Archives for March 2015

SGA election procedures changed to increase voter turnout

In an effort to increase voter turnout, student government elections are coming nearly a month sooner this year with polls opening April 8. Rebecca Stogner, sociology junior and student government president, said, “The elections have been changed from May to April so that it doesn’t conflict with … [Read more...]

Sigma Nu hosts dodgeball tournament for local cause

Sigma Nu is sponsoring “Dodge for a Cause,” a dodgeball tournament on April 11 to benefit the Arc of Wichita County, a non-profit volunteer organization. Walter James, business management sophomore and philanthropy chairman for Sigma Nu, said his fraternity's goal is to raise $5000 for the Arc. … [Read more...]

Committee formed to discuss seminar for first-year students

In an effort to bolster first year retention, student affairs and academic affairs came together to form a committee charged with creating a three-hour-credit seminar for first-year students. Robert Clark, vice president of administration and institutional effectiveness, will chair the task force … [Read more...]

Chi-Omega #Swishes4Wishes Basketball Tournament

Chi-Omega hosted a charity basketball tournament, Swishes for Wishes, on Saturday, March 28. Kim Sheelhan, nursing junior and member of Chi-Omega, said the tournament coincides with Wish Week to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation. "Swishes for Wishes is a fundraiser for the Make a Wish … [Read more...]

Committee meets to allocate student fees

The Student Fee Allocation Committee met March 26 - 27 to allocate the $15.50 that each student pays in Student Service Fees. Photos by Francisco Martinez   . … [Read more...]

Wellness Center pool to open April 6

A sure sign of spring and warmer weather, the aquatics area at the Wellness Center will open April 6. Joey Greenwood, director of the Wellness Center, said, “The horrible weather from the previous two weeks delayed the opening of the pool." Of the $55,000 used to operate the aquatics area, … [Read more...]

The show must go on: Vocal performance students put on review despite setbacks

The show must go on: Vocal performance students put on review despite setbacks from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Twelve vocal performance majors performed "Some Enchanted Evening," a review of Rogers and Hammerstein songs from musicals such as "The Sound of Music" and "Oklahoma," on March 6 - 7 in … [Read more...]

New volleyball coach seeks to improve team

MSU hires new volleyball coach from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Natalie Rawson, assistant volleyball coach from 2010-2013, will return to Midwestern State University's volleyball program, this time as its head coach. "It’s amazing to be back. I feel like I’m back home even though I’m not … [Read more...]

Resident Assistants to present educational drinking games

The resident assistants in Killingsworth Hall plan to use the drinking game Tower of Power, made popular by the movie "21&Over" as part of an effort to teach students to consume alcohol safely, March 26. Tiffany Uke, Killingsworth RA and sophomore biology pre-med said, “We’re trying to … [Read more...]

Geoscience students support petroleum graduate school

As part of a new graduate program starting this fall, geoscience students will be able to receive their master’s degree in petroleum engineering. Devin Colley, geoscience senior said, “Other geoscience majors I've known, and most of the kids that have come through the program in my five years, … [Read more...]