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“I want to be here as long as I can have a positive impact”

August 7, 2023

New MSU President Stacy Haynie closed a loop that began more than three decades ago when she accepted the role of MSU president. Now, Haynie is back home - and she says she’s here to stay. Her MSU...

Director of Global Education Michael Mills, assistant professor Rebekah Dowd, professor Kirsten Lodge, assistant professor Phimmasone Rattanasengchanh and associate professor John Ashbrook spoke at the Ukraine Round Table, March 23.

MSU Round Table offers multiple perspectives on crisis in Ukraine

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor April 22, 2022

On March 23, in the Akin Auditorium, MSU hosted a faculty roundtable where policy experts on international affairs discussed the war in Ukraine. MSU students were able to hear various perspectives regarding...

Second Court of Appeals hold court at Akin Auditorium

Second Court of Appeals hold court at Akin Auditorium

Jaime Alemán, Reporter October 13, 2021

The Second Court of Appeals presided over two cases on Oct. 12 at Akin Auditorium for students and the general public to experience proceedings in appeals court that are usually held in Fort Worth, Texas. “This...

The impact of social media and television on politics.

Tommy Chhe, Reporter November 28, 2018

The race for the U.S. Senate seat in Texas drew a lot of attention and it lead the ballot in the Nov. 6 election. But there were more ballots to cast on the Wichita County ballot from state representatives...

United States Senator of Texas Ted Cruz speaks at the Akin Auditorium. Photo by Nathan Martinez

Ted Cruz visits Akin Auditorium

Tommy Chhe and Chloe Phillips November 2, 2018

About 600 people, including 100 students, attended a rally at Akin Auditorium in Wichita Falls Nov. 1 for Ted Cruz, U.S. senator of Texas and Republican candidate for the U.S. senate election. Cruz...

Museum of Art presents: ‘Run like the Devil’

Tommy Chhe, Reporter October 14, 2018

Twenty-eight people attended Steve Mims’ documentary screening Run Like the Devil about the upcoming Senate election between Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz. Linda Veazy, associate professor of political...


Cruz, O’Rourke race still too close to call

Tommy Chhe, Reporter September 26, 2018

The scene was Southern Methodist University on Sept. 21. Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) promoted their positions on a platform while giving an opposing statements toward one another. The scenes...

Emily Holub, political science adjunct professor; Natalia Zamora, political science and global studies senior,  Tiernan Harris, political science graduate, Herbert McCullough, political science senior, and Steve Garrison, political science chair, having dinner at Pier 39. Contributed photo.

Students, faculty members present at ISA

Herbert McCullough, Reporter April 10, 2018

[Editor's note: In the interest of full disclosure, Herbert McCullough presented at the International Studies Association conference.] Three students and four professors presented at the International...

Senior has first EURECA experience

Herbert McCullough November 28, 2017

During my senior year, I have had the privilege of being a part of Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activities program and presenting my project at the fall 2017 Undergraduate...

Meet Rebecca Stogner, the new SGA president

Meet Rebecca Stogner, the new SGA president

Jasmine Jones April 21, 2014 A sophomore in political science, Rebecca Stogner, is putting her politics into action as she prepares to be the next Student Government Association president. Stogner says...

Back Left to Right: Emily Baudot, Madi Parker (Soph Political Science), Ian Potthoff (Senior Political Science), Brad Hunt, Tiernan Harris, and Julie Brady (Soph Political Science) 
Front Left to Right: Alexis Gay, Amy Brister (Head Delegate), and Brandi Rhoads (Senior Political Science and International Studies. Photo provided by Steve Garrison

Political science students recognized at UN conference

Lauren Roberts February 25, 2014

As the only school from Texas, nine Midwestern students involved in the political science independent study came back with the “Outstanding Delegation” award at the 54th Midwest Model United Nations...

Model UN delegates from MSU stand proudly with their sign for El Salvador - the country the represented at the 54th Annual Model UN Conference. (Photo Courtesy of Amy Brister)

Model UN Win Big

Jasmine Jones February 23, 2014 Political Science students from Midwestern were able to see firsthand what it would be like to work for the United Nations as they played the role of El Salvador at the 54th...

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