Archives for May 2, 2017

Wichita Falls battles human, sex trafficking

If she doesn’t earn him $1,000 tonight, she won’t get dinner. She has to turn at least two more “tricks,” or “daddy” won’t let her go to bed. She’s serviced three “Johns” already, but it’s still not enough to earn her time to sleep before she has to get back on the circuit  in “the Life.” Every … [Read more...]

Cycling nationals was ‘almost poetic’

While most students were camping out in the library, cracking open textbooks — sometimes for the first time this semester — and cramming for finals this weekend, the cycling team jetted off to Grand Junction, Colorado for the U.S.A. Cycling Collegiate and Para Road Nationals. The team has been … [Read more...]

The search for the best in town: Barbecue edition

There was a time when students of MSU argued which local burger shack had the best burgers. When the answer came to light, they needed something else to argue about. Politics, environmental issues, racism and sexism were all played out. The dawn of a new argument began, an issue that struck the core … [Read more...]

Higgins no longer housing resident

Rodney Roshunn Higgins Jr., 19-year-old former cornerback, was arrested and charged with sexual assault on Tuesday, April 18. Both he and the victim were residents of Killingsworth Hall when the victim reported the incident to university police two days before. Killingsworth Hall has been known … [Read more...]

Theater students showcase one-act plays

From the dealings of a couple facing absurd circumstances surrounding a baby doll, to the final job of two geriatric mobsters, the Theater Department's showcase of five student-produced one-act plays was nothing short of an exciting ride for the audience that filled every available seat. The … [Read more...]

Finals Frenzy returns with Comic-Con theme

Between all the last minute cram sessions and the late night food runs, students can take a much needed break from the books by attending silent movies, yoga, painting and puppy-petting-parties. The University Programming Board members is hosting it's semi-annual event, Finals Frenzy from April 30- … [Read more...]

Women’s tennis clinches national tournament spot

With a school record of 11-0 home victories in one season, being ranked 15th in the nation and 2nd in the region, the women's tennis team will travel to Florida on May 10 against the No. 1 seed in the Atlantic Region. The team earned a ticket to the national stage by defeating Dallas Baptist on May … [Read more...]

‘La La Land’ sings and dances its way into hearts

In honor of it finally coming out on Blu-Ray, I feel like it is finally time to express my thoughts on La La Land in writing. I have seen this movie three times in theaters and vehemently recommend it to everyone I know, it is safe to say that I love this movie. It encapsulates everything I love in … [Read more...]

BREAKING: Sexual assault in Killingsworth Hall

4:39 p.m. Kristi Schulte, director of residence life and housing "I don't think there was a connection between the Pierce Hall residents moving into Killingsworth and this sexual assault case," Schulte said. "Based on the police assessment and university administrators' assessment, there is no … [Read more...]