Expanded parking lot will cost basketball court

Expanded parking lot will cost basketball court from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The university’s outdoor basketball court will be paved over this summer when construction begins to extend a nearby parking lot.  While students can use the indoor basketball court in the Wellness Center free of … [Read more...]

Our goal: To make this a better place

I always thought The Wichitan’s slogan was a little cliché. “Your campus. Your news.” Of course it’s news, it’s a newspaper, I always thought. But here, on the last production night of my last issue as editor and student, I finally realize the importance of that cheesy, four-word slogan. It’s your … [Read more...]

Students produce plays over entire semester

Students produce plays over entire semester from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. While most students are studying for finals, theater seniors are preparing for opening night of their student-directed one-act plays, a feat that requires them to flex all of their theater muscles and no easy task to be … [Read more...]

Administrators consider outsourcing maintenance jobs

To combat the university's ongoing budget woes, administrators revealed this week that they are in negotiations with SSC Service Solutions to outsource the school's facility services, including custodial, groundskeeping and central plant crews. If approved, the move would affect 94 staff members … [Read more...]

Gypsy Kit goes mobile, serves students

Gypsy Kit goes mobile, serves students from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The Gypsy Kit is a diamond in the rough in Wichita Falls, offering a taste of something familiar but strange, like its popular Dr Pepper Pulled Pork Tacos. "It's just a staple we've got," said Christopher Couch, chef and … [Read more...]

Expanded parking lot coming fall 2015

Expanded parking lot coming fall 2015 from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Parking has long been a contentious issue for MSU students, and with construction of a new dorm beginning in May, more than 200 resident parking spots will be lost. "Beginning this summer, that lot will go offline and we … [Read more...]

Appeals filed in SGA election

Hearing Thursday at 3:30 p.m. in CSC Cheyenne Results for the Student Government Association elections were posted Monday, showing Jesse Brown, criminal justice junior, as the winner of the presidential race with 56 percent of the vote. But Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and … [Read more...]

‘Males’ suspended pending investigation

Posters displayed around Pierce Hall used, according to some, derogatory language to advertise "Save the Males," an upcoming multi-event program in Pierce. The event has been put on hold until internal investigations are concluded next week. "It has been suspended indefinitely until we can perform … [Read more...]

President Rogers studio interview

President Rogers studio interview from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Jesse Rogers has been president of Midwestern State University since 2001, but his story at the college began well before that when he became a professor of chemistry and physics in 1967. Rogers announced his retirement last … [Read more...]

Board officially hires Shipley as president

In a short meeting Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Regents officially appointed Suzanne Shipley as the 11th university president. Student Regent Jesse Brown said the board also advanced Shipley's start date to Aug. 8 this year. "I'm excited," Brown said after the meeting. "I know she's going to … [Read more...]