City ordinance bans cell phones behind the wheel

Wichita Falls City Council members unanimously passed an ordinance banning the use of cell phones while driving inside city limits on Feb. 21. The ban went into effect March 23. Drivers are still allowed to use hands-free devices including speaker phone or Bluetooth. "My understanding is that if … [Read more...]

Texas cell phone ban a tough sell

Every day the Hardin Tower bells ring as students hurry to their next class or try to beat the lunch rush in the cafeteria, and while the campus is increasingly becoming a resident campus, there are still a large number of commuter students which means one important thing—there are a lot of cars, … [Read more...]

Texting and Driving Dangerous to Campus Growth

Midwestern has attracted more students from outside Wichita County, and that means the campus is now more residential. Construction in front of Pierce Hall to make another walkway reveals how much we are changing. With more residents, however, comes more danger if we don't adjust to being a … [Read more...]