Legacy Scholarship fundraiser to be held Nov. 6

To financially continue the mass communication Legacy Scholarship, mass communication senior Haleigh Wallace will host a fundraiser on Nov. 6 from 10:45 a.m.-9 p.m. at Chipotle Mexican Grill. Created in 2012, this scholarship is passed down yearly — typically in May — from the past year's recipient … [Read more...]

Día de Los Muertos ‘is not Mexican Halloween’

Colorful tables surrounded the Clark Student Center atrium, while the movie “The Book of Life” played in the background. About 49 people made their way around the stations for Día de Los Muertos, which included sugar skull cookie decorating, sponsored by the University Programming Board; flower … [Read more...]

OcTubaFest adds new spin to Oktoberfest

The Low Brass Ensemble players participated in the first OcTubaFest performance in Akin Auditorium on Monday, Oct. 30. Christopher Vivio, assistant professor of music, said this clever name is a play on the German celebration of Oktoberfest. Vivio said, “OcTubaFest was invented many years ago — … [Read more...]

Dia de Los Muertos event to celebrate lives of dead Nov. 1

In the spirit of celebrating Día de Los Muertos — Day of the Dead — the University Programming Board and Bilingual Education Student Organization will host an event to celebrate the lives of the dead on Nov. 1 in the Clark Student Center atrium at 6 p.m. Día de Los Muertos is celebrated every … [Read more...]

Effects of Reformation still visible 500 years later

The 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's 95 theses took center focus throughout the day with exhibits on the Reformation to a reenactment of posting the theses on the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church. Among the exhibits and reenactments, faculty members discussed the Reformation and how it still … [Read more...]

Students decorate cupcakes to get into the Halloween spirit

Sprinkles, M&M's, chocolate crumbs, graham crackers, pink, lavender, white, orange and grey icing filled the table as students picked their favorite toppings and decorated their cupcakes. To get students into the Halloween spirit, the University Programming Board hosted a cupcake decorating … [Read more...]

Five hotspots to visit in downtown Wichita Falls

It's hard to ignore the chatter around campus about the amenities Wichita Falls has to offer — or rather, what it doesn't offer. "This town is boring." "There's nothing here." However, Wichita Falls offers a collection of town gems that are quickly generating steam among the community. From … [Read more...]

Horror Maze offers on-campus scares

Fog, candy, costumes and scares. All of these components made up University Programming Board's Horror Maze event. To give students an on-campus opportunity to participate in Halloween festivities with no cost, UPB hosted a Horror Maze event on Oct. 30 in the quad. About 80 people attended the … [Read more...]

Theater students perform the Reformation

RELATED STORY: Effects of Reformation still visible 500 years later After the theater students performed a scene about the Reformation, about 50 students gathered in Comanche Suits to attend the second half of the 500-Year Reformation presentation, including two panel discussions. “One … [Read more...]

Student residents get to trick or treat too

Miniature monsters, two-foot terrors and fun-sized fiends — Killingsworth Hall was crawling with some 30 costume-clad trick-or-treaters from the YMCA of Wichita Falls as part of the annual trick-or-treating event sponsored by the Residence Life department on Halloween day. Tera Humphrey, associate … [Read more...]