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About 60 people attend wellness 5k run/walk

About 60 people attend wellness 5k run/walk

Samuel Sutton

September 29, 2015

Fitness, positivity, free T-shirts, and a quirky suit were the highlights of the 5k run/walk for wellness week Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. "I thought it was a great run. I loved being able to come out here and work out with some of the other students," Jennifer Patton, a freshman in education, said. Sar...

Taking care of business: Ten resources on campus for academic, career, and personal success

Taking care of business: Ten resources on campus for academic, career, and personal success

Brianna Sheen

August 17, 2015

1. The Wellness Center and RecSports Where: On Midwestern Parkway across from Sundance Court Apartments HOURS: Monday to Friday, 5:30 a.m. to midnight, and Saturday to Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. SERVICES: Pool, fitness classes, gym equipment and running track, basketball and volleyball courts, s...

Rec sports debut indoor mini triathlon

Rec sports debut indoor mini triathlon

Jessalyn Castro

April 29, 2015

Recreational sports' first indoor mini-triathlon started this Monday at the Wellness Center and will conclude Friday, May 1.  The competition consists of a 2,000 meter row, five-mile bike ride, and a mile run open to all students, staff and faculty. "It's a mini triathlon. It's all going t...

Chi Omega sorority hosts basketball tournament for ‘Wish Week’

Naomi Skinner

April 7, 2015

The Chi Omega sorority held a basketball tournament last Saturday at the Wellness Center as part of an ongoing charity event, Wish Week. "This is our basketball tournament, it's a three on three basketball tournament that we do every year. We call it Swishes for Wishes; so it raises money for our philanthropy which is Make-a-Wish. They ...

Pool opens April 6

Elascha Davila-Hicks

April 6, 2015

Wellness center pool opening from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. As temperatures increase, students have found a way to cool off. Monday the wellness center opened its pool for the spring and summer. Students gathered at the pool to relax and have fun. Students say they come to hang out with friends, but also to soak up som...

Sigma Nu hosts dodgeball tournament for local cause

Kristina Abeyta

March 31, 2015

Sigma Nu is sponsoring “Dodge for a Cause,” a dodgeball tournament on April 11 to benefit the Arc of Wichita County, a non-profit volunteer organization. Walter James, business management sophomore and philanthropy chairman for Sigma Nu, said his fraternity's goal is to raise $5000 for the Arc....

Wellness Center pool to open April 6

Treston Lacy

March 27, 2015

A sure sign of spring and warmer weather, the aquatics area at the Wellness Center will open April 6. Joey Greenwood, director of the Wellness Center, said, “The horrible weather from the previous two weeks delayed the opening of the pool." Of the $55,000 used to operate the aquatics area,...

Fitness instructor sets example

miguel jaime

November 5, 2014

Fitness instructor sets example from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. With each snack and unhealthy choice comes a high price, such as heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese. Luckily, Ang...

B Good 2 U wellness fair moved indoors

David Joseph

November 4, 2014

The fourth annual B Good 2 U Wellness Fair is now schedule to be held in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suites instead of Sunwatcher Plaza due to heavy rain according to Vikki Chaviers, licensed professional counselor at the Counseling Center. Chaviers said the events will still run from 11 a.m....

New workout program helps students shed holiday pounds

Naomi Skinner

February 16, 2014

New workout program at MSU helps trim holiday pounds from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. In an effort to help students shed holiday pounds, the wellness center his hosting Holiday Trimmings, an educational program and competition. "It's a weight loss competition that we're having for all stude...

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