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Vaccinating and Masking MSU Texas

Emily Beaman, Reporter March 13, 2021

Midwestern State University has been approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to aid with vaccination efforts. MSU joins other vaccine providers in Wichita County in starting a...

MSU Texas approved as COVID-19 vaccination site

MSU Texas approved as COVID-19 vaccination site

March 4, 2021

Midwestern State University has been approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to aid with vaccination efforts. MSU joins other vaccine providers in Wichita County in starting...

Fire in Pierce Hall: Students safely evacuated

Fire in Pierce Hall: Students safely evacuated

Abigail Jones, Reporter February 28, 2021

A fire occurred on the first floor of Pierce Hall around 8:30 p.m. Saturday night. “We were both playing video games and then we heard the fire alarm, and we quickly realized that it was real. It...

MSU Texas in final steps of being approved for COVID vaccine

Abigail Jones January 31, 2021

The MSU Texas Vinson Health center is in the final steps of being approved for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. University President Suzanne Shipley said she attributes this to MSU’s safety. "We...

University professors share their view on challenging Fall 2020 semester

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor December 28, 2020

Students were not the only members of the MSU community affected by the new safety rules put in place to combat COVID-19 in 2020. Faculty and staff not only adhered to the same policies as students but...

“Paving the runway as the jet is landing” -a look at MSU’s COVID-19 policy for 2020 and Spring 2021

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor December 28, 2020

For the Fall 2020 semester, MSU introduced a number of different protocols in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on campus. Among these protocols were increased frequency in cleaning, maximum capacity...

President Shipley announces virtual commencement for August and December graduates

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor November 3, 2020

Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 1:08 p.m. President Suzanne Shipley announced via MSU Student Postmaster MSU Texas's August and December graduates will have their commencement ceremony virtually on December 21. Shipley...

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2021 spring break canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

Bridget Reilly and Elizabeth Mahan October 22, 2020

MSU Texas officials announced via Postmaster Wednesday, Oct. 21, the decision to eliminate spring break from the academic calendar for the 2021 spring semester as they "continue to make the necessary adjustments...

You’re Socially Distanced, Charlie Brown!

Emily Beaman, reporter October 3, 2020

On October 2 and 3, the MSU theatre department put on the first musical of the semester, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown! at the Priddy Pavilion. Rehearsals began on August 25, primarily held over...

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MSU Texas announces new face mask policy

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor July 1, 2020

Wednesday, July 1 at 11:02 a.m., MSU Texas president Dr. Suzanne Shipley announced via Postmaster the implementation of a policy that will require students to wear face coverings to prevent the spread...

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MSU Texas to host COVID-19 testing

June 29, 2020

Via a campus-wide postmaster, Midwestern State University announced that June 30, the state of Texas will turn the D.L. Ligon Colesium and Nocona Trail into a free COVID-19 testing site from 10 a.m. until...

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Student Wellness Center reopens with restrictions

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor May 26, 2020

Tuesday, May 26 marked the reopening of the Student Wellness Center with limitations and adaptations set to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. "[Reopening] was kind of interesting, because the...

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