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Kiwanis Pancake Festival sweetens the day

January 30, 2019

The annual Pancake Festival hosted each year by the Kiwanis Club is a date of remembrance running six decades strong as an overwhelming number of pancakes are made in the name of charity. The Kiwanis...

Mustangs Madness keeps crowd on its feet

Cheerleaders and Maverick welcome Kityana Diaz, radiology sophmore, onto the court during Mustang Madness.
October 26, 2018

As part of a continuing series of events with homecoming, the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement presented Mustangs Madness Oct. 25 in the D.L. Ligon Coliseum from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. The...

Keeping our campus clean

October 24, 2018

Our View: We believe that students should be more concerned about our environment. Being involved can help keep our community and campus clean and healthy. In fall of 2017 The Environmental Student...

Administrators honor first African American students

Syreeta Greene, director of equity inclusion and multicultural affairs, University President Suzanne Shipley and Keith Lamb, vice president of sutdent affairs and enrollment management, unveil the bench in the Clark Student Center Comanche Room that is dedicated to the group of African American students who first attended and fought to be at Midwestern State University, Friday Feb. 23, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson
February 24, 2018

To honor the first African American students who attended MSU in 1954, administrators hosted a ceremony in which they dedicated a bench to the alumni in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suites on...

20 organizations look to recruit students at fair

January 25, 2018

Students filled the Clark Student Center Atrium as they walked around to each table to gather information regarding the about 20 organizations at the Student Organization Fair, put on by the Office of...

30 students explore creative side in holiday art class

Leslie Picasio, athletic trainer freshman, and Marisa Gomez, radiology junior, are painting their santa ornaments during the holiday decorating class in the Clark Student Center, Kiowa Room on Dec. 5. Photo by Latoya Fondren
December 5, 2017

Classical-holiday music played in the background. Acorns, Santa ornaments, snowflake frames and various paint colors filled the Kiowa Room, as students chose from the supplies to decorate as a part...

Students fate uncertain pending a possible end to DACA

December 4, 2017

With the possible cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Dreamers program, an estimated 800,000 dreamers are at risk of being deported. In September, the Trump administration...

Board of Regents approve admissions policy change

VP Fowle
November 27, 2017

For high school applicants in the top 25 percent of their class, MSU just became more accessible. The Board of Regents members approved a policy that will allow automatic acceptance for high school...

21 students participate in millennial trivia game

Students anxiously sit on the edge of their seats as they answer questions during trivia night in the Legacy Multipurpose Room Nov. 9. Photo by Latoya Fondren
November 15, 2017

Loud laughter, shouts and conversation filled Legacy Multipurpose Room as students anxiously sat on the edge of their seats to answer questions on the projector screen. To get students to come out...

Student regent application closes Nov. 30

Shayla Owens, student regent, gives a speech at the Desegregation Historical Marker Ceremony on Feb. 25. Photo by Timothy Jones
November 7, 2017

The student regent application deadline will close on Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. — but many students don't fully understand what that position actually means. As student regent, Shayla Owens, business...

Dia de Los Muertos event to celebrate lives of dead Nov. 1

November 1, 2017

In the spirit of celebrating Día de Los Muertos — Day of the Dead — the University Programming Board and Bilingual Education Student Organization will host an event to celebrate the lives of the dead...

Students decorate cupcakes to get into the Halloween spirit

Angelica Symonette (right) helps students decorate their cupcakes Oct. 31. Symonette brought in candies such as M&Ms and sprinkes along with frosting for the UPB event. Photo by Latoya Fondren
November 1, 2017

Sprinkles, M&M's, chocolate crumbs, graham crackers, pink, lavender, white, orange and grey icing filled the table as students picked their favorite toppings and decorated their cupcakes. To get...

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