Language department to add Parseltongue

SATIRE Students are lining the halls and sidewalks of Bea Wood, like squatters on Black Friday outside a Best Buy, to register for the language department's newest course: Parseltongue. The line of more than 90 students formed at 5 a.m. the day after the fall 2017 class schedule was posted. Because … [Read more...]

For sale: rocks, minerals and bismuth crystals

Rocks, stones and minerals both old and dirty, dense and smooth, tiny and shiny, were put on display for sale in the hallway of the Bolin science hall on March 29 and 30 to raise funds for the Geoscience Club's field trips and club outings in the future. Of all the earthly bodies available, it was … [Read more...]

Students feel fascism has no place on campus

In the wake of a new president, administration, policies, and executive orders, the nation appears to be divided between supporting or condemning the new president and his administration. MSU is no exclusion from the divide, as students have rallied in opposition of and for President Trump's … [Read more...]

War hero to be new provost

SATIRE The provost task force is pleased to announce they have found a "well-rounded and overqualified" candidate to take on the job as provost and vice president of academic affairs. The task force has picked Anakin Skywalker, who prefers to be called the "Lord Vader" by those below him, to fill … [Read more...]

1200 gather to mourn the loss of Jeremy

SATIRE Like the feeling that accompanies eating the last extra fry found at the bottom of a McDonald's to-go bag, students were grief-stricken as they remembered Jeremy, the beloved and most personable squirrel on campus. Jeremy's carcass was found flattened like a well-tenderized flank steak at … [Read more...]

Students shown new perspective on renewable energy

Clean, renewable energy is not a new or revolutionary idea. The concept of renewable energy has been quantified, researched and advanced for more than 100 years since the invention of the battery in 1912, but the world still relies heavily on oil and liquid gas. According to Edith Newton Wilson, … [Read more...]

Center for Continuing Education likely to begin cutting courses

The Center for Continuing Education held an acrylics class on Feb. 10 at Sikes Lake Center. But only four people came. The acrylics class is one of four of the university's continuing education courses that explores art. However, with the lack of interest shown in the arts courses, it is likely that … [Read more...]

Students rally against executive order

Students gathered at the Jesse W. Rogers Promenade, or Mustangs Walk, the afternoon of Feb. 1 to rally against U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration. Trump's executive order was put into action with the intention of mitigating the risk of a terrorist attack within the U.S. The … [Read more...]

WFISD and MSU collaborate to hold MacGyver Fair

The Wichita Falls Independent School District and MSU came together on Jan. 26 for the MacGyver Fair at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art to promote the school district’s integration of Science Technology Engineering Art and Technology program, or STEAM. More than 300 people showed up to witness the … [Read more...]

PRIDE holds first meeting to discuss coming events and concerns for the group

The first meeting for People Respecting Identity Diversity for Everyone, or PRIDE, was held on Jan, 26. PRIDE discussed the upcoming events and future meetings for the semester, as well as their growing concerns for the future in light of recent political events, and the current issues facing the … [Read more...]