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‘Maniac’s Mansion’ is a new arcade downtown

‘Maniac’s Mansion’ is a new arcade downtown

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

May 2, 2019

TAG's Maniac's Mansion an arcade on 8th Street downtown, opened March 29. It features a cereal bar with nostalgic flavors, art collections and a family-friendly atmosphere, inspired to bring more fun to town. Marcus "Maniac" McGee, TAG's Maniac's Mansion owner, said, "I do everything all the way from the...

Celebration of Graham B. Purcell’s 100th birthday to be held May 3

Taylor Henson, Reporter

May 1, 2019

The legacy of Graham B. Purcell Jr. will be celebrated in Moffett Library at 4 p.m. on May 3, where family, friends and other members of the community will come together to share stories and memories of Purcell. The event will also include food, and for those over 21, wine. Cortny Bates, a...

12th Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History held at MSU

12th Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History held at MSU

Andrew Murray, Reporter

April 30, 2019

The University hosted the 12th annual Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History April 26-27 with 15 speakers from around the south speaking on their research. Whitney Snow, associate professor of history, introduced herself as the host of this forum. Then after a short delay to ma...

Khalid drops album with Eternal pre-Sunset Drive Vibes

Khalid drops album with Eternal pre-Sunset Drive Vibes

Christian Evans

April 17, 2019

Khalid Robinson, or Khalid as he commonly is known, released his sophomore album “Free Spirit", this past Friday. If not for its release date, “Free Spirit” would be an absolute contender for the album of the summer. Khalid collaborated with dozens of producers including Disclosure, Stargate &...

Traditions provide a sense of campus unity

Traditions provide a sense of campus unity

Sky Barron, Reporter

March 13, 2019

Whether students are walking from class to class, future Mustangs are touring the campus or visitors are just driving by, the history and traditions of Midwestern State University are shown through the statues, street names, and the bricks on the buildings. The campus was founded in 1922 as a local...

International students become collegiate athletes

International students become collegiate athletes

Daria Panferova, Reporter

March 9, 2019

More than 10 percent of students in Midwestern are outside of America, from Asia, Africa, Caribbean and Bahamas, Latin America, The Middle East, Europe, Australia. Out of the 6,102 students on campus 576 are international and 23 of them are athletes. According to international student-athletes, American universities are a fairly popular option to pursue a degree while playing sports at a good...

Students attend ‘pizza and condoms’ with residence life, housing staff

Students attend ‘pizza and condoms’ with residence life, housing staff

Sky Barron, Reporter

March 6, 2019

The Residence Life and Housing Staff hosted ‘Pizza and Condoms’ for students to learn more about safe sex on Feb. 27 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. To start off the event, Director and Coordinator of Title IX Rachael Fornof covered the topics of sexually transmitted disease, safe sex and c...

A Day in the Life of Lia Wiley: the New and Kind Criminal Justice Junior

A Day in the Life of Lia Wiley: the New and Kind Criminal Justice Junior

Herbert McCullough, Reporter

March 5, 2019

Lia Wiley, criminal justice senior, is a senator of PRIDE and a Panamanian-American who is the daughter of a Panamanian immigrant. “I’m Panamanian, that’s it,” Wiley said. “That’s my whole background.” As a Latina, Wiley said that she and her family have been subjected to xenophobic...

Students gather for UGROW presentations

Students gather for UGROW presentations

Randi Heaton, Reporter

February 19, 2019

Faculty and students gathered together Feb. 13 to learn about research projects faculty have created. They are looking to encourage students to participate in the Undergraduate Research Opportunity and Summer Workshop. Magaly Rincon-Zachary, director of undergraduate research and biology professor, ov...

Athletics staff works to develop effective leaders

Athletics staff works to develop effective leaders

Taylor Anderson, Reporter

February 8, 2019

Assistant Athletic Director Amanda Snodgrass is starting a new organization called the Women’s Leadership Circle to provide female, junior athletes the opportunity to build relationships and to create a new culture within the women’s athletic teams.  Snodgrass said she saw there were somet...

Art faculty brings diversity to exhibit

Art faculty brings diversity to exhibit

Taylor Anderson, Reporter

January 29, 2019

The faculty and staff of the art department have their own work on display as part of a Faculty Exhibition in The Juanita and Ralph Harvey Art Gallery Jan.25 - Mar.1. Each member created his or her work based on personal beliefs and background. The artist gave over three months of their time to dilige...

College ministries strive to get students involved in church

College ministries strive to get students involved in church

Jake Clancy, Reporter

November 7, 2018

The annual Interfaith Involvement Fair gives churches across town an opportunity to meet with students on campus. But this fair isn't the only way churches try to get in touch with students. Each church has a different method to reach and to interact with students with the same goal of sharing what...

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