Only a small number of students determine the outcomes of student government elections across Minnesota State Colleges and Universities’ (MnSCU) 4-year colleges.
That is according to spring election data gathered from each of MnSCU’s universities. They are Bemidji State University, Metropolitan ... READ MORE »»
While walking along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis last summer, photographer Doug Johnson noticed an interesting image being formed by the light underneath the Hennepin Avenue Bridge. He returned to this spot to take its picture with a long exposure.
“Just as I was shooting, some people app... READ MORE »»
The Southwest Minnesota State University men’s rugby team has successfully made it to the Final Four tournament, which will be held in Rochester, Minn. Oct. 31 to Nov. 1. This is the first time in eight years SMSU has had a team make it this far.
The team will first play St. John’s on Sat., who ... READ MORE »»
“The Crucible,” a 1967 play written by Arthur Miller, was performed at Southwest Minnesota State University by the SMSU Theater on Oct. 10, 15-18.
This famous play takes place in 1692 Salem, Mass. where the infamous witch trials took place. Abigail Williams accuses many of her fellow townspeople... READ MORE »»
A crowd of people gathered inside Brau Brothers Oct. 24. at 9 p.m. for Spoken Word Night, the final event of Marshall Festival ‘15. Here, experienced poets and SMSU student poets shared their work.
The event included Native American performers Trevino Brings Plenty and Sarah Agaton Howes, as well... READ MORE »»
With new focus in the media on transgenderism like Caitlyn Jenner and Laverne Cox, many students and young people are less pressured to be someone they are not.
Recent legislation in Minnesota about transgender athletes also sheds new light on the once taboo subject. This raises new questions in transgenders everywhere from where to live to where they go to the bathroom.
The f... Read More »
A group of lawyers from the Twin Cities has sued several small businesses around the state for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Unfortunately, the Marshall bowling alley was the target of one of those lawsuits.
With the cost of that on top of assessments for street work outside, and an increase in minimum wage, the small business was unable to remain open.
Thi... Read More »
The College Now program that runs through SMSU allows high school students to take college courses and receive credit for them while in school.
The high school teacher is able to teach the students within the high school classroom under the supervision and criteria of the professor. The professor is to visit the class at least once throughout the semester to check in and see ho... Read More »