Students and faculty evacuate Fain Fine Arts

After the smell of smoke filled the Fain Fine Arts C-wing, students, staff and faculty were forced to evacuate by Martin Camacho, dean of Fain Fine Arts, and firefighters late Tuesday night. "Fain is set up on three circuits. Two of them were down, so one of them was overworking to compensate for … [Read more...]

Faculty discuss sanctuary cities bill at forum

To educate students on how Texas Senate Bill 4 will affect campus and Wichita Falls policing, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs hosted a forum on Sept. 18 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. "Wichita Falls isn't and has never been a sanctuary city," Manuel Borrego, … [Read more...]

Golden Thunder band displays new uniforms

A warm, September Saturday night sets the tone as the Golden Thunder band marched onto the field. As they moved into position, it's easy to notice there is something different about the band this year. They are showing their true colors. There is no mistaking that the band on the field is for the … [Read more...]

Science Café opens to a packed crowd at Frank and Joe’s

There was not an empty seat in sight as the College of Science and Mathematics kicked off the beginning of the Science Café with a huge success at Frank and Joe’s Coffee House on Sept. 14. “This is way better than what we were expecting. We were expecting maybe a couple dozen people and we have … [Read more...]

Science Café to be held at Frank and Joe’s Coffee House

The College of Science and Mathematics will be kicking off the beginning of a series of science cafés at Frank and Joe’s Coffee House from 3 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14. “It is a series of science conversations between MSU faculty and the broader community,” Dean of the College of Science and … [Read more...]

Prancettes tryouts Sept. 13 and 14

Prancettes pave their way for a new semester of dance as they approach their tryouts on Sept. 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wellness Center. Looking forward to a fresh start and feeling confident about tryouts, Juwel Williams, mechanial engineering junior and Prancette leader, expects 20 females to … [Read more...]

Table tennis tournament set for Sept. 14

The rec sports league is hosting its table tennis tournament on Sept. 14 in Clark Student Center at 5 p.m. Michael Richardson, assistant director of recreational sports and wellness, said, “This tournament is one of many one day tournaments we offer throughout the semester with our recreational … [Read more...]

Spanish Club leaders looking for new members

Joining a student organization may be the last thing on students' minds as they begin to adjust to a hectic schedule, but that should not be the case. One organization in particular, Spanish Club, is accepting new members. Vice President Norma Castro, Spanish junior, encourages students to attend … [Read more...]

Skills-based courses removed from core curriculum

On Aug. 18, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board denied the inclusion of all elementary and intermediate courses of French, German and Spanish into the core curriculum. They remain approved for the 2017-18 year, but will potentially be removed from the core in 2019. Other skills courses, … [Read more...]

Downtown art show gives students chance to network

Local artwork was front-center during the first Ink in The Falls event, held by 9th Street Studios and art senior Erin Marie Harman. Tattoo shops including Human Canvas, Cowabunga Ink, Rusty’s Needles and Underground Tattoo and Body Piercing were highlighted at the show on Sept. 9. The event … [Read more...]