Archives for November 2017

EIMA gives thanks through celebrating inclusiveness

To create an inclusive event focused on gratitude, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs staff co-sponsored the Give Thanks Celebration with Black Student Union, Organization of Hispanic Students, and East Asian Student Association on Nov. 29 in Comanche. "We host holiday … [Read more...]

Residence halls affected by water outage

Due to a water pipe on Louis J. Rodriguez Drive that was hit during contractor work, Legacy Hall, Sunwatcher Apartments and Sundance Court have experienced an unforeseen water outage. Kristi Schulte, director of residence life and housing, said she was notified of this event around 2:30 p.m. … [Read more...]

Jesse Brown moves from campus leader to city leader

Withdraws from county election Jesse Brown is more than just a coordinator of student organizations and leadership programming. He's also a city councilor, former student regent, former student government president — and now, a former candidate for county treasurer. After announcing his … [Read more...]

International students face limitations for jobs on campus

International students make up 10 percent of the school's total enrollment and this number has grown by 1.7 percent from 2013 to 2016, but only 36 percent of student employees are international students. The international student program is outgrowing the available jobs on campus, and due to … [Read more...]

International students make most out of their stay on campus during Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to go home and have a good holiday with family. For students from out of state and international students, long distances and high travel costs inhibit that from being a reality, forcing them to stay in Wichita Falls over the school break. Despite not being able to go home, … [Read more...]

Flower Mound campus to open in January

A brand-new MSU campus, located in Flower Mound, Texas, is set to be opened to the public on Jan. 16, 2018 — just in time for the spring semester. Randy Canivel, who has been with the university for a little more than 10 years, was hired in August 2017 to be the director of the new facility. He … [Read more...]

Unconnected credit card machines cause inconvenience

For three months, Chartwells, the company that manages dining services across campus has not been able to use the credit card machines. Mueen Patankar, director of dining services, said infrastructure is creating a problem. "Previously when we had the credit card system, it worked on cell towers. … [Read more...]

Students and faculty show off research at undergraduate forum

Students, there for extra credit or for a presentation, filled the Clark Student Atrium in the early hours of the day, milling around at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum forum on Nov. 16. Students presented their research projects they worked on all semester to their peers, … [Read more...]

Senior has first EURECA experience

During my senior year, I have had the privilege of being a part of Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activities program and presenting my project at the fall 2017 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum. I must admit, it was one of the most memorable experiences of … [Read more...]

Greek culture more toxic than we admit

Greek life and the activities of sororities and fraternities are prevalent on most university campuses in the United States. In fact, many universities, including MSU, will start organizing "Greek Week" in a few months, where Greeks engage in celebratory competitions to show off school and … [Read more...]