Engineering students sail to first in cardboard boat race Oct. 20

After 84.5 man hours of work, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers members Kendall Diehm, mechanical engineering sophomore, and Clayton Masters, engineering junior, won the cardboard box race Oct. 20 within 15 minutes. American Society of Mechanical Engineering members came in first, … [Read more...]

Students ‘Just Dance’ the night away at UPB event March 30

Even before anyone reached the Legacy Multipurpose Room, the steady rhythm of a song pulsed through the entry way and invited dancers to join the University Programming Board event. Neon decorations scattered throughout the room complemented the colorful music videos that played overhead on the … [Read more...]

Special Olympics profits from Polar Plunge success

More than 100 people took on the Polar Plunge Jan. 28 at Bruce & Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center to benefit the North Texas Special Olympics raising over $5,200. “That’s the largest number of participants we’ve ever had,” Mike Strickland, Special Olympics North Texas area director, … [Read more...]

Lake revitalization poses no threat to water park

Over the past three years the members of the Lake Wichita Revitalization Project have been at work to restore Lake Wichita to its former glory.Even with the promise of large aquatic recreation areas incorporated into the final plan of the lake, there is no concern for the project’s potential impact … [Read more...]

Bolin Fountain showers again

After two years of remaining empty and bone dry, the Bolin Fountain, located at the Dillard quad, showered back to life Sept. 9. To ensure it will operate efficiently, maintenance workers have been previewing the fountain for the last week. The fountain shut down in 2013 when Wichita Falls city … [Read more...]

Dining services leaves much to be desired

The new dining contract has brought with it a new way to eat at the Mesquite Dining Hall. One of the biggest changes is the buffet-style serving, a change from previous years where students could only get one entree at a time. The buffet-style serving may take some time to get used to but overall … [Read more...]

Well water in use at pool, on fields

http://vimeo.com/105659597 It is no secret water in Wichita Falls, Texas is in short supply, but MSU has taken steps to help conserve water by using a well to water athletic fields. NCAA rules requires athletic fields to be watered to reduce the likelihood of injuries to athletes. The … [Read more...]

City remains in stage 4: drought disaster

City remains in stage four: drought disaster from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The city of Wichita Falls and surrounding areas are in serious need of rain and have been for the past seven years. The city is under stage four drought restrictions and KAUZ Meteorologist Jake Reed said tighter … [Read more...]

Drought has little effect on housing

Drought has little effect on housing from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Water restrictions have not made their way across the entire campus just yet. Students who live in resident halls have yet to feel a difference when it comes to the drought restrictions. Michael Mills, Director of Housing, said … [Read more...]

Drought impacting MSU outdoor athletics

Drought Impacting MSU Outdoor Athletics from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The city of Wichita Falls has been feeling the heat from the tough drought restrictions. Kyle Owen, associate vice president for facility services, said those restrictions have forced the university to change some of its … [Read more...]