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Mr. and Ms. Claus

City lights parade was full of holiday cheer

Colin Stevenson, Reporter/Photographer December 3, 2019

Taylor McCreary management senior and Jose Zambrano Graphic Design sophomore hold the Homecoming Parade banner on October 27, 2018. Phone Photo by Stephen Gomez

Homecoming parade brings alumni back to campus

Jake Clancy, Reporter October 29, 2018

Some 50 people attended the homecoming parade Oct. 27. but the annual event that allows campus organizations to create a float and try to beat the others in a creativity competition was mostly attended...

Carib Pageant

Dominica, Antigua take the crown at Mr. and Ms. Caribfest pageant

Alana Earle, Reporter October 9, 2018

Gold, glitz and glamour coated the night in Akin Auditorium that would make Jay Gatsby envious as the annual Mr. and Ms. Caribfest pageant leaned into "The Great Gatsby" theme. The festivity, part of...

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About 150 people watch Caribfest Parade

Stephen Gomez, Reporter October 6, 2018

Before the afternoon rain sent the people watching the culture show scrambling, about 150 people — many of them also attending Family Day events — watched the Caribfest Parade with just as many actually...

Twitter poll posted on Oct. 13.

Campus officials: Torchlight parade on schedule

Devin Field October 17, 2017

After the events in Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 12, officials at University of Texas at Austin cancelled the torchlight parade on their campus. After both of these events, MSU officials debated...

Residence Hall Association members on the Haunted Housing float during  the homecoming parade competition on Oct. 31, 2015. File photo by Kayla White

Homecoming parade to be held Friday

Tyler Manning October 17, 2017

Loud music roars through campus. The mighty stomps of marching band members boom throughout the halls. Community members, students and families stand on the floats they spent hours making. The cavalry...

Matthew Sosa, biology freshman, and Shelby Cosper, radio technology freshman, laughs at Francisco Ramos, comedian, at an event put on by Univeristy Programming Board for Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 26  in Comanche room in Clark Student Center. Photo by Sara Keeling

Hispanics add to campus culture

Oscar Cindo October 3, 2017

Students have been saturated in hispanic culture for Hispanic Heritage Month since Sept. 15. Vibrant dresses twirled at Viva MSU, sizzling fajitas coated the Jesse Rogers Promenade and laughter filled...

Judelle Tyson

Confessions of a Carnival junkie

Judelle Tyson October 3, 2017

For Caribbean students (like myself) who departed our homeland for educational purposes, Carnival, which is a festival of Caribbean culture and traditions, is a pilgrimage. We look forward to our island's...

Torchlight parade stirs up emotions

Rockelle Gholson, Reporter September 27, 2017

The annual homecoming torchlight parade and bonfire to be held Oct. 19 are stirring up a variety of emotions in the community because similar events are used by organizations such as the Ku Klux Klan. "I've...

Members of Gamma Phi Beta and Tau Kappa Epsilon participate in the Homecoming float competition on Oct. 28. Photo by Makayla Burnham

Homecoming parade marches through campus

Brendan Wynne November 8, 2016

As the sounds of drums and horns echoed across campus, followed by the sight of brass instruments glistening in the sun, the Golden Thunder Marching Band lead the charge for the small army of floats, signaling...

Kamilah Tobin, freshman in mass communication, accepts an award from Kinisha Morris, a junior in social work, in the Miss Carib Fest 2016. Photo by Naomi Skinner

Weekend Caribbean festivities bring island culture to campus

Naomi Skinner October 5, 2016

For the 19th year, members of the Caribbean Student Organization hosted Caribfest to bring island culture to campus while raising money for local groups.Timon Thomas, the Caribfest chair said, "The money...

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