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Biology freshman Ethan Kelley falls off the mechanical bull at the Fall 2022 Finals Frenzy, Dec. 1.

Fall Finals Frenzy offers distractions from exams

Anne Akpabio, Managing Editor December 2, 2022

On Thursday, Dec. 1, MSU's University Programming Board hosted a Christmas-themed event called "Winter Around the World" for the 2022 Fall Finals Frenzy. UPB hosted the event in the Clark Student Center...

MSU students play various games at Maniacs Mansion, such as Crisis Zone.

Mustangs at the Mansion, a night filled with video games and cereal

Javier Contreras, Reporter January 20, 2022

On Tuesday, Jan. 11, MSU students gathered at Maniac’s Mansion for a night full of video games and cereal, known as Mustangs at the Mansion. To help kick the semester off on a light note, each student...

Finals Frenzy returns May 2

Angelica Villarreal, Reporter April 29, 2019

While students are already preparing for finals, May 6-10, the University Programing Board hosts Finals Frenzy to help students relieve stress. Finals Frenzy will be on Thursday, May 2 from 4-10 p.m. at...

Humans vs Zombies takes over the campus

Sky Barron, Reporter April 2, 2019

The campus-wide game of tag “Humans vs. Zombies” hosted by the University Program Board, began April 1. It is still going on as of today, but the number of students who remain human is dwindling, while...

Mardi Gras celebration held March 5

Taylor Henson, Reporter March 6, 2019

The University Programming Board members hosted Fat Tuesday, a Mardi Gras celebration in Legacy Multipurpose Room on March 5, for about 40 people. The celebration included making bead wreaths, a...

Jaye Surles, Dallas Wabbington, Desireè Harris and Alexis Osborne crafting at SAD event in Legacy Multipurpose Room.

UPB members host Singles Awareness Day event

Micah Wilson, Reporter February 19, 2019

University Programming Board members hosted a free event on Friday, Feb. 15 — Singles Awareness Day, an opportunity for students to socialize. Who planned the event? Dallas Wabbington, English...

Cozy crafts and cinema didn’t go as planned

Allison Atherton, Reporter November 24, 2018

The University Programming Board held a "cozy crafts and cinema" event on Nov. 15. Gracie Payne, math education junior, said, "I decided to come to the event because my co-worker told me about it. [The...

Students gather top work on their snow globe crafts.

UPB craft brings holiday spirit to campus

Carli Woolsey, Reporter November 17, 2018

To kick off the holiday season, members of the University Programming Board held an event to make snow globes that brought more than 60 students out of their rooms and into Clark Student Center Atrium. Angelica...


About 600 attend stand-up comedian Chico Beans’ performance

Nathan Martinez, Reporter October 23, 2018

The UPB Host performance by comedian Chico Bean from Wild 'N' Out TV show at Clark Student Center at 8 p.m. Oct. 23. Eduardo Castañeda, nursing freshman, said, “It was really good the man spoke about...


UPB hosts tag at the Quad

Nathan Martinez, Reporter October 11, 2018

To get students involved on campus, University Programming Board members hosted tag day at the Quad 5 p.m. Oct. 8. Dallas Wabbington, English sophomore, said, "We put this together for fun and for...

Adrian Gaut, theater senior, receives a painted tattoo from Veronica Chuca, radiology junior, during finals frenzy. Photo by Joanna Gartman

‘This is probably the best Finals Frenzy that we’ve had’

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter May 8, 2018

With finals right around the corner, students' stress levels are beginning to rise as they search for an opportunity to get away from the constant all nighters and countless caffeine runs. The University...

Mechanical engineering seniors Israel Ezeodum and Chenai Sukume share a laugh just before getting started on their graduation cap designs at Finals Frenzy on May 4, 2017. File photo by Timothy Jones

Finals Frenzy to relieve students of finals stress

Andrea Pedon, Reporter May 1, 2018

Studying for finals means staying up late, not getting enough sleep and stressing about passing classes. To give students an opportunity rest from all stress that comes from finals and to have some...

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