Archives for September 5, 2017

Waiting is worth it

OUR VIEW: The first football game and tailgate should've been later in the semester, not the first week of school. Everyone knows the drill. Bright lights. All day tailgating. Greeks setting up trashketball, corn hole and their giant letters in the dusty, gravel parking lot. Girls and boys alike … [Read more...]

Women’s soccer falls to Colorado School of Mines

On Sep. 3, women’s soccer fell victim with a 3-0 loss, during a home game to Colorado School of Mines.  “We went up to one of the best teams in the nation,” Kennedy Turner, engineering sophomore said. “We held up together as a team, and though our effort was a bit short, we were able to keep … [Read more...]

Speaker hosts conversation about consent

“You know the end of the story before I even start.” The room went quiet. About 100 students filled Akin Auditorium on Aug. 30, but not a single one made a sound. Katie Koestner, the first date-rape survivor to publicly share her story, stood onstage in bright red slacks and a white button down, … [Read more...]

Football delivers 53-6 win in season opener

As the football team donned their maroon and gold jerseys for the first game of the season, the fans cheered loudly as they ran onto the field. The fluorescent lights shone on the turf and reflected off the steel bleachers. The air was warm, yet there was a slight breeze rolling through the air as … [Read more...]

When campus police failed me

Stranded in a Chili’s parking lot in 100 degree weather with no one to come help me — you would think I could call the campus police, right? Apparently not. On Aug. 23, my friend and I walked to my car from Chili's to go to Walmart, but it wouldn’t start. I had no jumper cables and no one to help … [Read more...]

School spirit brings ‘Maniacs’ together

They are not hard to find. Maroon and yellow paint stripe their faces. Eight letters painted on bare chests, spelling out "Mustangs." Standing front and center, their yelling never ceases and their spirit never dies. They are the Mustang Maniacs, a campus organization dedicated to school … [Read more...]

Speakers fight against hatred through rally

Indivisible Wichita Falls partnered with Kalli Root, English junior, and PRIDE to host the Resist Hate rally at the Sunwatcher Plaza on Sept. 1. Root invited three speakers to the rally: Nathan Jun, associate professor of philosophy, Mel Martinez, pastor at Metropolitan Community Church, and Claudia … [Read more...]