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President’s Corner – Feb. 9, 2017

Ashanti Payne, Student Body President

February 9, 2017


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Fellow Mustangs, In my work, I’m reminded all the time how much of a privilege it is to serve my peers at SMSU. One area that student government is looking into is the gravel parking lot outside of the PE building. Many important conversations are being had in order to figure out what the best so...

Riding the Hawaiian roller coaster

February 9, 2017


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There were men in coconut bras. Girls were throwing up in the hallways. Some random guy was passed out in a lecture hall. It was Hawaiian Night. Drinks were going down. Skirts were going up in discreet, distant bathrooms far from the game. Personally, I started out the night with a few friends from o...

Satire: Love advice

February 9, 2017


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Nobody wants to spend Valentine’s Day alone. It’s a hard time for the single men and women of the world. Sometimes people need advice on how to approach someone. That’s why I’m here. The first step in a successful romance is to know where and how long to look. The searching phase can seem da...

Singles’ Awareness Day

Andrew Bradley, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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Valentine’s Day is coming up and some people won’t have a date. Don’t worry, neither will I. So, I am here to tell everyone what you can do when you are spending Valentine’s Day alone. This year Valentine’s Day falls on a weekday and school night, and as such, the dates will more than likely...

Surviving a long-distance relationship this Valentine’s Day

Caleb Herrlich, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


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Too often people underestimate the roller coaster ride of emotions and sensations that come with maintaining a long-distance relationship. In a world run by text messages and social media updates, it can be all too easy to become detached, to put more than miles between yourself and your partner. Val...

‘Hollyweed’ jail time vs. rape jail time

Desiree Bauer, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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Remember waking up around noon after New Year’s, probably with a slight headache, and seeing in the news that the Hollywood sign was changed to say Hollyweed? The culprit Zachary Fernandez recently turned himself in. He is now facing a maximum sentence of six months in jail. Six months isn’t a terribly long ...

Brussels Sprout – Trump’s first executive order: Bring back the Spice Girls

Brussels Sprout – Trump’s first executive order: Bring back the Spice Girls

Cole Miska, A&E Editor

January 26, 2017


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In a move that surprised citizens and political analysts alike, newly inaugurated President Donald Trump, immediately upon arriving at the White House, began penning legislation to force the 90’s pop group, the Spice Girls, to reunite. “We are going to drain the musical swamp, get rid of all the loser...

Women’s March on D.C.: Was it effective?

Desiree Bauer, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017


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People across our nation came to Washington D.C. after President Trump was already inaugurated into office to stand up for their rights. They felt that he was going to infringe upon them (as I am worried about too), so they thought a march would help change that. My heart is happy to see people coming t...

President’s Corner – Jan. 26, 2017

Ashanti Payne, Student Body President

January 26, 2017


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Happy Hawaiian Week, Mustangs! This week is about supporting your fellow Mustangs that are competing this weekend, having fun, enjoying your friends, and making memories to cherish in the future because you kept one another safe. Also, Student Senate meetings are Wednesdays at 6:15 p.m. in SC 248 th...

Brussels Sprout: Tear down whole campus, get max funding, says CFP leader

Cole Miska, A&E Editor

December 1, 2016


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Shawn Spaceford, the head honcho of the Comprehensive Facilities Plan (CFP), (changed from its previous name of Facilities Master Plan due to that name being too expensive, or something) announced Monday that the CFP was completed and will include every single building on the SMSU campus being torn do...

President’s Corner – Dec. 1, 2016

Ashanti Payne, Student Body President

December 1, 2016


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Hey Mustangs, If you haven’t done so already, make sure you go vote in the Fall Student Senator Elections. Everything the Senate does is on behalf of our peers, and these great student leaders would appreciate your support! Student Government is also hosting an All-University Town Hall on Thursday, ...

Endorsement: Connie Gores for president

Cole Miska, A&E Editor

November 4, 2016


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With only five days left until the 45th president of the United States is elected, the 2016 election is heating up. The race is quite close with three major candidates: Senator Hillary Clinton, businessman Donald Trump, and SMSU’s very own Connie Gores. The SMSU Spur is proud to announce its endors...

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