FallsFest 2013 to be ‘bigger and better’

FallsFest, a yearly outdoor festival in Wichita Falls, will be held at Lucy Park Sept. 28-29 for its 28th year. Unfortunately last year’s event was rained out, but this year is expected to be bigger than ever. “Last year FallsFest got rained out so we’re amplifying this year’s FallsFest to be … [Read more...]

Counseling Center offers academic workshops

To provide academic skills that will help students in all of their classes, counselors with the Counseling Center conducted a series of workshops on everything from how to schedule a time for studying to how to successfully structure study sessions. “Not only do students need to use the workshops … [Read more...]

Collaborative doctoral program with UNT begins this fall

In an effort to give students a doctoral degree that will better prepare them for jobs in educational administration, officials in the College of Education have teamed up with officials in Wichita Falls ISD and the University of North Texas to create a new doctoral program. “When the students … [Read more...]

The happiest 5k on the planet

The Color Run, also known as the ‘Happiest 5k on the Planet’, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality. “We call The Color Run the ‘Happiest 5K on the Planet’ because our events bring together friends and family in a unique, healthy and fun environment,” … [Read more...]

Students can use smartphone app to find designated driver

Created by the state Department of Transportation, students can now use a smartphone app to find a ride home after a night out drinking even though according to police officials MSU has not had a problem with drinking and driving. The Person Appointed to Stay Sober application, paired with … [Read more...]

Athletic trainers volunteer time at medical tent

On a routine day at the Vinson Health Center, physician Keith Williamson spends time dealing with flu-like symptoms, sinus infections and allergies. But for a few days a year, he leaves the relative calm of dealing with normally healthy college students to serve as medical director of the largest … [Read more...]

Rugby team helps with Pyro Pete

Rugby team players volunteered for the eighth consecutive year with Pyro Pete, a large, inflatable mascot of the Hotter ’N Hell as part of their community service Aug. 24. "It's important for the team to be involved with the community and to be service oriented," Coach Rod Puentes said. Matt … [Read more...]