Sigma Alpha Epsilon to host charitable crawfish boil April 21

Music, a friendly atmosphere and all-you-can-eat crawfish will be part of the Texas Omega chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon’s first philanthropic crawfish boil April 21 at 5 p.m. at the Jesse Rodgers Promenade. Romeo Botelua, mechanical engineering senior, said “We are putting this event together to … [Read more...]

Knives are tools to local business

While crushing misconceptions and offering knife sharpening services, The Knife Guys sells knives, swords, armor and more. Phillip Watkins, co-owner and president, said, “The biggest misconception about knives is that they’re weapons, but we believe they’re tools. A butcher knife could be … [Read more...]

Art students taking trip to Cuba to share techniques

Ruled by communists and famous for its cigars, travel restrictions to Cuba on U.S. citizens were eased toward the end of the Obama administration. To experience the culture and art, four students and a professor in the art department will be taking a trip to Holguin, Cuba, from May 26 to June … [Read more...]

River Bend Nature Center wants to connect people to environment

Through butterflies, lizards and plants, River Bend Nature Center wants to connect people to the natural environment surrounding them. Jennica Lambert, exhibits curator, said, “River Bend Nature Center is private nonprofit and the reason we exist is to connect people to the natural environment of … [Read more...]

Kell House Museum officials seek funding for renovations

Kell House Museum officials are seeking funds — $2 million to be precise — from businesses and individuals to help pay for the renovation of the building. Paula McNeil, Kell House docent, said, “We are just kicking off a $2 million renovation for the interior and exterior of the house." Paula … [Read more...]

Downtown museum helps residents rediscover history

With cowboy hats, vintage instruments and Vietnam War artifacts, the history of Wichita Falls can be rediscovered through the exhibits at the Museum of North Texas History. “We’ve got a lot of students here that aren’t from Wichita Falls. [The museum] gives them a unique perspective into the … [Read more...]

Pit bulls ‘a reflection of their environment’

Broad-chested, stern-faced, and a body weighing up to 80 pounds, the pit bull can seem frightening. Pit bulls are stereotyped as aggressive and violent. Mass communication freshman and pit bull owner Chaz Davis said, “I feel as though that stereotype is false because, just as humans, dogs are a … [Read more...]

Students laugh throughout ‘Monkey Business’

The crowd bursts into laughter as Barnaby Fulton accidentally drinks a fountain of youth potion, and becomes a 20 year-old college kid again. Fulton’s life spiraled out of control at Moffett Movie Madness’s screening of Howard Hawks' “Monkey Business.” The Golden Globe-nominated film stars Cary … [Read more...]