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754 awarded at spring graduation

754 awarded at spring graduation

Alyssa Mitchell, Mica Victorian, and Jared

May 11, 2019


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A lively buzz filled the air as 754 graduates walked across the stage and into their futures May 11 in Kay Yeager Coliseum. Graduates were accompanied by faculty, staff, family and friends for their big day. DATE | May 11, 2019 LOCATION | Kay Yeager Coliseum SPEAKER | Tarkan Maner, M...

Over 100 students attend the senior Campus Walk

Over 100 students attend the senior Campus Walk

Alyssa Mitchell and Taylor Anderson

May 3, 2019


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With over 100 graduating seniors in attendance, the Clark Student Center Atrium was packed May 3 from 3-5 p.m. The Campus Walk that usually takes place outdoors was moved inside the due to the rainy weather. This fairly new tradition was started in May 2018 allows students to remember their time on...

‘Maniac’s Mansion’ is a new arcade downtown

‘Maniac’s Mansion’ is a new arcade downtown

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

May 2, 2019


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TAG's Maniac's Mansion an arcade on 8th Street downtown, opened March 29. It features a cereal bar with nostalgic flavors, art collections and a family-friendly atmosphere, inspired to bring more fun to town. Marcus "Maniac" McGee, TAG's Maniac's Mansion owner, said, "I do everything all the way from the...

Album Review: CrasH Talk falls JUST short of being an actual CRASH

Christian Evans

April 30, 2019


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CrasH Talk is the fifth major album to be released by rapper Quincy Matthew Hanley, known mostly by his stage name, Schoolboy Q. Schoolboy Q announced he had started working on this album December 2016, 5 months after is wildly successful album, “Blank Face LP” had dropped. Originally scheduled to...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ successfully wraps up a franchise

‘Avengers: Endgame’ successfully wraps up a franchise

Brian Lang, Film Critic

April 30, 2019


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Marvel has finally done it. After 11 years and 21 movies, the Russo brothers and producer Kevin Feige have made a near perfect culmination of hundreds of hours of superhero drama. “Avengers: Endgame” is set to make box-office history and is the must-see movie this spring. Without spoilers, let...

Campus celebrates research by students and faculty

Campus celebrates research by students and faculty

Hunter Tyler and Taylor Anderson

April 30, 2019


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Hundreds of students and faculty attended the Celebration of Scholarship in the Clark Student Center April 24-25 to support undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty presenting their research. The event, hosted by the graduate school and the undergraduate research office, allowed students...

12th Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History held at MSU

12th Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History held at MSU

Andrew Murray, Reporter

April 30, 2019


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The University hosted the 12th annual Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History April 26-27 with 15 speakers from around the south speaking on their research. Whitney Snow, associate professor of history, introduced herself as the host of this forum. Then after a short delay to ma...

Local art teacher’s artwork on display at The Kemp Center for the Arts

Local art teacher’s artwork on display at The Kemp Center for the Arts

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

April 29, 2019


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When walking through the halls of The Kemp Center for the Arts attendees now will find the artwork of Wichita Falls High School teacher, Chris Mayfield hung up along on the walls. Mayfield said, he is doing is what he expects out of his students, and having his work on display gives him and w...

Traditions provide a sense of campus unity

Traditions provide a sense of campus unity

Sky Barron, Reporter

March 13, 2019


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Whether students are walking from class to class, future Mustangs are touring the campus or visitors are just driving by, the history and traditions of Midwestern State University are shown through the statues, street names, and the bricks on the buildings. The campus was founded in 1922 as a local...

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