Archives for September 2017

Selena movie for Hispanic Heritage Month

The Hispanic Heritage committee chose “Selena” to show on Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. in the Market Street Learning Commons Multipurpose room as part of Hispanic Heritage Month events. “They felt that this particular idol is a great representative,” Ruby Arriaga, coordinator of student activities and … [Read more...]

Teammates fundraise with #24Strong tees

@6do_trixx and @_vell96 are in the student center taking shirt orders and payments now!!! $15/shirt pls go support the Grays family🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/KErgz09qW3 — paxton (@paxtonpie) September 20, 2017 Until Sept. 21, applied arts and science senior Brandon Sampson and criminal justice junior … [Read more...]

Artist lecture series to feature Eva Mozes Kor

Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor will share her message of forgiveness and determination in the face of adversity during the first staging of the Artist-Lecture Series in the Akin Auditorium on Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. Powered by what Associate Vice President for Student Affairs Matt Park calls a … [Read more...]

Food insecurity in Wichita Falls

With the vision of "hunger-free communities," the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank is hosting a food drive in honor of National Hunger Awareness Month, Sept. 22-23. Kincaid said, "with it being hunger awareness month, it's the time we focus more on hunger and try to get the community more involved. … [Read more...]

Tailgates and touchdowns: seeing both

Laughter, and loud music filled the air. Students sporting maroon-and-gold attire scattered throughout the parking lot outside of Memorial Stadium.  At the first two home games of the semester, several hundred people-- ,mostly members of the Greek community participated in tailgating. And most … [Read more...]

Viva MSU kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month began with the second annual Viva MSU event on Sept. 15 in Legacy Courtyard. According to Ruby Arriaga, head coordinator for student activities and grad student, the Hispanic Heritage Committee created the event. "It's a way to educate the community about Hispanic … [Read more...]

Students and faculty evacuate Fain Fine Arts

After the smell of smoke filled the Fain Fine Arts C-wing, students, staff and faculty were forced to evacuate by Martin Camacho, dean of Fain Fine Arts, and firefighters late Tuesday night. "Fain is set up on three circuits. Two of them were down, so one of them was overworking to compensate for … [Read more...]

‘Good Time’: layered character writing

A good sense of direction. Great acting. Beautiful cinematography. They all enhance a movie. However, none are as crucial to holding a movie together as character. Character is the avenue by which the writer gets the film's message across. A good character can tell us a lot about life. We, as an … [Read more...]

Faculty discuss sanctuary cities bill at forum

To educate students on how Texas Senate Bill 4 will affect campus and Wichita Falls policing, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs hosted a forum on Sept. 18 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. "Wichita Falls isn't and has never been a sanctuary city," Manuel Borrego, … [Read more...]

Women’s soccer makes a comeback

The women's soccer team won a close game on Sept. 15 against Oklahoma Baptist, with a 3-2 final score. The Oklahoma Baptist Bison definitely gave the women's soccer players a run for their money. OBU led the game in the first half. The score at the end of the first half was 2-0, in favor of the … [Read more...]