Features

My speech to the Board of Governors in opposition to the Rec Center

Apr 12th, 2010 | By | Category: News Feature

by Zach Becker On Friday, April 9, 2010, I delivered the following speech to the Missouri State University Board of Governors concerning my opposition to construction of the University Recreation Center, a $30 million facility set to break ground later this month. After my speech, Student Body President Chris Polley stood up and delivered an […]



Fair City News founder finds no folly in farcing

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Community Features, Features

Fair City News is a tabloid newspaper that pokes fun at local events through fake news articles.



RecyleMania goes campus-wide in 2010

Mar 1st, 2010 | By | Category: Features, News Feature

by Evan Pennington RecycleMania is running wild on the Missouri State campus. Students better say their prayers, take their vitamins, and separate their glass from plastics if Missouri State is to have any chance of taking home the coveted RecycleMania trophy, along with a year’s worth of bragging rights. The contest, which ends Mar. 27, […]



Former child soldier advocates peace

Feb 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus Events, Features, Personal Features

By Evan Pennington Rebels kidnapped the group of children who were innocently playing soccer, blindfolded them, and cut a deep gash in their wrists, rubbing a mixture of gunpowder and cocaine into the wound to induce hysteria. Then, rebel soldiers handed the still-blindfolded five-year-old Michel Chikwanine an AK-47 assault rifle and ordered him to fire. […]



Group looks to SMASH out smoking at Missouri State

Feb 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus Group, Featured Articles, Features

SMASH – Students of Missouri State Against Smoking Hazards – hopes to extinguish cigarettes on campus to protect student health.



Roberto and the Robot comes to DVD

Oct 3rd, 2009 | By | Category: Features, News, News Feature, Springfield News

Jonathan Stratman’s Roberto and the Robot, a film produced from MSU’s Electronic Arts program in spring 2009, is released on DVD.



Bear Claw free tutoring for students opens at Meyer Library

Sep 10th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Features, News, Top Story

Finding a tutor on campus has never been easier. Thanks to the new Bear Claw (Center for Learning and Writing), students needing assistance in writing, math, or any subject taught on campus can find tutors quickly, easily, and all under one roof.
Located conveniently on the first floor of Meyer Library, the Bear Claw is designed to be “a comfortable place for students to come together and work,” according to Mike Frizell, Director of the Bear Claw.



Nature Center offers exhibits, hiking, and more

Aug 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Community Features, Features

For hikers and lovers of the outdoors, the Springfield Conservation and Nature Center can provide a welcome respite from the busy collegiate lifestyle.



Students battle video game addiction

Aug 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Awareness, Featured Articles, Features

“A year of my life is gone,” Mike said, describing how he has trouble remembering what happened outside the game world during 2007, when he played 25 to 30 hours just on weekends. “I know how, but I don’t really remember why I did those things. That’s what’s scary.



Interview with Liz Woolley of On-Line Gamers Anonymous

Aug 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Awareness, Features

Liz Woolley, Founder of On-Line Gamers Anonymous, communicated with The Underground Assistant Editor Jason McGill via email about online counseling, defining gaming addiction, and the risks to freshmen of online gaming addiction. Online Approach Jason McGill: Please discuss your experience with doing counseling online. What unexpected challenges have you met and overcome? Liz Woolley: When […]