New police vehicles patrol university grounds

By Andre Gonzalez “Bad boys, bad boys, what you gonna do? What you gonna do when they come for you?” MSU campus police can use Inner Circle’s one hit as inspiration now that they have two new Ford F-150 squad pickup trucks to help in the fight against crime. The trucks were being sported … [Read more...]

Nursing dept. promotes healthy lifestyles with community fair

The MSU nursing department wants you to take care of your body. “Put prevention into practice” is the theme of the department’s 12th annual community health fair, which will be held April 13 at 9 a.m. Dr. Betty Bowles, assistant professor of nursing, has organized the event since its inception … [Read more...]

Student protests for HS coach

Landry Russell was nervous when he started to speak March 26. A board room full of people, at least one hundred of them, and they were all staring at him. “The room was really tense when I got up there,” the MSU junior said. But he settled down and started in on the business his hand. He … [Read more...]

Castro’s daughter talks about dictator

As a young Cuban girl, Alina Fernandez didn’t know who her father really was. It would be 10 years before she realized that man leading the Cuban revolution, Fidel Castro, was her estranged father. Fernandez spoke at MSU March 1 about growing up in Cuba under Castro’s rule. During the … [Read more...]

MSU ‘vendor’ faces charges on band scams

An MSU winterguard director was charged March 6 for engaging in organized criminal activity theft of $22,695. Michael Deshun Christian, who has also worked for Bright Ideas Charter School and Rider High School, has not been indicted on the charge yet. Even though Christian is listed on the MSU … [Read more...]

NASA scientist to speak at engineering conference

By Kyle Egan Student engineering and computer science projects from Texas and Oklahoma colleges will be showcased Saturday when MSU hosts the 16th annual North Texas Area Student Conference (NTASC). The one-day conference in Bolin Hall will feature computer and engineering projects by … [Read more...]

Housing rates increase for 2012-2013

By Cora Kuykendall New housing rates will change the way students living in the dorms do laundry. “Two of the things that we have heard most from students is they want better laundry and wireless Internet,” said Michael Mills, director of housing. This change will probably put a little more … [Read more...]

SGA proposes bill to end the anti-skateboarding policy

Story by: Mollie Collins, Copy Editor Student Government Association is fighting for the right for MSU students to skateboard on campus. The bill was presented to the SGA at their meeting on Tuesday by Alpha Phi’s Jennifer Rutledge, sponsoring senator for Kelsey Shaffer’s bill. Many … [Read more...]

The Spot adds new flavor to its menu

By Richard Carter and Katie Lee Red walls adorned with local artists work and wooden tables with mismatched chairs set an ambiance only one place in town could offer at Wichita Falls’ finest pizzeria, The Spot. Since opening in December of 2008, The Spot has been a popular late night place for … [Read more...]

MSU seeks entrepreneurs

MSU students can win $1,000 just for having a good idea. Well, that’s not exactly correct. But a student who has a good business plan can pocket the money with Idea MSU. Idea MSU, a business venture contest run by Dr. Jeff Stanbaugh of the Lalani Center for Entrepreneurship and Free … [Read more...]