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A day in the life: Lacey Grimes

Lacey Grimes
October 16, 2019

It’s 6 a.m. and while most students are sound asleep, her day has just begun. The sweet and tender voices of small children fill her ears forcing her eyes to partially open to a sun-filled room. She...

Community improvement requires student engagement

March 29, 2018

OUR VIEW: City and campus officials have a vision for MSU to grow in retention and activity, and this will only work if students interact with the opportunities by engaging with the community through...

Ehlert will strengthen students power on campus

March 28, 2018

OUR VIEW: Because of his continued efforts to support and endorse student organizations, we feel Steven Ehlert would make the most efficient Student Government Association president for the 2018 — 2019...

More than 700 students attend Mustangs Rally

Department signs are held up during tours to seperate prospective students to their majors for Mustangs Rally, an event for prospective students, parents, and guest to vist college life at Midwestern State University, on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
March 24, 2018

Chatter and excitement from eager faces filled D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Hosted once a semester, Mustangs Rally is a large open house for prospective students to explore campus and connect with students to...

Students enjoy their week-long Spring break

March 20, 2018

Good weather, sleeping in and lessened responsibilities. This was a reality for many students during their spring break. Students across campus spent their week-long breaks engaged in various different...

Wardrobe stitches musical together

Ilka Megee, theater education sophomore, putting her makeup on before going on first run-through. Megee portays
February 28, 2018

An actor’s costume provides support physically and emotionally, to actor and audience alike. The wardrobe team has the pressure of enhancing the entire experience by providing strong visual support...

“Urinetown” opening night rescheduled due to inclement weather

February 21, 2018

To ensure safety of cast, crew and audiences following the inclement weather Feb. 21 and class cancelation for Feb. 22, the "Urinetown" opening night has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 23 after months...

Campus closed Wednesday, anticipation for icy weather

University twitter tweeted closed campus at 8:30 a.m.
February 21, 2018

At 5:22 a.m. Wednesday, administration sent emails, texts and social media messages to alert students of delayed start time. Almost three hours later at 8:15 a.m., administration sent another message:...

‘Sense of pride, community’ found through Black History Month kick-off

Logan Cope, psychology senior, plays Jenga while waiting for the Kick-Off & State of the Black Community Forum & Social to begin on Feb. 1. Photo by Mia Heck
February 1, 2018

Black History Month celebrations kicked off with conversations, games and finger foods during the Kick-Off & State of the Black Community Forum & Social hosted by the office of Equity, Inclusion...

Through the struggle, find strength

January 17, 2018

Life has its moments and through my adversity, I've learned many valuable lessons being a young adult growing up and having to figure out how to pay the "big bills" in order to sustain a living. My mother...

Critical Conversation Series discusses sexual assault on campus

Eliza Cameron, English sophomore and Lia Wiley, radiology sophomore engage in discussions at the Critical Conversation Series, speaking about the Campus Climate survey on sexual misconduct. Nov 27. Photo by Bridget Reilly
November 28, 2017

To discuss the results of the campus climate survey that was distributed last spring, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs members hosted the last topic for the Critical Conversations...

Purpose found through major changes

Sierra Hodges
November 14, 2017

I had one goal on my mind: attend Abilene Christian starting in the fall 2017 and graduate with a bachelor's degree of science. Little did I know my plans would end up with two hospital visits during...

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