Students learned how to conduct research project at workshop

To educate students on the different ways to create a research paper, the library staff put on a workshop called ‘How do I start: Beginning a research project’ on Sept. 14 in Moffett Library. Allison Breen, reference librarian at the Moffett Library, taught the workshop this year and seven … [Read more...]

Faculty discuss sanctuary cities bill at forum

To educate students on how Texas Senate Bill 4 will affect campus and Wichita Falls policing, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs hosted a forum on Sept. 18 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. "Wichita Falls isn't and has never been a sanctuary city," Manuel Borrego, … [Read more...]

Golden Thunder band displays new uniforms

A warm, September Saturday night sets the tone as the Golden Thunder band marched onto the field. As they moved into position, it's easy to notice there is something different about the band this year. They are showing their true colors. There is no mistaking that the band on the field is for the … [Read more...]

About 700 people gather in support of injured football player

  [Editor's note: The Wichitan staff has confirmed late Tuesday evening that Robert Grays died after injuries sustained in Saturday's game. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and the football team during this time.] About 700 people supported cornerback Robert Grays, … [Read more...]

About 100 students watch sun at Sunwatcher

About 100 students, faculty and staff packed Sunwatcher Plaza at 11:30 a.m. while anxiously waiting for the solar eclipse to appear, hosted by the physics program, on Aug. 21. The eclipse peaked at approximately 1:04 p.m. at roughly 80 percent totality. Preet Sharma, professor of physics, said … [Read more...]

Watch the eclipse on campus

Jackie Dunn, associate professor of physics, said she and her colleagues will be hosting an eclipse-watching event on Sunwatcher Plaza, Aug. 21 beginning around 11:30 a.m. The eclipse will peak at 1:04 p.m. in Wichita Falls with roughly 80 percent of the sun's surface covered. She said in a … [Read more...]

Choosing a home away from home

Coming to a college campus for the first time, especially as a first-time student, can be daunting. Just the notion of all the opportunity and freedom is enough to make anyone’s head spin. But with freedom comes responsibility, and one of the first tough decisions incoming students have to make is … [Read more...]

Greek life: More than you might think

This is not "Animal House." I repeat, this is not "Animal House." Greek life is so much more than you think. Greek life is so much more than Hollywood thinks. Greek life is so much more than the normal person thinks. "Greek life to me is a way to be a part of something, a brotherhood. Whenever I … [Read more...]

Students weigh convenience and freedom when deciding where to live

Moving away from home and onto a college campus for the first time can be a nerve-racking experience. Students get a newfound freedom and are faced with many decisions to make. Being able to decide where to live on campus is a tough one. There are four residence halls on campus and three apartment … [Read more...]

Living on campus gets students involved

Living on campus provides a great opportunity to make friends and get involved in activities throughout the semester. The university has events to attend that are right outside of the residence halls, making it easy for students to get out and enjoy the college life. There are four residence halls … [Read more...]