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Student Wellness Center reopens with restrictions

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Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

May 26, 2020

Tuesday, May 26 will mark the reopening of the Student Wellness Center with limitations and adaptations set to prevent of the COVID-19 virus. "[Reopening] was kind of interesting, because the governor said May 18th was when gyms could reopen, so it pushed our timeline up a bit. When we decided on the 2...

International student drowns at Turner Falls

International student drowns at Turner Falls

Wichitan Staff

May 11, 2020

The sister of a Midwestern State University graduate student who drowned Sunday at Turner Falls, OK, is asking for help to raise funds to send her brother's body home to be buried in India. Naga Subhash Moturu, 26, died Sunday, May 10 when he was in a deep water area with friends at Turner Falls and...

A Wichitan suggestion: Schitt’s Creek

Schitts Creek

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor

April 30, 2020

Picture this: the Kardashians have suddenly lost all of their money and are forced to live in a backwater white-trash town. Sounds like a hilarious train wreck you'd want to watch, right? Well, that's essentially the plot of Schitt's Creek.  Schitt's Creek follows the fabulously wealthy, entitled...

A day in the life: Samuel Frederick

Samuel Fredrick

April 29, 2020

Most students spend their free time hanging out with friends or binging Netflix, but Mass Communication Senior Samuel Frederick spends his free time creating his own music. With the passion for music and the motivation to be different from other rappers, he has already released three albums this year on...

MSU Texas administration plans in-person classes for Fall 2020

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April 27, 2020

Midwestern State University administration members announce in-person classes for Fall 2020 following an executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott, R–Texas, Monday afternoon that initiated the first phase of reopening the Texas economy. In a post on social media from MSU Texas officials sent Monday...

Locker room talk: Ross Fitzpatrick

Taylor Anderson, Sports Reporter

April 21, 2020

Ross Fitzpatrick, kinesiology senior, started his soccer journey in the streets of Waterford, Ireland with the dream to play soccer professionally. "My childhood was just playing soccer on the streets every day with all my friends, at lunch in school and after school just on the road or whatever small...

The City of Wichita Falls announces shelter in place for Wichita Falls

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Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor

March 27, 2020

In an emergency meeting Friday morning, Wichita Falls City Council announced a shelter-in-place ordinance for Wichita Falls that will take effect March 27 at 11:59 p.m. and will last until April 8 at 1 p.m. "unless terminated or modified by a subsequent order." Non-compliance will result in a Class...

MSU Texas to remain online for remainder of Spring semester, Summer I term, Spring 2020 commencement postponed

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Cortney Wood, Wai-Kun Editor

March 23, 2020

In a postmaster sent to students Monday afternoon, Midwestern State University officials announced the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester will be online only and have postponed Spring 2020 commencement until Aug. 1. "We remain focused on our primary goal to help our students complete the necessary...

A Wichitan suggestion: The Bold Type

Melora Hardin, Sam Page, Matt Ward, Aisha Dee, Meghann Fahy, and Katie Stevens in The Bold Type (2017)

Kristin Silva, Chief Editor

March 23, 2020

The Bold Type follows three best friends who met at and work at the high-profile magazine Scarlet while they maneuver through their personal journeys of sexuality, feminism, career paths and growth in finding their voices. Jane (Katie Stevens), Sutton (Meghann Fahy) and Kat (Aisha Dee) are the star...

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

Cortney Wood, Amos Perkins, and Kristin Silva

March 12, 2020

Midwestern State University officials have extended Spring Breakthrough Tuesday, March 24 amid COVID-19 preparations. The scheduled break for Midwestern was initially scheduled for Saturday, March 14 to Saturday, March 21. According to officials, MSU Texas offices will remain open during scheduled...

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