Which foreign language should you study?

When studying a foreign language, students don't just learn the language. Students will learn about the culture and the geography of the area as well. It's a whole package and larger than just words. MSU currently offers three different foreign languages for students to study: French, Spanish, … [Read more...]

It’s more than just a color

During football games students wave flags and paint their bodies with school colors. The Alma Mater proudly touts the maroon and gold. In the fall of 2015, to ensure consistency as part of the university’s graphic, the maroon has shifted to more of a red color, returning to the official color … [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...]

Zombies plague campus; annual event underway

April 17. 6:32 p.m. I walked into the seemingly ordinary meeting room in Clark Student Center. We all simply sat there, the atmosphere not unlike the calm before a deadly storm. As far as I could tell, it was a seemingly ordinary crowd of students. It was a short-lived peace. Some faces I’d … [Read more...]

New retail store to replace Hastings

Mississippi-based Dirt Cheap retail store will soon be making its way to Wichita Falls. Dirt Cheap will be taking the spot of the old Hastings location on Southwest Parkway. Dirt Cheap website describes itself as a "bargainer's paradise." The 18-year-old retail store is known for having … [Read more...]

Speakers bring social justice to campus

As social issues on a national level become a bigger concern, so does the priority of spreading awareness on campus. weConnect, a one-day summit meeting, works toward connecting students with each other as a way to learn more about their peers, as well as gaining insight on what's happening around … [Read more...]

Senior claims victory in pool tournament

The crowd went ecstatic as Jacob Contreras, accounting senior, sank the 8-ball and claimed victory at the pool tournament held at Clark Student Center on Jan. 27. Beginning at 4 p.m., 19 players engaged in a two-hour knockout tournament of 8-ball.“This was only my second time playing. The tourney … [Read more...]

Dakota Access Pipeline is more than just a Native American issue

Students gathered in the Clark Student Center Comanche room as they waited for Syreeta Greene’s speech about the Dakota Access Pipeline on Jan. 26. Greene, director of equity, inclusion, and multicultural affairs, created the presentation to bring light to lesser known problems in the construction … [Read more...]

Walter Echo-Hawk educates audience on Native American issues

Walter Echo-Hawk spoke before an audience in Akin Auditorium Tuesday, Nov. 13, about cultural sovereignty and the various issues facing Native Americans today. "Each of these tribes have a cultural sovereignty that goes along with that [the tribal political systems] that is defined internally, which … [Read more...]

Kip Fulbeck brings photographs to art gallery for Artist-Lecture series

Dozens of photographs of self-proclaimed “hapas” gaze upon visitors of the art gallery ever since artist-lecture speaker Kip Fulbeck brought his exhibit upon the “Hapa Project” Nov. 11.“It's amazing. It makes me laugh, makes me cry, makes me want to think," Emily LaBeff, professor of sociology, … [Read more...]