‘Stars shine bright’ at Noche de las Estrellas

A fraction of a second before the roaring applause erupted, Velia Lozano's, custodian and facility services member, delighted squeal rang out in the suite. The crowd turned to her, smiles blinding, and cheered for the powerhouse as she wiped tears away from her eyes in gratitude. As she made her way … [Read more...]

Business leaders spend time discussing role of social media

Fifteen representatives. More than 10 organizations. Three news stations. One community. One goal: to discuss how individuals and businesses could effectively use social media. Representatives from various organizations in Wichita Falls conducted a panel on Sept. 25 in the Wichitan newsroom, hosted … [Read more...]

About 700 people gather in support of injured football player

  [Editor's note: The Wichitan staff has confirmed late Tuesday evening that Robert Grays died after injuries sustained in Saturday's game. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and the football team during this time.] About 700 people supported cornerback Robert Grays, … [Read more...]

Downtown art show gives students chance to network

Local artwork was front-center during the first Ink in The Falls event, held by 9th Street Studios and art senior Erin Marie Harman. Tattoo shops including Human Canvas, Cowabunga Ink, Rusty’s Needles and Underground Tattoo and Body Piercing were highlighted at the show on Sept. 9. The event … [Read more...]

Odd Duck Coffee sets itself apart from other coffee retailers

Customers were welcomed into Odd Duck Coffee for its grand opening at 8 a.m. on March 18, where they were met with smiles from employees, plenty of natural light from the open windows, a bright splash of turquoise, 11 different origins of coffee, as well as a menu of specialty drinks and some … [Read more...]

SGA executive-elects prepare for next year

Students voted Maria Peña, political science junior, Damian De Silva, economics senior and Jaylon Williams, sociology junior, as the next student government association executives. They will officially take office at the end of the spring 2017 semester. Until then, officers Shayla Owens, … [Read more...]

SGA voting ends March 3; candidates lay out platforms

The attendance for the final debate nearly doubled to about 85 students, as well as increased online views to 800 views on the MSU Facebook page along with about 240 views from the Wichitan Periscope live stream from last week. Presidential candidates Presidential candidates Kendall Nelms, … [Read more...]

Community Health Fair aims to help put prevention into practice

To teach people to practice prevention to prolong life, the 17th annual Community Health Fair will take place Friday, March 3, in D.L. Ligon Coliseum from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Students from all departments in the Robert D. and Carol Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human Services college will … [Read more...]

Center for Continuing Education likely to begin cutting courses

The Center for Continuing Education held an acrylics class on Feb. 10 at Sikes Lake Center. But only four people came. The acrylics class is one of four of the university's continuing education courses that explores art. However, with the lack of interest shown in the arts courses, it is likely that … [Read more...]

Fantasy of Lights spreads holiday cheer

OUR VIEW: Everyone should take a walk around campus to see the MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights this winter.Before Thanksgiving break, the annual MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights opened on Nov. 21. With 20,000 beautiful lights and 35 entertaining, exciting holiday displays, this is an event that everyone … [Read more...]