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English Club members present work at Daily Grind reading

English Club members present work at Daily Grind reading

Desiree Bauer, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
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On Thursday, Jan. 26, English Club members headed to the Daily Grind to present some of their work. Nearly 30 people attended the public event. “It’s a good experience to try and read in front of people,” English Club Member Kaleigh Farrelly said. In addition to reading some of her work, Farrelly wa... Read more »

Professor of English Judy Wilson reflects on the Women’s March on Washington

Professor of English Judy Wilson reflects on the Women’s March on Washington

Emily Errico, Staff Writer
February 9, 2017
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“What does democracy look like?” “This is what democracy looks like!” SMSU Professor of English Judy Wilson traveled to Washington D.C. to join the 1.2 million who participated in the Women’s March on Jan. 21. Wilson recalls the moments leading up to the historic event fondly. When preparing ... Read more »

SMSU hosts MLK Week of Service events

SMSU hosts MLK Week of Service events

Katherine Speiker, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
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On Wednesday, Jan. 18, Freedom Rider Joan C. Browning joined Professor of History Jeff Kolnick and Civil Rights Activist Gary Watson in a panel discussion to continue the series of Martian Luther King Jr. events for the MLK Week of Service and Civic Engagement. The session began with a video titled “Lo... Read more »

The Spur is seeking applicants for Fall 2017 editor positions

The Spur is seeking applicants for Fall 2017 editor positions

Emily Errico, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
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  Until Jan. 27, The Spur is taking applications for seven staff positions as it says goodbye to its graduating members: Kevin Danielson, Jill Hoppe, Cole Miska, Nicole Schwing, and Fernando Tabares. The paid positions that are being vacated are news editor, photography editor, graphic design e... Read more »

Courtyard and other areas of campus to see small renovations

Courtyard and other areas of campus to see small renovations

Cole Miska, A&E Editor
December 1, 2016
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“What is going on in the Garden Courtyard” is one of the most common questions asked by SMSU students this month. The courtyard has been closed for construction and several crews have been digging deep holes within the courtyard. A specially built part of the wall on the ST-SM link has been open... Read more »

Buildings defaced: culprit still unknown

Buildings defaced: culprit still unknown

Arishka Khadka, Staff Writer
December 1, 2016
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On Monday, Oct. 31, an email was sent to SMSU students that detailed the defacement of the exterior walls of the Social Science building and the Science and Math building, along with the main entrance sign adjacent to Highway 23. According to Director of Public Safety Mike Munford, the spray paint d... Read more »

Conway presents research at Philosophy and Religion Conference in Missouri

Conway presents research at Philosophy and Religion Conference in Missouri

Rebecca Klehr, Staff Writer
December 1, 2016
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Most students who prepare for a research conference usually focus on one subject and one conference at a time. However, an SMSU student chose to not only participate in SMSU’s Undergraduate Research Conference, but in another university’s as well. SMSU senior Chad Conway went to Kirksville, Mo. ... Read more »

SMSU volleyball defeats University of Mary, 3-0

SMSU volleyball defeats University of Mary, 3-0

Paul Holdhusen, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
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The SMSU Mustangs defeated the University of Mary Marauders 3-0 Friday, Nov. 11. The Mustangs started out red hot in set number one scoring the first three points before the Marauders finally answered with a point of their own. The score was only tied once in the first set at 3-3 before the Mustangs... Read more »

SMSU football team loses to Augustana

SMSU football team loses to Augustana

Paul Holdhusen, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
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The SMSU Mustangs lost 35-20 to the Augustana Vikings on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Schwan Regional Event Center. Augustana scored the first points of the game after a disappointing opening drive by the Mustangs that went all the way to the goal line. The Mustangs went for it on fourth down and didn’t... Read more »

SMSU Volleyball team defeats Minot State, 3-0

SMSU Volleyball team defeats Minot State, 3-0

Paul Holdhusen, Staff Writer
November 14, 2016
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The SMSU Mustangs defeated the Minot State Beavers 3-0 on Saturday, Nov. 12. The Mustangs, hungry for the NSIC Conference Championship, came out swinging, winning the first set 25-15 and the second set 25-18. By the third set the Mustangs were still blazing away as they scored four unanswered points... Read more »

Hudson and Simmons lead SMSU football team to victory

Hudson and Simmons lead SMSU football team to victory

Paul Holdhusen, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
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Running backs Walton Hudson and Max Simmons combined for 287 rushing yards to lead the Mustangs to a 28-14 win over Concordia St. Paul (2-6) on Oct. 29 at Matkke Field. Running back Divonte Beale and Quarterback Blake Gimbel added 59 yards to the rushing total to set a new school rushing record 70 att... Read more »

SMSU volleyball subdues Golden Eagles

SMSU volleyball subdues Golden Eagles

Paul Holdhusen, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
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SMSU defeated Minnesota Crookston three sets to zero on Oct. 22 at 3:00 pm in the P.E. Gym. The Mustangs won in straight sets Saturday afternoon. Kaylee Burmeister and Taylor Reiss had 10 kills apiece in the match with Burmeister adding 2 blocks. Sarah Parker added 10 kills and 4 blocks while Eisha O... Read more »

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