News

Nietzel explains reasons for resignation

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, News, Top Story

by Jason McGill Missouri State University President Michael T. Nietzel discussed his intention to step down as president at a press conference on November 3. Nietzel, 62, said he would remain in the post through December 2010 to allow adequate time for the Board of Governors to find his successor. Nietzel began thinking of leaving […]



Bob Dylan entertains while Shrine Mosque venue disappoints

Oct 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Blogs, News, Opinions, Springfield News, Top Story

by Zach Becker I took my wife to the Bob Dylan concert last night at the Shrine Mosque in Springfield and left entertained by the historic performer, but highly disappointed with the Shrine Mosque venue, staff, and the strong smell of smoke that left my wife with a migraine still this morning. I say I […]



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.



University Recreation Center to break ground next semester

Oct 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: News, Top Story

It started as mere speculative conversation between Director of Campus Recreation Cindi Barnett and some of the students working under her six years ago and, through years of dedication, she has helped it materialize into the roughly $23 million and over 90,000 square feet University Recreation Center set to break ground next semester.



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.



Who Wants Cream? Broken Lizard to perform at Juanita K. Hammons Hall

Sep 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus Events, News

by Mike Donelly Tonight, the Missouri State campus will never be the same…we can only hope. The infamous comedy troupe Broken Lizard, behind such classics flicks as Super Troopers and Beerfest, are coming to Missouri State University for the ultimate one-night stand. All five members of the group will bring the heat as they perform […]



Students stage ‘Empty Holster’ protest of campus concealed carry ban

Apr 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, News

Zach Becker Editor-in-Chief The message on the signs are clear. Firearms are not allowed on the Missouri State campus, concealed or otherwise. But will those signs stop a maniacal gunman? Not according to MSU non-traditional student Andrew Simpson, who believes tragedies like the shooting at Virginia Tech could have been averted had law-abiding students been […]



Kooser talks poetry to MSU students

Apr 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus Events

Kristen Cypret Contributor Pulitzer Prize winning poet Ted Kooser entertained a crowd of MSU students for an event sponsored by the English Department on April 17. Kooser, also a two-time U.S. Poet Laureate and Stanley Kunitz Prize winner, read several of his most famous works, while also discussing his life and experiences, before a packed […]



Hate the people search?

Apr 11th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, News

Missouri State University’s Web & New Media offer the ability to opt out of people search.



Check out all the stories from our April 8 issue

Apr 8th, 2009 | By | Category: News

The Underground April 8, 2009 News Poor record keeping could leave SGA’s constituents in the dark Former SGA senator speaks out on accountability Students discuss new plus/minus grading scale English Society helps students know what to do with an English degree Talent show seeks contributors Features MSU Beer Club for connoisseurs only Editorial SGA needs […]