Social media connects students to campus

With more than 6,000 student on the campus, administration alongside student organizations work to get information out to students through emails, web word alerts and D2L notifications, but for students that live in the digital age, social media is crucial for students to stay connected to event on … [Read more...]

Students: campus carry goes unnoticed

The gun totin', gun slingin', rootin' tootin' state of Texas is often associated with "the old west" and middle-of-the-street-high-noon shoot outs. Guns are as much a part of Texas culture as brisket, longhorns and the Dallas Cowboys. But when the Texas legislature passed Senate Bill 11, allowing … [Read more...]

Students weigh convenience and freedom when deciding where to live

Moving away from home and onto a college campus for the first time can be a nerve-racking experience. Students get a newfound freedom and are faced with many decisions to make. Being able to decide where to live on campus is a tough one. There are four residence halls on campus and three apartment … [Read more...]

PRIDE members host second annual drag show May 5

To introduce students to the drag culture, members of People Respecting Identity Diversity for Everyone will host their second annual Drag Show on May 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Comanche Room at the Clark Student Center. Students will be able to enjoy performances by drag queens and kings, as well as … [Read more...]

New health sciences building prepares to break ground

As the mass communication building comes to its final stages of construction, MSU prepares to break ground on a new health sciences building. Two years ago, the university was granted the tuition-revenue bond from the state to pay for these new buildings. “Buildings are a recruiting tool,” James … [Read more...]

Birds in Art exhibition to open May 4

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art will present Birds in Art, a touring exhibition organized by the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum of Wasau, Wisconsin. The exhibition will be on view from May 4 through June 24, and will feature 60 artworks in a variety of media and stylistic approaches. Danny … [Read more...]

Social work senior goes ‘above and beyond’

Charles Staats Jr., social work senior, has plenty to do — full-time job, schoolwork, president of Phi Alpha, the social work honor society, and an internship — but he still volunteered to be co-coordinator of Social Work Month. Staats said the planning and coordinating was a nonstop process. He … [Read more...]

Living on campus gets students involved

Living on campus provides a great opportunity to make friends and get involved in activities throughout the semester. The university has events to attend that are right outside of the residence halls, making it easy for students to get out and enjoy the college life. There are four residence halls … [Read more...]

Wind ensemble performance, Fascinating Ribbons, wraps up Celebration of Scholarship

The Department of Music University Wind Ensemble performed four pieces, closing out the Celebration of Scholarship, Thursday April 27. The 36-member band filled the stage in Akin Auditorium. The band members were dressed in all black, their brass and woodwind instruments making a stark contrast … [Read more...]

Wichita Falls battles human, sex trafficking

If she doesn’t earn him $1,000 tonight, she won’t get dinner. She has to turn at least two more “tricks,” or “daddy” won’t let her go to bed. She’s serviced three “Johns” already, but it’s still not enough to earn her time to sleep before she has to get back on the circuit  in “the Life.” Every … [Read more...]