Debate engages, informs student body

The Midwestern State chapter of College Republicans and the MSU Democrats each participated in a student debate sponsored by The Wichitan and Campus Watch on Wednesday. While the event was originally scheduled to be in Shawnee Theater, the number of students, faculty, alumni and Wichita Falls … [Read more...]

Professor shares breast cancer experience

Anne-Marie Williamson, assistant nursing professor, said she found a mass one day in her breast. She immediately made an appointment with her doctor. When she made it to her surgeon she was told that the mass was not cancerous, however doctors were concerned that it might develop into … [Read more...]

Higher standards cause lower enrollment

  In the wake of recent criticism regarding declining enrollment and retention numbers, President Jesse Rogers said he came to put all concerns at ease at the meeting with SGA on Oct. 16. According to Rogers, enrollment dipped due to an increase in the number of students graduating … [Read more...]

Democratic Senate candidate showcases his political ideologies

Texas has not had a Democratic senator since 1994, but despite the odds, former congressman and democratic candidate Paul Sadler is campaigning against tea party Republican candidate Ted Cruz. On Oct. 18, Sadler came to Midwestern to discuss health care, education and the economy. “I ran … [Read more...]

Congressman Thornberry addresses security and Romney

  Cybersecurity and terrorism are continuing threats to national security according to 13th District Congressman Mac Thornberry. On Monday, the congressman spoke with students during a luncheon about current U.S. issues and then discussed the U.S. defense policy as part of the Prof. … [Read more...]

Students Imagine graduation

According to Counseling Center representative, Vikki Chaviers, the Imagine Graduation Fair is perfect for students who wish to visit with an experienced staff about certain graduation issues in a comfortable and confidential environment. “We understand it’s a very happy, yet stressful time for … [Read more...]

Fraud controversy overshadows Homecoming election outcome

Seniors Lacy Talley and Zach Davis were crowned Homecoming Queen and King Saturday, but by Monday the win was tainted by controversy. Since last week, there had been whispers about if students were using other Mustang ID-numbers to increase the amount of votes for certain … [Read more...]

Disability awareness key goal for student org

The Association for Disability Advocacy is bringing attention to student disabilities. Although the original organization dissolved for a few years, the ADA was revamped in fall of 2011 and is ready to serve the needs of the university and its students. “Last year I worked closely with several … [Read more...]

Titanic finder tells under the sea adventures

Robert Ballard is best known for his discoveries of the R.M.S. Titanic and the sites of the Bismark, Lusitania, Battle of Guadalcanal and the USS Yorktown. However, deep-sea explorer brought tales of extraordinary exploration to the table when he spoke during the Artist-Lecture Series on Oct. … [Read more...]

Faculty Senate rejects proposed salary cuts

On Thursday, in a roll-call vote, the Faculty Senate unanimously rejected the Faculty Salary Enhancement Plan with 23 negative votes and one abstention. The Senate held a meeting open to the MSU community to address the Faculty Salary Enhancement Plan presented by University President Jesse … [Read more...]