Jurrassic World: the return of the dumb scientists

REVIEW In this summer blockbuster, Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the fourth movie in the "Jurassic Park" series, "Jurassic World." "Jurassic World" takes place 22 years after the events of the first movie, on the original island of  Isla Nublar. The island is now functioning as … [Read more...]

Women’s tennis makes Sweet 16 for third year

The women's tennis team qualified for the NCAA Sweet 16 for the third consecutive year. After beating St. Edwards University to secure their spot in the tournament, the team is set to face California University of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, May 13. Head coach Scott Linn said he is proud of … [Read more...]

Celebration of Scholarship gives new meaning to the words ‘celebration of scholarships’

The research and creativity of Midwestern State University students and professors will be in the spotlight this week during MSU’s Celebration of Scholarship in the Clark Student Center. The Celebration of Scholarship gives undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty an outlet to … [Read more...]

Changing college experience is detrimental for students

With tuition and fees rising, and online courses becoming more and more available, the college experience is undoubtedly going through a transitional phase. Undergraduate degrees are becoming less of an advantage and more of a requirement, and in the minds of students, physically attending schools … [Read more...]

Committee formed to discuss seminar for first-year students

In an effort to bolster first year retention, student affairs and academic affairs came together to form a committee charged with creating a three-hour-credit seminar for first-year students. Robert Clark, vice president of administration and institutional effectiveness, will chair the task force … [Read more...]

Redbox reviews: “What If”

What If (released in most countries as The F Word) is a romantic comedy starring Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan. Radcliffe plays Wallace, a depressed med school student who recently got out of a serious relationship, and has an extremely negative opinion of romance. He meets Chantry (Kazan) and the … [Read more...]

Local group attempts to raise school spirits

They are easy to spot. Standing in the front row of every football game, shirts off, and paint on their chests. Running flags up and down the sideline, yelling and screaming, cheering and jeering. They are the Stang Gang. Coleman Reidling, is the assistant hall director at Pierce … [Read more...]

Volleyball coach relieved of duties

Athletic Director Charlie Carr relieved head volleyball coach Venera Flores-Stafford of her coaching responsibilities this week after 16 years with the program and 14 seasons without a playoff appearance. Carr said the search for a new coach has already begun. "She had many jobs. She was the head … [Read more...]

Non-smokers’ health biggest reason for smoking ban

It’s a touchy subject for both sides: Some people believe a tobacco ban infringes on smokers' rights, and others believe the habits of smokers put the health of non-smokers at risk. Just from looking at these two sides of the smoking divide, it's clear that a better, enforceable ban be put in place … [Read more...]

Texas A&M curator to discuss MSU collection

Todd Samuelson, curator of rare books and manuscripts at Cushing Memorial Library and Archives at Texas A&M University, will visit the Wichita Falls Museum of Arts on Nov. 13 from 6-8 p.m. He will be analyzing selections from Moffet Library's Nolan A. Moore III Heritage of Print Collection and … [Read more...]