Social media changes the career landscape

Online personas have reshaped every aspect of modern life, including professional identities and job searches. Social media gives an employer a window into an applicant’s activities outside of a business setting, and is increasingly being used as a screening tool.Blake Muse, mass communication … [Read more...]

Local carpenter carves future out of art industry

[vimeo 163327086 w=640 h=360]Local carpenter carves a future out of the art industry from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.Joshua Bradley is a local carpenter and Wichita Falls native whose artwork is now being showcased across Texas and Oklahoma.Bradley said he decided to combine his passion for woodwork … [Read more...]

Standing up to censorship

Students who find themselves on the second floor of Moffett Library are likely to see a poster featuring a stack of books with the question “Have you seen us?” in bold. The books in the stack have all been censored or restricted at some point since publication, and the poster is promoting the … [Read more...]

Campus parking trouble: fact or fiction?

Student parking on campus is a controversial topic between residents and commuters alike.“Parking anywhere on campus is pretty terrible,” said Alec Riding-In, geosciences junior. “As far as the commuter spots go, I don’t necessarily mind walking, which I always have to do in order to get to my … [Read more...]

Art gallery opens exhibitions May 8

The art department’s Juried Student Exhibition and Senior Exhibition will begin on May 8 in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery. An opening reception will precede the exhibitions followed by the juried and senior students showcases. The Juried Student Exhibition is a student competition open to … [Read more...]

Instructor says goodbye after 28 years at MSU

Timothy Donovan, professor of computer science, is retiring this August after 28 years with the Department of Computer Science. The department will host a retirement reception for Donovan on April 23. Ranette Halverson, chair of the computer science department, coordinated the event and said the … [Read more...]

Speaker to offer new perspective on American history

The spring Speakers and Issues Series will begin with a talk by Edward Countryman, history professor at Southern Methodist University, on March 24. Countryman will discuss his book, “Enjoy the Same Liberty: Black Americans and the Revolutionary Era.” Whitney Snow, assistant professor of history, … [Read more...]

Threat on instructor’s life goes largely unnoticed

The life-threatening Yak initially seemed innocuous, and maybe graduate assistant Ryan McKelvy would have ignored it completely if he had not noticed the word “assassination.” The incident in question occurred at approximately 11 a.m. on Nov. 6 when a threatening message was discovered … [Read more...]