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Environmental activism: one garden at a time

Omar Combie, Graphic Designer

February 20, 2020

To promote garden ethics, author Benjamin Vogt will present at the Speakers and Issues lecture on Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art. “His aim is to bring the land back to the way it would be naturally even in these high structured man-made environments, like a typical suburba...

The story behind alumni’s Caribbean restaurant: Fazmoz

The story behind alumni’s Caribbean restaurant: Fazmoz

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

February 18, 2020

Fatisha Evans, University alumni and former Caribbean Student Organization member, opened a Caribbean restaurant in August of last year called Fazmoz to provide the community with Caribbean-style food and culture. After graduating in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in marketing, Evans stayed in Wichita...

My kingdom for a meal of crab

Jeri Moore, Business Manager

February 17, 2020

The little seafood restaurant on 3801 Call Field Road stands to fill a cajun spiced hole in our local eateries; however, you may need to ask the waitstaff to turn up the spice since the medium I ordered was extremely mild. We took a seat in booths to the right of the door and were quickly waited on. The waitres...

MSU Texas administration considers invitation to join Texas Tech University system

MSU Texas administration considers invitation to join Texas Tech University system

Cortney Wood and Kristin Silva

February 14, 2020

President Suzanne Shipley met with Student Government Association administration members to discuss student reaction and involvement after Midwestern State University officials announced an invitation to be in alliance with the Texas Tech University on Friday, Feb. 14. According to Shipley, she felt...

What you need to know from the Iowa Caucus

What you need to know from the Iowa Caucus

Emily Beaman, Reporter

February 11, 2020

The results for the Iowa Caucus have been made official six days after the official voting day. The 2020 Iowa Caucus was scheduled for Feb. 3. This was the first year that Iowa citizens who couldn’t make it to their counties’ scheduled caucus would be able to vote by a "satellite caucus." Iowans...

Shooting at Texas A&M Commerce raises eyebrows for on campus safety

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor

February 4, 2020

Two women have died and a child was treated for injuries following a shooting at Texas A&M University - Commerce. The incident took place in Pride Rock Residence Hall just before 10:20 a.m. Feb. 3. According to the Commerce University Police Department, the shooting appeared to be a targeted, isolated...

Fazmoz: A taste of the Caribbean in the south

Fazmoz: A taste of the Caribbean in the south

Jeri Moore, Business Manager

February 3, 2020

Fazmoz is a new addition to the Wichita Falls international food scene. Located at 2611 Plaza Pkwy, this new Carribean fare is a great way to think of warm and balmy places while the Texas weather toys with our seasonal sensibilities. The Lyn's Jerk Chicken Burger is a marinated and grilled chicken...

Administration offers follow-up statements regarding the fascist on campus

Administration offers follow-up statements regarding the fascist on campus

Brendan Wynne, Reporter and Wai-Kun co-editor

December 2, 2019

In the wake of an ill-received statement addressing tweets that identified a fascist sympathizer on campus, the MSU Texas administration has collaborated with student leaders to issue another statement that’s “more transparent, and less formulaic.” “By Friday, we were aware that [the tweets...

Paw and claws up for adoption

Paw and claws up for adoption

Javier Contreras, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Students lined up as soon as the Humane Society van pulled up at Patterson Honda on Saturday. Only the sound of paws and claws could be heard on the other side of the metal doors. On Nov. 2, Patterson Honda held an offsite adoption event for the Humane Society of Wichita Falls. Each dog was av...

Secular sobriety pilot program is brought to campus

Secular sobriety pilot program is brought to campus

Jeri Moore, Reporter

October 16, 2019

A pilot program for a more secular version of Alcoholics Anonymous, years in the making from conception to implementation, has made its appearance on campus this fall. The counseling center, a third party and various staff members have made this a possibility through campus affiliation. Aggregate information...

Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Grey matters: the colors of mental illness

Jeri Moore, Reporter

October 15, 2019

The National Alliance on Mental Illness had its third annual Grey Matters art exhibit demonstrating the struggles of the lives touched by mental health issues on canvas. Two hours were not enough for the catering, live music and touching conversations on Oct. 11.  Among the artists showing their work at this ex...

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