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BREAKING: MSU to officially join the Texas Tech University System in the fall

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 8, 2021

Starting Sept. 1, MSU Texas will be designated the fifth member institution of the Texas Tech University System following Governor Greg Abbott's signing of House Bill 1522 Tuesday, June 8. Abbott's...

President Suzanne Shipley discusses with media reporters after the press conference about thier favorite local places to go out to eat. Photo by Rachel Johnson

President Shipley to retire in August as university looks to the future

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief June 2, 2021

Suzanne Shipley, MSU Texas president, announced via postmaster Wednesday, June 2 that her intended retirement date is August 31, 2021, after holding the position since August of 2015. She informed the...

The Wichitan's top stories of the year.

The Wichitan’s top stories of the year

The Wichitan Staff May 24, 2021

With the 2020-2021 academic year officially in the books, let's take a look back at some of the biggest news stories covered by The Wichitan over the year. Professor clashes with Black Student Union Original...

The entrance to Dwellings, May 24.

Dwellings: Experiences of Shelter

Stephanie Robledo, News editor May 24, 2021

During the beginning of the pandemic, a shelter in place was set and many stayed at home for weeks. The “Dwellings: Experiences of Shelter” exhibit, which will be displayed at the Wichita Falls Museum...

MSU Texas to return to normalcy for Fall 2021

MSU Texas to return to normalcy for Fall 2021

Amos Perkins, Editor In Chief May 24, 2021

Return to Phase IV MSU Texas will be returning to Phase IV for the Fall 2020 semester, which means the campus will largely operate as it did prior to the COVID-19 outbreak starting Monday, Aug. 9. "The...

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Masks no longer required on campus effective immediately

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief May 18, 2021

Tuesday, May 18, Midwestern State University President Suzanne Shipley announced via Postmaster that masks would no longer be required on campus effective immediately due to an executive order by Texas...

MSU graduate students greet the crowd before the graduation ceremony begins, April 30.

MSU Texas graduates share their thoughts and advice after graduating during a pandemic

Abigail Jones and Emily Beaman May 1, 2021

The first MSU Texas class to graduate in person following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic walked the stage Friday and Saturday, April 30 and May 1. This graduating class consisted of 683 graduates. There...

The Mosaic Cross Cultural Center celebrates Black Graduation 2021

The Mosaic Cross Cultural Center celebrates Black Graduation 2021

Thalia Doe, Feature and Sports Editor May 1, 2021

The MOSAIC Cross-Cultural Center hosted the Black Graduation Ceremony on Friday, April 30 at 10 a.m. The celebration was held in the Akin Auditorium located in the Hardin building. The celebration honored...

Dillard Business College mentors and inspires the next generation of business owners

Godwin C. Ukaa, Writer April 23, 2021

Students from the Dillard College of Business Administration will be mentoring third to fifth graders from the community on April 24 in this year's Lemonade Day event. Lemonade Day is an annual program...

Newly named SGA president Austin Strode, economics junior, poses on campus.

Austin Strode named new SGA president

Stephanie Robledo, News editor April 18, 2021

The search for the new Student Government Association has ended. During Stangfest, Austin Strode, economics junior, was named the new SGA president. “I'm most excited about working with the student...

Director and Coordinator of Title IX, Laura Hetrick, addresses the attendees of Take Back the Night with more info about the event, April 9.

Take back the night: educating the campus on sexual assault

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter April 18, 2021

In the university setting, 26.4% of female undergraduate students and 6.8% of male undergraduate students are raped or sexually assaulted, according to Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. To highlight...

Keith Williamson, medical director of Vinson Health Center, holds up the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, April 8.

Vaccines arrive on Campus

Abigail Jones, Reporter April 18, 2021

Continuing throughout April, Vinson Health Center, Texas Department of Emergency Management and Texas Military Department have partnered together to vaccinate the community.  Keith Williamson, Vinson...

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