The Wichitan

Professors hope to advance environmentalism locally

Jasmine Jones

April 22, 2015

https://vimeo.com/125637235 With Earth Day upon us yet again, so too comes an ebb and flow of campus participation in the environmentally conscious holiday. Last year marked one of the biggest instances of campus participation in Earth Day with two art students creating a campaign to advertise the orange recycling dumpsters around the city and ...

Gypsy Kit goes mobile, serves students

Gypsy Kit goes mobile, serves students

Ethan Metcalf

April 21, 2015

Gypsy Kit goes mobile, serves students from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The Gypsy Kit is a diamond in the rough in Wichita Falls, offering a taste of something familiar but strange, like its popular Dr Pepper Pulled Pork Tacos. "It's just a staple we've got," said Christopher Couch, chef ...

‘Humans vs. zombies’ campus game of tag

Elascha Davila-Hicks

April 20, 2015

Humans vs Zombies from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. To give students a chance to do something fun during the potentially stressful end of the semester, the University Programming Board hosted a two-week-long game of "Humans vs. Zombies," in mid-April for 180 students. To identify a person as human or zombie, each p...

Cycling Race Preview: Vuelta del Viento

Mark Campbell

April 10, 2015

Cycling Race Preview: Vuelta del Viento from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The MSU Cycling team is competing in it's own Vuelta del Viento on April 11 and 12. The criterium portion of the event is held on campus. "This upcoming race will consist of a road race, a team time trial and a criteri...

Student Government presidential elections April 8-12

Student Government presidential elections April 8-12

Cody Samples

April 7, 2015

Student Government Association elections run from April 8-12. I talked with the three candidates for president: Julia Brady, Jesse Brown and Marco Torres, to get some insight into the election. Why did you get into student government? "I would love to expand my leadership position," Julia Brady...

Chi Omega sorority hosts basketball tournament for ‘Wish Week’

Naomi Skinner

April 7, 2015

The Chi Omega sorority held a basketball tournament last Saturday at the Wellness Center as part of an ongoing charity event, Wish Week. "This is our basketball tournament, it's a three on three basketball tournament that we do every year. We call it Swishes for Wishes; so it raises money for our philanthropy which is Make-a-Wish. They ...

Pool opens April 6

Elascha Davila-Hicks

April 6, 2015

Wellness center pool opening from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. As temperatures increase, students have found a way to cool off. Monday the wellness center opened its pool for the spring and summer. Students gathered at the pool to relax and have fun. Students say they come to hang out with friends, but also to soak up som...

President Rogers studio interview

Ethan Metcalf

April 2, 2015

President Rogers studio interview from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Jesse Rogers has been president of Midwestern State University since 2001, but his story at the college began well before that when he became a professor of chemistry and physics in 1967. Rogers announced his retirement last ...

The show must go on: Vocal performance students put on review despite setbacks

Ethan Metcalf

March 26, 2015

The show must go on: Vocal performance students put on review despite setbacks from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Twelve vocal performance majors performed "Some Enchanted Evening," a review of Rogers and Hammerstein songs from musicals such as "The Sound of Music" and "Oklahoma," on March 6 - 7 in Akin Audito...

New volleyball coach seeks to improve team

New volleyball coach seeks to improve team

Ethan Metcalf

March 26, 2015

MSU hires new volleyball coach from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Natalie Rawson, assistant volleyball coach from 2010-2013, will return to Midwestern State University's volleyball program, this time as its head coach. "It’s amazing to be back. I feel like I’m back home even though I’m not originally from Wichita Falls. ...

Proposed open carry legislation raises concerns

Naomi Skinner

March 26, 2015

Openly Carrying Guns on College Campuses from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. From Columbine to Virginia Tech to Florida State University, school shootings are more frequent. Last spring, MSU fell victim to a shooting scare which has brought forth mixed feelings from students and staff about the discretion of guns on camp...

Moonlight Stampede to support Crime Stoppers

Harley Warrick

March 24, 2015

Moonlight Stampede to support Crime Stoppers from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Mustangs Moonlight Stampede, a campus walk designed to increase awareness about drug usage and to raise money for MSU Crime Stoppers, will be April 24. Elwyn Ladd, police officer, says Midwestern State and 13 o...

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