Archives for November 2016

Kilimanjaro: life lessons from the mountain

The start of a journey that contains rough terrain, loose rocks, and reasons to quit. Out of breath and losing strength, hikers put one foot in front of the other. Mental strength wills them up the mountain. At the top, lessons are learned, things are left behind, and the hiker returns changed from … [Read more...]

‘Thieves’ stole my pride

You never know how you are going to handle something until you are put in that situation. In the moments where we are tested, we learn about ourselves, and a lot of times we are surprised. I have been in numerous situations since high school where I have been humbled in a sense that I found out that … [Read more...]

Fantasy of Lights spreads holiday cheer

OUR VIEW: Everyone should take a walk around campus to see the MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights this winter.Before Thanksgiving break, the annual MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights opened on Nov. 21. With 20,000 beautiful lights and 35 entertaining, exciting holiday displays, this is an event that everyone … [Read more...]

PRIDE to host 5K run/walk on World AIDS Day

People Respecting Identity Diversity for Everyone is hosting a 5K run/walk on World AIDS Day on Dec.1 on Sikes Lake trail at 2-5 p.m. The free run/walk is open to students, faculty, and staff with all donations going towards the cure of HIV and AIDS. PRIDE welcomes all to come give support and have … [Read more...]

With fear comes opportunity

Unless you've been living inside of a cave, you know that major changes are on the way.  No matter what side you're on, there are opportunities for something positive to happen.   We all want what is best for ourselves, our families and for the country.  We talk a lot about problems that continue to … [Read more...]

Camp Chaparral: A hidden gem

Substantial entertainment is a rarity in Wichita Falls, particularly for international students that come from festive, fun-filled milieus'. For those looking to amp up the adrenaline in their life, there is a silver lining. Nestled between Iowa Park and Wichita Falls on 130 acres of semi-wooded, … [Read more...]

Students take part in undergraduate and creativity forum

By the time they got to Clark, the $10 presentation posters looked pretty polished. The two-by-three feet posters looked professional and the students donned in formal attire had rehearsed their presentations dozens of times. But when it came right down to it, neither the presentations nor the work … [Read more...]

ER simulation challenges all corners of campus

It was 8:30 a.m. As she sprinted up the stairs, Jody Settle, radiology senior, could only imagine what kind of crisis lie ahead of her. Reports of a patient who'd been in a bar fight were swarming across the hall. The crowded hospital floor was buzzing with angry patients and irritated medical … [Read more...]

Fantasy of Lights brings holiday excitement to Wichita Falls

The Fantasy of Lights is open from dusk until 11 p.m. Nov. 21 - Dec. 25 The MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights opened Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. with chimes from the Hardin Bell Tower. Then, two minutes before the scheduled 6 p.m. start time, University President Suzanne Shipley, came out, welcomed the crowed of … [Read more...]

Award recipients announced for fall undergrad research forum

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Forum When: Nov. 17 Where: Clark Student Center Poster presentations: 39 Oral presentations: 39 Student perspectives How did you get the data for your presentation together? “Every year at the end of clinical teaching we have a wrap up … [Read more...]