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MSU students play various games at Maniacs Mansion, such as Crisis Zone.

Mustangs at the Mansion, a night filled with video games and cereal

Javier Contreras, Reporter January 19, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan. 11, MSU students gathered at Maniac’s Mansion for a night full of video games and cereal, known as Mustangs at the Mansion. To help kick the semester off on a light note, each student...

The cast of Men on Boats looks out over the Colorado River, Nov. 18.

MSU Theater Department Performs “Men on Boats,” a gender-bent take on American exploration

Abigail Jones, Assistant Editor December 1, 2021

 was put on by the MSU Texas theater department Nov. 19 through 21. This was their second main-stage production of the Fall 2021 Semester, and the story follows 10 men charting the Colorado River for...

Characters from Disneys Frozen stand on a display and move to music from the film at the 2021 MSU Fantasy of Lights.

Fantasy of Lights continues 48 year long tradition

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor December 1, 2021

The Fantasy of Lights has arrived on campus, for its annual Winter presence, where students can buy hot cocoa, ride a trolley around the neighborhood’s light fixings, and peruse the attractions and sculptures,...

Ace Sushi offers boba and sushi ready and fresh from its fridge.

Ace Sushi impresses in first semester, but students lament lack of meal exchange option

Amos Perkins, Editor-in-chief December 1, 2021

Ace Sushi just wrapped up its first semester as one of the retail dining options at Midwestern State University, taking the slot in the Clark Student Center previously held by Burrito Bowl for many years....

Masters of health services administration junior and forward Hannah Reynolds shoots after Arkansas-Fort Smith fouls.

Hannah Reynolds playing till the final buzzer

Thalia Doe, Feature and Sports Editor December 1, 2021

This basketball season, Hannah Reynolds will walk the stage for senior night acknowledging this one as her last being a Mustang. Reynold's said it is an overwhelming and surreal feeling.  “It’s very...

Masters of business administration senior and midfielder James Doyle shows his frustration at a missed goal during the second half.

Men’s soccer suffer 1-0 loss in NCAA Division ll Championship to Cal Poly Pomona

Jaime Alemán, Reporter November 22, 2021

Men’s soccer loses in the second round of the NCAA ll Championship to Cal Poly Pomona 1-0, Monday, Nov. 21 at Stang Park. The Mustangs finished the 2021 season with a record of 16-3-1. “In the first...

Professors such as Sarah Butler consider pricing and online resources when choosing textbooks for their classes.

The Power and Price of Textbooks

Cecil Witherspoon, Guest reporter November 17, 2021

If knowledge is power, then $780.50 buys a lot of power.  Business advice books on Amazon.com can be had as inexpensively as $8, with dozens of options below $20. Books on survival check in from $12 on...

Judy Smith feeds ducks cracked corn at Sikes Lake.

Stangs’ Stories: A duck-feeding morning with Judy Smith and Friends

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 17, 2021

Judy Smith and her two friends, Pam Jackson and Marilyn Hardman, wake up each morning ready to feed the geese and ducks that live at the Sikes Lake Center. Smith says, Sikes, more than anything, is just...

The Charlye O. Farris Social Justice Resource Center resides in Bea Wood Hall room 131, accessible from the shown outside entrance.

MSU Texas opens door to Charyle O. Farris Social Justice Center

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 17, 2021

On Friday, Oct. 29, MSU held a ribbon cutting and open house event from 3:30-5 p.m. for the opening of the Charlye O. Farris Social Justice Resource Center. Located in Bea Wood 131 and under the direction...

Kinesiology senior and midfielder Carlos Flores holds up the Stangs trophy as he and his team celebrate their victory against Lubbock Christian University which made them champions of the regular season and Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament.

Men’s soccer reflect on their journey to the LSC trophy

Jaime Alemán, Reporter November 17, 2021

Men’s soccer won the Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament Final in penalty kicks, 5-4, against Lubbock Christian University at Stang Park on Sunday, Nov. 14. As the regular season and LSC Tournament...

Abigail Dold, fine arts and teaching certificate senior reviews a photo on her DSLR.

Photography l students visit Sun Catcher Studio, listen to owner speak

Jaime Alemán, Reporter November 12, 2021

Students in Photography l visited Sun Catcher Studio, a natural light photo studio tucked away in University Village, for hands-on practice with Leah Gose, professor and academic department chair of Art,...

Mechanical engineering freshman Micheal Morrell begins to slip off a mechanical bull set up at Mavericks birthday party.

Introducing MSU’s 2022 Quality Enhancement Plan

Emily Beaman, News Editor November 3, 2021

MSU's next reaccreditation is coming up in 2022 along with major plans to advance the university. SACSCOC, the reaccreditation agency for MSU, requires every institution to provide a Quality Enhancement...

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