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Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Cortney Wood, Reporter

September 4, 2018

To promote a healthy well-balanced life for students the Wellness Center administration members offer various events, services and classes to help students increase fitness while enjoying the facility they pay for. About 850 people visit the Wellness Center facility each day throughout the fall and...

Student government executives promote presence for incoming administration

Student government executives promote presence for incoming administration

Cortney Wood and Tyler Manning

April 3, 2018

President's Response With 6.6 percent of the student population voting in the Student Government Association election, Maria Peña, president, said she is "disappointed" in the turn out. "I am disappointed in the turn out of students who voted, and I think that has to do with our climate on campus....

Residents assistant serve late-night breakfast

Residents assistant serve late-night breakfast

Brian Lang

March 7, 2018

To give students a break from their studies and enjoy a late-night breakfast, the Sundance resident assistants hosted Late Night Breakfast in the Sundance community kitchen, in which they handed out cinnamon rolls, pigs in a blankets and fruit on March 6. The room was filled with conversations and l...

Campus closed Wednesday, anticipation for icy weather

Campus closed Wednesday, anticipation for icy weather

Cortney Wood

February 21, 2018

At 5:22 a.m. Wednesday, administration sent emails, texts and social media messages to alert students of delayed start time. Almost three hours later at 8:15 a.m., administration sent another message: "Due to anticipated weather conditions, MSU main campus will be closed today." According to Keit...

Sigma Nu warms up fundraising

Sigma Nu warms up fundraising

Mia Heck

December 6, 2017

Until Friday Dec 8, Sigma Nu will be selling hot coffee and hot chocolate in the Clark Student Center to help raise money bring more positivity to their fraternity. “We are planning on hosting a philanthropy event where we bring bubble soccer to campus and the money raised today will help with that cost,” Leland Creel, business manag...

Health sciences building cost raises concern

Health sciences building cost raises concern

Kara McIntyre

November 10, 2017

Kyle Owen, associate vice president for facilities services, presented his report to the Board of Regents on the status of the new health sciences and human services building — and the cost was a bit more than he expected. On Nov. 9, Owen announced that the October bids for the new building were ab...

Mr. and Miss Caribfest pageant celebrate Caribbean culture

Mr. and Miss Caribfest pageant celebrate Caribbean culture

Chloe Phillips

October 3, 2017

Laughter, chatter and loud, upbeat music filled Akin Auditorium on the evening of Sept. 28. About 250 attendees came to support eight students who participated in the 2017 Mr. and Miss Caribfest pageant, the first of four events spanning from Sept. 28-30. Hosted by Caribbean Students Organiz...

Furry friend comforts in time of need

Furry friend comforts in time of need

Yareli Lora

September 26, 2017

Elijah isn't an ordinary golden retriever. And he doesn't have an ordinary job — for a dog. Elijah is an 18-month-old golden retriever that is part of the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. He is a professional comfort dog in the community that comforts anyone that needs love and support. ...

From student engineer to superhero

From student engineer to superhero

Tyler Manning, Reporter

September 26, 2017

To stress the importance of drive and technology in social media, mechanical engineering and physics senior Michael Olaya conducted the session "How Flying Robots Will Give You Superpowers" as part of Social Media Day, on Sept. 25 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. However, his 60-minute session,...

Pool tournament scheduled for Feb. 19

Pool tournament scheduled for Feb. 19

Miranda Neagle

February 18, 2016

The University Programing Board will be hosting a pool tournament Feb. 19 at 4 p.m. in the activity room of the Clark Student Center, just one of the activities members plan throughout the year.“Last time we had a huge turn out,” Cindy Cummings, special event coordinator, said. “We had TVs that we gav...

Students try to stay informed on campus

Edward Grisham

March 31, 2014

Students try to stay informed on campus from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Even in the age of information, it can be difficult to keep up with everything going on in the world. Being informed of current events is not always at the top of college students priorities and it shows on the MSU campus. “In one of m...

Campus author speaks about debut novel

Brooke Long

October 3, 2013

Campus Author Speaks About Debut Novel from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. For some students, finding the time to read for class can be difficult, but for one 19-year-old sophomore, reading just wasn't enough. Kendell Penington, an English student, recently published her first novel. The author shares her experie...

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