Faculty panel to discuss practice of liberal arts education

A panel of seven professors, one from each college, will come together for a discussion titled Implementing a Liberal Arts Education; Moving from concept to practice, in Legacy Hall on Jan. 26 at 7 p.m.Todd Giles, assistant professor of English and panel moderator, said, "As an institution, we … [Read more...]

Award recipients announced for fall undergrad research forum

Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Forum When: Nov. 17 Where: Clark Student Center Poster presentations: 39 Oral presentations: 39 Student perspectives How did you get the data for your presentation together? “Every year at the end of clinical teaching we have a wrap up … [Read more...]

Trump squeaks by in tight election

It was a historical night on Nov 8, as Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election. However, some students were not too pleased with outcome.Students and professors sat in Legacy's multipurpose room watching and waiting as CNN  stayed up-to-date with electoral votes. For hours, the race was … [Read more...]

Federal government opens FAFSA early

Students who depend on federal aid to help pay for college know the Free Application for Federal Student Aid became available on Oct 1. The federal government requires students to use their tax information from 2015 to fill out their FAFSA for the 2017-18 school year.Michelle Wells, associate … [Read more...]

Torchlight parade, bonfire: the tradition continues strong

The beat of percussion instruments, and the fight song. Synchronized chants from the band members, following behind the cheerleaders. Spontaneous shouts and cheering from the crowd behind, carrying torches.The torchlight parade, on Thursday night, was just the beginning of a spirit-filled … [Read more...]

Athletic director to enter phased retirement

University President Suzanne Shipley announced the phased retirement of Athletic Director Charlie Carr earlier today. Carr spoke about phasing into retirement in a telephone interview this afternoon."It was time. I was ready to do it," Carr said.Carr looks forward to spending time working with the … [Read more...]

Students, others learn to engage with social media

Making money with Twitter; how to create personal filters on Snapchat; social media's application in the business world; the struggles of college life. These were some of the many topics of conversation at Social Media Day.The aim of Social Media Day was to teach students new, ways to use their … [Read more...]

Empty Bowls are full of hope

The fifth annual Empty Bowls event, held at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art, does more than just raise money for the Wichita Falls Area Food Bank.Bob Barrow, artist and volunteer at the event, said, "It's a great city event and it is going to help people."Forty  students and non students made clay … [Read more...]

Student senators discuss campus carry at first meeting

The first Student Government Association meeting of the semester was held Tuesday on Oct. 4, starting with guest speaker and Chief of Police Patrick Coggins.Coggins spoke about the new campus carry law that went into effect on Aug. 1 and the process behind creating and maintaining the policy that … [Read more...]

Tailgating policy tested at first home game

Rain or shine, student tailgaters and their families were out early Saturday at the first of four home games. With the Mustangs taking on Oklahoma Panhandle State, the party started with the first of the tailgaters arriving around 3p.m. However, the new tailgating policy didn’t stop all questionable … [Read more...]