Wichita Falls resembled a city ravaged by war

Almost 40 years ago, a massive F4 tornado tore through Wichita Falls, in an event that the Dallas Times Herald and Wichita Falls Times labeled Terrible Tuesday. In a time where spring storms and weather alerts were common, a storm like this was not. Within two days of the tornado touching down … [Read more...]

Writing a record in college provides a learning experience not soon to forget

College isn’t easy. It hasn’t been for me, anyways. But there is one thing that has kept me sane through it all. Music, or playing drums in particular, has always been a release for me, but never have I felt its full anxiety relief as I have in college. Moving out of my parents, a home where drums … [Read more...]

Networking: If you’re not doing it, you should be

They’re freshly graduated, degree in hand, ready to take on the world, but not a clue of where to start. Now imagine the same scenario, except this time, an opportunity is waiting for them. This is the power of networking.            Founded in 2002, LinkedIn is a social networking site, designed … [Read more...]

Cowboy True participants compete in cowboy mounted shooting

Cowboy True participants compete in cowboy mounted shooting from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Horses and guns don't usually come to mind when talking sports, but at this years annual Cowboy True event, cowboy mounted shooting was a popular competition. Cowboy True was founded in 2011 by Wichita … [Read more...]

Live at the Lake Concert Series starts May 8

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art will start off its annual Live at the Lake Summer Concert Series on May 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. The series’ first performance will be by Mike O’ Neil, a Live at the Lake veteran who has performed at the event five times before. Mary Helen Maskill, the museum director of … [Read more...]

Rangers Road Trip

The University Programming Board will be selling Texas Rangers tickets for $10 and providing a shuttle for transportation on Saturday April 12, leaving from the bookstore entrance of the Clark Student Center at 2:30 p.m. to the Texas Rangers game against the Houston Astros. But with a ticket … [Read more...]

Catholic campus ministry to host Awakening #4

The Catholic campus ministry will be hosting its fourth annual Awakening, open to all denominations, starting Friday March 7 and ending Sunday with mass. “It is Catholic based but open to all denominations,” said Justin Veitenheimer, a junior in special education, and one of the co-coordinators … [Read more...]

Philosohphy Club to hold economic inequality lecture

As part of a lecture series hosted by the Philosophy Club, John Martinez, professor of economics, finance and general business, will present a lecture on economic inequality March 5 at 7 p.m. in Shawnee Theatre. According to Martinez, economic inequality is an issue with a past. “Since the … [Read more...]

March 7 health fair to emphasize prevention

To educate students and community members on health topics ranging from obesity to stress management, the College of Health Sciences & Human Services is sponsoring a free Community Health Fair, held March 7. “The primary purpose is putting prevention into practice,” said Betty Bowels, … [Read more...]

NAACP to hold cafeteria sit-in Feb. 24

To educate students about the purpose of a sit-in and continuing battles of minorities, the NAACP student chapter will be staging a sit-in Feb. 24 in the Mesquite Café from noon-2 p.m. Sophomore in Kinesiology Samantha Scott said she plans on being at the sit-in and is looking forward to being … [Read more...]