Coach apologizes for use of profanity

After a football player said "f**k" twice on the microphone on stage at the pep rally Oct. 19 and head football coach Bill Maskill himself chanted a cheer including the word "h*ll," Maskill submitted this letter Friday, Oct. 20. MSU Students, Faculty, Staff and Wichita Falls Community, We would … [Read more...]

PRIDE to host free HIV testing Oct. 13

To raise awareness of HIV in Latino/Hispanic communities PRIDE is hosting a free HIV testing in honor of the National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day on Oct. 13 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m in Wichita I & II. The free testing is open to students, staff and faculty. "The purpose of hosting an AIDS … [Read more...]

Hispanic Heritage Month: Latin dance classes

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Claudia Montoya will teach a Latin dance class at 6 p.m. on Oct. 11 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. Montoya, associate professor of Spanish, said, "I'm so excited to teach students how to dance salsa, not only is dancing a great exercise, it's another … [Read more...]

Marketing class partners with community to donate bikes

Jackie Hoegger, adjunct faculty of marketing, has partnered her marketing and promotions class with Red River Best Chevy dealers, the Professional Fire Fighters Association of Texoma and the city of Houston for Operation Santa Claus: Bikes 4 Kids. "Operation Santa Claus’ mission is to bring … [Read more...]

Football defeats No. 2 team in division

The No. 10 football team defeated the No. 2 Texas A&M-Commerce Lions on Saturday, Oct. 7 with a score of 47-42, bringing its overall record to 4-0. MSU has won three straight games against the Lions, and this win is the highest-ranked team the Mustangs have ever beaten. The team will travel … [Read more...]

Students learn how to improve academic performance

To educate students on different ways to improve their academic performance, the Counseling Center put on a workshop series this year called 'Four Steps to a 4.0' on Oct. 3 in Legacy Hall. Lauren Nichols, mental health graduate student, who has been interning at the Counseling Center since Aug. … [Read more...]

155 attend second Social Media Day

Reporting by Conner Floyd, Tré Jones, Tyler Manning, Ivy Martinez, Avery Queen and Abena Tobin To stress to high school and college students at an early age the importance of social media in life and in future job opportunities, the mass communication department hosted a series of sessions … [Read more...]

Business leaders spend time discussing role of social media

Fifteen representatives. More than 10 organizations. Three news stations. One community. One goal: to discuss how individuals and businesses could effectively use social media. Representatives from various organizations in Wichita Falls conducted a panel on Sept. 25 in the Wichitan newsroom, hosted … [Read more...]

Mustangs win Family Day game against WNMU

A sea of gold and maroon fans packed Memorial Stadium Saturday night for the annual Family Day football game. The stands were lined with family members and friends in support of the team — especially since it was the first game without cornerback Robert Grays. The team prepped themselves mentally … [Read more...]

Uber provides safe option and ride home

College is filled with parties, campus events and bar nights. When students are done with classes for the week, they're ready to celebrate at a couple of bars or parties during the weekend. The issue is not enough students utilize Uber as a form of transportation to get around. Caylan Deutsch, … [Read more...]