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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...

University hires full-time Title IX coordinator

University hires full-time Title IX coordinator

Alyssa Mitchell, Assistant Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

As part of an effort to streamline and codify policies and procedures related to sexual harassment on campus, the Board of Regents, in August, approved the creation of a new position, Title IX coordinator, a position previously held, in part, by Dean of Students Matthew Park. In addition, the Boa...

Mustangs Pantry give food insecure students more resources

Amber Hernandez, Reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Students who are food insecure now have access to canned goods and other foods that don't expire in Room 173 of the Clark Student Center. The Mustangs Pantry had just been an idea until it finally came into action this past Wednesday. “It was initially designed to help those who are food insecure...

Football takes down West Florida

Football takes down West Florida

Makayla Scheck, Sports Reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The football team tackled the #2 team, University of West Florida. The final score was 38-17. The team trailed behind in the first half, but came back with vengeance in the second half to win the game. At the 13:15 mark, a West Florida fumble was recovered by Steven Rogers, defensive back and business...

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