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The Last Lecture: Dr. Richard Simpson

The Last Lecture: Dr. Richard Simpson

Alana Earle, Reporter

April 16, 2019

In September 2007 Randy Pausch, former computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University gave a speech affectionately titled, "The Last Lecture". In which, he spoke about his time as a professor and reflected on life lessons after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Since then, campuses...

Speakers discuss challenges of international students

Speakers discuss challenges of international students

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

April 1, 2019

20 students and faculty gathered in the Legacy Multipurpose Room to hear the last Critical Conversation series of the year about international student experiences March 29. Elizabeth Ysasi, international services specialist, presented the Critical Conversation series hosted by the Office of Equity,...

Faculty gives ‘last lecture’ about language

Brian Lang

March 20, 2018

Around 35 students gathered in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on March 19 to hear Peter Fields, associate professor of English,  give a lecture as a part of the Last Lecture Series. This series is inspired by the famous “last lecture” given by Randy Pausch discussing the most important things ...

Reasons why I love ’13 Reasons Why’

Reasons why I love ’13 Reasons Why’

Tyler Manning

April 18, 2017

Over the holiday break, I decided to binge watch Netflix's newest craze: 13 Reasons Why. I honestly can see what all of the hype is about. This is a bandwagon that I do not mind shamelessly hopping on. I'm sorry that I have not read the book or that I just only found out what it was a week ago,...

Artist-Lecture Series concludes with Kaku

Artist-Lecture Series concludes with Kaku

Dylan Pembroke

April 13, 2016

The Artist-Lecture Series concluded for this semester with Michio Kaku, who is best known for his numerous television programs such as Through the Wormhole and How the Universe Works. He is also widely known for a tax commercial referring to him as a genius.Kaku backs up his on-screen presence as a ...

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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