Archives for December 2014

637 graduate in December

Nearly 650 graduate and undergraduate students earned their diplomas Saturday morning in Kay Yeager Coliseum. Delores Jackson, interim director of the Applied Arts and Sciences program, said commencement provides her an opportunity to meet her distance-education students face-to-face. "Because … [Read more...]

Campus open after bomb threat

Evacuate campus :: Go to http://t.co/2Fn2LCJJ5Q for information and action plan. Evacuate campus due to a bomb threat. More info coming — Midwestern State (@MidwesternState) December 8, 2014 Campus officials issued an order to evacuate campus this morning after what was called a "credible … [Read more...]

Gypsy Kit brings food-truck cuisine indoors

The Gypsy Kit is a small restaurant housed on the first floor of the historic Hamilton building downtown. They serve anything from shrimp tacos to burgers and fries—but it probably won't be a burger grandma would recognize. The Gypsy Kit specializes in oddball dishes that may sound strange on paper, … [Read more...]

Graduating photo editor leaves with parting words

Nothing is more annoying than having someone tell you what to do. Starting from high school you’re told you have to go college. In college you are told that you should participate in university activities. Even in this column you are reading I was begged to write it and I finally put my foot down to … [Read more...]

Stress-relieving dogs take over Moffett Library

The library is more crowded than it has been all year, and may be even more crowded tonight. The Moffett Library will be the host to several dogs brought to help relieve stress and relax the students who are studying into the wee hours of the night. The therapy dogs will be on campus at Moffett … [Read more...]

Alumni invited to Fantasy of Lights

Fantasy of Lights is back on campus and is inviting the MSU Alumni Association to come Dec. 8 for a free event at 5:30 pm. Alumni classes get the chance to look at the displays, go into the Hardin administration Building for hot cider, hot chocolate, sweet treats, and to get a picture made with … [Read more...]

Low gas prices help students travel for holidays

With the end of the semester only one week away, students from different walks of life will be returning home to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family. Some said this is a season for giving to friends, family and loved ones. Theolette Simon, senior in management “It is always a … [Read more...]

Dental Hygiene senior student gain real live experience in clinic

Senior students in the dental hygiene department at the Robert D. and Carol Gunn College of Health Service and Human Services, gain real life experience with students, faculty, staff and residents of Wichita Falls, Fort Worth, Dallas and Oklahoma, on a daily basis since the college started its … [Read more...]

New, mandatory abuse-prevention course now online

Beginning in the spring 2015 semester students are going to start seeing a new hold on their accounts that could slow their ability to register for classes. Campus Clarit3y’s “Think About It” is a new online course that was rolled out over the summer and replaces AlcoholEDU. All freshman and recent … [Read more...]

Dead week would help students

Our view: It seems odd that MSU has no dead period before finals. Students can use the time to study or at least relax before finals. As MSU students we should celebrate what makes our school unique, but we should also make it known when there is a national trend that we should join, like dead … [Read more...]