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Margaret Brown Marsden was appointed Provost on Dec. 8., Nov. 29.

Brown Marsden talks plans as provost

George Svoboda, Managing Editor December 15, 2023

Midwestern State University named Dr. Margaret Brown Marsden as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs on Dec. 8, 2023. She will officially begin on January 1st, 2024. Brown Marsden has served...

Students gather around the candlelight vigil at Bolin Fountain, Nov. 20.

Transgender Day of Remembrance: One student’s experience

Sabrina Harrison December 15, 2023

I don’t know why I felt compelled to help plan the vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance, but doing so has given me a new appreciation of life. On Tuesday November 20, PRIDE held a candlelight...

Mariana Vela posa para una fotografía, Oct. 11.

Out of the shadows: DACA student approaches graduation

Emily Copeland October 13, 2023

Mariana Vela poses for a photo, Oct. 11. (Sam Difiore) Mariana Vela remembers a red van and crying for her mother. She was only two years old when she came to the United States. But now, she has...

Buckle regional recruiter and MSU alum Jhosten Miller talks to marketing senior Hogan Ryle about job opportunities, March 29.

Alumni support Careers In Business Job Fair

Emily Copeland, Reporter March 31, 2023

With the end of the semester drawing near and graduation looming, many seniors are working to answer the age-old question, “What comes next?” Many students took steps toward finding an answer on Thursday...

General business sophomore Shayden Morgan pets Jasper the corgi, March 7. Jasper loves to wear costumes, such as this one to get in the mood for an upcoming Saint Patricks day.

Photos: Therapy Dogs at Moffett

Colin Stevenson, Photography Editor March 10, 2023

The Wichitan graduating seniors say goodbye

The Wichitan graduating seniors say goodbye

Stephanie Robledo, Omar Combie, A. Defore, and Thalia Doe December 2, 2022

Omar Combie: After designing hundreds of newspaper pages, my time at The Wichitan is almost at an end. My three and a half years with this organization have been filled with successes, laughs, struggles...

2022 Homecoming queen Gabriella Pettijohn stands with MSU president JuliAnn Mazachek in front of some fireworks, Oct. 28. Photo courtesy of Gabriella Pettijohn.

SGA President Gabriella Pettijohn Crowned MSU Homecoming Queen

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor November 4, 2022

"I don't want anyone to think I won because I'm the SGA President." On Oct. 29 during half time at the homecoming football game, economics senior Gabriella Pettijohn was crowned homecoming queen. The...

Professor Steve Hilton guides a ceramics class, Sept. 1. Photo by Sydney Dormire.

Ceramics professor Steve Hilton inducted into the International Academy of Ceramics

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor October 21, 2022

After being nominated by fellow co-workers and vetted by members of the International Academy of Ceramics, associate art professor, Steve Hilton was inducted into the IAC. “They look at everything...

Spanish and criminal justice senior Marlem Martinez is a first generation student at MSU, 2022. Photo courtesy of Marlem Martinez.

Growing up Latino in Wichita Falls: Marlem Martinez

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor October 7, 2022

After immigrating to the U.S. in order to keep a family together. Jose Martinez from Zacatecas, Mexico, then 18-years-old, along with his wife; Monica Martinez from Guanajuato, Mexico awaiting their first...

Mechanical engineering junior Alex Camarera is the latest president of the Organization of Hispanic Students, 2022. Photo courtesy of Alex Camarera.

Alexis Camarena: “College was not in my plans”

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor September 23, 2022

Alexis Camarena seems to be taking full advantage of his college years;  he is the latest president of the Organization of Hispanic Students, and vice president of the fraternity Omega Delta Phi. However,...

Brycen Johnson sees himself staying at MSU for a long term. Photo courtesy of Brycen Johnson.

Brycen Johnson: Here for the Long Term

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor September 9, 2022

“I was born and raised in Colorado, I even went to the University of Colorado; I’ve lived there my entire life up until about two months ago,” Brycen Johnson said. Johnson is the newest addition...

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Things to do in Wichita Falls this Summer

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor May 20, 2022

For some of us, summer is just around the corner, and for others, summer has officially arrived. Whether you’re in it already or not, the Texas heat sure has us feeling all the summer vibes. Along with...

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