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Latino graduates fill the stage during the ceremony, April 30.

Unidos Commencement celebrates spring 2022 Hispanic graduates

Stephanie Robledo, Editor in Chief May 20, 2022

April 30, 2022, marked the fourth biannual Unidos Commencement. A pre-commencement cultural graduation that celebrates and honors Hispanic students who have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree...

Black graduates stand together on the stage at the end of the ceremony, 2022.

MOSAIC hosts spring 2022 Black Graduation

Anne Akpabio, Managing Editor May 20, 2022

On May 6, 2022, the MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center hosted Black Graduation in the Akin Auditorium. The event started at 7 pm and was in honor of students who are African American, have African descent, or...

Dean of McCoy College Marcy Brown Marsden hands a degree to a graduate of her college.

732 students awarded at spring graduation 2022

  732 students graduated during MSU Texas' centennial year. A milestone that brought together family and friends to Kay Yeager Coliseum to celebrate the graduates. DATE | May 7, 2022 LOCATION |...

Students socialize as they explore Wichita Falls downtown are, April 26.

MSU Texas Night Out Downtown Helps Students Relax Before Finals

Javier Contreras, Reporter May 4, 2022

MSU community members gathered downtown Tuesday, April 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. for MSU Texas Night Out Downtown. The office of Student Leadership and Involvement coordinated with Downtown Wichita Falls Development...

Director of Global Education Michael Mills, assistant professor Rebekah Dowd, professor Kirsten Lodge, assistant professor Phimmasone Rattanasengchanh and associate professor John Ashbrook spoke at the Ukraine Round Table, March 23.

MSU Round Table offers multiple perspectives on crisis in Ukraine

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor April 22, 2022

On March 23, in the Akin Auditorium, MSU hosted a faculty roundtable where policy experts on international affairs discussed the war in Ukraine. MSU students were able to hear various perspectives regarding...

Genevieve Addams gives a lapdance to an audience member while continuing to lipsync to music, April 8.

April Showers Bring Drag Hours

Javier Contreras, Reporter April 15, 2022

MSU community members gathered in the Burns Chapel on Friday, April 8, to watch a drag show hosted by PRIDE. LGBTQ+ flags draped over stained glass windows and a rainbow backdrop was placed in the corner...

Mavericks Day of Service allows students to work with organizations to improve their community.

Students turn out for day of service

Cecil Witherspoon, Reporter April 13, 2022

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff reached out to nonprofits and communities across Wichita Falls Saturday for the annual Maverick’s day of service. The event began with students, chatter and distinctive...

A student reads the story of a black woman killed by violence at the Say Her Name event, March 31.

“#SayHerName” event remembers victims of violence against Black women

Joseph Nelson, Entertainment Editor April 13, 2022

The “Say Her Name” event was hosted on March 31, from seven to nine, where attendees listened to a poem by Aja Monet titled “Word Warriors #SayHerName” and afterward were given pieces of paper...

The MSU Minecraft server uses the Better Minecraft modpack to enhance the server and make it more interesting to veteran players and without intimidating newer players, 2022. Screenshot by Colin Stevenson.

MSU Minecraft players united by new server

Cecil Witherspoon, Reporter April 1, 2022

The Stangs Gaming Club has brought an opportunity for students to connect with one another through one of the most popular games of all time: Minecraft. The club recently completed a months-long process...

Gamers play Rocket League at the newly opened lounge, March 28.

Game On, New Gaming Lounge Opens in Legacy

Javier Contreras, Reporter April 1, 2022

On Monday, March 28, MSU unveiled a new gaming lounge for the esports program and Stangs Gaming Club. MSU community members gathered in Legacy’s multipurpose room to celebrate and watch MSU's varsity...

Vector art representing a woman engineer

Society of Women’s Engineers

Abigail Jones, Business Manager March 21, 2022

To educate the student population during Women's History Month, the Society of Women Engineers MSU chapter is researching and creating posters about historical women in STEM. Since SWE became a national...

JuliAnn Mazachek is the sole finalist for MSUs presidency, Mar. 7.

The search is over! JuliAnn Mazachek is the sole finalist for MSU’s presidency

Cecil Witherspoon, Reporter March 11, 2022

After a months-long closed search, MSU and the Texas Tech system finally pulled the curtain back to reveal JuliAnn Mazachek as the sole finalist for the position of president. The news first came out during...

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