New health sciences building prepares to break ground

As the mass communication building comes to its final stages of construction, MSU prepares to break ground on a new health sciences building. Two years ago, the university was granted the tuition-revenue bond from the state to pay for these new buildings. “Buildings are a recruiting tool,” James … [Read more...]

Students produce one-act plays

House lights lower as a soft spot light appears at center stage, while a light melody floats through the room. In the audience, holding their breath wishing the performance a perfect execution, is the director.  This Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. theater students are performing five one-act plays … [Read more...]

Search for provost narrows down candidates

Over the course of the semester, the administration and Board of Regents have been on the hunt for a new provost. Four candidates, James Johnston, Kenya Taylor, Monica Varner and Jerold Hale were selected to interview on campus April 4-11. The provost and vice president for academic affairs is the … [Read more...]

Cycling team brings home 9th conference title

The roads throughout campus were closed April 9, the Vuelta Del Viento race. This race featured many university competitors as well as the cycling team. “It’s 100 percent easier racing at home. Most races in our conference are between six and 12 hours away,” Bill Ash, accounting and finance … [Read more...]

Mustangs show off talents on stage

A hush falls over the crowd of students as the stage light begins to shine on the choir lined up onstage. A quiet melody plays and the soft stream of the Sri Lankan national anthem graces the ears of the audience. As the anthem finishes, another, more familiar anthem begins to play and members of … [Read more...]

‘Ordinary people with extraordinary dreams’ change the world

Anxiety and excitement flooded through her as she picked up the envelope with the MSU insignia stamp. After years of homework and hard work, Wichita Falls’ Booker T. Washington High School valedictorian Willie Faye Battle was grasping her acceptance letter. However, in 1950, MSU would not only … [Read more...]

Softball wins double-header

After a rocky start to their season, the Mustangs swept the Oklahoma Panhandle Aggies with Erin Knox pitching a two-hit shutout game, followed by the second game win at 8-4.Leading off the game in the bottom of the first, Erin Knox hit an RBI into left field, allowing Lauren Lindgren to score. In … [Read more...]

Liberal arts education changes society

A hush fell over the room in Legacy Hall as Todd Giles, associate professor of English, began his introduction of the seven faculty members displayed at the front of the room. Each of these faculty members from various colleges expressed their praise of a liberal arts education, bringing more light … [Read more...]

Students, museum staff spring ideas

Bringing together students and the community, the staff of the Wichita Falls Museum of Art met with students concerning the creation of more student involvement with the museum. Previous to the student forum, Suzanne Shipley, university president, designed the Museum Task Force on Sept. 9 to explore … [Read more...]