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Mustang football team defeated by Northern State

Mustang football team defeated by Northern State

Nick Rathke, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
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Missed opportunities and turnovers were the downfall of the Mustangs when they faced off against Northern State (NSU) on September 10. The Mustangs gave up 28 points in turnovers and special teams miscues. “If you give up 28 points in turnovers you’re not going to beat anyone in the Northern Sun... Read more »

Vikings upset Mustangs 3-2

Vikings upset Mustangs 3-2

Paul Holdhusen, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
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Number four ranked SMSU Mustangs were upset by #20 ranked Augustana on Thursday, Sept. 15 at home. It was a hard fought battle as the Mustangs took the early lead winning the first match 19-25. Augustana battled back and won the second set by the same 25-19 score. That stoked the Mustangs’ fire as ... Read more »

SMSU student hired as director in area theatre production

SMSU student hired as director in area theatre production

Emily Errico, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
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With her position directing a play at Tracy High School, SMSU junior Morgan Benson is single-handedly defying the idea that theatre majors do not get jobs. When a community member approached Benson about directing the first play at her former high school, she couldn’t say no. “The Nerd,” a play ... Read more »

Mustangs defeat University of Minnesota Duluth

Mustangs defeat University of Minnesota Duluth

Paul Holdhusen, Staff Writer
September 8, 2016
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The SMSU Mustangs defeated No. 19 UMD Bulldogs 42-38 on Thursday, Sept. 3 in a thrilling come from behind victory at Mattke Field. There were many great plays in this game but the play that turned the tables for the Mustangs was senior defensive back Michael Everett’s interception with roughly three... Read more »

SMSU graduate Depuydt aims to make Marshall healthier

SMSU graduate Depuydt aims to make Marshall healthier

Desiree Bauer, Staff Writer
September 8, 2016
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When handed her bachelor’s degree in exercise science at SMSU last spring, Faith Depuydt did not expect to voluntarily be living in a lifestyle similar to that of someone in poverty. Depuydt thought that she would be in graduate school looking to further her education even more, but instead she turn... Read more »

Robert Forget named new Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Success

Robert Forget named new Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Success

Rebecca Klehr, Staff Writer
September 8, 2016
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Southwest Minnesota State University has hired Robert Forget as the new Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Success. Born and raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, Forget brings to SMSU a background in admissions and student enrollment work from different universities across the Midwest... Read more »

Clothesline Project Raises Sexual Assault Awareness

Clothesline Project Raises Sexual Assault Awareness

Rebecca Klehr, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
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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 »

Marshall-Lyon County Foundation Holds 7th Annual Spelling Bee

Marshall-Lyon County Foundation Holds 7th Annual Spelling Bee

Faith Depuydt, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
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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 »

Gores and Dahlager Strengthen Ties in Taiwan

Gores and Dahlager Strengthen Ties in Taiwan

Leah Danielson, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
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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 »

7th Annual Culture Shock Held

7th Annual Culture Shock Held

Faith Depuydt, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
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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 »

SMSU Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day

Taylor Chavez, University Affairs Committee
April 4, 2016
Filed under Commentary, News, Top Stories

The SMSU Student Association would like to thank all faculty and staff for their efforts in the 2015-2016 school year and would like to invite all of the fantastic faculty and staff to join them for snack and refreshments on Monday, April 18th between 8-11:30 a.m. in Upper CC. This will be an open house ev... Read more »

Black and White Affair a Success

Black and White Affair a Success

Katherine Speiker, Commentary Editor
March 31, 2016
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On Friday, March 25, more than 50 SMSU students gathered in the Upper Conference Center to dance, eat, and be with friends. Students of all kinds dressed up to go to this semi-formal event called The Black and White Affair. Hors d’oeuvres, punch, and ice water were served to the students as they ... Read more »

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