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Dr. Kindig retires after serving 47 years at MSU.

Dr. Kindig retires after serving 47 years at MSU.

Herbert McCullough, Reporter

December 31, 2018

On May 3, 2018, the MSU Texas History Department host a retirement reception for Everett W. Kindig. Kindig had been a professor at MSU Texas for 47 years and he will be retiring at the end of the 2018 Spring Semester. Lisa D. Moore English graduate said that Kindig was a very approachable professor. “If...

Moffett Library construction inconvenient during finals

Moffett Library construction inconvenient during finals

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

December 6, 2018

For students going into Moffett Library to study for their upcoming final exams, getting a preferable spot is already tough. Yet, the dilemma has another twist as the construction of the Moffett sees the second and third-floor being shut off to students. Students have access to only one floor during...

Baptist Student Ministry provides free lunch on Wednesdays

Baptist Student Ministry provides free lunch on Wednesdays

Shaila Botello, Reporter

December 3, 2018

The Baptist Student Ministry is hosting a free lunch on Dec. 5 from noon to 1 p.m. "I think that it is a good idea for the [BSM] to provide free lunch for students," art senior Sara Keeling said. "Behind the food are students who have a passion for Christ and through sharing and smiling faces, joy is ...

The impact of social media and television on politics.

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

November 28, 2018

The race for the U.S. Senate seat in Texas drew a lot of attention and it lead the ballot in the Nov. 6 election. But there were more ballots to cast on the Wichita County ballot from state representatives to local representatives to school board members. For the people who voted in Wichita County...

Ratings site provides students with anonymous information on instructors

Shaila Botello, Reporter

November 27, 2018

The first semester of college can bring an abundance of different emotions to first-time students. They can experience fear, happiness, relief, and stress. The stress a student may experience can also be heightened when choosing what courses to take and which professors to teach them. That's where rating...

MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights continues 44-year tradition

MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights continues 44-year tradition

Alana Earle, Reporter

November 19, 2018

The MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights originally began in the 1920's as a collection of decorations on a newly-wed's lawn, became a way to spread holiday cheer to thousands of people who visit the showcase. Dirk Welch, MSU-Burns FOL coordinator, said, "Its [Fantasy Of Lights] purpose is to provide a...

Annual research forum Thursday

Annual research forum Thursday

Jason Wilson, Reporter

November 13, 2018

About 140 people will participate in the 11th Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum to showcase the results of a semester or more research or development of creative activities. The forum will take place on Nov. 15 in the Clark Student Center from 9 a.m. until about 4:30 p.m. “It sta...

Spanish Club hosting Speed Spanglish conversation table

Shaila Botello, Reporter

November 6, 2018

The Spanish Club will be hosting its second Conversation Table "Speed Spanglish" event on Nov. 7 at 5 p.m. in Comanche inside the Clark Student Center. "The purpose of this event is for students to practice their Spanish, but we don’t want them to feel like they’re in a classroom," Norma Castro, Sp...

MY THOUGHTS: Experience the Yogurt Journey

Hayden Nolan, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Yogurt Journey or Yojo, is a popular frozen yogurt store that provides a clean, calm atmosphere where students and others can socialize, study, and have a good time. At 49 cents an ounce, Yojo provides a more affordable price for frozen yogurt than similar vendors. "We want to provide the best experience...

Dominica, Antigua take the crown at Mr. and Ms. Caribfest pageant

Dominica, Antigua take the crown at Mr. and Ms. Caribfest pageant

Alana Earle, Reporter

October 9, 2018

Gold, glitz and glamour coated the night in Akin Auditorium that would make Jay Gatsby envious as the annual Mr. and Ms. Caribfest pageant leaned into "The Great Gatsby" theme. The festivity, part of the Caribfest, allowed students in the Caribbean Student Organization to showcase the vibrant culture and unite the students from the various islands in the Caribbean in jus...

Meteorologist: Social media has changed my job

Meteorologist: Social media has changed my job

Luke Bryant, Reporter

October 5, 2018

Ken Johnson, First Alert meteorologist for Channel 6 News, spoke about his position, responsibilities, and how social media played a role with each in the Legacy Multipurpose Room for the last session of the Social Media Day  “I got into this business because I love weather,” Johnson said. ...

Kappa Alpha and Muscular Dystrophy Association raise $25,000

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

October 2, 2018

Kappa Alpha and the Muscular Dystrophy Association raised $25,000 for kids and adults diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscular-debilitating diseases on Sept. 12 at the Lake Center. Small and big businesses and community leaders within Wichita Falls went for the cause of donat...

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