Archives for February 2018

Administrators honor first African American students

To honor the first African American students who attended campus in 1954, administrators hosted a ceremony in which they dedicated a bench to the alumni in the Clark Students Center Comanche Suites on Feb 23. Syreeta Greene, director of the office of equity, inclusion and multicultural affairs, … [Read more...]

Black Excellence Gala represents black excellence, students on campus

To wrap up Black History Month on campus, members of the Black History Month Gala Committee are hosting the Black Excellence Gala on Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. in Comanche Suites in Clark Student Center. The committee responsible for the event is composed of 12 people including Allyson Green, president … [Read more...]

“Urinetown” opening night rescheduled due to inclement weather

To ensure safety of cast, crew and audiences following the inclement weather Feb. 21 and class cancelation for Feb. 22, the "Urinetown" opening night has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 23 after months of rehearsals, costume design and make-up preparations. According to Elizabeth Lewandowski, … [Read more...]

Campus closed Wednesday, anticipation for icy weather

At 5:22 a.m. Wednesday, administration sent emails, texts and social media messages to alert students of delayed start time. Almost three hours later at 8:15 a.m., administration sent another message: "Due to anticipated weather conditions, MSU main campus will be closed today." According to … [Read more...]

Basketball hosts Cameron University for last home game

Men's and women's basketball faced Cameron University for their last game 2017-18 regular season game at D. L. Ligon Coliseum. The women were defeated at the 5:30 p.m. game, while the men won at the 7:30 p.m. game on Feb. 20. "It felt good to be back on the court and making a contribution on the … [Read more...]

SGA proposes to honor victims of Florida shooting

To update and inform attendees of housing changes, volunteer opportunities, community service opportunities and potential technological advancements, the Student Government Association hosted its bi-weekly meeting in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suite on Feb. 20. Ace Elliot, student … [Read more...]

Housing and world languages to move offices

With plans of renovations, a new language lab, more inclusion and the possibility of culture-based cooking classes, these soon-to-be realities for faculty members of the Office of Housing and Office of World Languages and Cultures are accompanied by the preparations to move on-campus … [Read more...]

Critical conversation discusses power of free speech

To discuss the legal and conceptual aspects of freedom of speech, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs personnel brought a panel of faculty members to the critical conversations series program on Feb. 19 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. The panel included Donovan … [Read more...]

Students rush to see ‘Black Panther’

The smell of popcorn and hum of a crowd filled the Wichita Falls Cinemark Friday, Feb. 16 as the community congregated to see Marvel’s newest superhero movie, "Black Panther." While people waited in line, many wore African style clothing along with Marvel attire and discussed their excitement for … [Read more...]

Students fail to utilize opportunities to speak out, be heard

OUR VIEW: Faculty and administration offer countless opportunity like critical conversation panels for students to use their voices, talents and perspectives that students fail to utilize. Faculty members put on panel discussions that pertain to relevant and serious issues evident in national … [Read more...]