Move-In Day: Campus springs back to life

Life was brought back to campus Aug. 18 as students moved in to prepare for the fall semester. Activities went on all day from playing Frisbee to free snacks in the quad. Students were moving in to all three residence halls and the two apartment complexes. “It was pretty easy moving in,” said … [Read more...]

Location, quality of programs top reasons new students choose MWSU

As incoming freshmen get acquainted with what will be their future home for four years, college is no longer a far off dream. It is the now. And starting this week, about 5,061 returning students will welcome 1,213 students if all the students who attended summer orientation show up for classes, … [Read more...]

Finishing touches go up on dining services, food court

The Mesquite Dining Hall and Clark Student Center food court have a fresh new look. The dining services contract with Chartwells was finalized in early March and Chartwells officially began cooking for residents this summer. “The cafeteria has become a place I actually want to eat at,” said … [Read more...]

Despite drought, rain annoys students

Putting the city over its average monthly rainfall, Wichita Falls received 2.58 inches of rain May 5 - 6 according to National Weather Service. And, although welcome, the rain has put students in a bind with finals approaching. “With living off campus, the rain sometimes is so bad that it’s hard … [Read more...]

MESA shuttle usage low on Saturdays

Since the trial run of the Mustangs Entertainment Shopping and Attractions Route began April 10, the number of weekend riders has continued to decline. The numbers over the weeks have been important to decide if MESA will continue to run in the fall. April 20, Matthew Park, dean of students, sent … [Read more...]

Rogers retires under new mascot

Out of 48 years at the university, the university president, Jesse Rogers, was an Indian for 39 of them. “Traditions are very hard to change,” Rogers said. “That’s a little piece of tradition that will always be a part of me.” Supporters of the school did not view the Indian mascot as a symbol of … [Read more...]

Smart inspires audience with courage, honesty

  Speaking as a child abductee and now a childs' right advocate, Elizabeth Smart spoke on April 21 as part of the Artist-Lecture Series. Nearly 400 gathered to hear her abduction story and spoke about child safety. “I was so inspired by her courage to come out and speak on such a … [Read more...]

Smart inspires audience with courage, honesty

Speaking as a child abductee and now a childs' rights advocate, Elizabeth Smart spoke  on April 21 as part of the Artist-Lecture Series. Nearly 400 gathered to hear her abduction story and spoke about child safety. "I was so inspired by her courage to come out and speak on such a sensitive … [Read more...]

Caribbean Students Organization Presents “Expressions – A Soca Mass Rhythm”

The Caribbean Students Organization will present it’s annual cultural showcase, “Expressions – Soca Mass Rhythm,” April 10 at 7 p.m. in Akin Auditorium. “Expressions is a great cultural event which showcases the Caribbean culture,” said David Joseph, marketing senior and member of the Caribbean … [Read more...]

Resident assistants help students avoid bad decisions

For freshman it’s time to go off to college and, finally, to be away from the parents. However, being all alone with so much freedom can lead to problems. That's where resident assistants come in. With the pressures of college—especially in the first year—younger students will certainly make some … [Read more...]