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Campus Activity Board hosts annual Gumbo YaYa event

Campus Activity Board hosts annual Gumbo YaYa event

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

The 2019 Homecoming Week started Monday with the Campus Activity Board’s annual “Homecoming Kickoff” celebration.  Wednesday CAB held its annual Gumbo YaYa event in the Student Union Breezeway from 11 a.m-2 p.m. Destiney Coleman, a junior psychology major,  explained how long it takes to plan ...

A look inside the university’s Campus Activity Board

A look inside the university’s Campus Activity Board

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2019

“Gumbo Ya Ya,” “Strawberry Jubilee” and the “Haunted Trial” are just some events the Campus Activities Board hosts annually. CAB, located on the second floor of the Student Union Breezeway, is a student-run organization under the Office for Student Engagement. Megan Blomquist, a senior...

How can students be engaged on campus?

How can students be engaged on campus?

Prakriti Adhikari, Staff Reporter

September 22, 2019

Besides academic achievement, extracurricular activities are an integral part of the university experience. Students can get engaged in various activities through different events, Greek life and organizations on campus. The Office of Student Engagement oversees student bodies and facilitates student...

CAB hosts inaugural “Kitten Yoga” event

Gabrielle Woods, Staff Reporter

September 11, 2019

The Campus Activities Board presented a new way for students to unwind from their academics, called "Kitten Yoga". "Kitten Yoga" took place on Monday, Sept. 9, in the Student Union Park. The event was not only sponsored by CAB but also the Tangipahoa Parish Animal Control Center. Man...

Organizing an on-campus movie night

Organizing an on-campus movie night

September 9, 2019

Students can watch movie with friends and enjoy popcorn without going away from campus. The Campus Activity Board hosts multiple movie nights on campus throughout the school year. Destiny Coleman, a junior psychology major and member of CAB, explained the way the event is organized. “First...

Being involved on campus

Being involved on campus

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

While college offers opportunities to make connections, further education and figure out an identity, students’ experiences may depend on how much effort each student dedicates.  For some people, college involves going to school and going back home. For others, it is where relationships are cult...

Finding friends in a variety of ways

Finding friends in a variety of ways

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019

The feeling of being alone is often a terrifying thought, especially when embarking on a new step in life. When I first graduated high school and began my freshman year at Mississippi State University, I grew worried from the fact that I would have to start over and find new friends. It was a literal...

A time to give back

A time to give back

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

With the theme of love running through this week, students and faculty donated the gift of blood. The Campus Activities Board hosted the "I Heart CAB Week Blood Drive" on Monday Feb. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. near Friendship Circle. Katlyn Daigle, student operations manager for CAB, explained why...

Campus Activities Board recruits volunteers

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2019

The Campus Activities Board organized an interest meeting for students to gather information about the organization. "CAB and Chill" was held on Jan. 29 at 5 p.m. where students inquired about the university’s activity planning board. Nicole Redmond, student membership manager of CAB, explained...