Faculty recital ‘brings tears to your eyes’

To crescendo the faculty recitals, Gordon Hicken, professor of music and associate director of bands, Andrew J. Allen and Tim Justus, assistant professors of music, performed at Akin Auditorium on Sept. 11. "I want to bring keyboard elements, melodic elements, as well as rhythmic and really … [Read more...]

Caribfest to begin this month

The Caribbean Students Organization gave attendees a taste of what to expect for its upcoming annual Caribfest activities. The official launch of the festival took place on Saturday, Sept. 9 in Comanche Suites. The annual event is entering its 20th anniversary on this campus. The event featured a … [Read more...]

Arts and Literature Society plans trip to Oklahoma

About 25 students gathered in the Fain Atrium for the Art and Literature Society’s meeting on Sept. 11. During the meeting, they discussed ideas for activities for the members to participate in for the rest of the semester, such as going to a symphony, reading literature to the elderly, starting a … [Read more...]

New name for Portico: The Bridge

Portico, a ministry for college students affiliated with First Baptist Church, became a well-known name on campus, but this fall, it disappeared. Andrew Reilly, pastor, decided to change the name of Portico — it's now called The Bridge. "The Bridge meaning is us one side, sin the middle, God is … [Read more...]

28 businesses attend part-time job fair

Students filtered in and out of the Comanche Suites in the Clark Student Center at the Part-Time Networking Job Fair, put on by the Career Management Center on Sept. 6. During the event, 28 businesses had representatives waiting to discuss job opportunities with students. Stephanie Sullivan, … [Read more...]

Women’s soccer falls to Colorado School of Mines

On Sep. 3, women’s soccer fell victim with a 3-0 loss, during a home game to Colorado School of Mines.  “We went up to one of the best teams in the nation,” Kennedy Turner, engineering sophomore said. “We held up together as a team, and though our effort was a bit short, we were able to keep … [Read more...]

Speaker hosts conversation about consent

“You know the end of the story before I even start.” The room went quiet. About 100 students filled Akin Auditorium on Aug. 30, but not a single one made a sound. Katie Koestner, the first date-rape survivor to publicly share her story, stood onstage in bright red slacks and a white button down, … [Read more...]

School spirit brings ‘Maniacs’ together

They are not hard to find. Maroon and yellow paint stripe their faces. Eight letters painted on bare chests, spelling out "Mustangs." Standing front and center, their yelling never ceases and their spirit never dies. They are the Mustang Maniacs, a campus organization dedicated to school … [Read more...]

Speakers fight against hatred through rally

Indivisible Wichita Falls partnered with Kalli Root, English junior, and PRIDE to host the Resist Hate rally at the Sunwatcher Plaza on Sept. 1. Root invited three speakers to the rally: Nathan Jun, associate professor of philosophy, Mel Martinez, pastor at Metropolitan Community Church, and Claudia … [Read more...]

‘Because together, we are strong’

Peaceful protesting, powerful speeches on resisting hate and the apparent subjectivity of hate speech. The Resist Hate Rally, sponsored by Indivisible Wichita Falls and PRIDE, was spearheaded by Kalli Root, English junior. The rally, entitled "Resist Hate" due to Root's peaceful intentions, was … [Read more...]