Archives for December 2017

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...]

‘Fly away’ with Finals Frenzy Dec. 7

To give students the chance to destress from finals for a few hours, University Programing Board members are hosting their bi-annual Finals Frenzy in the Clark Student Center and one in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on Dec. 7  from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The 22 events will focus around the theme "Fly … [Read more...]

Students need credit card machines for efficiency

OUR VIEW: To fix the convoluted payment issue on campus, administration needs fix the credit card machine. Students and faculty are tired of getting out of class, making their way to the dining hall, waiting in a huge line, finally getting to order their number one at Chick-Fil-A, and hearing “Oh, … [Read more...]

Climbing the ladder from film critic to editor

My journey started simply with a suggestion from a faculty member: write for the school newspaper. I had spent the 30 minutes prior to that suggestion talking about how much I love watching and discussing film. I distinctly remember that day and not for a moment did I think it would lead me to where … [Read more...]

Global enrollment continues to grow thanks to university’s outreach program

The wall and shelves of Randy Glean, director of the Office of International Student Services, are filled with pictures of smiling students, the result of his 20 years spent bringing in students from 46 countries to the university. “I got to travel the world, see more than 3,000 students come … [Read more...]

Ethnicity’s role in multicultural sororities

Because a college campus prides itself on diversity, out of the nine sororities on campus, five are multicultural. Although there are five sororities for girls of different ethnicities to join, these girls may feel their ethnicity can bar them from joining others — like predominantly white … [Read more...]

Baptist Student Ministry members discuss discrimination in religious organizations

Though religious organizations on campus try their hardest to make students feel comfortable, some students may feel discriminated against. Because discrimination may be based on skin color, gender, political views, religion or sexual orientation, this might lead some people to ask, "Is there … [Read more...]

ADA compliance still an issue on campus with older buildings

Living with a disability means there is a certain dependency on ramps, braille, elevators and automatic doors in buildings. But although the Americans with Disabilities Act has now enforced buildings to include these things, students with disabilities are still faced with buildings that are not ADA … [Read more...]