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Black Excellence Pageant postponed to April

Tasia Floissac

March 6, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

While students rejoiced at the two extra days of holiday due to recent inclement weather, the storm put a damper on the Black Student Union’s plans for the staging of the Mr. and Ms. Black Excellence Pageant on Feb. 22. “We...

Campus needs black intellectualism

Markell Braxton-Johnson

February 13, 2018

Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

We are entrenched in a post-truth, “alternative facts” reality. The evidence is most clear in American politics, but it can be seen in all avenues of life. Not only do we face malicious disinformation, we also encount...

Second annual ‘Cookies and Condoms’ event raises sexual awareness today

Tasia Floissac

February 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

To raise awareness and emphasize the importance of strong sexual health, members of the organization People Respecting the Identity and Diversity of Everyone will host the second annual "Free HIV testing with Cookies and Condoms,"...

‘Ordinary people with extraordinary dreams’ change the world

Leah Bryce

February 23, 2017

Filed under Campus, Feature, Local, News

Anxiety and excitement flooded through her as she picked up the envelope with the MSU insignia stamp. After years of homework and hard work, Wichita Falls’ Booker T. Washington High School valedictorian Willie Faye Battle w...

Small audience attends Black Student Union’s showing of ‘They Are We’

Zoie Flores

February 22, 2017

Filed under Campus, News

The documentary They Are We, was shown in honor of Black History Month in Legacy's Multipurpose Room on Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. There were only six people in the room and a few came and went throughout the film.Syreeta Greene, director ...

MSU celebrates desegregation

The Wichitan

February 22, 2017

Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: Though MSU may not have been on the right side of history, we are now.Last week, a postmaster was sent out to announce the unveiling of a historical marker celebrating MSU's desegregation. Formerly known as Midweste...

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