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Khalid drops album with Eternal pre-Sunset Drive Vibes

Khalid drops album with Eternal pre-Sunset Drive Vibes

Christian Evans

April 17, 2019


Filed under A&E, Featured

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


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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


Filed under Campus, News

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...

Homecoming parade brings alumni back to campus

Homecoming parade brings alumni back to campus

Jake Clancy, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Some 50 people attended the homecoming parade Oct. 27. but the annual event that allows campus organizations to create a float and try to beat the others in a creativity competition was mostly attended by alumni. "It's a student competition," Ruby Arriaga, student involvement activities coordinator said, "s...

Tell Your Story to Break the Stigma

Tell Your Story to Break the Stigma

William Schultz and Demian Ponce

September 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Josh Rivedal shares his experience of suicide and urges others to tell their story to break the stigma of suicide Sept. 25 in the Comanche Suites at the Student Center. "Storytelling for me is this new suicide prevention 2.0 because rates are rising. Suicide is the second cause of death in [the college]...

UPB craft craze helps students take a break

UPB craft craze helps students take a break

brittni vilandre

January 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To help take away the stress of the first week of classes, about 50 students gathered in the Clark Student Center to create crafts for the University Programming Board's Craft Craze Jan. 17. Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator for Student Affairs, said the craft craze went well. "It went really...

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