The Wichitan

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...

A day in the life- A’Lya Figueroa

A'Lya Figeroa.

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

February 18, 2020

After walking across the stage and leaving 12 years of school behind, many students face one of the biggest choices they’ll ever make. That might be continuing on to higher education to fulfill or find their dream jobs, attending a trade school or becoming a freelancer of their passion since birth....

The story behind alumni’s Caribbean restaurant: Fazmoz

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...

Behind the set of “Little Shop of Horrors”

Little Shop of Horrors

Emily Beaman, Reporter

February 18, 2020

Rehearsals for MSU’s 2020 spring musical Little Shop of Horrors have been in full swing since the first week of the semester, and there will still be many more before the opening night.  For this musical, rehearsals are split into three parts. Acting and blocking led by Sally Story, choreography led by Morgan Mallo...

Board of Regents members discuss 20-21 changes

Enrollment management vice president Fred Dietz compares yield rate between MSU and other Texas institutions. Feb. 13.

Kristin Silva and Amos Perkins

February 18, 2020

After hours of discussion of the potential changes for this institution, members of the Board of Regents introduced what will be implemented into the 2020-2021 academic school year. Tuition Suzanne Shipley, university president, announced the request to move the initial increased tuition rates do...

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...

Men’s basketball turns things around versus UT Tyler

Guard Elijah Lee

Christian Oseguera, Reporter

February 17, 2020

Men’s basketball faced its second and last test of the season against UT Tyler on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the DL Ligon Coliseum for Military Appreciation Day. UT Tyler looked to avenge its loss and put a dagger into the hearts of the enemy, as MSU came away with the 59-44 victory on Jan. 2 at UT Tyl...

MSU Texas administration considers invitation to join Texas Tech University system

Breaking news

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...

Softball takes an optimistic outlook on upcoming invitational

Colin Stevenson, Reporter/Photographer

February 13, 2020

The softball team started the season with some hard hits. After a 0-7 losing streak, the Stangs will be facing four universities Friday and Saturday on home grounds at Mustangs Park. “Just because we lost, that doesn’t predict our future,” Jacey Henry, pitcher and elementary education junior,...

What you need to know from the Iowa Caucus

Iowa

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...

Dillard International Week: crossing borders and sharing cultures promotes cultural diversity

Omar Combie, Graphic Designer

February 11, 2020

To promote cultural diversity and international business to students on campus, the Dillard College of Business Administration will be hosting Dillard International Week from Feb. 11-13.  “It’s an opportunity for us to celebrate the culture heritages and the international education that we have her...

Winter wonderland in the Falls

Hardin Building

Taylor Anderson, Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

Wichita Falls endured a snowstorm that left many students relieved on the much-needed break. Classes and surrounding districts closed down Wednesday and Thursday due to the intense amount of ice and snow. However, this didn’t stop students from enjoying their day off. Steven Posey, marketing so...

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