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Professors such as Sarah Butler consider pricing and online resources when choosing textbooks for their classes.

The Power and Price of Textbooks

Cecil Witherspoon, Guest reporter November 17, 2021

If knowledge is power, then $780.50 buys a lot of power.  Business advice books on Amazon.com can be had as inexpensively as $8, with dozens of options below $20. Books on survival check in from $12 on...

Abigail Dold, fine arts and teaching certificate senior reviews a photo on her DSLR.

Photography l students visit Sun Catcher Studio, listen to owner speak

Jaime Alemán, Reporter November 12, 2021

Students in Photography l visited Sun Catcher Studio, a natural light photo studio tucked away in University Village, for hands-on practice with Leah Gose, professor and academic department chair of Art,...

MSU celebrates Día de los Muertos

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor November 4, 2021

Día de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a holiday that honors those who have died. The holiday originated in Mexico and is celebrated on Nov. 1st and 2nd. Nov. 1 is el día de los innocentes or day of...

Drag queen Tiffany gives a lap dance to counseling center assistant director Zachary Zoet during the formers performance to Meredith Brooks Bitch.

MSU celebrates LGBTQ+ History Month

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor November 3, 2021

LGBTQ+ History Month is a month-long celebration in October that honors the history of the LGBTQ+ community. MSU MOSAIC and PRIDE teamed together by hosting events throughout October to bring awareness...

Mechanical engineering freshman Micheal Morrell begins to slip off a mechanical bull set up at Mavericks birthday party.

Introducing MSU’s 2022 Quality Enhancement Plan

Emily Beaman, News Editor November 3, 2021

MSU's next reaccreditation is coming up in 2022 along with major plans to advance the university. SACSCOC, the reaccreditation agency for MSU, requires every institution to provide a Quality Enhancement...

Battle of the scholars

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor November 3, 2021

It’s the battle of the scholars, as The Redwine Honors Program and the Priddy Scholars compete in a variety of competitions. This began with Joshua Ysasi, coordinator of Priddy Scholars, who noticed...

Ghostly rumors of MSU campus investigated

Ghostly rumors of MSU campus investigated

Fisher Seigler, Reporter November 3, 2021

According to a 2019 survey by multinational market research group Ipsos, just under half of Americans believe in ghosts. Wichita Falls has its own ghostly rumors, such as Witch’s Gate. From an article...

Accounting senior Kassidy Knight is held up by cheerleaders kinesiology senior DanLee Duncan, mechanical engineering junior Robert Hollingsworth and nursing senior Ashleigh Miller as they all stand in front of the bonfire.

MSU students get lit the night before homecoming literally –

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 1, 2021

The night before homecoming here at MSU Texas, was a night of overwhelming anticipation and excitement. The torchlight parade consisted of a march led by band, color guard, the MSU cheer team and then...

Mechanical engineering junior Jabez Mackey, radiology junior Ebany Hanna and mechanical engineering junior Miguel Bethel turn around the Caribbean Student Organization boat before finishing first in the Cardboard Boat Race.

The Caribbean Student Organization races to the finish line

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 1, 2021

In MSU homecoming tradition, the annual boat race took place at Sikes Lake Friday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. The boats are created by the organizations participating by just using cardboard and duct tape. After...

Maverick celebrates his 15th birthday with an event where students enjoy cake, music and more.

MSU Texas wishes Maverick a happy 15th birthday

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor October 27, 2021

In celebration of 15 years since Maverick T. Mustang was unveiled to replace the Indians as the mascot of MSU Texas and as part of homecoming, a picnic was held. The campus community was invited to join...

General business senior Jaye Surles lines up her shot on the shuffleboard at Glowcade.

MSU Gets Lit at Glowcade

Fisher Seigler, Reporter October 26, 2021

On Tuesday, Oct. 26 the University Planning Board hosted a Glowcade, that is, “glowing arcade,” and dance party from 8-11 p.m. at Don Flatt Gymnasium. The gym floor was littered with balloons, and...

Chi Omega and Kappa Sigma perform together at the Lipsync Competition.

Lipsync Competition brings a burst of energy

Soleil Weeks, Reporter October 26, 2021

Homecoming Celebrations at Midwestern State continued with the annual Lipsync Battle at the D. Ligon Coliseum on Oct. 27th with, MSU Texas Cheer, Alpha Psi Omega, and Sigma Nu and Gamma Phi Beta emerging...

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