Mental health should be priority, not backseat to other means

OUR VIEW: To more effectively serve students and dismantle the stigma that surround mental illness, the counseling center needs a larger budget. Just this week, this nation saw the devastating affects of mental health issues left untreated: the Sutherland Spring, Texas. The gunman with an … [Read more...]

Community Health Fair aims to help put prevention into practice

To teach people to practice prevention to prolong life, the 17th annual Community Health Fair will take place Friday, March 3, in D.L. Ligon Coliseum from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Students from all departments in the Robert D. and Carol Gunn College of Health Sciences and Human Services college will … [Read more...]

Free HIV testing offered in attempt to raise awareness

Health Fair Final from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. caption id="attachment_28113" align="alignright" width="300"] Jesse Velasquez, Wichita Falls Health Department technician, holds an HIV awareness button at the HIV testing booth outside Shawnee Theatre in the CSC on Feb. 12. Photo by Rutth … [Read more...]

About 60 people attend wellness 5k run/walk

Fitness, positivity, free T-shirts, and a quirky suit were the highlights of the 5k run/walk for wellness week Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. "I thought it was a great run. I loved being able to come out here and work out with some of the other students," Jennifer Patton, a freshman in education, … [Read more...]

Dead week would help students

Our view: It seems odd that MSU has no dead period before finals. Students can use the time to study or at least relax before finals. As MSU students we should celebrate what makes our school unique, but we should also make it known when there is a national trend that we should join, like dead … [Read more...]

Wellness fair promotes mental, physical health to students before break

Students crowded the student center Comanche Suites on Nov. 5 for the B Good 2 U Wellness Fair, sponsored by 10 different departments to offer tips regarding wellness, safety and stress-relieving activities. The fair, normally held outside on Sunwatcher Plaza, was moved to the student center due to … [Read more...]

Local, foreign students face similar challenges in first week of school

For college freshmen, the beginning of each new school year marks a period of adjustment. The transition from high school and living with mom and dad to the higher expectations of higher education can be a rigorous experience for students of any background. "Lots of students coming in to college … [Read more...]

Wellness center promotes a healthy lifestyle

Fair promotes healthy living with fun activities from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The faculty and staff of the Red Wine Student Wellness Center hosted its annual health fair event in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. This event helps students, faculty and the surrounding community aware of the problems that … [Read more...]