaleb Collins, marketing sophomore, sharing informational flyers about the Kappa Alpha and Chi Omega Toys for Cook's booth in Clark Student Center on Dec 6. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Yareli Lora

December 7, 2016

Members of Kappa Alpha Order and Chi Omega are hosting a toy drive for the patients of Cook Children's Medical Center.Kaleb Collins, marketing sophomore who initiated Kappa Alpha in the fall, moved up to the number four officer position as head of recruitment shortly after he joined.Collins said, ...

Kappa Alpha Order wins Greek League championship

Hayden Lewis, nursing junior, playing flag football on Oct. 11. Photo by Izziel Latour

Rodrigo Mireles

November 8, 2016

Recreational Sports League included the Greek League Championship, where Kappa Alpha Order beat Sigma Alpha Epsilon in flag football with a 6-0 lead. KA scored a touchdown early in the first half and fought hard to maintain the one touchdown lead. No one else in the game scored, which left both teams ...

Alpha Phi, Kappa Alpha Order cookout a success overall

Executive officers of Alpha Phi take a picture together by Bolin Fountain in the the Quadrangle  during the Alpha Phi and Kappa Alpha's annual Midwestern Cookout Classic on April 30. Photo by Makayla Burnham

Samuel Sutton

May 4, 2016

Alpha Phi and Kappa Alpha Order hosted a cookout on April 30 to support women's cardiac health and to earn money to send children with muscular dystrophy to camp.Shelby Emerson, education sophomore, said, "We've gotten positive feedback. Students think it's a really cool idea. I think they're going t...

Few surprises with Homecoming royalty

Clayton Brown, mechanical engineering senior, and Shelby Cowman, marketing senior, are declared 2015 Homecoming King and Queen during halftime of MSU vs Texas A&M-Kingsville game, where MSU beat TAMUK 49-41 in Memorial Stadium, Oct, 31. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Taylor Warren

November 3, 2015

After two weeks comprised of students submitting nominations and voting, seniors Clayton Brown and Shelby Cowman were crowned the Homecoming king and queen during halftime of Mustangs' game against Texas A&M-Kingsville on Friday night at Memorial Stadium. Brown represented Kappa Alpha Order and...

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