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Safe Spring Break informs and entertains

March 7, 2020

In two weeks many MSU students will be leaving campus during spring break, so the university held its annual "Safe Spring Break" event Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in the Legacy courtyard to show students...

Being involved on campus gives students memories, skills

May 2, 2019

 Whether it is joining an organization on campus, pledging for Greek life, or trying out for a position in the band, student involvement is what helps the students gain skill sets for future careers and...

MSU close to becoming a Hispanic-Serving Institution

Designation could bring almost $5 million in federal funding
March 5, 2019

So close, with 19.3 percent of the students identifying as Hispanic, the university is only 5.7 percent away from being federally designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. Institutions that are...

Cultural Greek Council hosts ‘Meet the Greeks’

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February 6, 2019

The Cultural Greek Council sponsored a meet-and-greet event for students interested in joining a culturally based sorority or fraternity on Jan. 31. Mario Ramirez, director of student leadership...

Mariachi band to perform Sept. 20

September 20, 2018

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Mariachi Nueva Era will play in a free concert Sept. 20 from 5-7 p.m. at Sikes Lake Pavilion. "We are having this event in part of Hispanic heritage month to show...

Food Truck Friday a chance to try local food

People wait in line to get tacos from El Norteno on Sept. 22 on Jesse Rogers Memorial Promenade. Photo by Gabriella Solis.
September 6, 2018
The first 100 students will get a ticket that can be used to get an item from the food trucks. The item and participation are dependent on the food trucks themselves, Ruby Arriaga, the coordinator of Student Activities in the Office of Student Involvement, explained.

College about more than going to class

Luke Allen, 2017 spring graduate in political science, Maria Pena, political science senior, and Jacob Warren, economics junior, follow behind other students holding the sign for the Organization of Hispanic Students in the 2016 homecoming parade. Photo by Izziel Latour
May 18, 2018

Whether trying out for a sports team, pledging for Greek Life or joining one of the campus organizations, student involvement increases mental health, helps students strive to graduate and increases overall...

Greeks make themselves more visible on campus through Greek Week

April 17, 2018

OUR VIEW: Opportunities like Greek Week are beneficial to campus because they make those in Greek organizations and their principle of philanthropy more visible to the rest of the student populace. With...

Greeks host Disney-themed pageant

Alexis Maggard, special needs education sophomore, twirls batons during the talent portion of the Greek Week Pageant in Comanche suites on Monday, April 9, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
April 10, 2018

As a part of Greek Week and to raise money for the Order of Omega Fund, the Office of Student Involvement hosted a Disney-themed pageant in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suite on April 9. Victor...

Language Café hosted in Clark Student Center

Students learn more about Zimbabwe at the Language Café in Clark Student Center on Nov. 14. Photo by Devin Field
November 15, 2017

Continuing International Education Week, the offices of student affairs and student involvement put together Language Café, a way for students to hear different languages and learn about cultures...

Student motivation, involvement dwindling

Kevin Bazner, assistant director in student development and orientation, shows the Presidents of Greek Life the statistics of grade averages of students in different organizations, during the President Round Table meeting, Tuesday afternoon. They discussed different processes they can undergo to make academics more of a priority in the Greek life community. Photo by Rachel Johnson
December 7, 2016

Three weeks.Only three weeks until the long anticipated semester break graces the presence of students. While many are jumping to complete the 16-week-long semester, others are lacking motivation to finish.“I’m...

Few students participate in in presidential forums

March 9, 2015

Presidential Forums have low student participation from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Of the 5,193 undergraduate students, only about 45 chose to attend the three open forums for the next university...

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