Archives for February 2012

Shout Out 02-29-2012

Reporting for The Wichitan, Cora Kuykendalll went around the Midwestern State University Campus asking students about their spring break plans. Videography by: Cora Kuykendall Edited by: Kassie Bruton   … [Read more...]

Lady Mustangs earn trip to conference tournament

After slightly losing to the Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M, the Midwestern State women’s basketball team punished Eastern New Mexico with a 64-55 score line Saturday night at the D.L. Ligon Coliseum. The Lady Mustangs’ encounter with West Texas ended 71-69 to the utmost dismay of the visitors. … [Read more...]


The D.L. Ligon Coliseum harbored the delighted sensation of achievement and prolific effort Saturday night after the Midwestern State basketball team claimed its sixth Lone Star Conference championship with a 79-64 victory over the speedy Greyhounds of Eastern New Mexico. But before the Mustangs … [Read more...]

Damian’s Herald 02-29-2012

It was indeed a dramatic weekend of English football in the Barclays Premier League where Manchester United edged an intriguing victory over Norwich City and Arsenal made a comeback to flog fellow Londoners Tottenham Hotspur. The Spurs looked as though they had won the North London derby after … [Read more...]

Bronzed beauty

Spring Break is just around the corner, and everyone is preparing for beach trips, job interviews, and relaxing with friends. Whatever you plan on doing this upcoming week, every girl needs a bit of a sun-kissed look – and it’s much healthier for your skin to achieve this look the fake way. With … [Read more...]

The Spot adds new flavor to its menu

By Richard Carter and Katie Lee Red walls adorned with local artists work and wooden tables with mismatched chairs set an ambiance only one place in town could offer at Wichita Falls’ finest pizzeria, The Spot. Since opening in December of 2008, The Spot has been a popular late night place for … [Read more...]

MSU seeks entrepreneurs

MSU students can win $1,000 just for having a good idea. Well, that’s not exactly correct. But a student who has a good business plan can pocket the money with Idea MSU. Idea MSU, a business venture contest run by Dr. Jeff Stanbaugh of the Lalani Center for Entrepreneurship and Free … [Read more...]


Most MSU students have heard of the McCoy School of Engineering, but many do not know what exactly goes on in that small place tucked behind the Dillard building. Last week marked the annual National Engineers Week that takes place every year during the third full week of February. MSU’s … [Read more...]

A bone to pick

By Erin Wrinkel Baby armadillos float motionless in jars of greenish fluid. Nearby lie the broken bones of almost every imaginable animal. In another room, eyeless bats lay interred in a pull-out drawer. No, this isn’t Frankenstein’s laboratory. It’s the fossil collection tucked away on … [Read more...]

New leaders head Annual Fund, Charitable Trust

By Sarah Long Wichita Falls resturanteur Steve Shipp and attorney Erwin Davenport have been appointed by the Board of Regents to run the Annual Fund and Charitable Trust, respectively. In recent years MSU has taken quite a beating when it comes to the budget. The university has received … [Read more...]