Students let loose at homecoming dance Oct. 18

"Return of the Mack" by Mark Morrison blared over the speakers as a few brave students stepped out onto the dance floor to dance the night away, while other students lingered around the snack table before mustering up the courage to join. Students filled the Legacy Multipurpose Room for the third … [Read more...]

Homecoming dance to be held Oct. 18 in Legacy

The third annual homecoming dance will be held on Oct. 18 in Legacy Hall beginning at 8:30 p.m as a part of the homecoming week festivities. Norma Ramirez, assistant director of residence life and housing, said the dance will go along with the university's homecoming theme — rewind to the … [Read more...]

28 businesses attend part-time job fair

Students filtered in and out of the Comanche Suites in the Clark Student Center at the Part-Time Networking Job Fair, put on by the Career Management Center on Sept. 6. During the event, 28 businesses had representatives waiting to discuss job opportunities with students. Stephanie Sullivan, … [Read more...]

Interactive game shows dangers of drunk driving

The Texas Department of Transportation brought its impaired dodgeball truck to the Jesse Rogers Promenade on Aug. 31 to promote their "Plan While You Can" campaign that encourages students to plan ahead before consuming alcohol. This interactive game shows students how alcohol effects their … [Read more...]

Behind the scenes at Hotter ‘N Hell

The annual Hotter 'N Hell 100 is a three day event with bike races and a trade show that attracts people to the city over Aug. 25-27. With over 10,000 riders participating in the event, planning and coordinating the event is no menial task. There are more than 100 committee members that put on the … [Read more...]

Keynote speaker serenades students at convocation

Silence echoed in the D. L. Ligon Coliseum, as anticipation and curiosity filled students about keynote speaker, Preston Pugmire's next moves. After dropping a beat, Pugmire incorporated his musical passion with encouraging students to listen, to be positive and to be authentic. On Aug. 29 the … [Read more...]

Comedian Orlando Baxter keeps the crowd laughing

Students packed into the lower level seating at D.L. Ligon Coliseum to see comedian Orlando Baxter on Aug. 22. The Office of Student Development and Orientation hosted the comedy event as part of the Mustang Roundup festivities for incoming freshman. Ruby Arriaga, student development and … [Read more...]

About 100 students watch sun at Sunwatcher

About 100 students, faculty and staff packed Sunwatcher Plaza at 11:30 a.m. while anxiously waiting for the solar eclipse to appear, hosted by the physics program, on Aug. 21. The eclipse peaked at approximately 1:04 p.m. at roughly 80 percent totality. Preet Sharma, professor of physics, said … [Read more...]

College is more than going to class

Whether it's joining the Student Government Association or writing for The Wichitan, students can get involved in one or more of the 95 registered groups on OrgSync available on campus. The organizations allow students to get involved and interact within the campus to enhance their college … [Read more...]

Bolin lab named after former provost

Faculty gathered to honor Betty Stewart, former provost and vice president of academic affairs, by renaming room 301 in Bolin Hall to the Betty H. Stewart Instrumental Lab on April 27. Betty Stewart said she was grateful of this honor, but said her former co-workers were instrumental in her … [Read more...]