College: the final frontier for father of two

College: the final frontier. Well not really, but it can have an ominous feeling regardless of your classification. Freshman students feel the pressures of moving out on their own and having to juggle responsibilities. Seniors feel the pressures of "senioritis" and struggling to get to the light at … [Read more...]

Homecoming parade to be held Friday

Loud music roars through campus. The mighty stomps of marching band members boom throughout the halls. Community members, students and families stand on the floats they spent hours making. The cavalry is here. This is what is to come Oct. 20 when the Student Involvement Office hosts this year's … [Read more...]

Spanish Club leaders looking for new members

Joining a student organization may be the last thing on students' minds as they begin to adjust to a hectic schedule, but that should not be the case. One organization in particular, Spanish Club, is accepting new members. Vice President Norma Castro, Spanish junior, encourages students to attend … [Read more...]

It’s more than just a color

During football games students wave flags and paint their bodies with school colors. The Alma Mater proudly touts the maroon and gold. In the fall of 2015, to ensure consistency as part of the university’s graphic, the maroon has shifted to more of a red color, returning to the official color … [Read more...]

Don’t be shy: get out there

At the start of my freshman year of college, I didn't know what to expect. My parents left after they helped me move in. That's when the emotions kicked in. I was nervous. Scared. I didn't know anyone. I was a shy person. In fact, I was so shy that I was afraid to get involved on campus. I … [Read more...]

SGA executive-elects prepare for next year

Students voted Maria Peña, political science junior, Damian De Silva, economics senior and Jaylon Williams, sociology junior, as the next student government association executives. They will officially take office at the end of the spring 2017 semester. Until then, officers Shayla Owens, … [Read more...]

The day my brain exploded

I had a ticking bomb inside the vessels of my brain and it almost ended my life. I lost my memory for nine days, but I do remember the daylight. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012 started out just like any other day. I woke up by 7 a.m. and got ready for my 9-5 shift at work. The nagging headache I'd had since … [Read more...]

Athletic administrators work to improve athletic departments GPA

To improve the cumulative GPA for all 312 student-athlete members of the athletic department, university administrators have developed two ideas to help motivate and organize student-athletes so that they are better suited for success. First, coaches are going to be receiving bonuses on top of their … [Read more...]

Flower art class a chance to have fun

The University Programming Board will host a flower art craft class on March 10, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. in the Caddo room of the Clark Student Center, giving students an opportunity to learn something new while having fun."It's just a way to relax and have fun. We'll have a good group of people in the … [Read more...]

Fun in Wichita Falls: The Plex

The Plex. From roller-skating to bumper boats, to an indoor arcade to outdoor mini-golf, it’s the perfect date night. Kirstie Lipp, a server at Chili’s, usually attends The Plex with her fiancé, Tom. “Mini-golf, go-carts and lazer tag. Those are all things I’m really good at,” said Lipp, “I … [Read more...]