Archives for August 2013

Broadening education from across the pond

During the 2013 Summer II semester, a group of 64 students studied abroad in London. Students of all grades and majors from a consortium of schools including MSU took one of 10 courses at Queen Mary University of London. Psychology junior Patricia Biera took the criminal justice course, which … [Read more...]

Officials welcome students at convocation

  Student convocation is traditionally an event held for new students, but this year the Office of Student Development and Orientation decided to change that. Tuesday's event was open to both incoming freshman as well as returning students, and it was also the first year that it was held … [Read more...]

Athletic trainers volunteer time at medical tent

On a routine day at the Vinson Health Center, physician Keith Williamson spends time dealing with flu-like symptoms, sinus infections and allergies. But for a few days a year, he leaves the relative calm of dealing with normally healthy college students to serve as medical director of the largest … [Read more...]

Junior starts carbon wheel business

Team cyclists did more than just rack up the medals during this year’s Hotter 'N Hell Hundred. One team member  is making a name for himself in the small business world by providing imported carbon wheels to both the cycling team and the community at large. Anthony Sequera, 21, junior in … [Read more...]

Art museum completes renovations, hosts open house

Guests attend a reception at the multi-purpose room at the re-opening of the Wichita Falls Museum of Art.The Wichita Falls Museum of Art held an open house on Aug. 25 to show the nearly completed renovations that began last spring to bring the building into compliance with updated requirements of … [Read more...]

Local’s ‘Tallerbike’ turns heads at HHH

Over the weekend, nearly 3,800 bikers raced Hotter ’N Hell Hundred. But 83 other riders competed in the lesser-known 10K race, including one rider frequently seen around Wichita Falls, a biker who stole the spotlight. Mack "The Infamous Bike Guy" Carter has been building custom bikes for the past … [Read more...]

Rugby team helps with Pyro Pete

Rugby team players volunteered for the eighth consecutive year with Pyro Pete, a large, inflatable mascot of the Hotter ’N Hell as part of their community service Aug. 24. "It's important for the team to be involved with the community and to be service oriented," Coach Rod Puentes said. Matt … [Read more...]

Football taking season one game at a time

The football team is revving its engine to pick up steam where the team fell short last season. After wining the 2012 Lone Star Conference Championship in a heated overtime match against West Texas A&M, the team went on to drop its first playoff game against Indianapolis University, the … [Read more...]

Chemistry crucial to volleyball team’s improvement

A new fall semester means a new season for women’s volleyball, who are coming off of a disappointing 2012 season. Coach Venera Flores-Stafford said she is more than optimistic about this upcoming season as she and the team is eager to make their 7-23 season a distant memory. “It’s a brand … [Read more...]

Greek life: ‘Experience it for yourself’

Joining a Greek organization gives students a chance to create lifelong ties and friendships while building strong academic and professional foundations. However, being involved in Greek Life doesn't come without cost, including committing a significant amount of time to the fraternity or … [Read more...]