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Maroon: It’s more than just a color

Maroon: It’s more than just a color

Daniel Laudermilk and Taylor Robinson

May 11, 2018

During football games students wave flags and paint their bodies with school colors. The Alma Mater proudly touts the maroon and gold. In the fall of 2015, to ensure consistency as part of the university’s graphic, the maroon shifted, in the eyes of some students, to more of a red color, returning to the official col...

Sports: What you missed over the break

Cortney Wood

January 15, 2018

Men's soccer to host camp Feb. 18 DEC. 12 — Men's soccer will hold a one-day ID Camp for high school and junior college players on Sunday, Feb. 18 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at the soccer practice field. The camp is designed to give players a training experience that highlights technical and t...

Girl squads offer support, guidance

Girl squads offer support, guidance

The Wichitan

November 27, 2017

I've never really cared much about having girl friends. I was always around my older brothers and their friends, or my three boy cousins. I never really got along with girls, and I was never interested in all the drama that came with it — which is still true. Sure, I had a couple of close girl frie...

Men’s soccer named regional champs, next game Nov. 18

Men’s soccer named regional champs, next game Nov. 18

Makayla Scheck

November 17, 2017

The men's soccer team is first in the region for the second time. The final score of the regional game was 2-0 against Colorado School of Mines on Nov. 16. This means the team will advance to play on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. "We take one game at a time, that's always what we do and it has worked ...

Men’s soccer team prepares for regionals

Men’s soccer team prepares for regionals

Makayla Scheck

November 7, 2017

With the Heartland Conference championship under their belt, the men's soccer team players will go into the South Central regionals which begin on Nov. 9. "I feel confident about regionals. We've been working hard since Aug. 1 — all for this moment when it actually matters," Koby Sapon-Amoah, ...

Men’s soccer wins Heartland championship

Men’s soccer wins Heartland championship

Makayla Scheck

November 5, 2017

"With what happened last year we [the men's soccer team] wanted revenge," Nathan Clarke, defender and marketing junior, said. Revenge is what they got. On Nov. 5, the Heartland Conference finals took place against St. Edward's University. The game ended in with a score of 1-0, making MSU the confe...

Turning dreams into reality

Turning dreams into reality

Haskell Hollier

October 31, 2017

  According to Forbes, crime in Atlanta, Georgia is 6% above the national median and has been a major problem for the city since the mid-20th century. Atlanta was the murder capital of the world for several years, but the crime rate has declined since 2001. In 2009, the crime rate dropped by...

Women’s soccer falls to West Texas A&M

Women’s soccer falls to West Texas A&M

Makayla Scheck

October 29, 2017

The women's soccer team played against West Texas A&M on Oct. 29, and the game ended in a loss of 1-3. Before the start of the game, Courtney Burnette, goalkeeper and nursing and Spanish senior, and Destinee Williamson, forward and criminal justice senior, were honored with flowers for their d...

Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

Priority registration proposal for athletes causes controversy

Shari Smith

October 24, 2017

To reduce scheduling conflicts, Greg Giddings, assistant professor of English, proposed that student athletes to get priority registration to the Faculty Senate on Oct. 17. Student athletes would be able to register at the same time as seniors and honors students. "I am obviously an advocate for...

Men defeat St. Edward’s 1-0

Men defeat St. Edward’s 1-0

Kara McIntyre

October 19, 2017

The No. 4 men's soccer team defeated No. 16 St. Edward's 1-0 in the whiteout game on Thursday, Oct. 19. Pierre Bocquet, business senior and midfielder, scored his sixth goal this year in the 40th minute, bringing the team to 1-0 at the first half with no scoring from St. Edward's in the second half...

Men’s soccer to play St. Edward’s Thursday

Shannon Doss

October 18, 2017

It's a chilly night in October, and chants of "Let's go Mustangs, Let's go" ripple throughout the campus. This is what the men's soccer players is hoping for Thursday night at 7 p.m. when they play against St. Edward's as part of homecoming week. Since this game is part of the biggest week of the fall...

Women’s soccer rises above TAMIU

Women’s soccer rises above TAMIU

Makayla Scheck

September 12, 2017

The women's soccer team “dusted” the Dustdevils with a 4-0 win against against Texas A&M International University on Sept. 10. The first half of the game was slow paced, with only one goal made at the 19:02 mark by Destinee Williamson, forward and criminal justice senior.  “In our ...

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