River Bend Nature Center wants to connect people to environment

Through butterflies, lizards and plants, River Bend Nature Center wants to connect people to the natural environment surrounding them. Jennica Lambert, exhibits curator, said, “River Bend Nature Center is private nonprofit and the reason we exist is to connect people to the natural environment of … [Read more...]

THOR race brings out students for charity

To raise money for the Wichita Falls Streams & Valleys and the Leadership Wichita Falls program, Texoma’s Hellacious Obstacle Race (T.H.O.R.) will be held on April 8 at Lucy Park. “We are very excited for this year’s T.H.O.R. We are hoping it will be even better than the past races since each … [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...]

Kell House Museum officials seek funding for renovations

Kell House Museum officials are seeking funds — $2 million to be precise — from businesses and individuals to help pay for the renovation of the building. Paula McNeil, Kell House docent, said, “We are just kicking off a $2 million renovation for the interior and exterior of the house." Paula … [Read more...]

SGA executive-elects prepare for next year

Students voted Maria Peña, political science junior, Damian De Silva, economics senior and Jaylon Williams, sociology junior, as the next student government association executives. They will officially take office at the end of the spring 2017 semester. Until then, officers Shayla Owens, … [Read more...]

Graduate school open house on March 8

The Dr. Billie Doris McAda Graduate School open house plans to inform students about continuing education and obtaining a masters degree. The event is on March 8 at 5:30 p.m. in Dillard room 189. “Usually what our open house consists of is talking about what the graduate school is and the … [Read more...]

Racial issues ascend from “Get Out”

Ever since the movie was released Feb. 24, people have been giving their opinion about the racial anxiety given that African-Americans are being portrayed as "slaves" and Caucasians as "having it easy." Making the movie "Get Out" more controversial than other horror films. “It depends on the … [Read more...]

Downtown museum helps residents rediscover history

With cowboy hats, vintage instruments and Vietnam War artifacts, the history of Wichita Falls can be rediscovered through the exhibits at the Museum of North Texas History. “We’ve got a lot of students here that aren’t from Wichita Falls. [The museum] gives them a unique perspective into the … [Read more...]

SGA voting ends March 3; candidates lay out platforms

The attendance for the final debate nearly doubled to about 85 students, as well as increased online views to 800 views on the MSU Facebook page along with about 240 views from the Wichitan Periscope live stream from last week. Presidential candidates Presidential candidates Kendall Nelms, … [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...]