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International students become collegiate athletes

International students become collegiate athletes

Daria Panferova, Reporter

March 9, 2019


Filed under Sports

More than 10 percent of students in Midwestern are outside of America, from Asia, Africa, Caribbean and Bahamas, Latin America, The Middle East, Europe, Australia. There are 576 international students out of 6,102 students and out of 576 students 23 of them are student-athletes. According to internati...

The stress of being an athlete

The stress of being an athlete

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse

October 20, 2018


Filed under Sports

Early education major and junior Sarah Glawe joined the volleyball team as a freshman from Allen High School.   Playing in her third season as a Mustang this fall, the setter talks about how her team has grown and changed since she joined. "I think my third year is definitely my favorite year,...

Robert Grays’ death affected team “more so positive than in a negative way”

Robert Grays’ death affected team “more so positive than in a negative way”

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports

After a win of 35-13 win over Texas A&M-Kingsville, a football player typically celebrates, prepares for next week's game and for things to move on normally. With about 3:24 in the final quarter, cornerback Robert Grays sustained a neck injury on Saturday, Sept. 16. That following Monday, there was...

Learning on the field vs. learning in books

Learning on the field vs. learning in books

Greta Lazzarotto

April 12, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

I’ve been an athlete my whole life. Even before I was able to catch a ball or hold a racquet, my parents exposed me to sports. My journey began a long time ago. And it has been a long one. On the way, I've encountered many different obstacles. At the beginning, they were mainly socially-focus...

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