Celebrate Latinx Heritage month with the Hispanic Film Festival

http://www.the-standard.org/life/celebrate-latinx-heritage-month-with-the-hispanic-film-festival/article_b294eb9a-9806-11e7-91e7-cfeab441f621.html   Missouri State University is known for its public affairs and its attributions to different cultures. During the fall of 2017, the Hispanic Film Festival, hosted by the Modern and Classical Languages Department, will be screening films in the PSU Theatre at 6 p.m. Sept. 6-Nov. 8. These films are part of the Latinx…

Professional Bull Riding lights up JQH Arena

http://www.the-standard.org/news/professional-bull-riding-lights-up-jqh-arena/article_abd6cea8-9767-11e7-815c-7b971ca69fd4.html   It was a wild weekend for bull riding fans in Springfield, Missouri. The Professional Bull Riding tour came to the JQH Arena at Missouri State University Sept. 8-10. The event literally lit up the arena, from fireworks, pyrotechnics, and smiles of fans as the show started off with a bang. Thirty-five bull riders…

Rodeo Issue: How are bulls in PBR treated?

http://www.the-standard.org/life/entertainment/rodeo-issue-how-are-bulls-in-pbr-treated/article_3421e19a-91c7-11e7-9d76-2fdf8f78f336.html   It’s that time of year when the Professional Bull Riders come to JQH Arena. The sport only takes the best bulls and best athletes for the dangers that may come with it. With this in mind, some wonder how the bulls are treated, and if they are in harm’s way. Professional Bull Riders…

Already stressed? Check out these resources

  http://www.the-standard.org/life/already-stressed-check-out-these-resources/article_26322598-91c9-11e7-9637-8fe8f21aaebe.html There are 24 hours, 1,440 minutes and 86,400 seconds in a day, yet there is never enough time to get things done when you’re stressed out. As college students, it can be a never-ending cycle of deadlines, classes and homework. Stress is bound to overwhelm you at some point in the semester, but…

MSU VS. MU: Why new students chose the Bears

  http://www.the-standard.org/life/msu-vs-mu-why-new-students-chose-the-bears/article_5c4adea0-8c64-11e7-9e42-af069f4e3e13.html Choosing a college can be a very stressful situation. There are many factors to analyze, such as finances, room and board and academic rating, to name a few. Students on Missouri State University’s campus chose MSU over Mizzou, one of Missouri’s largest and most recognized schools. MSU’s many programs draw in people of…

Bonding: Roommate Edition

http://www.the-standard.org/life/bonding-roommate-edition/article_81da61a6-86ef-11e7-969f-37c4fa783f8b.html One of the biggest challenges for college students is the process of moving out. For many students, this will be the first time they take responsibility for bills, time management and other factors that affect students as they gain independence. One of these challenges may be the experience of living with roommates. For many…

MSU’s NAACP chapter holds rally against violence in Charlottesville

http://www.the-standard.org/news/msu-s-naacp-chapter-holds-rally-against-violence-in-charlottesville/article_9ef592a6-87d0-11e7-a530-cfd0be693872.html   The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s Missouri State Chapter hosted a rally on the first day of classes at 5:30 p.m. to speak out against the protesters in Charlottesville. On Aug. 12, the protesters, otherwise known as neo-nazis and white supremacists, held a protest against the removal of General Robert…

Clif Smart receives high marks on performance evaluation

Click HERE to visit the website! *** With great leadership comes great responsibility, and Missouri State University’s President Clif Smart demonstrated this concept in the past year. Smart received high marks on his performance by the Missouri State Board of Governors in an electronic survey at an executive session in June. To give a thorough evaluation, he…

How to live the commuter life: Tips from our commuter reporter

Click HERE to visit the website! *** So, you’re talking to your friends about the new college life you’re about to lead, and it all sounds exciting. Meeting new people, events — it seems like life is certainly awarding you with freedom. However, you notice a difference between you and your friends: They’re living on campus and…