Archives for November 2017

Fantasy of Lights concert brings joy

Hiding from Jack Frost, students, faculty and families took shelter in Akin Auditorium where the band members filled the air with festive music. Matthew Luttrell, associate professor of music, officially started the concert slightly past 7 p.m. Addressing the crowd of around 300, Luttrell said … [Read more...]

Fantasy of Lights kickstarts holiday cheer

Kicking off the MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights, the Redwine Carillon Bell performed Christmas songs on Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. to a crowd of about 500 members from the Wichita Falls and MSU communities. Suzanne Shipley, university president, welcomed those in attendance and turned on the lights, making … [Read more...]

Physics department brings new knowledge to the community

To educate the community on the science of physics, the physics department showcased a semester's worth of research at the Science Café on Nov. 17. "It was just started this semester," Michael Olaya, mechanical engineering and physics senior, said. "It's really a way for the community and the … [Read more...]

Men’s soccer loses the NCAA II Quarterfinals

The men's soccer team made it to the NCAA II quarterfinals with an undefeated 20-0-2 record. In a close game that went into overtime twice and was decided by penalty kick, the soccer team fell to Cal Poly Pomona. "The season as whole went really well. We stuck together through and through, it is … [Read more...]

Football team wins first playoff round

The football team won the NCAA II first round of playoffs for the first time since 2006. The final score of the game against Sioux Falls was 24-20. "We knew it was going to be a battle, they were a good football team. The key for us was in the second quarter we scored 14 points and a two-point … [Read more...]

Echoes of Gospel hosts concert in Burns Chapel

Student organization, Echoes of Gospel, is hosting its first choir concert on Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. in the Burns Chapel. Echoes of Gospel is a new organization that was founded in the spring semester of 2017 by Preston Busby, president of Echoes of Gospel and criminal justice junior. Busby said, … [Read more...]

Men’s soccer named regional champs, next game Nov. 18

The men's soccer team is first in the region for the second time. The final score of the regional game was 2-0 against Colorado School of Mines on Nov. 16. This means the team will advance to play on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. "We take one game at a time, that's always what we do and it has … [Read more...]

Sigma Sundae sweetens philanthropy with ice cream

Sigma Kappa sorority hosted a sundae bar Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the Comanche Student Center to raise money for various charitable organizations “This is such a big event for our Sigma Kappa foundation,” Carrie Halbrooks, vice president of Sigma Kappa’s philanthropic services, said. “All the money … [Read more...]

Kappa Sigma takes on 30th annual Box-a-Thon

As the chilly fall wind blew through campus last weekend, members of Kappa Sigma fraternity fought the cold to receive donations. Kappa Sigma hosted its 30th annual Box-a-Thon fundraiser from Nov. 10-12 on the corner of Taft and Hampstead. The members were encouraged to build a box for shelter … [Read more...]

UPB hosts first StangsGiving Classic

University Programming Board members will be hosting their first StangsGiving Classic including a flag football game and a Thanksgiving feast. The StangsGiving Classic will be held on Nov.15 at 5 p.m. at the free play fields, and the feast will be held at the Legacy Multipurpose Room at 6:30 … [Read more...]