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Sister 2 Sister concludes last meeting of the semester

lady in turquoise cardigan writes on board

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

April 24, 2019

Sister 2 Sister had its last activity session of the semester on April 22, an activity focused on "road mapping," or planning goals, for the summer and making a game plan to achieve these goals. Syreeta Greene, director for the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Multicural Affairs, said that the purpose...

Faculty saxophonist, percussionist duo perform March 28

Faculty Recital: Rouge Two

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

April 1, 2019

The 51 members of the audience including student and members of the community patiently waited in Akin Auditorium March 28, for Andrew J. Allen and Gordon Hicken to begin their yearly faculty recital, Rogue Two. Rogue Two is presented by the department of music and was composed of four unique piece...

Students, athletes participate in ongoing unified basketball league

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

March 14, 2019

The Wellness Center began partnering with the local Special Olympics in fall of 2016, creating the unified sports league for students and athletes. This is the first semester that the unified basketball league is offered. Mike Richardson, assistant director of the wellness center, said, "It's impo...

Scholarship committee members allocate every penny

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

March 13, 2019

Thousands of dollars. Tens of thousands of dollars. Indeed hundreds of thousands of dollars. Instead of just sitting around, each department and each college provides students with scholarship money. And very little of it goes un-awarded. Peter Fields, associate professor of English, said he thinks all the departm...

Gamma Phi Beta Moonball tournament March 30

Gamma Phi Beta

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

February 25, 2019

Out of the four sororities on campus, the women of the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority race to began posting flyers around campus for their upcoming Moonball tournament on March 30. President of Gamma Phi Beta, Leah Gilliland, marketing senior said, “Moonball is our annual philanthropy event. We do a volleyball...

‘Feed The Soul’ brings a soul-filled night

The guitarist Hazel, singing at Feed The Soul on Feb. 17 in Legacy Multipurpose Room

Andrew Murray, Reporter

February 18, 2019

Late in the evening of a cold Sunday, music could be heard from the Legacy Multipurpose Room with people gathered together to listen to soulful music to eat some great food and to win some prizes. All as part of Feed The Soul. “With Feed The Soul we try to incorporate food, music, and the culture,...

Viva MSU kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

Zavala International Dancers entertains MSU students while they enjoy their traditional tacos. photo by Shea James

halie aldridge

September 19, 2017

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...

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...

Resident assistants help students avoid bad decisions

Resident assistants Kelsie Allen, sophomore in nursing, Ashley Minx, senior in social work, Mae Johnson, sophomore in nursing, Ashley Brown, senior in nursing, Kimberly Nowell, senior in education, and ­Rebecca Stogner, sociology junior, get together and prepare for the fall semester Aug. 16, 2013. File photo by Hanwool Lee.

Morgan Haire

April 1, 2015

For freshman it’s time to go off to college and, finally, to be away from the parents. However, being all alone with so much freedom can lead to problems. That's where resident assistants come in. With the pressures of college—especially in the first year—younger students will certainly make...

Board approves upcoming construction

Cody Samples

November 7, 2014

Regents from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The Board of Regents met on Nov. 6-7 to vote on funding for upcoming campus initiatives, including new residence halls to open in the fall of 2016. The new residence halls were a big issue during the meeting as staff member Matthew Park, associate vic...

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