The Wichitan

Scholarship committee members allocate every penny

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Thousands of dollars. Tens of thousands of dollars. Indeed hundreds of thousands of dollars. Instead of just sitting around, each department and each college provides students with scholarship money. And very little of it goes un-awarded. Peter Fields, associate professor of English, said he thinks all the departm...

932 prospective students and families attend Mustangs Rally

932 prospective students and families attend Mustangs Rally

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

While other high schoolers are spending their Saturday mornings sleeping in late, prospective MSU students were making the journey to attend Mustangs Rally, lining up to get a lanyard with their name and future major on it while their parent's tennis shoes were squeaking across the gym floors on the...

Bridwell Hall to be renovated

Bridwell Hall to be renovated

Clarissa Alvarado, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Right now it sits in the shadow of the multi-million-dollar Dillard College of Business Administration building, built in 2006, the new $42 million health science building to be opened in 2020, and the shiny McCoy Engineer Building with its copper trim. It's bland. But the Bridwell Hall will soon...

Enrollment flat; focus moves to retention

Taylor Henson, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Despite spending thousands of dollars on recruitment, university enrollment has remained flat. Fred Dietz, vice president of enrollment, said the next phase is to make an effort to focus recruiting in larger populated areas, since the university has the capacity to grow. “Several years ago, the...

Dining services offer 7 locations to eat on campus

Micah Wilson, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Taking the time to plan grocery shopping, meal prep, and cooking time into an already full schedule can become quite a chore. Eating on campus can alleviate stress and provide an alternative option to home-cooked meals. Dining services provides seven different locations to make dining on campus options...

Opportunities about for freshmen to maintain healthy lifestyle

Opportunities about for freshmen to maintain healthy lifestyle

Randi Heaton, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Freshman are notorious for gaining the 'Freshman 15' but there are resources here to help avoid that. On campus there is the Bruce and Graciela Redwine Student Wellness Center, commonly referred to as the wellness center. At times, the gym is filled with the hustle and bustle of students, faculty, a...

Traditions provide a sense of campus unity

Traditions provide a sense of campus unity

Sky Barron, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Campus, Featured, News

Whether students are walking from class to class, future Mustangs are touring the campus or visitors are just driving by, the history and traditions of Midwestern State University are shown through the statues, street names, and the bricks on the buildings. The campus was founded in 1922 as a local...

Social Workers All Together elevate for March

Joseph Rader, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, Local, News

Social Workers All Together are kicking it in gear to raise awareness for Social Work Month with their theme Elevate. "This is my second year in SWAT and I love the interactions between the students and the community. The reactions we get from the things we do to help makes me feel like I'm making a differe...

Imagine Graduation helps seniors plan for commencement

Imagine Graduation helps seniors plan for commencement

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

At the imagine graduation fair you can: Order caps, gowns, announcements, class rings, and more Check your graduation status with the Registrar’s Office Clear any financial holds Receive assistance with job-related questions, resumés, and other career inquiries Get inform...

Come throw a pie at Delta Phi

Tiana Stribling, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Which ODPhi member do you want to slam a pie in the face?? This Thursday on Pi Day! Don’t want to miss this 🤪 pic.twitter.com/v1DQXXGzYx — Omega Delta Phi - Mu (@odphi_mu) March 11, 2019 Omega Delta Phi and the University Programming Board are giving people the opportunity to unleas...

Photos, ceramics displayed as part of March 8 opening

Photos, ceramics displayed as part of March 8 opening

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

As the staff of the Wichita Falls Museum of Art opened the doors students, faculty, and members of community trickled in to view the two new opening art galleries on display. Judy Sherrod and S. Gayle Stevens, Nocturnes and Other Murmurations focused on the work of Sherrod, a pinhole camera builder and artist...

Students get bunny hop lessons before spring break

Mica Victorian, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Students got a chance to practice their bunny hoping skills in front of the Fain Arts Building on March 8 to avoid getting their feet wet. As students crossed Nocona Trail, they became aware of  water lining the sidewalk entrance to the Fain Arts Building and in front of Fain Music Hall. They were forced to hop over a stream of water tha...

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