Weather safety tips that will blow students away

April 10, 1979 has been and will always be a day to remember in Wichita Falls history. Terrible Tuesday, the day a mile-wide tornado came sweeping through the town of Wichita Falls nearly wiping it off the map.Spring is back and it’s that time of year again when Texas encounters heavy rainstorms, … [Read more...]

University relies on donors for funding

The $ 100 million university budget when it comes right down to it it is built on three main sources and revenue: state appropriations, tuition and fees, and fits/ grants.Outside the annual budget, administrators also maintain an additional $70 million–the university's endowment, money that often … [Read more...]

Economic development: The future of Wichita Falls

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life Oil and gas have been major contributors to the economy of Wichita Falls since 1918, when oil was first found in Burkburnett. There are declines in these industries. Since oil will not … [Read more...]

Spice up the weekend at Cajun Fest May 9

Get ahold of your friends and family, put on your Cajun attire, and head downtown to shop, eat, and dance for Wichita Falls eighth annual Cajun Fest May 9 hosted by Wichita Falls Development and the Elks Lodge. “This event is all about helping the community of Wichita Falls,” said Craig … [Read more...]

Brew Fest set to tip off May 2

With a wide variety of craft beers and live entertainment, the Wichita Falls Rotary North Club will be hosting its second annual brew fest at the J.S. Bridwell Agricultural Center May 2. Proceeds from the Tornado Alley Brew Fest 2015  benefit the Wichita Falls Chapter of Disabled American Veterans … [Read more...]

Second candidate discusses vision with students

The second of three candidates for university president spoke Feb 25. to a crowd of a dozen students at the student forum Comanche Suites located in the Clark Student Center. Andrew Rogerson, provost of Sonoma State University in California, spoke on why he chose MSU and what he could add to the … [Read more...]