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Johnson is an Ironman!

Johnson is an Ironman!

April 1, 2012 Comments

Blair Stalder

He couldn’t eat bananas for about two months after June 27, 2010. [caption id="attachment_10125" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Ironman, Britt Johnson (left) pedals forward during one of many triathlons he has completed. Submitted photo."][/caption] It’s not because he had eaten a rotten banana, or because he found out he was allergic to them that day. Assistant professor of physical […]

SAAC represents athletes, helps community

March 28, 2012 Comments

Christian Mengel

The Student Athletic Advisory Committee has been representing student athletes for as long as most of us have been alive and is continuing to do so. The importance of SAAC is to enhance the total student-athlete experience by promoting opportunity, protecting student-athlete welfare and fostering a positive student athlete image, according to the NCAA. In […]

‘Dancing off’ to a good start

‘Dancing off’ to a good start

March 10, 2012 Comments

Blair Stalder

In the words of Yung Joc, a dance off between two incoming freshmen was “goin’ down” in MWSU Fieldhouse during Griffon Edge in 2010. Surrounded by a crowd of white-shirted freshmen, Josh Yakovitz’s vibrant yellow shirt stood out as he robotically controlled his limbs in a smooth fashion. He pulled a Michael Jackson, moon walking […]

‘Show me’ Spring Break

March 9, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

It can be difficult to find good vacation spots in the middle of the country. With the price of gas, it’s pretty expensive to drive to all the popular vacation spots. Despite all of this, there are still some nice and interesting places to go for spring break in Missouri. Here is a go-to guide for […]

Student makeup artist headed in the right direction

Student makeup artist headed in the right direction

March 5, 2012 Comments

Brian Duskey

After seeing the prominent eyebrows and dazzling mascara that blend around her vibrant eyes,  it is pretty easy to understand why Meghan Vandever is a makeup artist. [caption id="attachment_9705" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Meghan puts on her makeup before the rest of her day. Photo by Jason Brown."][/caption] “Whether it’s for beauty or special effects, I just […]