Stampede Week offers s’mores, cocoa, and crafts

Stampede Week offers different activities for students to take advantage of during the first week of each semester. These activities include free food, drinks, movies, and crafts for students throughout the week.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, "We like to offer different kinds of … [Read more...]

Comprehensive campaign designed to raise $50 million

A $50 million fundraising campaign has been set into motion and promises improvements across campus based on the needs and wishes of staff, students, and the community.“This campaign is about building resources to help MSU become even greater,” Anthony Vidmar, newly hired vice president of … [Read more...]

Persistent pickers participate in Pecan Day

Freezing temperatures and rain did not stop a few persistent pickers from participating in MSU’s annual Pecan Day on Dec. 3.“It’s the worst weather I’ve seen during Pecan Day, but it’s still fun,” Alissa Donaldson, adjunct faculty member, said.Donaldson lives on campus with her husband and son in … [Read more...]

Oratorio Chorus presents The Peaceable Kingdom

Young and old voices alike came together to create a message of hope through song during the Oratorio Chorus’ concert Nov. 13. The Oratorio Chorus, directed by Dale Heidebrecht, assistant professor of music, performed for a crowd of more than 100 in Akin Auditorium.“There were moments during the … [Read more...]

Percussion Ensemble performs variety of music for recital

Student musicians came together to perform intricate percussion selections that left an audience of almost 100 in awe. Gordon Hicken, assistant professor of music, directed the University Percussion Ensemble in a concert on Nov. 3. “The concert went very well. It was a difficult program. The … [Read more...]

The Electoral College: It’s who you’re really voting for

Click the map to create your own at 270toWin.comAll votes cast on Nov. 8 will determine which candidate’s representatives will participate in the Electoral College vote on their behalf. The government established the Electoral College as a compromise between having Congress and the majority vote of … [Read more...]

Andrew Allen to perform for faculty recital

In an effort to expose audience members to new forms of musical expression, Andrew Allen, assistant professor of music, will perform at a free faculty recital Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in Akin Auditorium.“I hope the audience enjoys themselves and that their horizons are broadened,” Allen said.Allen will … [Read more...]

Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner perform for Music Series

Jennifer Koh, violinist, and Shai Wosner, pianist, will perform as part of the Music Series this Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Akin Auditorium.“This concert gives both the community and students an opportunity to hear artists of a higher caliber,” Andrew Allen, assistant professor of music, said.The … [Read more...]

Calle Ocho participants celebrate Hispanic culture

More than 1,000 people flooded downtown Wichita Falls to celebrate the seventh annual Calle Ocho festival, a celebration of Hispanic heritage presented by Zavala.“We’ve had a great turnout this year, everything went really well,” Mario Ramirez, Zavala vice president and MSU activities coordinator, … [Read more...]

Music faculty performs in recital

About 150 people attended a free recital featuring the music department faculty in Akin Auditorium last Thursday.“I enjoyed seeing my professors perform on stage. They played very well and the music was interesting to listen to,” Maria Vega, music education sophomore, said.The performers included … [Read more...]