Archives for October 10, 2017

Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble performance honor late mentor

Silence filled Akin Auditorium. The Symphony Orchestra and Wind Ensemble had finished performing one of associate professor and director of bands and orchestra Matthew Luttrell's favorite pieces from Richard Wagner's opera Lohengrin, WWV 75: Act II, Scene IV: Elsa's Procession to the … [Read more...]

Conservation through art: ‘Landscapes from Maui’

The murmurs of hushed voices fade away, as the jungle and sand overtake the imagination. The peaceful beauty of the oil landscapes steal away from the reality of shuffling art enthusiasts discussing the "Landscapes from Maui," exhibit by Catherine Prose, professor of art.  About 22 people … [Read more...]

‘Luna Gale:’ good source of entertainment

"Luna Gale," a play written by Rebecca Gilman, transformed the stage this past weekend. Held in the Fain Fine Arts Theatre and open to the public, Christie Maturo directed more than 30 students in the production, seven of whom were actors and the rest were behind-the-scenes. The play focused on … [Read more...]

Marketing class partners with community to donate bikes

Jackie Hoegger, adjunct faculty of marketing, has partnered her marketing and promotions class with Red River Best Chevy dealers, the Professional Fire Fighters Association of Texoma and the city of Houston for Operation Santa Claus: Bikes 4 Kids. "Operation Santa Claus’ mission is to bring … [Read more...]

Football defeats No. 2 team in division

The No. 10 football team defeated the No. 2 Texas A&M-Commerce Lions on Saturday, Oct. 7 with a score of 47-42, bringing its overall record to 4-0. MSU has won three straight games against the Lions, and this win is the highest-ranked team the Mustangs have ever beaten. The team will travel … [Read more...]

Empty Bowls event fills community through engagement

From the nationally crafted art pieces that symbolize hunger to the more than 1,000 bowls donated by the Wichita Falls community and to raise awareness for food insecurity in the community, the sixth annual Empty Bowls took place Oct. 10 at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art. Tanya Gillen, Empty Bowls … [Read more...]

Cultural appreciation defines college experience

OUR VIEW: Our campus is a cultural melting pot, and we all need to appreciate everyone's cultures. It doesn't take Caribfest and Hispanic Heritage Month to realize it's important year round for all of us to recognize our fellow classmates' varying cultures. Students can celebrate one culture … [Read more...]

‘A violent minority does not equate a violent majority’

"Do you know any cartel members?" "I heard it’s like, really dangerous there." "Aren’t you scared to visit?" These are only a few of the reactions I’ve received when I tell people I’m Mexican-American. A few would think I’m ashamed to say where my family and roots come from, but in reality … [Read more...]

Fantasy of Lights workday brings in community for repairs

The @MidwesternState Priddy Scholars are up early on a Saturday morning, helping to prep for Fantasy of Lights. #gen1MSU pic.twitter.com/dKSRmrG9hq — M.O.R.E. at MSU (@moreMSU) October 7, 2017 About 100 people volunteered to help paint, sweep and clean off the exhibits for the Fantasy of … [Read more...]