Hispanics add to campus culture

Students have been saturated in hispanic culture for Hispanic Heritage Month since Sept. 15. Vibrant dresses twirled at Viva MSU, sizzling fajitas coated the Jesse Rogers Promenade and laughter filled Comanche suits all to spark discussion towards hispanic culture, and students still have … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Carnival junkie

For Caribbean students (like myself) who departed our homeland for educational purposes, Carnival, which is a festival of Caribbean culture and traditions, is a pilgrimage. We look forward to our island's festivals every year, and being away from home would mean that we would miss out. Caribfest is … [Read more...]

Easy Ramen recipes for broke living

Between cramming for tests, doing extra credit assignments and working 20 hours a week, students have to figure out a way to feed themselves. What better way to fix our hunger on a budget than with a package of noodles that likely has a longer shelf life than the average college student? Face it — … [Read more...]

Panda Express vs. Panda Kitchen: Battle of the orange chicken

Like most broke college students, we usually get hungry, especially when the dining halls are closed. This rang true for me on Labor Day. Mesquite Dining Hall was the only on campus restaurant open, and the food did not look appetizing. Thanks to my love of food, especially of the Asian variety, I … [Read more...]

Finals Frenzy returns with Comic-Con theme

Between all the last minute cram sessions and the late night food runs, students can take a much needed break from the books by attending silent movies, yoga, painting and puppy-petting-parties. The University Programming Board members is hosting it's semi-annual event, Finals Frenzy from April 30- … [Read more...]

New dining hours affect students

Only seven weeks into the new year, dining locations have been exploring a new year and new mindset. The only problem is that students don’t like the new way of operating. Katelin Wiley, radiology freshman, said she does not like the new hours because everything closes too early and would prefer … [Read more...]

Construction begins on Wichita Falls Panda Express

Construction has begun for the Panda Express on the northwest corner of Lawrence Road and Maplewood Avenue. Panda Express is the largest Asian restaurant chain in the United States. The project is expected to cost up to $650,000. Students are ecstatic over social media, including Twitter. The recent … [Read more...]

More than 150 attend waffle night

The housing staff hosted a late night waffles session in Sunwatcher Clubhouse on Jan. 16 at 9 p.m. Angie Reay, associate director of residence life and housing, said, “During our move in week programming, we usually end the week and night before classes with our late night waffle dinner.”There were … [Read more...]

Camp Chaparral: A hidden gem

Substantial entertainment is a rarity in Wichita Falls, particularly for international students that come from festive, fun-filled milieus'. For those looking to amp up the adrenaline in their life, there is a silver lining. Nestled between Iowa Park and Wichita Falls on 130 acres of semi-wooded, … [Read more...]

International Potluck brings countries together

There was the smell of meat and spice in the air. People sat around with their friends eating a variety of food from all around the world. The International Potluck brought people from all walks of life together on Noc 14 at 5 p.m.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, “International Education … [Read more...]