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MSU Texas police investigates on-campus sexual assault

MSU Texas police investigates on-campus sexual assault

Bridget Reilly, Editor in Chief

August 7, 2020

Midwestern State University police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that happened Thursday night on-campus. In a Postmaster sent Friday morning, MSU Chief of Police Patrick Coggins states the assault happened in the Prothro—Yeager parking lot at 11:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 6. “The vict...

MSU Texas to host COVID-19 testing

COVID-19

June 29, 2020

Via a campus-wide postmaster, Midwestern State University announced that June 30, the state of Texas will turn the D.L. Ligon Colesium and Nocona Trail into a free COVID-19 testing site from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. “We’re a test site; the state is coming in to do testing. It’s not just for the...

Active Shooter Protocol

Bridget Reilly, Editor in Chief

June 2, 2020

As MSU gets ready to welcome incoming freshmen and transfers for the Fall 2020 semester, The Wichitan would like to remind returning students and inform new Mustangs of the university's emergency policy in case of a threat on campus. Patrick Coggins, chief of Police, explained a number of actio...

Social Workers All Together elevate for March

Joseph Rader, Reporter

March 12, 2019

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

Members of Sigma Nu sell coffee and hot chocolate to raise funds Dec 6. Photo courtesy of Mia Heck.

Mia Heck

December 6, 2017

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...

Cowboy True participants compete in cowboy mounted shooting

Cooper Miller

April 6, 2016

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...

Record rainfall causes problems for Sikes Lake

Damian De Silva, economics senior, says he willing came to the Sikes Lake Cleanup, Sept. 12, just because he wanted to be there. Photo by Rawlecia Rogers.

Lane Riggs

September 28, 2015

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 ...

Alpha Kappa Alpha makes a comeback

Elascha Davila-Hicks

May 7, 2015

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

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

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

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

Students avoid deep puddles walking from Prothro-Yeager to Clark Student Center as the rain continues to pour down on campus April 27. Photo by Francisco Martinez

Harley Warrick

April 29, 2015

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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