Archive for November 2009

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 […]



Americans mostly oblivious to upcoming World Cup

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: Sports, Sports Commentary

by Adam Hammons Well, it’s almost 2010 now, and you know what that means? Yes, that’s right it’s just about to be another World Cup, and for those of you who don’t know, the World Cup is a world tournament where soccer teams battle to be the best in the world. Besides the Olympics, and […]



Former Bear plays in MLB World Series

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: National Sports, Sports

by Adam Hammons For most sports lovers across the nation, Missouri State isn’t exactly well known. Besides a couple great showings in the dance in both men’s and women’s basketball, we haven’t really proven ourselves to be a top quality sports school. MSU alum and Phillies first basemen Ryan Howard, though, may help change that […]



Budget cut keeps flag football champs out of tournament

Nov 6th, 2009 | By | Category: MSU Sports, Sports

by Adam Hammons Budget cuts coupled with scheduling conflicts caused MSU’s intramural co-ed flag-football champions to punt on the opportunity to compete for the regional title. MSU student Justin Drane’s team won the intramural championship at MSU and normally would have competed at the regional tournament at Oklahoma State University. In years past, MSU paid […]