SGA holds final meeting of semester

The Student Government Association hosted its final meeting of this semester last night in  Comanche Suites of the Clark Student Center. This meeting was shorter than most due to the rare occasion that all proposed changes were unanimously passed.Lindsey Shelley, student regent, gave a presentation … [Read more...]

Trump Wins! Trump Wins!

Let's make America great again.Congratulations are in order to Donald Trump for winning the 2016 presidential election.Described as one of the most controversial elections the United States has ever seen, millions watched until well after midnight in anticipation to find out which contender would be … [Read more...]

100 people indulge in bubble soccer madness

Bubble soccer brought lots of chatter to campus this semester.About 100 people participated in the bubble soccer event Oct. 25, which took place on the free play fields, by the University Programming Board from 12-6 p.m. Each year, UPB puts on activities for students to come out and have fun while … [Read more...]

Raising awareness one root beer float at a time

The housing department hosted a series of events to raise alcohol awareness.The resident advisors of each residence hall were tasked with coming up with events to engage the student body and raise awareness."The housing department put on this week long event. So the residence halls split up the … [Read more...]

Record levels of dissatisfaction fuel election trends

Americans, this fall, are being polled incessantly. Almost every day, sometimes more than one time a day, a new poll comes out for this or that.Yet, almost regardless of who does the polling or when Americans are polled this fall, the results are the same.They are dissatisfied with the direction the … [Read more...]

Law enforcement not just a job; it’s a calling

In today's society, the citizens of the United States of America, face a number of issues that will affect us beyond the election. One of the biggest issues today is racial injustice and racially motivated hatred regarding police incidents around the U.S.I am part-black and ex-law enforcement. I … [Read more...]

Are you watching the debate tonight? What debate?

What are you watching?"Netflix," Caylan Deutsch, early childhood education sophomore, said.What are you watching on Netflix?"Gossip Girl," Deutsch said.How come you are not watching the debate?"I didn't know when the debate was," Julia Lucas, early childhood education sophomore, said."I'm just not … [Read more...]

Live at the Lake Caribbean style

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art hosted its last Live at the Lake event with a performance from the Caribbean steel drum band. The Museum of Art hosted these events throughout the summer. The museum has hosted the Live at the Lake events for the past seven years, and the last four years have been … [Read more...]

Weather fails to disrupt punt, pass and kick competition

Last year there were 20. But not this year. After thunderstorms threatened the punt, pass and kick competition, only eight people competed - all men.“Weather was definitely a factor,” Rusty Brixey, sports administration graduate student, said “Last year the turn out was better."Brixey went on to say … [Read more...]

Counseling Center sponsors 5K race for suicide prevention awareness

To raise awareness of suicide prevention, 47 people ran at least part of a 5K race at Sikes Lake Sept. 13.“I had friends that committed suicide before, so I did it for them,” said Mackenzie Trammell, business management freshman, who tied for first place in the race.In previous years, the Counseling … [Read more...]