Campus News

Baseball and softball teams show promise

Price Hughes
Sports Editor

One of the hardest things to do in sports is work your way from the ground up.

Getting a program started is one of the most difficult undertakings an athletic department is likely to face, and it’s not something that happens overnight. It can take years. Sometimes universities are never able to cross the threshold and turn that program into a winner with the type of talent to make that winning sustainable.

The W prepares for 2018 homecoming

Vyuanna Harrington
Reporter

Mississippi University for Women has a host of events and activities planned for Homecoming weekend. The festivities will start on Thursday, March 22, and conclude on Sunday, March 25. The schedule below contains all events and activities, their dates, times and locations. For more information about Homecoming please call (662) 329-7148 or visit www.muw.edu.

Carbon Monoxide leak causes scare for W students

Lauren Trimm
Editor

Thirty four students from Mississippi University for Women were admitted to the hospital Tuesday after a carbon monoxide leak was reported in Kincannon Hall about 5 a.m. According to an official at Baptist Golden Triangle, the students were transported to the hospital either by ambulance or personal vehicle. By late afternoon, all students had been released from the hospital.

Audacity presents 3rd Annual Dance Palooza

Robert Scott

Reporter

Dance Palooza is an annual event hosted by Mississippi University for Women’s Audacity Dance Team. The event will take place Dec. 2 at 7 p.m. in Nissan Auditorium.

This year, Dance Palooza will be held in honor of Taboris Smith and Janiqua Williams. Taboris and Williams have ichthyosis and muscular dystrophy, respectively. Audacity and the other participants are hosting this event to raise awareness for these diseases. Kelvin Cockrell, one of the performers, shared some information about the event and explained the purpose behind it.

'Silent Sky' touches on current events in society

Lauren Trimm

Editor

   Mississippi University for Women’s Department of Theatre presented Lauren Gunderson’s “Silent Sky” Oct. 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. in Cromwell Theatre.

   The play is based on historical events and three women, Willamina Fleming, Annie Cannon and Henrietta Leavitt, whose research proved to be vital in the world of astronomy.

2017 Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium provides excitement and learning for all

Lauren Trimm

Editor

   Mississippi University for Women hosted its annual fundraiser, the Welty Gala, on Friday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. as a featured event of the Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium.

   This year, the gala was bigger and better than ever. There were several changes to the Gala this year, particularly the decision to move the location from the W to the Trotter Convention Center. The W’s Jazz Ensemble was also featured.