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Coliseum parking causes conflict on campus

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

In and out. Faculty, staff and students. Residents and commuters. In and out. Everyday the parking spaces on campus wait to be filled. Patrick Coggins, chief of police, said his officers use a formula of decided ratios to make sure all people have a place to park. Each year the police officers go...

PRIDE hosts third annual drag show

PRIDE hosts third annual drag show

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

People Respecting Identity Diversity for Everyone  hosted a drag show on April 9 as part of Inclusion Now! for about 60 audience members and 12 performers. The pre-sale price was $5 and it was $7 at the door. Teneshia Gold, exercise physiology freshman and PRIDE member, said, "I've never been to o...

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Daraja Children’s Choir joins together with athletes

Randi Heaton, Reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Between the games and singing, everyone around was grinning ear to ear in the presences of 17 children from Uganda in the Daraja Children’s Choir. The women’s soccer team was able to play soccer with the singers as well as watch them perform. Daraja is a group of children from ages 9-13 that come to ...

Dining services offer 7 locations to eat on campus

Micah Wilson, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Taking the time to plan grocery shopping, meal prep, and cooking time into an already full schedule can become quite a chore. Eating on campus can alleviate stress and provide an alternative option to home-cooked meals. Dining services provides seven different locations to make dining on campus options...

Social Workers All Together elevate for March

Joseph Rader, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, Local, News

Social Workers All Together are kicking it in gear to raise awareness for Social Work Month with their theme Elevate. "This is my second year in SWAT and I love the interactions between the students and the community. The reactions we get from the things we do to help makes me feel like I'm making a differe...

Fine Arts students to take a field trip to Dallas Museum of Art

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The Juanita & Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts is sponsoring a free trip to the Dallas Museum of Art on Feb. 27 for some 60 students. Gary Goldberg, art professor, said, "We try to pick exhibitions that we can incorporate into our studies. Many of our students have never been to these museums...

Counseling Center staff host a journal group

Counseling Center staff host a journal group

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The Counseling Center hosted Find Your Voice, a journaling group to help students have a creative outlet to express their feelings. The first meeting took place Feb. 18. Laura Hetrick, licensed professional counselor, said, "The main purpose is to have an activity and some therapeutic outlet for students ...

Friendly play at Casino Night

Joseph Rader, Reporter

February 18, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

TONIGHT!!! Join us for a chance to win some awesome prizes! #makeithome @MWSUHousing @MSUTexas pic.twitter.com/HGVDH27a6f— Midwestern State University RHA (@MSUTexas_RHA_) February 16, 2019 The Resident Hall Association hosted a Casino Night in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on Feb. 16, a night t...

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...

Campus thriving to be more environmentally efficient

Allison Atherton, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

According to environmental science professors, and students on campus, Midwestern State University is not doing as much as it could be to make this campus environmentally friendly. Facility Services is open to new ideas and improvement, but sometimes the cost outweighs the benefit. “My perspec...

Series of equipment added to Wellness Center

Hayden Nolan, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Every year Wellness Center officials have purchased new equipment for students to use. This year, eight new pieces of exercise equipment have been brought in to assist students with staying fit and active. Angie Reay, wellness director, said, "We have added at least one large piece of equipment to...

‘Extremities’: an opportunity to discuss mature issues

Shaila Botello, Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Campus, Local, News

After the original student director stepped down, Drew Davison, a 2017 Midwestern State graduate, led four student actors through William Mastrosimone's "Extremities." Davison said, “Someone else had chosen the play and I just kind of picked it up.” A play for mature audiences only, it touches...

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