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Gumbo YaYa 2020 puts new spin on tradition

10212020-Gumbo YaYa- Aesha Magee and Dr. John L. Crain
October 21, 2020

Although Homecoming Week has seen several changes to tradition, this year’s Gumbo YaYa remained true to its name.  The Campus Activity Board’s annual Homecoming celebration returned with free gumbo...

Departments organize Welcome Week virtually

The University Police Department provided free masks and hand sanitizers at various campus locations as a part of the Welcome Week program. Most departments on campus held events virtually to comply with social distancing practices.
September 3, 2020

As students returned to campus this semester, they had the opportunity to interact with their peers and learn more about campus virtually. This year, annual Welcome Week events such as “Strawberry...

Welcome Week goes virtual

The University Police Department provided free masks and hand sanitizers at various campus locations as a part of the Welcome Week program. Most departments on campus held events virtually to comply with social distancing practices.
August 25, 2020

As students returned to campus this semester, they had the opportunity to interact with their peers and learn more about campus virtually. This year, annual Welcome Week events such as “Strawberry...

CAB plans to entertain students during campus lockdown

CAB plans to entertain students during campus lockdown
March 26, 2020

With the outbreak of COVID-19 causing a global pandemic, there have been numerous changes to student life on campus. Changes include the lock down of buildings across campus, face-to-face classes shifting...

Campus Activity Board hosts annual Gumbo YaYa event

Campus Activity Board hosts annual Gumbo YaYa event
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...

A look inside the university’s Campus Activity Board

The Campus Activities Board hosts multiple events in campus every semester. Pictured is a performance during the event
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,...

How can students be engaged on campus?

How can students be engaged on campus?
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...

CAB hosts inaugural “Kitten Yoga” event

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...

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,...

Being involved on campus

Being involved on campus
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,...

Finding friends in a variety of ways

Christopher Vega/ The Lion's Roar
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,...

A time to give back

Rwanda Breaux, a sophomore health systems management major, gave blood during CAB's blood drive.
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....

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