The Wichitan

Students return service to church in need

miguel jaime

October 22, 2014

BSM gives back from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.A At Emmanuel Baptist, 15 students from the Baptist Student Ministry devoted a part of their weekend to help a church in need. With brushes in hand, and enough paint to go around, the students gave the church nursery a new paint job. “Emmanuel’s one ...

New residence halls being planned

Cody Samples

October 17, 2014

New Dorms from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. To help with the increasing numbers of students living on campus, architects met on campus this week to finalize plans for new residence halls. "Looking at building an approximate 500-bed resident facility, it's going to be a more true residence hall,"...

Softball team raises money to support North Central team

Harley Warrick

October 17, 2014 Members of the softball team rallied together for a fundraiser to support North Central Texas College after four of that school's softball team members were killed in a motor vehicle accident in late September. Wearing NCTC shirts, bracelets, wristbands, and ribbons...

Nearly 200 give input on presidential search

Harley Warrick

October 12, 2014 With University President Jesse Rogers retiring in May of 2015, students, faculty, staff, and members of the community met with representatives of the search firm to discuss the process for finding his new replacement. In a series of four town hall meetings, nearly...

Poet comes to campus to share his wisdom

Cody Samples

October 9, 2014

Poetry from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The English department hosted professional poet John Poch. John Poch, a poet, came to campus to share some of his wisdom with aspiring writers. Students appreciated what Poch had to offer and were grateful for his tips. Poch went on to share some ...

Caribfest: 14 years of celebration

Cody Samples

October 3, 2014

Caribfest from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The Caribfest celebrated 14 years with a launch to kickoff the festivals Sept. 20, and two new faces were in charge. "Every year the positions are filled by different persons in the organization," Rhea Durand, senior in chemistry, says. "This year just happen to be our chance to...

What to do during traffic stop

Samantha Forester

September 29, 2014

What to do during a traffic stop from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Flashing lights, sirens. If you’ve ever taken a ride in a car, you’ve probably been in a scenario like this before. But what are you supposed to do when you see those familiar red lights in your rear-view mirror? Geordan Mart...

Rogers’s last festival as university president

Harley Warrick

September 25, 2014 Among the thousands of fans attending the football game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington was one official attending his last festival game in official capacity. Jesse Rogers seemed pleased with the 42 to 17 victory of the Eastern New Mexico Greyhounds on Sept. 20. "Well...

Timing of flu season unpredictable

Cody Samples

September 18, 2014

Flu season is coming from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Flu season is around the corner, but not every student gets a shot such as those offered at the Vinson Health Center late this fall. "I don't," Rystal Basten, sophomore in criminal justice, says. Some students say they feel as though getting the fl...

Self defense can save a life

Naomi Skinner

September 16, 2014

Last Saturday morning instructors with Universal Kempo Karate hosted a free self-defense class in D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Although attendance was small, the class still had much to offer. “Women’s self defense is one of the many self defense classes we offer to help better people. What we’re trying to do is mak...

Well water in use at pool, on fields

Harley Warrick

September 11, 2014 It is no secret water in Wichita Falls, Texas is in short supply, but MSU has taken steps to help conserve water by using a well to water athletic fields. NCAA rules requires athletic fields to be watered to reduce the likelihood of injuries to athletes. The wellness...

Library renovations underway

Cody Samples

September 9, 2014

Library Renovations from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The library is going through some renovations that started in the summer. “New lighting in the lobby, new lighting in front entry way on the first floor of the library,” Cortny Bates, associate librarian for technical services and special collection, says. “New carpets on the...

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