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Celebration of Graham B. Purcell’s 100th birthday to be held May 3

Taylor Henson, Reporter

May 1, 2019

The legacy of Graham B. Purcell Jr. will be celebrated in Moffett Library at 4 p.m. on May 3, where family, friends and other members of the community will come together to share stories and memories of Purcell. The event will also include food, and for those over 21, wine. Cortny Bates, a...

Campus celebrates research by students and faculty

Campus celebrates research by students and faculty

Hunter Tyler and Taylor Anderson

April 30, 2019

Hundreds of students and faculty attended the Celebration of Scholarship in the Clark Student Center April 24-25 to support undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty presenting their research. The event, hosted by the graduate school and the undergraduate research office, allowed students...

12th Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History held at MSU

12th Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural and Environmental History held at MSU

Andrew Murray, Reporter

April 30, 2019

The University hosted the 12th annual Southern Forum on Agricultural, Rural, and Environmental History April 26-27 with 15 speakers from around the south speaking on their research. Whitney Snow, associate professor of history, introduced herself as the host of this forum. Then after a short delay to ma...

Local art teacher’s artwork on display at The Kemp Center for the Arts

Local art teacher’s artwork on display at The Kemp Center for the Arts

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

April 29, 2019

When walking through the halls of The Kemp Center for the Arts attendees now will find the artwork of Wichita Falls High School teacher, Chris Mayfield hung up along on the walls. Mayfield said, he is doing is what he expects out of his students, and having his work on display gives him and w...

Eight students rave about their off-campus jobs

Eight students rave about their off-campus jobs

Brianne Fournier, Reporter

April 29, 2019

Eight students have been lucky enough to find jobs that are both fun and accommodating. Natty Cervantes, general business junior and On the Border waitress, said, "On the Border is a friendly and caring business that prioritizes both the customers and their employees. It's a good job for students...

Finals Frenzy returns May 2

Angelica Villarreal, Reporter

April 29, 2019

While students are already preparing for finals, May 6-10, the University Programing Board hosts Finals Frenzy to help students relieve stress. Finals Frenzy will be on Thursday, May 2 from 4-10 p.m. at the Clark Student Center and Jesse Rogers Promenade. The events will be: 4 p.m.  Pool Tournament (CSC Rec R...

Students purchase ODPhajitas April 24.

Students purchase ODPhajitas April 24.

Monique Fields, Reporter

April 26, 2019

Students gathered in the Clark Student Center food court to purchase tacos from Omega Delta Phi on April 24 at their ODPhajitas event. TODAY! Come get some dollar tacos from us! pic.twitter.com/fZBA0NncmL — Omega Delta Phi - Mu (@odphi_mu) April 24, 2019 The purpose of the fundraiser was to make en...

Summer Employment Fair on April 24

Sky Barron, Reporter

April 25, 2019

The Career Management Center hosted its annual Summer Employment Fair on April 24 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. Students who were interested in seeking summer  employment attended the event to visit with the 24 companies at the fair JC Eakin, college coordinator for the career management center, ...

Hundreds attend Celebration of Scholarship

Hundreds attend Celebration of Scholarship

April 25, 2019

FROM PARTICIPANTS Maggie Wyatt, sociology junior  | "I participated because it was for my research method class. I learned how to make a poster, some time management skills and how to properly do research." Kaelen Vazquez, senior nursing | "I chose to participate because I had a really good idea for a pre...

‘Love Is in the Air’ musical revue to be held April 26

Taylor Henson, Reporter

April 25, 2019

The theater department is producing a musical revue to preview the new musical theater minor on Friday April 26 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door and revenue from the show will be split between The Arts Alliance and the theater department. The theme of the revue is love and will consist of 13 st...

Sister 2 Sister concludes last meeting of the semester

Sister 2 Sister concludes last meeting of the semester

Karrington Bradley, Reporter

April 24, 2019

Sister 2 Sister had its last activity session of the semester on April 22, an activity focused on "road mapping," or planning goals, for the summer and making a game plan to achieve these goals. Syreeta Greene, director for the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Multicural Affairs, said that the purpose...

Empowerment spring tea April 27

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

April 24, 2019

Pinkies Up. As flowers begin to bloom and warm weather rises within the air, the smell of spring again appears creating opportunities for unity and growth. The office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs will be hosting the first annual traditional spring tea on April 27 from 11 a.m. to ...

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