Flower Mound campus to open in January

A brand-new MSU campus, located in Flower Mound, Texas, is set to be opened to the public on Jan. 16, 2018 — just in time for the spring semester. Randy Canivel, who has been with the university for a little more than 10 years, was hired in August 2017 to be the director of the new facility. He … [Read more...]

Unconnected credit card machines cause inconvenience

For three months, Chartwells, the company that manages dining services across campus has not been able to use the credit card machines. Mueen Patankar, director of dining services, said infrastructure is creating a problem. "Previously when we had the credit card system, it worked on cell towers. … [Read more...]

Students and faculty show off research at undergraduate forum

Students, there for extra credit or for a presentation, filled the Clark Student Atrium in the early hours of the day, milling around at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum forum on Nov. 16. Students presented their research projects they worked on all semester to their peers, … [Read more...]

Critical Conversation Series discusses sexual assault on campus

To discuss the results of the campus climate survey that was distributed last spring, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs members hosted the last topic for the Critical Conversations Series on sexual assault Nov. 27 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room at 4 p.m. In the survey, … [Read more...]

Board of Regents approve admissions policy change

For high school applicants in the top 25 percent of their class, MSU just became more accessible. The Board of Regents members approved a policy that will allow automatic acceptance for high school applicants in the top 25 percent of their class — a huge change from the original requirement of top … [Read more...]

Fantasy of Lights concert brings joy

Hiding from Jack Frost, students, faculty and families took shelter in Akin Auditorium where the band members filled the air with festive music. Matthew Luttrell, associate professor of music, officially started the concert slightly past 7 p.m. Addressing the crowd of around 300, Luttrell said … [Read more...]

Fantasy of Lights kickstarts holiday cheer

As part of the celebration and to help raise funds for the MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights, the 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run will take place this Saturday, Dec. 2 at 9 a.m., starting at the pavilion near Sikes Lake and Wichita Falls Museum of Art. "The MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights is solely supported through … [Read more...]

Physics department brings new knowledge to the community

To educate the community on the science of physics, the physics department showcased a semester's worth of research at the Science Café on Nov. 17. "It was just started this semester," Michael Olaya, mechanical engineering and physics senior, said. "It's really a way for the community and the … [Read more...]

Echoes of Gospel hosts concert in Burns Chapel

Student organization, Echoes of Gospel, is hosting its first choir concert on Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. in the Burns Chapel. Echoes of Gospel is a new organization that was founded in the spring semester of 2017 by Preston Busby, president of Echoes of Gospel and criminal justice junior. Busby said, … [Read more...]

Sigma Sundae sweetens philanthropy with ice cream

Sigma Kappa sorority hosted a sundae bar Tuesday, Nov. 15 in the Comanche Student Center to raise money for various charitable organizations “This is such a big event for our Sigma Kappa foundation,” Carrie Halbrooks, vice president of Sigma Kappa’s philanthropic services, said. “All the money … [Read more...]