Homecoming tailgate party and competition takes off

Smoke in the air and the smell of hamburgers and hot dogs cooking on the grill, different music all over and the loud voices of football fans all around. These sounds, sights, and smells are common for a college tailgate party.Kierian Hunter, math sophomore, said, “You can find a lot of things at a … [Read more...]

Dining hall renovations still incomplete

Mesquite Dining Hall's empty spaces and idle kitchen areas have some students confused, such as mechanical engineering freshman Braeden Alvez. He gestured to the middle of the cafeteria, which holds a new, full kitchen setup, and wondered why there was no one manning that station. "Because of my … [Read more...]

Día de los Muertos event celebrates lives of the dead

Orange, yellow, red, purple. The colors that are associated with life and joy. But in Mexican tradtition, they are colors used to celebrate the dead. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated every year on the first and second of November. It is a day made to celebrate, instead of mourn, … [Read more...]

Einstein Bros. Bagels slated to open in November

According to students, Einstein Bros. Bagels, now expected to open in November, might be the best thing to happen in the Dillard building thus far. “Oh yeah. I’m planning on eating there at least two times a week,” Patrick Barker, senior in marketing, said. But it is not just bagels they sell. … [Read more...]

Dining services leaves much to be desired

The new dining contract has brought with it a new way to eat at the Mesquite Dining Hall. One of the biggest changes is the buffet-style serving, a change from previous years where students could only get one entree at a time. The buffet-style serving may take some time to get used to but overall … [Read more...]

Gypsy Kit goes mobile, serves students

Gypsy Kit goes mobile, serves students from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The Gypsy Kit is a diamond in the rough in Wichita Falls, offering a taste of something familiar but strange, like its popular Dr Pepper Pulled Pork Tacos. "It's just a staple we've got," said Christopher Couch, chef and … [Read more...]

Gypsy Kit brings food-truck cuisine indoors

The Gypsy Kit is a small restaurant housed on the first floor of the historic Hamilton building downtown. They serve anything from shrimp tacos to burgers and fries—but it probably won't be a burger grandma would recognize. The Gypsy Kit specializes in oddball dishes that may sound strange on paper, … [Read more...]

Food fresh, service outstanding at local Italian bistro

Finding a decent Italian restaurant in Wichita Falls can be pretty difficult once of the novelty of endless breadsticks from our resident franchise Italian restaurant wears off. Luckily the search for homemade Italian food can be temporarily called off because Mia's Italian Bistro on Beverly Drive … [Read more...]

Salsa served two ways

Jefe's is a Mexican restaurant located on the corner of Southwest Parkway and Fairway Boulevard. They serve anything from tacos to burritos and on Saturday nights they have salsa dancing. When my friend and I walked in, the first thing we noticed was the dining area, decorated from front to back … [Read more...]

Local, national businesses offer discounts for MSU students

College students face first-world problems all the time. A phone battery at 50 percent after a 9 a.m. class. The professor who won’t let you leave early like normal. Or no one up-voted a hilarious YikYak post. While these problems have no easy solution, here are some solutions to the real-world … [Read more...]