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Syreeta Greene given duties as Title IX intake

Syreeta Greene given duties as Title IX intake

Tyler Manning, Editor

March 27, 2018

Matt Park, dean of students and associate vice president for student affairs, handled all of MSU's Title IX-related cases — until he made a joke about sexual misconduct at a campus safety forum following spring break. "I hope we don't see another increase in reports as a result of last week's activity,"...

Former astronaut, Scott Parazynski, speaks to a crowd of 325

Former astronaut, Scott Parazynski, speaks to a crowd of 325

Jacklyn York

September 28, 2016

Few seats were empty Tuesday night in Akin Auditorium as former astronaut Scott Parazynski spoke as part of the Artist-Lecture series. "When we go to extraordinary, extreme places on and off the planet, it forces us to think in new ways and [think about] those new technologies that benefit us here on ...

Athletes volunteer at Burkburnett rest stop

Athletes volunteer at Burkburnett rest stop

Samuel Sutton

August 30, 2016

There were more than 20 rest stops in this week's Hotter N' Hell 100 race on Aug 27, but the one that saw the most students was the rest stop in Burkburnett. This stop was managed by Leadership Wichita Falls, a non-profit organization which helps the community of Wichita Falls in everything possible.Matthew P...

Nearly 500 students to call Legacy Hall home

Nearly 500 students to call Legacy Hall home

Jacklyn York

August 19, 2016

Within days after classes were out in May of 2015, the parking lot behind Pierce Hall was blocked off. Residents lost 220 parking spaces.During the next 18 months, contractors turned the parking lot into a five-story, 500-bed, $35 million residence hall due to be completed Aug. 1.Now named Legacy Hall, ...

Welcome to the club: Education more than just going to class

Welcome to the club: Education more than just going to class

Thomas Goad

June 2, 2016

From playing a game of Ultimate to joining together in the Catholic Campus Ministry, there are more than 100 groups in which students can get involved, helping them to feel more comfortable and active within the campus.“Getting involved is very important for a college experience. Students should find an ...

MESA shuttle usage low on Saturdays

MESA shuttle usage low on Saturdays

Morgan Haire

April 29, 2015

Since the trial run of the Mustangs Entertainment Shopping and Attractions Route began April 10, the number of weekend riders has continued to decline. The numbers over the weeks have been important to decide if MESA will continue to run in the fall. April 20, Matthew Park, dean of students, sent an...

Students push to expand bus route

Students push to expand bus route

Serah Welborn

February 18, 2015

With campus growth and major construction to accommodate the rising residential population on the horizon, public transit increasingly seems to be a solution for students without vehicles. A bill to expand bus services to weekends and additional routes was proposed at last night's Student Gover...

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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