Archives for December 2017

Students stress of upcoming finals ‘fly away’ during Finals Frenzy

In tradition to giving students a break the Thursday before finals week, the University Programming Board celebrated the 29th Finals Frenzy on Dec. 7 in the Clark Student Center. With events focused around the theme 'Fly Away With MSU,' students enjoyed the break from preparing for future countless … [Read more...]

The Wichita Falls Polar Express

All aboard The Polar Express! Come bundled-up in blankets, mittens, hats and hot cocoa to experience the tram that takes you around the bright neighborhoods of the Country Club. Enjoy the display of Christmas lights while spending time with family and friends. Mike Kephart and his wife Robin … [Read more...]

Sigma Nu warms up fundraising

Until Friday Dec 8, Sigma Nu will be selling hot coffee and hot chocolate in the Clark Student Center to help raise money bring more positivity to their fraternity. “We are planning on hosting a philanthropy event where we bring bubble soccer to campus and the money raised today will help … [Read more...]

Thank you, farewell to The Wichitan

[Editor’s note]: The -30- term comes from the old typesetting mark to denote the end of a line. It means "the end" or "no more to say."  I've been involved in journalism since my sophomore year of high school. I started out as a reporter, then sports editor, rounding off my high school career as … [Read more...]

‘Urinetown’ musical coming in spring

Twenty-one cast members. Five understudies. One Urinetown. A satirical comedy musical titled "Urinetown" will be put on by the theater department this spring. This musical is famous for satirizing the legal system, social irresponsibility, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics, populism and … [Read more...]

30 students explore creative side in holiday art class

Classical-holiday music played in the background. Acorns, Santa ornaments, snowflake frames and various paint colors filled the Kiowa Room, as students chose from the supplies to decorate as a part of Holiday Decorations Art Class on Dec. 5. "My main motive behind today's class was to get … [Read more...]

Movie Madness brings relief to students for finals

About 25 students gathered in the Moffett Library on Dec. 5 to relieve the stress of cramming for finals by enjoying the showing of the 1988 film "Scrooged." Students of assistant professor of history, Whitney Snow also went to the event as an opportunity to obtain extra credit points on their final … [Read more...]

Senior documentary screenings to be held Dec. 15

To showcase the documentaries students made in the senior production course this fall, the mass communication department will be hosting a screening of the projects on Friday, Dec. 15 in the Fain Fine Arts Theatre at 3 p.m. Students must take senior production to graduate with a major in mass … [Read more...]

Senior art exhibition opening begins Dec. 8

For more than 40 years, graduating art seniors host a senior exhibition show to display their final art pieces for the MSU and Wichita Falls community to see. This year's opening reception will take place at the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery on Friday, Dec. 8 from 6-8 p.m. Aaron Campbell, Michelle … [Read more...]

Percussion rings throughout Akin

Captivating music from the drums, xylophones and timpani on stage filled the decorated halls of Akin Auditorium. Directed by Gordon Hicken, assistant professor of music-percussion, the performance also featured two numbers by the combined choirs, and 147 people attended the performance by the … [Read more...]