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Timing of flu season unpredictable

Cody Samples

September 18, 2014


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

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


Filed under Campus Watch

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


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

http://vimeo.com/105659597 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


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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...

Three artists are featured for the WFMA opening reception

Kayla Sims

May 1, 2014


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MSU student attends opening reception at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. For one student, attending the opening reception at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art was a great educational experience. Art major, Shanice Glover, went to the event to expand her knowledge...

New residence hall needed on campus to meet demand

miguel jaime

April 28, 2014


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch

New dorm needed on campus from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. As enrollment increases, so does the demand for on-campus housing. With more than 200 beds being subleased off campus, new residence halls are definitely needed. Michael Mills, Director of Housing, says it's hard to recruit new freshmen and grow the ...

Family housing full for fall

Samantha Forester

April 28, 2014


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, Local, News

Family housing filling up for fall from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Nearly one in four college students in the United States have children. That comes out to nearly 4 million students. A majority of those students are minorities and first generation students. College programs geared towards non-traditional students work ...

Meet Rebecca Stogner, the new SGA president

Meet Rebecca Stogner, the new SGA president

Jasmine Jones

April 21, 2014


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http://vimeo.com/92658369 A sophomore in political science, Rebecca Stogner, is putting her politics into action as she prepares to be the next Student Government Association president. Stogner says she has always had a passion for the law and decided what better way than to get involved on campus....

Easter Traditions: Lent

Easter Traditions: Lent

Jasmine Jones

April 21, 2014


Filed under Campus Watch

http://vimeo.com/92658370 Although this past weekend might have been about chocolate bunnies and a day off of work for some students , it was about a more spiritual awareness in the time leading up to Easter. This process, known as Lent is where participating Catholics  partake in some soul searching,...

Fair encourages students to engage in overall wellness

Naomi Skinner

April 21, 2014


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MSU wellness fair from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Eight departments and centers sponsored the B Good 2 U wellness fair on Monday the day after Easter break. "Third annual B Good 2 U MSU wellness fair. MSU has four components of wellness that we really try to stress," Pam Midgett, the directo...

Cleaning teeth for diplomas

Samantha Forester

April 21, 2014


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Cleaning teeth for diploma from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Students in the dental hygiene program are working to get more patients in the door, all in hopes of getting their hands on your pearly whites. Junior dental hygiene student, Meagan Sims said the student body may not be aware of a free service ...

Percussion students perform for live audience

Percussion students perform for live audience

Naomi Skinner

April 16, 2014


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Percussion students put on a show for msu community from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. Three groups of percussion students performed for an audience of about 75 in Akin Auditorium April 10. "Tonight is our evening of percussion and steel pans which is our once-a-semester concert for these two groups," Alan Black, assoc...

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