Archive for March 2010

Turnout impressive for Rec Center protest

Mar 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Blogs, Opinions

by Zach Becker After participating in today’s protest against the construction of the University Recreation Center, I must say I came away very impressed by the level of student interest in the issue. We had probably 25-35 students show up during the course of the hour-long demonstration. I have yet to hear the final count […]



College education presents unique opportunity, exploit it

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Editorials, Opinions

A university is like a big playground. You get the chance to play with all the toys and learn as much as you can, should you decide to seize the opportunity. Or you can just spin on the merry-go-round until the recess bell rings, throwing you dizzily into the world without a sense of direction.



Bringing Evolution vs. Creationism debate into high school classes a waste of valuable time

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Commentary, Featured Articles, Opinions

I fail to understand, however, why this debate repeatedly arises in our public high schools, spurred by our teachers, no less. If you ask me, it’s a shame that the argument is even given consideration in public high schools to begin with.



‘Protest’ is not a bad word

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Commentary, Opinions

by Heather Welborn Do you know what a protest is? If you were asleep in your grade school history classes, protesting is that little addition to our Constitution that makes it legal to peacefully and publicly disagree. If this is review for you, why haven’t you taken action? You’re a college student! Surely there must […]



Live bear, dead campus

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Columns, Opinions, Top Story

“Live bears” across Missouri breathed a sigh of relief this week.

Student Body President Chris Polley announced the University has squashed the Student Government Association’s plans to bring a “live bear” to football games. No reason was given outside the administration’s discomfort with the idea.



Top 10: Free software programs

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Entertainment, Top 10

Audacity If you need an audio editor, this should be your first choice. It’s fairly simple to use, but offers professional editing features and compatibility with many file types. iTunes If you don’t know about iTunes already, you’ve probably been living under a tree for the last four years. WordPress This software allows you to […]



Dante’s Inferno a cheap imitation of God of War

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: From the Archives, Video Game Review

The major difference between the two games is that God of War was good, while Dante’s Inferno is mediocre at best. The controls are just bad.



Students to protest against construction of University Recreation Center

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus Events, Campus News, News, Top Story

A group of Missouri State University students are planning to protest construction of the University Recreation Center, a $22.9 building set to break ground next month. The protest will occur from 2-to-3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, outside Carrington Hall on campus.



CEO of Drury Hotels to give presentation at MSU

Mar 20th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus Events, News

Chuck Drury, President and CEO of Drury Hotels, will present a speech at 2 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, in the Plaster Student Union. The event is free and open to the public.



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.