Take a look at the news stories featuring MSUM in the last week. Stories are presented in chronological order.

Artist has created a series of mixed media sculptures for gallery, reception is May 2, Wahpeton Daily News: “The metal artistry of Karman Rheault is on exhibit now at the Red Door Art Gallery and Museum in Wahpeton, and an artist’s reception is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 2 … Rheault is a native of Bismarck, North Dakota, and received her art education from Minnesota State University Moorhead and Southern Illinois University.”

Star Tribune writer shares tricks of the trade for locals interested in writing, WDAY: “Hopeful writers had a chance to learn tips and tricks from an inspirational writer. Laurie Hertzel from the Star Tribune shared her story as an author and editor to fuel the next generation of writers.”

Dragons earn split in softball at Bismarck-Mary, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead claimed a 7-3 win to earn a split in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference softball doubleheader Wednesday against the University of Mary-Bismarck.”

Conference in Moorhead emphasizes using social media in a professional environment, InForum: “More than 100 people from across the Red River Valley gathered at Minnesota State University Moorhead on Friday, April 28, to learn about harnessing the power of social media.” 

Christ breaks 25-year-old school record for the Dragons, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead senior Cody Christ broke a 25-year-old school record in the men’s 5,000 meters, while competing at the Drake Relays on Thursday, April 27 in college track and field.”

Dragons sweep Cobbers in softball doubleheader, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead swept a softball doubleheader against Concordia, 11-2 and 9-1, at Scheels Field at Nemzek Stadium on Friday, April 28.”

Dragons sophomore Blees places second at national wrestling tournament, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead sophomore Adam Blees finished second in the 79-KG division at the United World Wrestling Junior Greco-Roman national championships on Thursday.”

Dragons softball split doubleheader, InForum: “Minnesota State Moorhead split a doubleheader against Upper Iowa in college softball on Saturday, April 29, losing 2-0 and winning 8-0.”

Winona sweeps MSUM in softball, InForum: “The Minnesota State Moorhead softball team ended its season with 8-0 and 5-0 losses to league power Winona State on Sunday in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action.”

Pink tax; study shows how products marketed towards women cost more, WDAY: “Half of Americans could be paying more than the rest of the country for the same goods and services. A so-called ‘Pink Tax’ refers to markups on women’s products …MSUM Women and Gender Studies Professor Dr. Kandace Creel Falcón says the pink tax could be the result of societal pressures.”

Veteran journalist Quam named editor of Pioneer Journal, Wadena Pioneer Journal: “Veteran journalist Paula Quam has been named editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Quam, who grew up in Glyndon, Minn., began her journalism education at Minnesota State University Moorhead and continued it through the U.S. Air Force, training to be a TV and Radio reporter/broadcaster at the Defense Information School in Maryland.”

Online ratings; how much should we trust those yellow stars?, WDAY: “They’re one of the first things to appear when you search for a business on Google; reviews … ‘The customers do put a lot of stock in it,’ said Ken Meyer, MSUM Director for Entrepreneurial Studies.”