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Student motivation, involvement dwindling

Kevin Bazner, assistant director in student development and orientation, shows the Presidents of Greek Life the statistics of grade averages of students in different organizations, during the President Round Table meeting, Tuesday afternoon. They discussed different processes they can undergo to make academics more of a priority in the Greek life community. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Dewey Cooper

December 7, 2016

Three weeks.Only three weeks until the long anticipated semester break graces the presence of students. While many are jumping to complete the 16-week-long semester, others are lacking motivation to finish.“I’m ready for it to be over,” Peyton Tally, nursing freshman, said.Many students feel th...

Despite 61-day marathon, fall break not part of MSU culture

Courtney Gilder

November 12, 2014

During the fall semester, students, faculty and staff must go 61 consecutive days without a break, from Labor Day to Thanksgiving. For a student taking a load of 12 hours, that comes out to an estimated 2,196 hours spent in the classroom and studying. “In the opinion of one, I personally like the...

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