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BREAKING: MSU to officially join the Texas Tech University System in the fall

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 8, 2021

Starting Sept. 1, MSU Texas will be designated the fifth member institution of the Texas Tech University System following Governor Greg Abbott's signing of House Bill 1522 Tuesday, June 8. Abbott's...

President Suzanne Shipley discusses with media reporters after the press conference about thier favorite local places to go out to eat. Photo by Rachel Johnson

President Shipley to retire in August as university looks to the future

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 2, 2021

Suzanne Shipley, MSU Texas president, announced via postmaster Wednesday, June 2 that her intended retirement date is August 31, 2021, after holding the position since August of 2015. She informed the...

Mark Ryal and Mustangs' softball have parted ways

Mark Ryal and Mustangs’ softball have parted ways

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 2, 2021

Kyle Williams, MSU Texas athletic director, announced Tuesday, June 1 that MSU has parted ways with head softball coach  Mark Ryal after five seasons in which he posted a record of 74-115. After...

The Wichitan's top stories of the year.

The Wichitan’s top stories of the year

The Wichitan Staff May 24, 2021

With the 2020-2021 academic year officially in the books, let's take a look back at some of the biggest news stories covered by The Wichitan over the year. Professor clashes with Black Student Union Original...

The 2021-2022 Black Student Union executive board members (left to right) Keara Sanders, president; Aretha Fontaine, historian; Kristen Carraway, secretary; Mia Hill,
treasurer; Destiny Walker, vice president; Keza Muvunyi, social media chair and Jerry Gibson, senator.

Meet the new 2021-2022 Black Student Union

Emily Beaman May 24, 2021

As summer begins and students gather up for their break, the Black Student Union gathers new plans, new ideas and new faces. Their executive board for 2021-2022 is eager for what the school year has in...

The entrance to Dwellings, May 24.

Dwellings: Experiences of Shelter

Stephanie Robledo, News editor May 24, 2021

During the beginning of the pandemic, a shelter in place was set and many stayed at home for weeks. The “Dwellings: Experiences of Shelter” exhibit, which will be displayed at the Wichita Falls Museum...

Our view: Take this summer to recharge

Our view: Take this summer to recharge

May 24, 2021

With a reported 60% of adults in the US have received at least one vaccine shot, the media has been quick to remind the nation that this isn't time to let up. While that is certainly true and CDC guidelines...

MSU Texas to return to normalcy for Fall 2021

MSU Texas to return to normalcy for Fall 2021

Amos Perkins, Editor In Chief May 24, 2021

Return to Phase IV MSU Texas will be returning to Phase IV for the Fall 2020 semester, which means the campus will largely operate as it did prior to the COVID-19 outbreak starting Monday, Aug. 9. "The...

(Left Center-Right Center) ANTHONY RAMOS as Usnavi and MELISSA BARRERA as Vanessa in Warner Bros. Pictures’ “IN THE HEIGHTS,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

Taking a look at the summer’s most anticipated movies

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor May 24, 2021

Whether they're going back home or staying in Wichita Falls, MSU Texas students will hopefully spend some free time frequenting their local movie theaters this summer.  Not only has the film industry...

General business junior and goalkeeper Taylor Camp takes a goal kick, March 3.

What to expect from the women’s soccer team this fall of 2021

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor May 24, 2021

This past spring season, Midwestern State’s women’s soccer team had two wins, seven losses and one tie. The team managed to score eleven goals and average an attempt of 12.7 shots per game. In preparation...

Deep End has a variety of games including Mortal
Kombat, DigDug, Walking Dead and Skee-Ball, May 22.

Local small businesses offer options for students over the summer

Abigail Jones, Assistant Editor May 24, 2021

Wichita Falls has been labeled a city with not much to do, as noted by last year's mayoral debate, but it still has its unique attractions. Whether you’re a local or are visiting Wichita Falls during...

The exterior of Collective Coffee, May 16.

Too simple? – A Collective Coffee Review

Godwin C. Ukaa, Writer May 23, 2021

Collective Coffee & Community, the brainchild of three young and vibrant entrepreneurs, opened its first store location last month on the corner of Midwestern Parkway and Taft Boulevard. The newcomer...

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