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Nursing students’ course requirements change amid COVID-19 pandemic

Kristin Silva, Chief Editor March 30, 2020

With the increased caution amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order to waive to allow students in their final year of nursing school to meet their clinical objectives by exceeding...

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid package bill as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) Vice President Mike Pence and Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) stand by in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 27, 2020.

CARES Act provides economic relief amidst COVID-19 pandemic

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor March 27, 2020

Friday, March 27 President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion dollar coronavirus economic relief bill that sends direct payments to Americans and hopes to curb the economic downturn. “I signed the...

Mayor of Wichita Falls

The City of Wichita Falls announces shelter in place for Wichita Falls

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor March 27, 2020

In an emergency meeting Friday morning, Wichita Falls City Council announced a shelter-in-place ordinance for Wichita Falls that will take effect March 27 at 11:59 p.m. and will last until April 8 at 1...

Respiratory Therapy

Respiratory care program loans out ventilators as students are eager to join the battle against COVID-19

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor March 26, 2020

The MSU Texas Respiratory program had the privilege of receiving new equipment when Centennial Hall finished construction in Fall 2019. Concerned that this new equipment, including two new ventilators,...

About 850 people workout at Wellness Center throughout the week days during the fall and spring semester.

The Wellness Center is ‘good to go’ amid extension of spring break due to COVID-19

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor March 12, 2020

Recreational Sports and Wellness Center Director Angie Reay sent an email to her employees Thursday, March 12, in regards to the extension of spring break due to COVID-19. “Beginning on Monday, March...

Vinson Health Center Medical Director gives information on COVID-19

Kristin Silva, Chief Editor March 12, 2020

As of March 11, America has confirmed an upwards of 1,300 cases of COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus. Some 70 of these cases were respirated from overseas while the other cases were detected and...

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

Cortney Wood, Amos Perkins, and Kristin Silva March 12, 2020

Midwestern State University officials have extended Spring Breakthrough Tuesday, March 24 amid COVID-19 preparations. The scheduled break for Midwestern was initially scheduled for Saturday, March 14...

Women’s soccer kicks off spring season

Micah Wilson March 9, 2020

The women’s soccer team kicked off its spring season last week with a home opener against Navarro Junior College. The game took place on Monday, March 7 and ended in a 0-0 tie. The scoreless match was...

Math Club

Math club is about more than numbers

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor March 9, 2020

Having a campus as diverse as MSU's means that the university has a unique club or organization for nearly every kind of student on campus, including those who love mathematics. The Midwestern State...

A member of team 'The Royal Family' dunks the ball while the crowd watches. March 5. Photo by Colin Stevenson.

Intramural basketball comes to an end

Katherine Kurylas, Reporter March 8, 2020

The men’s and co-ed intramural basketball leagues came to a close with two championship games on Thursday, March 5 at 9 and 10 p.m. at the Redwine Wellness Center. In the men’s championship game,...

Safe Spring Break informs and entertains

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor March 7, 2020

In two weeks many MSU students will be leaving campus during spring break, so the university held its annual "Safe Spring Break" event Friday, March 6 at 7 p.m. in the Legacy courtyard to show students...

Annual ‘Safe Spring Break’ event brings party education

Omar Combie, Graphic Designer March 6, 2020

To educate students on health and safety practices for the spring break, Residence Life and Housing will be hosting a “Safe Spring Break” event on March 6, at 7 p.m. in the Legacy courtyard. “Sometimes...

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