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...]

Health Center to offer free flu vaccinations for students

It’s that time of the year when students, faculty, and staff begin to experience a runny nose, feeling achy, and begin coughing. Students can even begin to notice other classmates sniffling, coughing and bringing tissues with them to class.According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, … [Read more...]

Kip Fulbeck to follow RJ Mitte in Artist Lecture Series

Kip Fulbeck, swimmer, artist, teacher, and mixed-race identity advocate, will be the next speaker in the Artist Lecture Series on Nov. 11.“I like his work. I think it's interesting," Britnee Burleson, respiratory care sophomore, said.Fulbeck won the award for athlete of the year in 1988 and creates … [Read more...]

Students cram together for final debate

As the third and final debate raged on, students packed together in the Sunwatcher Clubhouse to see the two presidential candidates' performance. Students crowded around the television, taking all of the seats and forcing some students to stand.“It went better than the first debates went in my … [Read more...]