Thank you, farewell to The Wichitan

[Editor’s note]: The -30- term comes from the old typesetting mark to denote the end of a line. It means "the end" or "no more to say."  I've been involved in journalism since my sophomore year of high school. I started out as a reporter, then sports editor, rounding off my high school career as … [Read more...]

Climbing the ladder from film critic to editor

My journey started simply with a suggestion from a faculty member: write for the school newspaper. I had spent the 30 minutes prior to that suggestion talking about how much I love watching and discussing film. I distinctly remember that day and not for a moment did I think it would lead me to where … [Read more...]

Health center’s flu vaccine safer than previous years’

Cold and flu season goes from December to February and that means the virus will start spreading like wildfire soon. The Vinson Health Center is offering the flu vaccine free for students. This year there is a new vaccine, the quadrivalent vaccine. It is the best vaccine in terms of limiting side … [Read more...]

Lack of silverware upsets students

Chick-Fil-A, Burrito Bowl, Grill Nations and Freshens. The variety of food brought in by the dining contract with Chartwells has gained popularity from the students. Unfortunately, this much popularity has presented a problem-lack of condiments and silverware. "It does get frustrating sometimes. … [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...]

MSU community fails to recognize veterans

As part of a recognition nearly a century old, Veterans Day gives citizens a chance to acknowledge the contributions of members of the armed services. But not MSU. “California is extremely involved, there is absolutely nothing here,” Donnie Cummins, psychology junior, said. “This community … [Read more...]

English instructor translates novel into modern English

About 20 people attended the Wichita Falls Museum of Art free reading by Kirsten Lodge, assistant professor of English, of her translation from the novel Notes from the Underground by Fyodor Dostoevsky sponsored by the bookstore on Nov. 10. “Excellent reading, very passionate.” Sean Pinkos, … [Read more...]

The Falls adds Whiskeyta Club to nightlife

There is a new hot spot in Wichita Falls that will appeal to many in the 21 and up crowd. With spacious room, crazy variety of alcohol and beverages, appetizers for the late night munchies, and just that good vibe feeling, everyone will be rushing to Whiskeyta this weekend. “There are many … [Read more...]