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The Wichitan's top stories of the year.

The Wichitan’s top stories of the year

The Wichitan Staff May 24, 2021

With the 2020-2021 academic year officially in the books, let's take a look back at some of the biggest news stories covered by The Wichitan over the year. Professor clashes with Black Student Union Original...

Deep End has a variety of games including Mortal
Kombat, DigDug, Walking Dead and Skee-Ball, May 22.

Local small businesses offer options for students over the summer

Abigail Jones, Assistant Editor May 24, 2021

Wichita Falls has been labeled a city with not much to do, as noted by last year's mayoral debate, but it still has its unique attractions. Whether you’re a local or are visiting Wichita Falls during...

The Mosaic Cross Cultural Center celebrates Black Graduation 2021

The Mosaic Cross Cultural Center celebrates Black Graduation 2021

Thalia Doe, Feature and Sports Editor May 1, 2021

The MOSAIC Cross-Cultural Center hosted the Black Graduation Ceremony on Friday, April 30 at 10 a.m. The celebration was held in the Akin Auditorium located in the Hardin building. The celebration honored...

Dillard Business College mentors and inspires the next generation of business owners

Godwin C. Ukaa, Writer April 23, 2021

Students from the Dillard College of Business Administration will be mentoring third to fifth graders from the community on April 24 in this year's Lemonade Day event. Lemonade Day is an annual program...

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Nelson Haggerty, former MSU basketball coach, passes away in car crash

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor April 16, 2021

Nelson Haggerty, the MSU Texas men's head basketball coach from 2011 to 2019, passed away at 2:30 a.m. in a single car crash near Decatur on Highway 380 according to Department of Public Safety officials. Haggerty...

Assistant professor of social work Catherine Earley speaks informs MSU Texas students on the dangers and signs of human trafficking, March 17. P

Traps of a Trafficker educates campus community

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter March 29, 2021

In the Legacy Multipurpose Room, March 17, Violence Intervention and Prevention peer educators and the office of Title IX  held a night of learning about the dangers of human trafficking, an issue that...

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A professor’s pie day

Emily Beaman, Reporter March 29, 2021

The Spring 2021 Boomtown Shootout Festival was a two-day event on March 19 and 20, in Burkburnett with live music, giveaways, community vendors, cooking competitions and MSU Texas's very own Jeremy Duff,...

After Hours Artwalk live music, March 4.

Downtown After Hours Artwalk relaunched for 2021

Abigail Jones, Reporter March 13, 2021

Downtown Wichita Falls Development’s After Hours Artwalk (AHA!) is back as of March 4. This was the first official AHA! since COVID-19 shut down large-group events. “Due to COVID restrictions [the...

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Preparing for the Big Day

Godwin C. Ukaa, Writer February 28, 2021

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* The moment you have been looking forward to has finally arrived. After...

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Sociology Club raises money for refugee housing program in Greece founded by MSU alum

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor February 28, 2021

Starting in Fall 2020, Sociology Club at MSU Texas began raising money for the Duniya Housing Center, a refugee housing center in Athens, Greece created by Finding Refuge, which was co-founded by MSU alum...

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Human sex trafficking: “Wichita Falls does not escape it”

Elizabeth Mahan and Bridget Reilly February 2, 2021

Human trafficking does not discriminate against age, race, gender, nationality Women, men and children are being trafficked right now in every corner of the globe. Modern-day slavery is often associated...

Less people = less crime: campus police report drop in campus crime for 2020

Emily Beaman, reporter February 1, 2021

Every year, the Police Department conducts a Security and Fire Safety Report comprised of data collected from January to October of that year. The newest report, released in December of 2020, includes...

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