Downtown development to brighten up the city

As he sits behind his desk, he cannot help but speak with enthusiasm in his voice and a twinkle in his eye while he shares his vision for downtown Wichita Falls. He smiles as he communicates his ideas of buildings bathed in light, choreographed to the sounds of music as they dance along and dazzle … [Read more...]

New retail store to replace Hastings

Mississippi-based Dirt Cheap retail store will soon be making its way to Wichita Falls. Dirt Cheap will be taking the spot of the old Hastings location on Southwest Parkway. Dirt Cheap website describes itself as a "bargainer's paradise." The 18-year-old retail store is known for having … [Read more...]

Art students taking trip to Cuba to share techniques

Ruled by communists and famous for its cigars, travel restrictions to Cuba on U.S. citizens were eased toward the end of the Obama administration. To experience the culture and art, four students and a professor in the art department will be taking a trip to Holguin, Cuba, from May 26 to June … [Read more...]

Toolbox Thursdays develop leadership skills

Leadership and organizational skills are part of students' everyday life. Toolbox Thursdays are open to all students, held in CSC Caddo meeting room from 12-1 p.m. and offer opportunities to improve skills and become acquainted with those abilities. Jesse Brown, student organizations coordinator, … [Read more...]

Odd Duck Coffee sets itself apart from other coffee retailers

Customers were welcomed into Odd Duck Coffee for its grand opening at 8 a.m. on March 18, where they were met with smiles from employees, plenty of natural light from the open windows, a bright splash of turquoise, 11 different origins of coffee, as well as a menu of specialty drinks and some … [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...]

Talent show to be held on March 25

The Sri Lankan Students' organization (SSO) is hosting a talent show on March 25. Starting at 6 p.m. at Akin Auditorium there will be numerous acts including a martial arts routine, a tribal dance and a Sri Lankan native dance. "We really want to display the diversity that MSU has to offer. We … [Read more...]

Art therapy helps students ‘cope with stress’

As an effort to help healing, growth and self discovery, counselors promote art activities open to all students. The Counseling Center has the workshop "Discover U @ MSU"  March 20- April 3 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Sunwatcher Clubhouse. Counselor Ginger Boller, organizer of the event, combined her … [Read more...]

Talent show spotlights students

The lights are out and the spotlights shone center stage. Shelbi Rickwartz education junior, steps up the stairs and approaches the microphone and starts singing the song “Burning House." The annual talent show presented by the Black Student Union was held in the Comanche room in the Clark Student … [Read more...]

UGROW project subscriptions open to students

Sign up for Undergraduate Research Opportunities Summer Workshop's summer research project is open in the Clark Student Center atrium. On Feb. 23 from 5:30-7 p.m., UGROW members will host "Posters on the Go," a presentation to discuss the progress of their projects.“I encourage students to do … [Read more...]