Students feel fascism has no place on campus

In the wake of a new president, administration, policies, and executive orders, the nation appears to be divided between supporting or condemning the new president and his administration. MSU is no exclusion from the divide, as students have rallied in opposition of and for President Trump's … [Read more...]

Inauguration important no matter the vote

OUR VIEW: No matter who you voted for, it's important to wish for our country's success, regardless of the President.As the presidential inauguration date draws closer, part of the country will be donning their Make America Great Again hats and celebrating the induction of our President-elect Donald … [Read more...]

Student debaters talk political stereotypes

Even though the race to the White House has come to an end, the issues faced by both parties aren’t going away anytime soon. Manny Hoffmann, political science junior, and Marco Torres, history senior, the two students who took the Republican and Democratic stances at the student debate, have their … [Read more...]

Students cram together for final debate

As the third and final debate raged on, students packed together in the Sunwatcher Clubhouse to see the two presidential candidates' performance. Students crowded around the television, taking all of the seats and forcing some students to stand.“It went better than the first debates went in my … [Read more...]

Quantity over quality: More freshman fail to meet admissions requirements

With enrollment numbers at an all-time high and the economy operating on a steady incline, 2007 was financially bountiful for the Mustangs. As the year turned, the university capitalized on the boom in enrollment, significantly altering admission standards in hopes to refine the quality of the … [Read more...]

Closed-minded voters vilify variety

With the presidential election less than eight months away, it is hard to have a conversation with someone without it eventually shifting towards politics. This is a topic I enjoy hearing about, but often dread actually discussing. Younger voters are especially vocal about their opinions in … [Read more...]

Bernie Sanders: The people’s choice

Out of the 11 remaining presidential candidates – both Republican and Democrat – only one is the real voice of the people: Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist nominee from Vermont.Bernie has his share of political experience. Eight years as mayor of Burlington, Vermont, he also served 15 years … [Read more...]

Shipley inaugurated as 11th university president

INAUGURATION OF Suzanne Shipley, Ph.D. HER SPEECH | "Building Bridges to a Vibrant Future" INAUGURATION STORIES Times-Record-News | Shipley inaugurated as MSU’s 11th president KFDX | Dr. Suzanne Shipley Inaugurated as MSU's 11th President THE PEOPLE Tobin McDuff | master of ceremonies, … [Read more...]

‘Building Bridges to a Vibrant Future’

A speech delivered by Suzanne Shipley, the 11th president of Midwestern State University, on her inauguration, Dec. 11, 2015. As I luxuriate in the pomp and circumstance of this presidential inauguration…the uplifting music, heartfelt remarks and lovely flowers…I think of the good fortune … [Read more...]

Ben Carson coming to town; students not yet sold on which candidate to support

Presidential hopeful and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson will appear in Wichita Falls Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. as part of a book-signing tour. But just because he's been in Wichita Falls before, often supports classical Republican ideals, and has spoken at MSU graduation doesn't mean students and … [Read more...]