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Viva MSU! kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month at Sunwatcher Plaza

Jaime Alemán, Reporter September 19, 2021

Viva MSU! on Sept15 kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with the coordination of MOSAIC at Sunwatcher Plaza with prizes, live music, free food and a jalapeño eating contest. “A Hispanic Heritage Month...

Teammates crowd around kinesiology senior and midfielder Julian Barajas after he made the third goal of the game against Simon Fraser.

Mustangs defeat Simon Fraser, keep 6-0 win streak

Jaime Alemán, Reporter September 19, 2021

At their home stadium, Stang Park, MSU Texas men’s soccer outscored ranked No. 19 Simon Fraser from Canada, 3-0 Saturday, Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. The MSU Classic concluded with goals from Toi Yamaoka (No....

Faculty advisor John Schulze introduces the Voices release party

Authors in Voices 2020-21 share their creative process

Abigail Jones, Assistant Editor September 15, 2021

The new 2020-21 edition of MSU Texas literary journal Voices features short story authors, poets and visual artists, seven of whom are award winning. Meredith Berend, criminal justice graduate and...

Tedd L. Mitchell

Welcoming MSU Texas to the Texas Tech University System

Tedd L. Mitchell, Texas Tech University System Chancellor September 15, 2021

Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D., is the fifth chancellor of the Texas Tech University System and previously served as the longest-tenured president of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (2010-2019)....

Social work senior Alicia Phinney leads the dance team during a practice

Stang’s Stories: A spotlight on Prancettes’ captain Alicia Phinney

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor September 15, 2021

For a team to be successful, the captain leading needs to be just as successful in their own life. This is the story of how despite challenges or unexpected transitions in life; every circumstance can...

Yahya Abdul-Mateen II in Candyman

“Candyman” is well-made with a very flawed screenplay

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor September 15, 2021

Any movie involving mirrors should employ a visionary director who knows where to put a camera, and Nia DeCosta sets an appropriate tone for this 90s reboot, with atmospheric lighting, unique imagery and...

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for 15 to 24 year old Americans according to the Centers for Disease Control

Suicidal Thoughts: the silent struggle of our classmates

Lauren Colpitts, Reporter September 15, 2021

Talking about emotions and vulnerabilities for generations has been classified, as a society, as taboo, something to shame people for. As a result, according to the American College Health Association,...

5 ways to practice self love

5 ways to practice self love

Soleil Weeks, Reporter September 15, 2021

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* With a quick look around, almost anyone can see that love is needed...

The Mustangs celebrate their 31-30 come-back over Texas A&M Commerce

Mustang football’s 31-10 upset over A&M Commerce in photos

Bailey Graham and Amos Perkins September 11, 2021

Playing at the former home of the Texas Rangers, Choctaw Stadium in Arlington, MSU Texas football trailed 5th ranked A&M Commerce by as much as 23 points before coming back and taking the lead 31-30...

Moffett Library’s 9/11 exhibit informs students 20 years after tragedy

Jaime Alemán September 11, 2021

In remembrance of the September 11th terror attacks on the World Trade Center two decades ago, Moffett Library is hosting a visual exhibition of posters and memorabilia on the second floor titled, “September...

Radiology senior and midfielder Kelly Cannistra keeps the ball on the field despite pressure from a Mines player

MSU Women’s Soccer falls behind in second half against Colorado Mines

Thalia Doe, Sports Editor September 10, 2021

The MSU Texas women’s soccer team played on home field this Friday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m. against Colorado School of Mines, falling to the Orediggers 0-2. By half time, MSU and Colorado were tied...

MSU students and faculty celebrate the university's joining with the TTU system

Board of Regents meeting brings big changes to the university

Emily Beaman, News Editor September 4, 2021

Texas Tech On Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents met on Midwestern State University's campus to hold a ceremonial special meeting to officially welcome MSU as...

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