Jesse Brown withdraws from county treasurer election

According to stories published by the Times Record News and KFDX3 news, Jesse Brown, coordinator for student organizations and leadership programming, withdrew from the Republican primary for country treasurer. According to the newspaper, Brown, Wichita Falls City District 4 council member, … [Read more...]

Engineering students sail to first in cardboard boat race Oct. 20

After 84.5 man hours of work, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers members Kendall Diehm, mechanical engineering sophomore, and Clayton Masters, engineering junior, won the cardboard box race Oct. 20 within 15 minutes. American Society of Mechanical Engineering members came in first, … [Read more...]

Men’s golf team wins first at invitational

As he loaded his golf clubs, Trip Hobson, marketing senior, smiled with confidence. His first win as a Mustang was in the books after a "tough personal season," he said. More than 12 hours of play over the course of Oct. 16-17, Hobson won the Midwestern State Invitational for individuals and … [Read more...]

‘Stars shine bright’ at Noche de las Estrellas

A fraction of a second before the roaring applause erupted, Velia Lozano's, custodian and facility services member, delighted squeal rang out in the suite. The crowd turned to her, smiles blinding, and cheered for the powerhouse as she wiped tears away from her eyes in gratitude. As she made her way … [Read more...]

Homecoming court elections close Oct. 13

As part of the introduction to Homecoming week, students can vote for Homecoming Court on their portal until Friday, Oct. 13 at 4 p.m. The Office of Student Involvement and Student Government Association coordinate the court nominations and will announce winners at the Homecoming football game … [Read more...]

Empty Bowls event fills community through engagement

From the nationally crafted art pieces that symbolize hunger to the more than 1,000 bowls donated by the Wichita Falls community and to raise awareness for food insecurity in the community, the sixth annual Empty Bowls took place Oct. 10 at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art. Tanya Gillen, Empty Bowls … [Read more...]

Forgiveness trumps hate in eyes of Holocaust survivor

She has every right to burn with anger. At age 10, Nazis stipped her from the only home, the only family she knew. Ripped away from her mother, father and two older sisters, Eva Mozes Kor was left clutching her twin as her mother reached, arms outstretched with desperate despair as they were … [Read more...]

About 700 people gather in support of injured football player

  [Editor's note: The Wichitan staff has confirmed late Tuesday evening that Robert Grays died after injuries sustained in Saturday's game. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and the football team during this time.] About 700 people supported cornerback Robert Grays, … [Read more...]

Scientists justify field at colloquium series

The hum from the projection screen retracting filled the lecture hall as 50 pairs of feet exited the presentation. After his 40-minute presentation over tectonic evolution, Richard Hanson, school of geology, energy and environment at Texas Christian University, finished off his water with a swig and … [Read more...]

Mustangs Advising Center dissolved

To create new Tutor and Academic Support Programs, administration dissolved the Mustangs Advising Center to create unified departments and increase student success through established in-house advisers for departments starting Sept. 1. “The Mustangs Advising Center wasn’t working, and if our … [Read more...]