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754 awarded at spring graduation

754 awarded at spring graduation

Alyssa Mitchell, Mica Victorian, and Jared

May 11, 2019

A lively buzz filled the air as 754 graduates walked across the stage and into their futures May 11 in Kay Yeager Coliseum. Graduates were accompanied by faculty, staff, family and friends for their big day. DATE | May 11, 2019 LOCATION | Kay Yeager Coliseum SPEAKER | Tarkan Maner, M...

Over 100 students attend the senior Campus Walk

Over 100 students attend the senior Campus Walk

Alyssa Mitchell and Taylor Anderson

May 3, 2019

With over 100 graduating seniors in attendance, the Clark Student Center Atrium was packed May 3 from 3-5 p.m. The Campus Walk that usually takes place outdoors was moved inside the due to the rainy weather. This fairly new tradition was started in May 2018 allows students to remember their time on...

Cultural Greek Council members want participation at Wild’N Out event

Micah Wilson, Reporter

March 10, 2019

The Cultural Greek Council sororities and fraternities are teaming up to plan an event centered around singing, dancing and roasting, Wild'N Out, March 13. What is Wild’N Out? Based on an MTV show hosted by Nick Cannon that premiered more than a decade ago, the show has continuously been centered ar...

Student athletes fall short in conference GPA competition

Student athletes fall short in conference GPA competition

Micah Wilson, Reporter

February 13, 2019

The Academic Excellence Award is an honor granted to teams within the Lone Star Conference. Each year, student-athletes compete for the award presented by Balfour by striving for the highest team grade point average. In the process of determining the sole winner across all sports, each individual sport ...

Question of the week : Why is Stampede Week significant?

Yerasly Duran and Alana Earle

January 18, 2019

Esperanza Guzman, 4-8 social studies education, junior | "Stampede Week gives students a chance to interact and meet classmates as well as provide a free way to unwind from the stress of school beginning." Christian Oseguera, mass communication, junior | "I think for students who haven't been may be ...

First Half Lifts Men’s Basketball in Battle of the Mustangs

First Half Lifts Men’s Basketball in Battle of the Mustangs

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

January 15, 2019

The men's basketball team boasted a stellar shooting night, propelled by a dominant first half as they brushed aside the Western New Mexico Mustangs 88-70 at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum on Jan. 12. Spurred on by hundreds of engaged fans, they set the pace on both ends of the court from tip-off to march...

Women’s Basketball thrashes Western New Mexico to claim second Conference win

Women’s Basketball thrashes Western New Mexico to claim second Conference win

Sharome Burton, Sports Reporter/Photographer

January 14, 2019

The women's basketball team notched up its second victory in the Lone Star Conference on Saturday with a domineering 80-46 win against the Western New Mexico Mustangs at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum. The women never trailed throughout the 40 minutes of play and stifled their opponents to just 20 points...

Freshman express first finals worries

Andrea Hall, Reporter

November 21, 2018

With final exams only two weeks away, students are preparing for the upcoming chaos that are finals. "I feel nervous about my finals just because they are going to be the first college finals I'll experience," Dalton Drennan, pre-dental and biology freshman said. "Other than that I feel like my professors...

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...

Women’s soccer team loses to Eastern New Mexico

Paige Champagne, Reporter

October 1, 2018

The women’s soccer team lost 1-2 to Eastern New Mexico Sunday at Stang Park. Head Coach Ryan Spence attributes some of the failure to the coaches themselves. “We didn’t match the intensity,” Spence said, “ the end of the day this team’s hungry because I left them last year and this...

Mustangs 4 Christ aims to help students build stronger relationship with Christ

Jadon Lane, Reporter

September 29, 2018

At first glance, things at Mustangs 4 Christ didn't seem very organized. It wasn't that the space located just off campus was disorganized, it was more like the staff just wanted students and others to feel at home - in a relaxed atmosphere. And they certainly didn't want to start throwing the Bible around as soon as you walk in ev...

iLead Conference building better Leaders

Amber Hernandez, Reporter

September 18, 2018

To equip students with better leadership skills, the Office of Student Leadership & Involvement will host the iLead conference Tuesday Sept. 18, beginning at 4:15 p.m. in the Comanche Room of Clark Student Center. “Leadership is necessary for a lot of our students, it’s a tool they can use...

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