MUW's 2018 Fall Recital

John Alex Nunnery
Freshman Reporter

Mississippi University for Women held its fall recital on Tuesday, Nov. 5, in Poindexter Hall. The recital spotlighted a variety of talents from majors in music at the university. The night was comprised of several singing and brass performances. Biraj Adhikari, a junior music major with a concentration on composition, had two movements performed for his piece “I’m Back” at the recital.

Staff Spotlight: Tyler Wheat

Robert Scott


Tyler Wheat is the communication specialist for Mississippi University for Women. He works for University Relations in the Welcome Center. Wheat performs many duties each day that are crucial to the university. These duties include writing press releases, managing the school’s social media accounts and writing articles for the alumni magazine, “Visions.” He attended the University of Alabama, where he studied Public Relations.

Spectator Spotlight: Tatjana Matthews

Anna Dudley


This spotlight features Tatjana Matthews, head softball coach for Mississippi University for Women’s Lady Owls.  Matthews, affectionately known as “Coach Tot,” is originally from Charleston, S.C. and started the position in January 2017.  Matthews has a lifetime of wisdom and experience to guide her and the team through this experimental season ahead.

Staff Spotlight: Alan Johnson

Staff Spotlight: Alan Johnson

Monica Kizer


Alan Johnson is the director of Dining Services at The W. Originally from Milwaukee, Wis., Johnson has been in the South for several years now and a staff member at The W for the last three. During the fall semester, the dining hall has hosted monotony breaker events such as the World’s Fair and other "Elite Events" to ensure students a great dining experience. Johnson shares insights of the Dining Services’ past and future events throughout the semesters. 

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