Undergrads engage in research

As part of the growing undergraduate research program, students and faculty spend months researching new ideas or learning new approaches for old ideas. Along the way, they compete for thousands of dollars in prize money and present their projects at different forums worldwide.The fifth annual … [Read more...]

Depression at MSU: “I’ve thought about suicide”

I've thought about suicide," Yajaira Medellin, sophomore in social work, said. "I would probably do it with sleeping pills so it would be less pain. I have written several notes telling my family it's not their fault. It's not their fault because I don't tell them. I don't want to bother them with … [Read more...]

Choir to hold concert Dec. 6

There is a beat and sound coming from inside the walls of Akin Auditorium. Singers of all ages and all walks of life, including students from this school with a future plans of musical careers will fill the place with the sound of music. Three choirs. One concert. "Literally hundreds of hours of … [Read more...]

Marqui Christian being scouted for the NFL

As a young boy growing up in the south side of Houston, Marqui Christian found his love for the game of football at the age of four. Perhaps it was his passion for the sport or humble upbringing that has led him this far. If things continue to go well with him as they have been throughout his … [Read more...]

Turkey trot foodraiser set for Nov. 17

The 14th annual Turkey Trot 5k will be held Nov. 17 at 4:30 p.m. at Sikes Lake trail. The entry fee is one canned food item and the first 100 students that show up will receive a free, long-sleeved T-shirt. The food will be donated to the food bank and the first woman and first man to cross the … [Read more...]

Día de los Muertos event celebrates lives of the dead

Orange, yellow, red, purple. The colors that are associated with life and joy. But in Mexican tradtition, they are colors used to celebrate the dead. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated every year on the first and second of November. It is a day made to celebrate, instead of mourn, … [Read more...]

Dan Gediman visits campus for book signing

Dan Gediman, editor of book This I Believe, was at MSU for a presentation Oct. 21 and a book signing Oct. 22. Gediman is a long-time public radio producer, winning prestigious awards including the DuPont-Columbia Award. His shift to starting This I Believe was when he was unemployed and lying in … [Read more...]

Ben Carson coming to town; students not yet sold on which candidate to support

Presidential hopeful and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson will appear in Wichita Falls Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. as part of a book-signing tour. But just because he's been in Wichita Falls before, often supports classical Republican ideals, and has spoken at MSU graduation doesn't mean students and … [Read more...]

Einstein Bros. Bagels slated to open in November

According to students, Einstein Bros. Bagels, now expected to open in November, might be the best thing to happen in the Dillard building thus far. “Oh yeah. I’m planning on eating there at least two times a week,” Patrick Barker, senior in marketing, said. But it is not just bagels they sell. … [Read more...]

Parents balance studies with children

They have no social life. Their life is fuller of responsibility than the average student. Getting calls from off-campus day care during class and missing their children aren’t problems the average student experiences. To top it off, MSU does not offer day care and has few special events … [Read more...]