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Country group Gloriana performs at Southern

Gloriana, a country band from Nashville, played a concert in the Leggett and Platt gym on Wednesday night drawing a huge crowd of fans. The concert, hosted by the campus activities board, was held as part...

Despite the rain April 27, runners showed up to participate in the 75th anniversary 5k run. The race took place on Southern’s campus starting in the parking lot behind Leggett & Platt Athletic Center and finishing by the tennis courts. The entry fee was $25 per runner.

Campus, community celebrate 75th

Despite the gloomy morning April 27, community members along with Missouri Southern students and faculty lined up to run in the first ever 5k sponsored by Missouri Southern. The celebrations were apart...

75th celebration continues across MSSU campus

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor April 16, 2013

It’s been an exciting year for the University — its students and its alumni. This year marks the 75th anniversary of Missouri Southern. Last semester, celebrations consisted of various events including...

The first appearance of the new mascot, Roary, was during the 75th anniversary picnic held in the Lions’ Den.

Roary-ing to life

Shelby Neubeck, Staff Writer October 29, 2012

This year marks not only the 75th anniversary of Missouri Southern, but the anniversary of the mascot as well.  Homecoming weekend, the new face of the lion was unveiled as a happier, more family-friendly...

Senate unanimously approves spending $40,000 on statue

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor October 26, 2012

Student Senate came to a decision Wednesday on the proposal of a bronze lion statue to be placed on the Oval. Unanimously, the senate voted to approve spending $40,000 on the project. The senate’s appropriation...

2012 homecoming king Trenten Henderson, a senior secondary English education major, tosses candy to attendees of the homecoming parade alongside queen Ruth Stamper, a junior English major.


Taylor Camden, Associate Editor October 12, 2012

Last weekend’s homecoming festivities were cut short, rearranged and rescheduled due to the rain and cold weather in Joplin. Students, faculty and community members were still able to have a good time...

Members of a 1950s Chart staff work to produce the newspaper.

‘Chart’ to induct 4 into first ever HOF class

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor October 5, 2012

After studying journalism at the University of Tulsa, then spending two years in the U.S Army, Jack Brannan joined the United Press International (UPI) news agency.Before his long list of successes as...

John Hunter, Missouri Southern almunus, shows off decorations at Atlas Safe Rooms in the Northpark Mall.

Joplin gets painted

Savanah Mandeville, Staff Writer October 5, 2012

Missouri Southern’s University Relations and Marketing department is helping Joplin celebrate MSSU’s Homecoming in a colorful way.‘Paint the Town Green and Gold’ is a chance for area businesses...

Homecoming festivities to honor 75th year

Taylor Camden, Associate Editor October 1, 2012

Next week, Missouri Southern will celebrate its 75th anniversary with Homecoming and other events that will take place throughout the week. The theme this year is “75 Years of Lion Pride.” “We really...

MSSU to honor ‘72 national champs

Nathan Mills, Sports Editor September 8, 2012

The book is largely still unwritten on the 2012 Missouri Southern football team, but it’s has long been closed on a team from 1972.That team, Southern’s only football national championship team, will...

75th anniversary festivities focus on engaging student body, alumni

Joshua Boley, Staff Writer August 31, 2012

This semester marks the start of a yearlong celebration for Missouri Southern’s 75th anniversary.While some events, such as the welcome picnic, have already taken place, further events are planned for...

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