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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...

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...

EURECA's office sits in the Atrium at Clark Student Center

Saying EURECA! for undergraduate research

Emily Beaman, News Editor September 15, 2021

A total of 16 Enhancing Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities scholars and mentors were chosen to receive funding for their research this year. They include research from the Dillard College...

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...

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...

Maverick considers a jump into Bolin Fountain, but decides to pose instead

MSU Texas celebrates joining Texas Tech with snow cones and jazz

Fisher Seigler, Reporter September 3, 2021

Effective midnight on Wednesday, Sept. 1, by legislative order and signature of Gov. Greg Abbot, Midwestern State University officially joined the Texas Tech University System. The union began with a...

The Daniel building is receiving renovations to become the Bridwell Activities Center

Catching up on campus renovations

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor September 1, 2021

MSU Texas underwent renovation around campus to bring a modern and updated look. Renovations have been going on since last fall when the initial stages for the Bridwell Activities Center began.  “[The...

Computer science senior David Hawkins places a crate on a dolly to be taken up to a student's dorm

Mustangs Move-In

Emily Beaman, News Editor September 1, 2021

The MSU Texas campus sprung to life during the Fall 2021 move-in weekend and the ensuing Mustangs Roundup. This year's move-in continued the more structured process that the university adopted last...

Competitors practice before the Smashpede tournament begins

Game on Mustangs: Esports and Gaming Club arrive on campus

Colin Stevenson, Photography Editor September 1, 2021

With their official launch on Aug. 23, MSU Texas Esports and Stangs Gaming Club are looking to provide for students in a new way on career and social levels. While they have heavy overlap, these two organizations...

Brittanie Talley, the new softball coach

MSU Hires former Vernon College Coach Brittanie Talley as new head Softball Coach

Thalia Doe, Feature and Sports Editor September 1, 2021

Brittanie Talley, former Vernon College coach, has been hired as the new head softball coach at Midwestern State. After coaching the Lady Chaps for the last five years, Talley displayed tremendous...

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MSU Texas announces changes in COVID-19 protocol

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor August 19, 2021

MSU Texas sent a postmaster Thursday, Aug. 18 announcing changes in the university’s COVID-19 policies and procedures. MSU previously announced its return to normalcy this fall by going into Phase...

MSU students disembark in downtown Wichita Falls for the Downtown Night event

Students down for Downtown Night Out

Abigail Jones, Assistant Editor August 17, 2021

The MSU Texas Downtown Night Out held on Aug. 17 gave students the opportunity to discover new businesses in downtown Wichita Falls. Taylor Clemmons, the assistant to associate vice president for student...

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