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Interim dean Tiffany Ziegler leads the McAda Graduate School through an office change, Jan. 25.

Interim deans guide university through season of change

January 27, 2023

Amid large scale leadership changes at the top of the university, individual colleges have not escaped unscathed. Of MSU’s seven colleges, three - the McAda Graduate School, Fain College of Fine Arts...

Mavericks Corner has been closed since after the COVID-19 pandemic, Jan. 26.

The Return of Maverick’s Corner

Anne Akpabio, Managing Editor January 27, 2023

The pandemic brought many changes to the lives of MSU students, both on and off campus. Among those changes was the shutting down of Maverick's Corner post-COVID-19. The university closed the popular dining...

Keith Lamb makes his debut as MSUs interim president after JuliAnn Mazacheks departure, Jan. 19.

“A tremendous sense of responsibility:” Lamb settles into interim presidency, plans for the future

Cecil Witherspoon, Editor-in-Chief January 27, 2023

It's rare to do something for 22 years and still run up against unforeseen challenges. But for Keith Lamb, his more than two decades of higher education administrative experience have led him to his greatest...

JuliAnn Mazachek will be replaced by interim president Keith Lamb for the Spring 2023 semester.

Mazachek returns to Washburn; Keith Lamb appointed interim president

Cecil Witherspoon, Editor-in-Chief January 14, 2023

After less than a year in the position, JuliAnn Mazachek vacated the presidential chair at MSU Jan. 11  to take the same position at Washburn University. Mazachek came to MSU after three decades at Washburn,...

Previous undergraduates move their tassels to the left, signifying their promotion to graduates, Dec. 10.

783 students awarded at fall graduation 2022

Colin Stevenson and Joey Arthur December 10, 2022

After their years of hard work, 783 MSU Texas students walked the stage today to receive their diplomas. Family and friends gathered at Kay Yeager Coliseum to celebrate the success of the graduates. DATE |...

Theater junior Luke Craddock, theater sophomore Brayden Young and theater sophomore Kathryn Lane pose together in promo photos for Peter and the Starcatcher, 2022. Photo courtesy of Morgan Mallory.

A behind the scenes look at “Peter and the Starcatcher”

Abigail Jones, Reporter November 18, 2022

The MSU Texas theater program opens a show this weekend to the public with Rick Elice's “Peter and the Starcatcher,” a family-friendly production that serves as a prequel to Peter Pan. The show premiered...

Students share their torch flame before the start of the parade, Oct. 28.

MSU celebrates homecoming: The centennial year

Stephanie Robledo and Anne Akpabio November 4, 2022

This years homecoming celebrates 100 years of MSU with the theme being centennial celebration. Students incorporated the theme in the traditions and competitions throughout the week. Lip Sync Competition Homecoming...

Donors and head MSU staff cut the ribbon to signify the opening of the Bridwell Activities Center, Oct. 28.

The Opening of the Bridwell Activity Center and the Cannedy Greek Commons

Joey Arthur, Reporter November 4, 2022

On Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, the Bridwell Activity Center had its official opening and dedication as part of Midwestern State University’s Homecoming events. Named after the J.S. Bridwell Foundation, the...

Professor Steve Hilton guides a ceramics class, Sept. 1. Photo by Sydney Dormire.

Ceramics professor Steve Hilton inducted into the International Academy of Ceramics

Thalia Doe, Feature Editor October 21, 2022

After being nominated by fellow co-workers and vetted by members of the International Academy of Ceramics, associate art professor, Steve Hilton was inducted into the IAC. “They look at everything...

Genevieve Addams walks back and forth between the pews during her performance, collecting tips along the way, April 8.

MSU celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month

Anne Akpabio, Managing Editor October 21, 2022

October commemorates the history of the LGBTQ+ community. This month is observed to prevent the suppression of the history of the LGBTQ+ community and is centered around educating people about that history...

A visitor to the Boom to Bust exhibit watches a showing of Manhatta, a film by Charles Sheeler and Paul Strand, Oct. 20.

From boom to bust: interdisciplinary education through art and literature

A. DeFore, Reporter October 21, 2022

The Wichita Falls Museum of Art presented its latest art exhibit Thursday night. The museum brought 25 different artworks into conversation with one another ranging from the 1920s through the 1940s. Each...

ORourke talks about unseating incumbent Texas governor Gregg Abbott and urges students and other attendants to go vote for the upcoming election, Oct. 20.

O’Rourke rally allows students to engage with politics

Cecil Witherspoon, Sports Editor October 21, 2022

Amid a furious campaign to unseat incumbent Greg Abbott as Texas governor, Beto O’Rourke stopped and spoke to assembled students and community members Thursday in the Clark Student Center. The rally...

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