Adventurers thrive in free time

South Padre Island. Colorado. Los Angeles. These are just a few places that students visited during spring break last week. With an entire seven days free of class work, professors and deadlines, students spent their spring breaks in a variety of ways. "Some of my friends from back home offered … [Read more...]

Be safe during spring break — in more than one way

OUR VIEW: We want all of our students to come back to campus safe and sound — so please, be careful. Spring break is just around the corner, and we know it's the time for everyone to relax and take a mental break from the stresses of school, whether that means going home for a week, hitting the … [Read more...]

‘We don’t want any empty desks after spring break’

Spring break is only a few days away — the bright sunlight, plenty of sunscreen and coolers full of water and Capri-Sun. Well, that's what mom thinks, anyway. Yeti coolers filled to the brim with every kind of beer, liquor, bagged wine and maybe a few water bottles line the beaches in Florida, … [Read more...]

Residence hall staff offers ‘Mocktails’ during spring break safety week

Part of Spring Break Safety Week, the Killingsworth residence hall staff hosted a "mocktails" game night on March 14. Modeled after the "tower of power," starting on the second floor, each resident assistant in Killingsworth Hall chose a typical drinking game, but used sparking cider or water … [Read more...]

More than 20 attend ‘drunk’ relay for Safe Spring Break

More than 20 students attended a drunk relay activity as part of Safe Spring Break, March 15 at 4 p.m. in the Killingsworth green space.Participants had to wear goggles, which simulated what it was like to be drunk,  while attempting various activities.Students partnered up to step-toe walk from the … [Read more...]

Nearly 100 Students get tested for HIV/STDs

Area health organizations provided students the opportunity to get tested for HIV/STDs before they head off for their spring break destinations, earlier this week. “We did this to let students know their status before leaving for spring break,” said Jason Wheat, with the city of Wichita Falls HIV … [Read more...]

Safe spring break success

This year’s annual Safe Spring Break organizers wanted to remind students to drink responsibly, avoid dangerous activities, and gave students advice about what they should do to take care of their bodies. Shanna Tole, an official at the Vinson Health Center booth, said, “I hope students are … [Read more...]

Despite 61-day marathon, fall break not part of MSU culture

During the fall semester, students, faculty and staff must go 61 consecutive days without a break, from Labor Day to Thanksgiving. For a student taking a load of 12 hours, that comes out to an estimated 2,196 hours spent in the classroom and studying. “In the opinion of one, I personally like the … [Read more...]

Theater production overlaps spring break

With the start of spring break next weekend and its schedule overlapping with the play God of Carnage attendance might be impacted, according to the production team. They said spring break won't deter them from their goal of delivering a high quality theatrical performance, however. "We've done … [Read more...]

Students Gather for Safe Spring Break

Safe Spring Break from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Spring break is just days away and students have the opportunity to learn how to stay safe during the week off. Several departments in the division of student affairs office hosted an informational event to encourage students to make better life … [Read more...]