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Walter Echo-Hawk educates audience on Native American issues

Walter Echo-Hawk educates audience on Native American issues

Caleb Sneath

November 15, 2016

Walter Echo-Hawk spoke before an audience in Akin Auditorium Tuesday, Nov. 13, about cultural sovereignty and the various issues facing Native Americans today. "Each of these tribes have a cultural sovereignty that goes along with that [the tribal political systems] that is defined internally, which ...

Students divided by Campus Carry legislation

Students divided by Campus Carry legislation

conner wolf

May 4, 2016

Students divided over Campus Carry legislation from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.“It was kind of inevitable because this is Texas. I grew up around guns, so it doesn’t really bother me or concern me. My dad told me pretty much as soon as I turned 12 and got my first gun that I was going to have a conceale...

General public doing a disservice to service dogs

conner wolf

April 18, 2016

I am sure that everyone has been in a store or restaurant before and noticed a person with a dog and wondered why it was there. That person with the dog may have been my girlfriend with her hearing alert dog, Sophie.Service dogs like Sophie are highly-trained dogs that perform specific tasks to mitigate...

15 students discuss guns on campus at forum

15 students discuss guns on campus at forum

Jacob Smith

November 3, 2015

The Campus Carry Task Force held its first, and only, public forum Nov. 2 to discuss plans for the Campus Carry Law passed in the last Texas legislative session. Laura Fidelie, chair of the task force, led the forum presenting an informative case about the task force’s plans for enforcing t...

Texas cell phone ban a tough sell

Texas cell phone ban a tough sell

Kristina Abeyta

May 5, 2015

Every day the Hardin Tower bells ring as students hurry to their next class or try to beat the lunch rush in the cafeteria, and while the campus is increasingly becoming a resident campus, there are still a large number of commuter students which means one important thing—there are a lot of cars, too...

Law school offers opportunities, challenges

Ryne Thacker

January 29, 2015

For the students leaving undergraduate school and going on to three years of law school, the journey is full of challenges. They may embark on this journey to law school for any number of reasons, including the pursuit of a high salary, the drive to enforce law and order, or the desire to make a beneficial...

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