Zombies plague campus; annual event underway

April 17. 6:32 p.m. I walked into the seemingly ordinary meeting room in Clark Student Center. We all simply sat there, the atmosphere not unlike the calm before a deadly storm. As far as I could tell, it was a seemingly ordinary crowd of students. It was a short-lived peace. Some faces I’d … [Read more...]

Evening classes canceled due to weather; Moffett, CSC to remain open

4:03 p.m. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for Wichita County until 11 p.m. 3:39 p.m. Patrick Coggins, chief of police, was part of the decision-making process to close campus. He said since campus "rush hour" is from around 4:30-6 p.m. when students are leaving campus or on … [Read more...]

Gambling addiction among college students

The overwhelming smell of cigarette smoke fills the room. The sound of chips clinging, machines ringing and cards being shuffled occupy all noise in the building. A woman to the left cheers in victory as a man to the right mutters curse words under his breath. He is now down another … [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...]

Fantasy of Lights brings holiday excitement to Wichita Falls

The Fantasy of Lights is open from dusk until 11 p.m. Nov. 21 - Dec. 25 The MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights opened Nov. 21 at 5:30 p.m. with chimes from the Hardin Bell Tower. Then, two minutes before the scheduled 6 p.m. start time, University President Suzanne Shipley, came out, welcomed the crowed of … [Read more...]

Hillary Clinton first female on major party ticket

It first happened in 1872, but not without controversy, when Victoria Woodhull became the first female to run for president of the United States. It took almost another 140 years for a female to reach the top of a major party presidential ticket and to become the first female at the top of a major … [Read more...]

Not all drums make a bang

The audience of nearly 100 in Akin Auditorium Nov. 3 sat in an almost reverent silence as the percussionist balanced the flowerpot atop the drum.“It was certainly unconventional. I've seen a lot of concerts, a lot of percussionists, but I've never seen flowerpots before, but I think it worked well … [Read more...]

Student production set to open theater season Sept. 22

Opening its season with the largest student-directed production in 15 years, the theater department once again steps up to its reputation for pushing boundaries and challenging the mind. Stephen Karam's “Speech & Debate,” running Sept. 22-25 in the Bea Wood Studio Theatre, reveals to audiences … [Read more...]

Students participate in dozens of Roundup events

For six days before the first day of classes, events ranging from Pokémon Go hunting to soccer tailgate parties were coordinated by the Office of Student Development and Orientation to create Mustangs Roundup Week. It was designed specifically for entering undergraduates as a unique extended … [Read more...]

Students divided by Campus Carry legislation

Students divided over Campus Carry legislation from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.“It was kind of inevitable because this is Texas. I grew up around guns, so it doesn’t really bother me or concern me. My dad told me pretty much as soon as I turned 12 and got my first gun that I was going to have a … [Read more...]