Don’t be shy: get out there

At the start of my freshman year of college, I didn't know what to expect. My parents left after they helped me move in. That's when the emotions kicked in. I was nervous. Scared. I didn't know anyone. I was a shy person. In fact, I was so shy that I was afraid to get involved on campus. I … [Read more...]

Gambling addiction among college students

The overwhelming smell of cigarette smoke fills the room. The sound of chips clinging, machines ringing and cards being shuffled occupy all noise in the building. A woman to the left cheers in victory as a man to the right mutters curse words under his breath. He is now down another … [Read more...]

Talent show spotlights students

The lights are out and the spotlights shone center stage. Shelbi Rickwartz education junior, steps up the stairs and approaches the microphone and starts singing the song “Burning House." The annual talent show presented by the Black Student Union was held in the Comanche room in the Clark Student … [Read more...]

Opera Workshop opens March 3

SUMMARY What is it? The Opera Workshop occurs in the spring and serves as a voice-training course. This year, it is an ensemble. When is it? Performances open to the public March 3 and March 4 at 7-p.m. How much is it? There is no ticket charge for MSU staff and students. General admission … [Read more...]

53 prospective students and guests Discover MSU

It was a crisp, gray morning as 24 students and 29 guests entered the winding halls of Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts, on Feb. 3, in attendance for the first Discover MSU event of 2017. Historically, Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts has been the smallest Discover MSU, while Robert D. & … [Read more...]

UPB hosts bingo night

The University Programing Board held its semester bingo night Jan. 18. Students got the chance to relax and get free prizes.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, “It was a good night, we had about 50 plus people. Bingo night is always a big hit because people want to win the free things.”Some … [Read more...]

Your child will be just fine

Right now I think I understand where you are as a parent.You fed your child their first bite of oatmeal. You watched them take their first step, throw up something that looks like goulash and most likely silently prayed in the passenger seat the first time they drove.I would also bet you sat through … [Read more...]

Fun in Wichita Falls: The Plex

The Plex. From roller-skating to bumper boats, to an indoor arcade to outdoor mini-golf, it’s the perfect date night. Kirstie Lipp, a server at Chili’s, usually attends The Plex with her fiancé, Tom. “Mini-golf, go-carts and lazer tag. Those are all things I’m really good at,” said Lipp, “I … [Read more...]

Location, quality of programs top reasons new students choose MWSU

As incoming freshmen get acquainted with what will be their future home for four years, college is no longer a far off dream. It is the now. And starting this week, about 5,061 returning students will welcome 1,213 students if all the students who attended summer orientation show up for classes, … [Read more...]

Episode 6: Veterinary miracle

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