Mercado, Williams named top homecoming royalty

Mild chatter filled the stands as the crowd — and the nominees — waited for the announcer to crown the homecoming king and queen during halftime of the homecoming football game on Oct. 21. "And homecoming king and queen are..." Sociology seniors Jaylon Williams and Juan Mercado were announced … [Read more...]

Coach apologizes for use of profanity

After a football player said "f**k" twice on the microphone on stage at the pep rally Oct. 19 and head football coach Bill Maskill himself chanted a cheer including the word "h*ll," Maskill submitted this letter Friday, Oct. 20. MSU Students, Faculty, Staff and Wichita Falls Community, We would … [Read more...]

450 flames light torch parade

Campus streets radiated with the warm light of 450 torches held by students, faculty and staff as they marched toward the annual bonfire on Oct. 19 as part of homecoming festivities. Student organizations took part in presenting the final round of the lip-sync competition, where Alpha Psi Omega, the … [Read more...]

Homecoming bonfire to bring excitement to campus

Nothing but darkness and heat will beam on the faces of students participating in this week's homecoming annual bonfire at Nocono Trail South Parking Lot at 9:15 p.m. "This is the funnest part of homecoming week. We get to bring our old college shirts that we don't want anymore and burn the heck … [Read more...]

Football defeats No. 2 team in division

The No. 10 football team defeated the No. 2 Texas A&M-Commerce Lions on Saturday, Oct. 7 with a score of 47-42, bringing its overall record to 4-0. MSU has won three straight games against the Lions, and this win is the highest-ranked team the Mustangs have ever beaten. The team will travel … [Read more...]

Fantasy of Lights workday brings in community for repairs

The @MidwesternState Priddy Scholars are up early on a Saturday morning, helping to prep for Fantasy of Lights. #gen1MSU pic.twitter.com/dKSRmrG9hq — M.O.R.E. at MSU (@moreMSU) October 7, 2017 About 100 people volunteered to help paint, sweep and clean off the exhibits for the Fantasy of … [Read more...]

Artist who chased Maui landscapes opening reception

The opening reception for "Landscapes from Maui" by Catherine Prose, professor in Jaunita and Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts, will be held in the Moffett Library at 4 p.m on Friday Oct. 6. Prose will display 14 chalk pastel drawings, on black paper, that she completed on the Paul Bice … [Read more...]

155 attend second Social Media Day

Reporting by Conner Floyd, Tré Jones, Tyler Manning, Ivy Martinez, Avery Queen and Abena Tobin To stress to high school and college students at an early age the importance of social media in life and in future job opportunities, the mass communication department hosted a series of sessions … [Read more...]

Fremaux exhibit explores nudism and human nature

Students, faculty and art enthusiasts all listened in silence, captivated by artist Ghislaine Fremaux, as she explained how the artwork that surrounded them explored the ever-shifting nature of the human body and society's concept of human beauty. About 70 people attended the opening for the … [Read more...]

Students, organizations gather for iLead

To encourage students to engage with peers to succeed, Student Development and Orientation and Student Government Association members put on the iLead Leadership Conference Tuesday Sept. 19 in Clark Student Center. “This conference is about an investment in yourself," Jesse Brown, student … [Read more...]