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1975-1976 Afro-American Society

Remembering MSSU’s Afro-American Society

Hannah Crouch February 12, 2024

Before we celebrated Black History Month, Missouri Southern State University’s Afro-American Society (AAS) established Black Awareness Week in 1975. Featured activities included a talent show, a “Black...

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MSSU Honors Ron Richard and Senator Roy Blunt in Naming Ceremonies

Sadie Heisner February 1, 2024

The Board of Governors at Missouri Southern State University unanimously approved a request to name the new Health Science Innovation Center after former United State Senator Roy Blunt during their meeting...

Season of Giving Marred by Theft

Season of Giving Marred by Theft

Jazmine Knight, Reporter December 9, 2023

In honor of the holiday season, Missouri Southern partnered with KOAM and Salvation Army to host it's annual Toy Drive. Students were encouraged to bring toy donations to a designated box located in the...

Lions fans cheer the team on at Fred G. Hughes stadium on September 23,2023

Students sections important to College atmosphere and experience.

Trevor Batson, Sports Editor December 5, 2023

Missouri Southern has a designated student section for basketball games but rarely is it used by anyone other than athletes. In college basketball home teams win about 2/3rds of the time. A Student...

Deontay Campbell makes a one handed catch over Jaylen Fuksa at Fred G Hughes stadium in Joplin, Mo on Oct. 14, 2023

Lions late surge not enough to overcome Gorillas

Lions fall to #3 Pittsburg State 31-21 at home.
Trevor Batson, Sports Editor October 14, 2023

  This Saturday the 3-3 Missouri Southern Lions would take on the #3 ranked Pittsburg State Gorillas The Gorillas would strike first in the first quarter on a touchdown run by Antwan Squire....

Elijah Brown & Kailan Lundien crowned MSSUs Homecoming 2023 King & Queen.

Missouri Southern’s Homecoming Week ’23 Comes To An End

Jace Opel, Editor-In-Chief October 8, 2023

As the sun set on Saturday, October 7, Missouri Southern's Homecoming Week came to a thrilling and memorable close. This annual celebration of school spirit, camaraderie, and Lion pride was nothing short...

Lions Homecoming spoiled by Fort Hays

Lions Homecoming spoiled by Fort Hays

Tyler Wade October 8, 2023

The Missouri Southern State Lions entered Saturday’s homecoming game against Fort Hays State University looking to rebound from a heartbreaking loss on the road just a week prior. Meanwhile, the FHSU...

Remembering The Art of Misplacement

Remembering The Art of Misplacement

Darren Zustiak, Reporter September 29, 2023

Every person has lost something in their life whether they ended up finding it or it's lost to the beyond, but is there a way to prevent certain things from getting lost? The answer is yes! It's important...

Lights, Camera, Campus Fun

Lights, Camera, Campus Fun

Jazmine Knight, Reporter September 29, 2023

Out of all the stellar events the campus has to offer, KGCS' monthly movie night is arguably the coolest new event. Lydia Carlson, president of MSSU’s media club, hand-selects every movie, promotes the...

Anthodius Ashley celebrates a touchdown at Fred G Hughes Stadium in Joplin, Mo on September 23,2023.

Lions get commanding win over Riverhawks.

The Lions advance to 3-1 with a 42-0 win over the Northeastern State Riverhawks
Trevor Batson September 23, 2023

Saturday the 2-1 Lions would take on the 0-3 Northeastern state Riverhawks. The Lions would enter the game on a two game winning streak. The Lions would strike first on a 75 yard touchdown drive...

From Tests to Vaccines: MSSUs Health Center Offers Comprehensive COVID-19 Support

From Tests to Vaccines: MSSU’s Health Center Offers Comprehensive COVID-19 Support

Jazmine Knight, Reporter September 22, 2023

With the sudden rise in COVID-19 cases and schools across the US getting back into the swing of things, some concerns arise. "How can I protect myself when I’m around too many new people at school?...

Experience the Magic of Ireland on the Campus of MSSU

Experience the Magic of Ireland on the Campus of MSSU

Lydia Carlson, Reporter September 22, 2023

Missouri Southern's 2023 Themed Semester spotlights Ireland with various diverse events including guest speakers, book signings, musical performances, and even a a unique book club and...

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