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Intramural basketball comes to an end

A member of team 'The Royal Family' dunks the ball while the crowd watches. March 5. Photo by Colin Stevenson.

Katherine Kurylas, Reporter

March 8, 2020

The men’s and co-ed intramural basketball leagues came to a close with two championship games on Thursday, March 5 at 9 and 10 p.m. at the Redwine Wellness Center. In the men’s championship game, the 7-1 Royal Family faced the undefeated 8-0 SNG for an upset victory of 73-68. It was a very physical...

Inmates assist with the demolition of acquired property

Colin Stevenson, Reporter/Photographer

March 5, 2020

After its approximately $3 million purchase, construction on the property at 2733 Midwestern Pkwy has begun with the help of local inmates. They are performing demolition in collaboration with Wichita County Sheriff’s Office. Originally a Bank of America business, the building is having walls removed to allow for warehouse storage in two-th...

A day in the life: President Suzanne Shipley

Dr. Shipley

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

March 4, 2020

It’s 6 a.m. and as the sun slowly inches across the sky, her eyes gently open. The faint noises from her dogs crack through the morning silence as they hear their food clang against the metal bowls. President Suzanne Shipley’s day has just begun. After she spends time with her dogs, she challenges...

Parcel lockers back in service

Stephanie Robledo, Reporter

March 3, 2020

Due to technical issues, the parcel lockers in the Clark Student Center have been out of service but have been repaired and are back in service as of March 2.  “For like a month [it's been out of service]. It happens when the Wi-Fi goes out, but when [the lockers] work they're great,” Kelli Ba...

Late night trips to Walmart

Christian Oseguera, Reporter

March 2, 2020

Midnight is quickly approaching and you have just finished your homework. You’re starving and want to eat but soon come to the realization that a majority of the fast food places you crave during the day are closed, so you resort to the almighty Walmart. You never know what the weather is going to ...

Men’s basketball turns things around versus UT Tyler

Guard Elijah Lee

Christian Oseguera, Reporter

February 17, 2020

Men’s basketball faced its second and last test of the season against UT Tyler on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the DL Ligon Coliseum for Military Appreciation Day. UT Tyler looked to avenge its loss and put a dagger into the hearts of the enemy, as MSU came away with the 59-44 victory on Jan. 2 at UT Tyl...

739 students awarded at fall graduation 2019

Wide shot of graduates

Kristin Silva and Brendan Wynne

December 14, 2019

Through the many years of tears, stress and constant studying, 739 MSU Texas students lined up to receive their degrees in various majors. They wait, clothed in graduation caps and gowns, listening for their names to be called so they can walk across the stage, receive their diplomas and finally call th...

Cycling experts urge riders to protect themselves

Josh lead

Elijah Lee, Reporter

October 24, 2019

Whether cycling competitively or recreationally, safety comes first. Multiple reasons can be given for not wearing a helmet, but all of them go out of the window when a cyclist takes a tumble. Representatives of the cycling department share the importance of protection and taking proper precautions w...

Tuition costs continue to increase

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

May 3, 2019

Going off to college is more than embarking on new adventures, learning how to be an adult or understanding oneself. College is essentially the golden staircase to further expand on the basic knowledge learned in high school and land  a successful career. While the list of concerns for both parents...

Celebration of Graham B. Purcell’s 100th birthday to be held May 3

Taylor Henson, Reporter

May 1, 2019

The legacy of Graham B. Purcell Jr. will be celebrated in Moffett Library at 4 p.m. on May 3, where family, friends and other members of the community will come together to share stories and memories of Purcell. The event will also include food, and for those over 21, wine. Cortny Bates, a...

‘Love Is in the Air’ musical revue to be held April 26

Taylor Henson, Reporter

April 25, 2019

The theater department is producing a musical revue to preview the new musical theater minor on Friday April 26 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door and revenue from the show will be split between The Arts Alliance and the theater department. The theme of the revue is love and will consist of 13 st...

Sister 2 Sister concludes last meeting of the semester

lady in turquoise cardigan writes on board

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

April 24, 2019

Sister 2 Sister had its last activity session of the semester on April 22, an activity focused on "road mapping," or planning goals, for the summer and making a game plan to achieve these goals. Syreeta Greene, director for the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Multicural Affairs, said that the purpose...

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