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...]

‘Keep your head up’

The 5'8, 160-pound cornerback Robert Grays, business sophomore, inspired his Mustang family and, according to his teammates, his legacy and the impact he had on the campus will carry on forever. “Rob was a character he always kept everybody up even if things didn’t look too good, motivated … [Read more...]

About 700 people gather in support of injured football player

  [Editor's note: The Wichitan staff has confirmed late Tuesday evening that Robert Grays died after injuries sustained in Saturday's game. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and the football team during this time.] About 700 people supported cornerback Robert Grays, … [Read more...]

Alumni return to race through Hotter ‘N Hell

Four hours, extreme heat and an open road. That is what a day cycling in Hotter'N Hell entails for those who choose to ride in the 100 mile race. This race is also an opportunity for many in the Wichita Falls community to come together and race including MSU students and faculty. This year three MSU … [Read more...]

Watch the eclipse on campus

Jackie Dunn, associate professor of physics, said she and her colleagues will be hosting an eclipse-watching event on Sunwatcher Plaza, Aug. 21 beginning around 11:30 a.m. The eclipse will peak at 1:04 p.m. in Wichita Falls with roughly 80 percent of the sun's surface covered. She said in a … [Read more...]

Administrators have eyes on growth

As part of the mission to make MSU a destination, residential school, members of administrators have broken out the hard hats, rolling out the plans for new buildings, renovations and a football stadium. As the dust settles around the new addition to the Fain College of Fine Arts building, the … [Read more...]

Theaters, summer hits, and movies to come

Welcome, new students, to MSU and to Wichita Falls (if you're not local to the area). Now, if you're like me and you came from a bigger city filled with more to do, then you might come to be a little bored within the next four years. Don't worry. You have me, Tyler Manning. I am here to inform you, … [Read more...]

Wichita Falls resembled a city ravaged by war

Almost 40 years ago, a massive F4 tornado tore through Wichita Falls, in an event that the Dallas Times Herald and Wichita Falls Times labeled Terrible Tuesday. In a time where spring storms and weather alerts were common, a storm like this was not. Within two days of the tornado touching down … [Read more...]

Choosing a home away from home

Coming to a college campus for the first time, especially as a first-time student, can be daunting. Just the notion of all the opportunity and freedom is enough to make anyone’s head spin. But with freedom comes responsibility, and one of the first tough decisions incoming students have to make is … [Read more...]

Students weigh convenience and freedom when deciding where to live

Moving away from home and onto a college campus for the first time can be a nerve-racking experience. Students get a newfound freedom and are faced with many decisions to make. Being able to decide where to live on campus is a tough one. There are four residence halls on campus and three apartment … [Read more...]