With April being Sexual Abuse Awareness Month, the lower BA/CH link was filled with a variety of t-shirts and posters to share statistics and bring awareness about sexual abuse, especially in college.
The Clothesline Project is a nation-wide effort that started in 1990. Brittany Verhelst is the SMSU a... READ MORE »»
The 7th Annual Marshall-Lyon County Foundation Spelling Bee took place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at the Ramada of Marshall. Registration was due April 4 for a fee of $100.
The event was team-based allowing two to five members. Team members were allowed to help one another spell words using p... READ MORE »»
President Connie Gores and CoriAnn Dahlager, Director of the School of Graduate Studies, visited seven partner universities in Taiwan at the end of March. SMSU has been partnering with Taiwanese universities since 2013 to offer students a chance to earn their MBA degree at SMSU.
Gores said she had s... READ MORE »»
The 7th Annual Culture Shock was a public event held at SMSU on April 7. It is described as “exploring the essence of culture through dance, beats, and music.”
The event included food and performances by INC--In New Company, Danza Mexica Cuauhtemoc, Native Pride, and Duniya Drum and Dance.
Dun... READ MORE »»
Where does our food come from? Where do the grocery stores get their produce to feed us? We usually don’t think of those things when picking out our tomatoes or apples from the local grocery store.
But today’s farming practices are changing the way we look at agriculture. Farmers are the inventors of today and fuel and feed not just America, but the world. As with anything new and improved, we a... Read More »
The SMSU Math and Computer Science department will be welcoming a new faculty member as fall semester rolls around. Matthew Zabka, a soon-to-be graduate from Wayne State University in Detroit, will be joining the Mustang faculty. He will begin by teaching pre-calculus and calculus.
The search and hiring committee for the position consisted of several faculty members including the Math and Computer... Read More »
The enforcement of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) latest technology policy is on hold. The policy, which originally took effect April 1, would allow MnSCU to inspect employee-owned cellphones that are used for business. MnSCU has decided not to enforce the policy until faculty unions can agree on new language.
The MnSCU Collective Bargaining Coalition announced that they will be wor... Read More »
Sometimes, characters in books make you wish you had been even half as mature as them at their age. In this case, it’s “The Distance From Me To You’s” eighteen-year-old McKenna, who aims a little... Read More »
Quantum Break had been widely hoped to be a pivotal shift in the tone of the competition between the PlayStation and the Xbox. Based on the familiar concept of time travel, Quantum Break is about Jack... Read More »
Bungie has released a major update for Destiny. This update is has very little for content but has a lot of quality changes.
First, the actual content is not much. There is one story mission and one ne... Read More »
Professor Elizabeth Blair is retiring next month, but that’s not to say that she doesn’t have dreams after she leaves SMSU.
“In retirement, I plan to forage for wild mushrooms, photograph orchids a... Read More »
Finals week is looming, so it’s time to start preparing your study snacks! While it’s best for your brain and body to snack on some brain food like almonds, fresh veggies and hummus, or mixed berr... Read More »
The Hmong Student Organization (HSO) club is dedicated to several different areas. HSO president, Fong Vang, explained and shared more about the club and what they do as an organization.
“Our club is based... Read More »
From its humble beginnings last December, the local Society for Creative Anachronism group has nearly tripled in size.
“We started out with six members,” founder Jenny Parkhurst said. “Of the four ... Read More »