The Wichitan

Social Workers All Together elevate for March

Joseph Rader, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, Local, News

Social Workers All Together are kicking it in gear to raise awareness for Social Work Month with their theme Elevate. "This is my second year in SWAT and I love the interactions between the students and the community. The reactions we get from the things we do to help makes me feel like I'm making a differe...

Sigma Nu warms up fundraising

Sigma Nu warms up fundraising

Mia Heck

December 6, 2017


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, Local, News

Until Friday Dec 8, Sigma Nu will be selling hot coffee and hot chocolate in the Clark Student Center to help raise money bring more positivity to their fraternity. “We are planning on hosting a philanthropy event where we bring bubble soccer to campus and the money raised today will help with that cost,” Leland Creel, business manag...

Field Day competitions photo gallery

Field Day competitions photo gallery

Kara McIntyre

October 19, 2017


Filed under Campus, News, Photo Galleries

Jacob Warren, economics junior, organized the first Field Day competitions as part of homecoming week. Students headed to the quad at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18 for non-competitive events and 6 p.m. for the actual competitions. RELATED STORIES Football takes down West Texas A&M ...

Cowboy True participants compete in cowboy mounted shooting

Cooper Miller

April 6, 2016


Filed under Campus Watch, Feature, Local, Sports, Web Exclusive

Cowboy True participants compete in cowboy mounted shooting from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Horses and guns don't usually come to mind when talking sports, but at this years annual Cowboy True event, cowboy mounted shooting was a popular competition. Cowboy True was founded in 2011 by Wichita Falls native and MSU g...

269 peepholes to be installed across campus

Kharmyn Lewis

October 28, 2015


Filed under Campus, News, Reporting class, Web Exclusive

To provide faculty and staff members with an extra level of security, facility services staff members will be installing 269 peep holes in doors across campus beginning Oct.28. Kyle Owen, assistant vice president of facility services, said, “Last fall I got an email from Dr. Carlson. It had been...

Record rainfall causes problems for Sikes Lake

Record rainfall causes problems for Sikes Lake

Lane Riggs

September 28, 2015


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, Local, News

From May 4 to June 22, Wichita Falls set a record for the amount of rain in May, ending the drought and filling the lakes, but causing some problems as well. Sikes Lake, which runs alongside the school’s Wellness Center, received an influx of silting and formed an “island” in the northern ...

Reflecting on the tenure of retiring university president

Reflecting on the tenure of retiring university president

The Wichitan

May 19, 2015


Filed under Presidential Ponderings

University President Jesse Rogers announced his retirement last May. Before he finishes his tenure in August, a series of articles provide insight into his accomplishments and the changes within the university since he arrived. Rogers committed to education, students, innovation Rogers’ offic...

Alpha Kappa Alpha makes a comeback

Elascha Davila-Hicks

May 7, 2015


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

Alpha Kappa Alpha makes a comeback from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. As the pink-and-green letters stood tall, students, faculty and family waited for the unveiling of the newest members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. In recent years the chapter's enrollment has been low, but this year began with an increase of six additio...

Expanded parking lot will cost basketball court

Ethan Metcalf

May 6, 2015


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

Expanded parking lot will cost basketball court from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The university’s outdoor basketball court will be paved over this summer when construction begins to extend a nearby parking lot.  While students can use the indoor basketball court in the Wellness Center free of ...

Ultimate team competes in regional tournament

Mark Campbell

May 4, 2015


Filed under Campus Watch, Sports

Ultimate team competes in regional tournament from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.   Full disclosure: Mark Campbell is a reporter for Campus Watch and captain of the Ultimate team. The Cavalry Ultimate team competed in the Division-III Regional tournament on March 25-26 in Tulsa, Oklaho...

Students produce plays over entire semester

Ethan Metcalf

April 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News, Web Exclusive

Students produce plays over entire semester from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. While most students are studying for finals, theater seniors are preparing for opening night of their student-directed one-act plays, a feat that requires them to flex all of their theater muscles and no easy task to b...

Rain causes leaks in Fain Fine Arts

Rain causes leaks in Fain Fine Arts

Harley Warrick

April 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch

Rain causes leaks in Fain Fine Arts from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Monday morning seemed normal until Carlos Aleman found water leaking from the ceiling in the Juanita Harvey Art Gallery in the Fain Fine Arts building. This brought attention to other faculty members to check rooms in the building. The dark room was flooded an...

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