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MSU Texas to host COVID-19 vaccine clinics beginning April 8

MSU Texas to host COVID-19 vaccine clinics beginning April 8

Bridget Reilly, Editor in Chief April 5, 2021

Running for the month of April on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., MSU Texas will be the host of a COVID-19 vaccination site. Beginning Thursday, April 8, the clinic will be at the Sikes...

Monuments for deceased women of color on display in Sunwatcher Plaza, March 29

MOSAIC hosts Say Her Name vigil on campus

Thalia Doe, Reporter March 31, 2021

In the midst of Women's History Month, on Monday, March 29, The MOSAIC Cross Cultural Center hosted a “Say Her Name Vigil” at 8 p.m. in the Sunwatcher plaza, honoring Black women and other women of...

One example of hazing is forced or coerced consumption of alcohol brother drugs.

Love, Mom and Dad: The Tragedies of Hazing

Emily Beaman, reporter March 29, 2021

On March 21, five families gathered to share their stories about how they lost their sons to hazing. Presented by The Anti-Hazing Coalition, Love, Mom & Dad: Turning Tragedy into Progress was...

Assistant professor of social work Catherine Earley speaks informs MSU Texas students on the dangers and signs of human trafficking, March 17. P

Traps of a Trafficker educates campus community

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter March 29, 2021

In the Legacy Multipurpose Room, March 17, Violence Intervention and Prevention peer educators and the office of Title IX  held a night of learning about the dangers of human trafficking, an issue that...

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A professor’s pie day

Emily Beaman, Reporter March 29, 2021

The Spring 2021 Boomtown Shootout Festival was a two-day event on March 19 and 20, in Burkburnett with live music, giveaways, community vendors, cooking competitions and MSU Texas's very own Jeremy Duff,...

Finance sophmore, Peyton Lewis, practices long jump in an effort to futher her abilities.

Track is taking off and breaking records

Thalia Doe, Reporter March 29, 2021

Peyton Lewis, track captain and finance sophomore, broke the record set in 1993 for MSU triple jump mark on Saturday, March 13 at the meet against UT Tyler at the Ice Breaker Classic. “My goal...

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Quilt Journeys: Pattern Exhibit

Stephanie Robledo, News Editor March 28, 2021

Quilts tell a story, and the Wichita Falls Museum of Art is sharing its own stories through the Quilt Journeys: Pattern exhibit.  “This exhibit appeals to people familiar with quilting but also introduces...

In a study conducted by the National Library of Medicine, 71% of college students surveyed indicated worsening stress and anxiety due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Dec 2020.

Campus experts offer advice on how to overcome burnout

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor March 28, 2021

Burnout is a state of emotional, physical and mental exhaustion caused by prolonged stress that typically generates anxiety and a lack of motivation. With high-stakes tests, essays and other assignments,...

Student leaders participate in icebreaker game at President's Summit Thursday, March 18.

President’s Summit provides networking for MSU’s student leaders

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor March 18, 2021

In the Clark Student Center on Thursday, March 18, at 6 p.m. the Student government Association hosted the first ever President's Summit, which brought together many of the leaders of MSU Texas' student...

After Hours Artwalk live music, March 4.

Downtown After Hours Artwalk relaunched for 2021

Abigail Jones, Reporter March 13, 2021

Downtown Wichita Falls Development’s After Hours Artwalk (AHA!) is back as of March 4. This was the first official AHA! since COVID-19 shut down large-group events. “Due to COVID restrictions [the...

Vinson Health Center located in the Bruce and Graciela Redwin Student Wellness Center, March 9.

Vaccinating and Masking MSU Texas

Emily Beaman, Reporter March 13, 2021

Midwestern State University has been approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to aid with vaccination efforts. MSU joins other vaccine providers in Wichita County in starting a...

IT closet in the piano lab caught fire and was put out quickly, March 8.

Burst pipe causes flooding and fire in Fain College of Fine Arts

Stephanie Robledo, News editor March 13, 2021

On March 8, students and faculty were asked to evacuate the Fain College of Fine Arts building. A corroded water pipe had burst causing a flood and a small electrical fire.  “There was an air handler...

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