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A day in the life of Jonah Parker

A day in the life of Jonah Parker

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 16, 2018

The chances are the music coming from the second floor of Pierce Hall is being produced by him, for Him. On any given day, finance sophomore Jonah Parker tries to live his life in such a way to make God proud. “I have no problem saying that I work hard for Him [God],” Parker said. “That’s...

Volleyball falls to West Texas A&M

Andrea Hall, Reporter

October 11, 2018

The West Texas A&M lady buffs defeated the Mustangs in three sets on Sept. 8. The first set ended with a score of 25-19, the second 25-18, and the third 25-17. Although the outcome was not in favor of the Mustangs, head coach Valerie Armstrong said there was more urgency this game than the day before w...

OcTubafest kicks off Thursday on steps of Akin Auditorium

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 9, 2018

Enjoy brass music while tasting German cuisine at OcTubafest this Thursday on the steps of Akin Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. "The previous concert was inside last year. This time, weather permitting, it will be outside," Christopher Vivio, assistant professor of music, said. "The idea is that it should hopefully grow." The event, ...

Lopez: Unlock social media success with organization and planning

Lopez: Unlock social media success with organization and planning

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 4, 2018

As part of Social Media Day on Oct. 1, sponsored by the mass communication department, students learned how to create a plan and execute a conversation online, and how this assists greatly in achieving success on the web. “Organization and planning help out immensely when putting information out there,” AJ Lopez III, digital marketing a...

Environmental Student Organization aims to conserve the Earth

Environmental Student Organization aims to conserve the Earth

Nick Lanier, Reporter

September 26, 2018

From preserving endangered species, to cutting down on plastic straws, the Environmental Student Organization takes a broad, hands-on approach to making an impact. In the fall of 2017, ESO was formed after student interest in making the campus “green” called for the centralization and commitment...

Faculty pay House Calls to dorms

Nick Lanier, Reporter

September 19, 2018

Housing and staff members in the residence halls hosted the first House Calls event on Sept. 17, as an opportunity for students living on campus to open their doors to their peers, as well as faculty and staff as they toured each building. “The event is designed to let students know that the professors have their best interests at heart. We want to make ...

Men’s soccer beats Newman 3-1

Men’s soccer beats Newman 3-1

Andrea Hall, Reporter

September 18, 2018

The men's soccer team defeated Newman 3-1 on Saturday, making that their 28 straight win. Although the team won, head coach Michael Meachum said that the team "didn't quiet show up." "After this game we plan on working on everything," Meachum said. "We were not good today. We played really well the...

‘Extremities’: an opportunity to discuss mature issues

Shaila Botello, Reporter

September 17, 2018

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...

Expectations for fall season

Expectations for fall season

August 22, 2018

Everyone in the athletic department has been hard at work getting ready for the fall season and adapting to changes. “We have got a new volleyball coach, a new women’s soccer coach, as of two weeks ago Doug Edler retired and we have a new coach there as well and we have a new strength and conditioning...

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