Archives for August 2017

Why getting involved is actually important

OUR VIEW: As cliché as it is, getting involved on campus is seriously important. While the first day of class is enough to make any new student nervous, it can be even more intimidating when it feels like every person on campus is telling you to jump in the deep end and get involved. It's natural … [Read more...]

Hotter ‘N Hell off to rainy start

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Train to Busan leads train to my heart

Fall is almost upon us, which means we're getting closer and closer to one of my favorite holidays: Halloween. I feel that in preparation it is only appropriate to discuss one of my favorite recent horror movies — Train to Busan. Train to Busan is a South Korean horror movie about a father and … [Read more...]

Men’s soccer kick off season against OBU

Men’s soccer kicked off its season against Oklahoma Baptist University on Aug. 24, defeating its opponent 2-1. “I was really confident in the work we’ve been putting in and the amount of talent we have this year,” Sebastian Venegas, business management sophomore and midfielder, said. “Winning the … [Read more...]

Men’s soccer wins 2-1

Men's soccer played its first scrimmage against Oklahoma Baptist University on Aug. 24 at 7 p.m., winning 2-1 against its opponent. … [Read more...]

Capture the Flag captured by rain

As part of Mustangs Roundup, or an extended orientation for incoming freshmen, peer counselors hosted Capture the Flag on Aug. 24 for more than 25 students at the quad. However, the weather had the last say as continuous rain forced the game to be shortened. “Everyone was pretty bummed out when … [Read more...]

More than 150 attend Housing events in Legacy

Residence life put on two events in Legacy to jump off Round Up Week, brick painting and an ice cream social. Both events had more than 150 students in attendance. "We bought 100 bricks and Killingsworth had 30 extra bricks," Norma Ramirez, assistant director of residence life, said. "We had to … [Read more...]

Comedian Orlando Baxter keeps the crowd laughing

Students packed into the lower level seating at D.L. Ligon Coliseum to see comedian Orlando Baxter on Aug. 22. The Office of Student Development and Orientation hosted the comedy event as part of the Mustang Roundup festivities for incoming freshman. Ruby Arriaga, student development and … [Read more...]

About 100 students watch sun at Sunwatcher

About 100 students, faculty and staff packed Sunwatcher Plaza at 11:30 a.m. while anxiously waiting for the solar eclipse to appear, hosted by the physics program, on Aug. 21. The eclipse peaked at approximately 1:04 p.m. at roughly 80 percent totality. Preet Sharma, professor of physics, said … [Read more...]

Watch the eclipse on campus

Jackie Dunn, associate professor of physics, said she and her colleagues will be hosting an eclipse-watching event on Sunwatcher Plaza, Aug. 21 beginning around 11:30 a.m. The eclipse will peak at 1:04 p.m. in Wichita Falls with roughly 80 percent of the sun's surface covered. She said in a … [Read more...]