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Exchange students Yoko Koike (Japan), Risako Yokote (Japan), and Yuna Seo (South Korea) enjoy the final international event of the semester.

International Club provides classic American experience

Alexa Fletcher May 12, 2022

Pretty dresses, corsages, limousines, promposals. Around the world, young men and women watch TV shows and dramas portraying the big dance: Prom. Students like Tamaki Seimiya, a Japanese international...

According to SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey, 13,000 athletes entered the portal but only 2,000 successfully transferred.

The gamble of NCAA transfer portal

Jonathan Stewart May 10, 2022

In 2018, the NCAA launched a system that revolutionized college sports. From NAIA to D1,  this created options for schools and students alike.  “I think it was initially designed to help out student...

According to the World Health Organization, 4.7 to 13.2% of maternal deaths are attributed to unsafe abortions, or approximately 220 deaths per 100,000. According to Business Insider, 12 of the 13 states with trigger laws would allow abortions to be performed if the mother’s life was at risk, with Oklahoma being the only exception by not allowing abortion for any reason, even if the mother is in danger.

A student’s journey through unplanned pregnancy

Morgan Shields May 9, 2022

Due to the sensitive nature of this story, this student requested anonymity so names have been changed to respect her privacy. Amelia Miller’s abortion was February 17. A young woman too scared...

Charting The Point S1:E2

Charting The Point S1:E2

Trevor Batson and Odell Wilson May 9, 2022

MSSU's The Chart · Charting The Point S1:Ep 2 Mental Health

Claim your place, take up space

Claim your place, take up space

Sierra Ball May 9, 2022

Do you shrink yourself to take up less space in the world? I am a passive person – in fact when it comes to unavoidable confrontations, I become passive-aggressive at most. Throughout my experiences...

Students to travel abroad amidst war in Eastern Europe

Students to travel abroad amidst war in Eastern Europe

Lydia Carlson May 6, 2022

In the spring of 2022, Missouri Southern State University students are heading out to seven study abroad trips in Europe for the first time since before the Covid-19 pandemic hit. However, an unforeseen...

MSSU offers new financial forgiveness plan

MSSU offers new financial forgiveness plan

Dylan Bolden May 5, 2022

Former Missouri Southern State University (MSSU) students with a hold on their account, can now finish their degree without having to worry about any prior debt. MSSU created a new program to help former...

A new era: Bradley changes team culture

A new era: Bradley changes team culture

Kaitlin Hunnicutt May 4, 2022

Missouri Southern Football hosted its Green and Gold Scrimmage April 9 at Fred G. Hughes Stadium. Team captains Dawson Herl (QB) and Richard Jordan Jr. (LB) drafted teams.  This was the first look...

How powerful is positive thinking?

How powerful is positive thinking?

Sierra Ball May 2, 2022

Can positive thinking really change your circumstances? We have all heard the adage, “Just think positively,” as if that will actually do anything in terms of dealing with a stressful event. I...

Charting the Point. S1:E1

Charting the Point. S1:E1

Trevor Batson and Odell Wilson April 26, 2022

MSSU's The Chart · Charting the Point EP 1: Introductions

The front entrance to the Leon C. Billingsly Student Center.

Get to Know MSSU – Billingsly Student Center

Deidre Brown April 26, 2022

Named after the first president of Missouri Southern College, Leon C. Billingsly, the Billingsly Student Center is a hub of activity on MSSU's campus. It is home to the Lion's Den, the bookstore, and many...

Does COVID have young people living in fear?

Does COVID have young people living in fear?

Sierra Ball April 25, 2022

In 2009 I was a senior in high school. The H1N1 outbreak was all over the news. To be honest, I was quite unaware of the severity of the virus — or the lack thereof. I did not try to get informed about...

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