Students learn about ‘Slavery in Libya, Beyond’

On Feb. 5, staff from the Office of Equity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs hosted a presentation called "Slavery in Libya & Beyond." This presentation was about the recent discovery of a slave trade that was reported in Libya by the IOM. Syreeta Greene, director of Equity, Inclusion, … [Read more...]

Las Posada brings inclusivity, culture to campus

The Bilingual Education Student Organization members and Omega Delta Phi, Inc. members organized Las Posada at MSU for the community in Wichita Falls at 6 p.m. in the Clark Student Center Atrium. Patricia Ramirez, bilingual education senior and BESO president, explained the religious importance of … [Read more...]

MSU students, alumni run Fantasy of Lights Fun Run

On Dec. 2, the Wichita Falls Museum of Arts staff hosted the Fantasy of Lights 5K and 1-mile Fun Run. This is the fourth year this fundraiser has been put on for the MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights. “It’s a fundraiser for Burns Fantasy of Lights that we have on campus at the MSU park,” Angie Reay, … [Read more...]

Senior has first EURECA experience

During my senior year, I have had the privilege of being a part of Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activities program and presenting my project at the fall 2017 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum. I must admit, it was one of the most memorable experiences of … [Read more...]

About 200 students celebrate Diwali

To honor the Hindu celebration, the Midwestern Indian Students Association organized a Diwali, the Festival of Lights, celebration for students at the Sikes Lake Center on Nov. 4. Gyaneshwar Malba, computer science graduate student, explained that MISA has had a history of organizing Dawali for … [Read more...]

366 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

The admissions office organized the fall 2017 Mustangs Rally where prospective students were introduced to the university on Oct. 28. George Castro, admissions counselor, said the goal of Mustangs Rally is to help the prospective students understand MSU more. “We hope that students leave with … [Read more...]

Alumni return for catfish, conversation at Fish Fry

Alumni Association members organized the Fish Fry on Oct. 20 where alumni enjoyed fried whitefish and catfish as hamburgers and fries. The meal was $9 for alumni and guests and any student who has a meal plan could use their meal cards. “It’s an event where students, alumni and community members … [Read more...]

Freshman: ‘This is my first bonfire and I expect it to be lit’

The Office of Student Development and Orientation faculty members organized the bonfire on Oct. 19 as part of homecoming week. Under this, students donated a shirt of another college that was burned. Mario Ramirez, interim director of student involvement, said not all the shirts donated were … [Read more...]

MSU celebrates Oktoberfest

German Club members organized an Oktoberfest celebration in the Comanche room of Clark Student Center on Oct. 13. Yvonne Frank, assistant professor of German, explained the history of Oktoberfest dates back to the Kingdom of Bavaria. “The original Oktoberfest is located in Munich and it was … [Read more...]

Caribfest events give back to community and Caribbean

Feathered headpieces. Bedazzled bodysuits. Loud island music and dozens of bodies packed together, singing and dancing to the rhythm of the songs. On Sept. 30, the Caribbean Students Organization organized the Caribfest Parade Day and Culture Show. The parade started from the Dillard parking lot … [Read more...]