Archives for April 2013

What’s that Sound? 4/30/13

King Remembered In Time - Big KRIT Big K.R.I.T. is a Mississippi rapper famous for his personal lyrical content and his self-produced beats, but the rapper/producer has struggled to find recognition as he attempts to distinguish himself from all the wannabe-UGK rappers of the deep south. King … [Read more...]

Seniors evaluate college experience

Balancing college and personal life remains problem for gradutes Graduating seniors are preparing to branch out from the comforts of the college setting and step out into the workforce. While many seniors have thoroughly enjoyed the crazy ride, it wasn’t without a few bumps along the … [Read more...]

Police investigate student apartment break-in

No suspects identified in burglary case An unlocked door caused one student to experience an incident now under investigation by campus police. On Sunday morning close to 5 a.m., MSU police officers were dispatched to Sunwatcher Village where one female resident and a female friend were asleep … [Read more...]

Finding fresh talent

Tryouts yield more than 80 possible candidates More than 80 students and incoming freshman participated in a cheer clinic held Saturday and Sunday in hopes of being part of the cheerleading squad and all-girl pom squad. “It is so exciting to see how our program is growing every week,” said … [Read more...]

Student exhibit to open Friday

Graduating seniors showcase their personality with diverse set of art work Three graduating seniors from the Juanita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts will have an opening reception for their BFA Exhibitions on May 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. Jef Castillo, Casi Oechsner and Kelsey Ticknor will be in … [Read more...]

Controversial neurosurgeon selected as graduation speaker

President Jesse Rogers defends selecting Carson as speaker University President Jesse Rogers and members of his staff selected neurosurgeon Ben Carson to speak at this year’s May graduation ceremony at Kay Yager Coliseum. Rogers chose Carson for his accomplishments as he made medical history … [Read more...]

University expects a flat fall enrollment after this semester

College of Health Sciences and Human Services produces most graduates with 261 students With three days of classes and a week of finals left in the spring semester, nearly 700 graduates will complete their undergraduate careers. According to Newman Wong, research analyst, the number of graduates … [Read more...]

The Year of the Mustang

Six programs win conference championships The athletic department won six conference championships during the 2012-2013 season. Five of the championships came from the NCAA Division II Lone Star Conference, including football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s golf and men’s tennis. This … [Read more...]

Moffett Library to receive 21st century updates

Jesse Rogers | Contributor As I write this column, the university’s appropriation bill for the upcoming two years is still before a joint House and Senate conference committee, along with those of the other 37 senior public universities in Texas. MSU’s proposed budget includes something known as … [Read more...]

Hollywood bound through MSU

I can honestly say it has been an interesting few years here in Wichita Falls. Wichita Falls is honestly one of those places that is easy for everyone to complain about, but after much thought and consideration, it was one of the best things that has happened to me. Even though I will be moving the … [Read more...]