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Arizona State University saxophonists perform in Akin

Arizona State University saxophonists perform in Akin

Andrew Murray, Reporter

January 31, 2019

The halls of Akin Auditorium rang with beautiful music for 30 members of the audience in complete silence from four award-winning saxophone players — the Seyon Quartet. Andrew J. Allen, assistant professor of music, woodwinds, got a call from an old friend and invited them to come to play for the ...

Students fate uncertain pending a possible end to DACA

Judelle Tyson

December 4, 2017

With the possible cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Dreamers program, an estimated 800,000 dreamers are at risk of being deported. In September, the Trump administration announced it was rescinding DACA pending a six-month delay. Until Congress passes a law to grant these c...

Board of Regents approve admissions policy change

Board of Regents approve admissions policy change

Judelle Tyson

November 27, 2017

For high school applicants in the top 25 percent of their class, MSU just became more accessible. The Board of Regents members approved a policy that will allow automatic acceptance for high school applicants in the top 25 percent of their class — a huge change from the original requirement of ...

Physics department brings new knowledge to the community

Physics department brings new knowledge to the community

brittni vilandre

November 20, 2017

To educate the community on the science of physics, the physics department showcased a semester's worth of research at the Science Café on Nov. 17. "It was just started this semester," Michael Olaya, mechanical engineering and physics senior, said. "It's really a way for the community and th...

Student regent application closes Nov. 30

Student regent application closes Nov. 30

Judelle Tyson

November 7, 2017

The student regent application deadline will close on Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. — but many students don't fully understand what that position actually means. As student regent, Shayla Owens, business administration management senior, helps the nine-member Board of Regents consider the students when ...

Students decorate cupcakes to get into the Halloween spirit

Students decorate cupcakes to get into the Halloween spirit

latoya fondren

November 1, 2017

Sprinkles, M&M's, chocolate crumbs, graham crackers, pink, lavender, white, orange and grey icing filled the table as students picked their favorite toppings and decorated their cupcakes. To get students into the Halloween spirit, the University Programming Board hosted a cupcake decorating ev...

Lip sync top three announced, will battle at bonfire on Oct. 19

Lip sync top three announced, will battle at bonfire on Oct. 19

halie aldridge

October 17, 2017

As the focus drew down to the the top three, the crowd became restless. After each performance, cheers erupted from the audience, and the night had been filled with nostalgia and excitement, however, the performers and the audience waited to hear the finalists announced. Treston Lacy, mass co...

Viva MSU kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

Viva MSU kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

halie aldridge

September 19, 2017

Hispanic Heritage Month began with the second annual Viva MSU event on Sept. 15 in Legacy Courtyard. According to Ruby Arriaga, head coordinator for student activities and grad student, the Hispanic Heritage Committee created the event. "It's a way to educate the community about Hispanic c...

Greek life: More than you might think

Greek life: More than you might think

Vincent Lusk

May 12, 2017

This is not "Animal House." I repeat, this is not "Animal House." Greek life is so much more than you think. Greek life is so much more than Hollywood thinks. Greek life is so much more than the normal person thinks. "Greek life to me is a way to be a part of something, a brotherhood. Whenever I...

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