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Campus lacks vegan options

Campus lacks vegan options

Stephanie Robledo, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Midwestern State University, like most universities, requires its on-campus residents to buy a meal plan to ensure that all students eat and stay healthy. Students are given a variety of meal options that caters to all the different diets, but there has been several students that feel that MSU does not pro...

A day in the life: Chelcie Kizart

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Ever since many of us were little, we have imagined and dreamed about the day we would graduate from our dream school pursuing our dream occupation. The overwhelming emotions fill our bodies as we proudly walk across the stage and hold the diploma closely to our bodies. The smile on our faces couldn’t...

Issues transgender students face on campus

Reese Beasley, Reporter

November 21, 2019

For transgender and non-binary students, life on campus and almost anywhere can be difficult. “I feel kind of safe, but it makes me nervous that there are people that would rather eradicate me and other trans people from this campus. Even when I’m minding my own business, I notice how people look...

Men’s hoops comeback falls short

Men’s hoops comeback falls short

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 17, 2019

The men’s basketball’s comeback effort came up just short in the 70-66 loss to Texas Wesleyan Saturday, Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in the Colosseum.  The ‘Stangs trailed the Rams 30-21 at the end of the first half, having not led since five minutes into the game. They slowly chipped away at the lead...

Fall enrollment down from previous year

Fall enrollment down from previous year

Alyssa Mitchell, Editor

November 13, 2019

Fall 2019 enrollment has gone down despite the university's efforts to increase it. However, the new recruitment practices seem to be working, according to President Suzanne Shipley, who said the fall 2019 incoming-freshmen class was the second-largest enrolling class. Shipley said, "The new students...

Mustangs bid farewell to seniors

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 11, 2019

There was a different atmosphere across Mustangs athletics this weekend. The crowds were as raucous as ever but there was a rare emotion present as well — sadness. Between Thursday, Nov. 7 and Saturday, Nov. 9, the home crowds of Stang Park and Memorial Stadium said goodbye to the seniors who hav...

Football comes back to beat WNMU

Football comes back to beat WNMU

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

November 9, 2019

The football team celebrated both the seniors and the armed forces with a 28-13 home win over Western New Mexico University Saturday, Nov. 9 at 1 p.m. After falling behind 10-7 with eight minutes left in the first half, Triston Williams (No. 19), quarterback and agricultural business sophomore, found...

Women’s soccer shuts out UTPB 3-0

Women’s soccer shuts out UTPB 3-0

Amos Perkins, Sports Reporter

October 28, 2019

Women’s soccer (4-9-1) rode a dominant first half to a 3-0 shutout over the University of Texas of the Permian Basin Saturday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. The girls scored all three of their goals in the first 45 minutes of the match. Nicole Marsolek (No. 2), defender and general business freshman, rocke...

Dragged to hell and back: the inspiration

Dragged to hell and back: the inspiration

Dariana Garza, Reporter

October 27, 2019

Drag shows; a place where a person can be the exact opposite of who they are in real life with no limitations. People respecting identity and diversity for everyone hosted their first-ever Halloween themed drag show Oct. 25 at 9:30 p.m. Agatha Haddock, English senior, better known as Ellie Coa...

Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Jeri Moore, Reporter

October 15, 2019

The National Alliance on Mental Illness had its third annual Grey Matters art exhibit demonstrating the struggles of the lives touched by mental health issues on canvas. Two hours were not enough for the catering, live music and touching conversations on Oct. 11.  Among the artists showing their work at this ex...

A day in the life of Issac Nunez

A day in the life of Issac Nunez

Monique Fields, Reporter

May 1, 2019

Balancing school, work and a prosperous social life can be a difficult task for many, but Issac Nunez has got it down pact. Students on campus may know Issac from being one-third of the party promoting team "III Kings," but he is much more than a party thrower. Nunez is a first-generation student...

Students eager for summer break

Randi Heaton, Reporter

May 1, 2019

With the semester ending May 3, students are looking beyond their stress for finals and into their summer vacation with summer school, work, travel, and hanging out with friends’. Zachary Rouseau, pre-med freshman, said he is ready for finals to be over and looking forward to his study abroad...

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