Rest stops provide break for cyclists

There were 21 rest stops available for the cyclists racing in Hotter 'N Hell 100 on Aug. 25-27, aided by more than 2,000 volunteers. Dail Neely, rest stop coordinator, said the goal of the rest stops is to keep the cyclists hydrated and safe. "One [goal] is to make sure they are hydrated and … [Read more...]

Liberal arts make MSU unique to Texas

In 1987, Midwestern State University joined the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. This made MSU is the only public liberal arts institution in the State of Texas. “COPLAC accepts one representative from each state,” James Johnson, provost and vice president for academic affairs. “If you … [Read more...]

German Prof: ‘Learning a foreign language can make you smarter’

¡Hola! Hallo! Bonjour! All three words mean "hello" in Spanish, German and French, respectively. These are the literal and figurative introductions into taking a foreign language, which the Foreign Language Department emphasized in its Trilingual Café on April 10. “The Trilingual Café is our … [Read more...]

MSU the first to witness robot officiate a wedding

Robotics engineer and computer science professor at Oregon University Heather Knight was the guest speaker for the Artist Lecture series on March 21. In this lecture series, Knight talked about her field of robotic engineering and introduced MSU students to Ginger a robot, who is apart of a robot … [Read more...]

30 clubs volunteer at Mustangs Rally

Mustangs Rally welcomed potential students on March 4 with a campus tour, club previews and a hamburger lunch, among other activities. Students and faculty worked together to show potential students and their families what MSU is all about. “Admissions coordinates this event and other departments … [Read more...]

Access to drinking water is a human right

The Office of Student Development and Orientation hosted a watch-in documentary, American Divided: Something in the Water, about the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. in the Clark Student Center atrium.Teresa Perez, radiology senior, said, “It was very enlightening. I … [Read more...]

BSM celebrates the new semester through game night

Approximately 100 people attended the Baptist Student Ministry game night on Jan. 20 at the Baptist Student Center. The games available included Apples to Apples, table tennis, soccer, volleyball, basketball, and Jenga. There were also video games on the Nintendo, Wii, computer, and GameCube.“I only … [Read more...]

532 attend Mustangs Rally: ‘more successful than last year’s’

Approximately 532 high school and transfer students were given the opportunity visit MSU on Nov. 5 at Mustangs Rally, which is a semester event where incoming students, from high school or transfers from other colleges, are welcomed to visit campus and adjust themselves for the next school year. … [Read more...]

Museum hosting poet, papers and painters’ exhibition

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art hosted a "Poets, Painters, and Paper" exhibition Sept. 23. After a brief introduction of the museum,museum director, Francine Carraro introduced the students and faculty members to the host of the exhibition, assistant English professor Todd Giles.Giles explained … [Read more...]

Constitution Day serves to raise awareness of founding document

Linda Veazey, associate professor of political science, along with her freshmen students, hosted Constitution Day events Sept. 16 to celebrate the ratification of the United States Constitution in 1787.Although technically Constitution Day is Sept. 17, Veazey's freshmen class passed out copies of … [Read more...]