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A day in the life of Issac Nunez

A day in the life of Issac Nunez

Monique Fields, Reporter

May 1, 2019

Balancing school, work and a prosperous social life can be a difficult task for many, but Issac Nunez has got it down pact. Students on campus may know Issac from being one-third of the party promoting team "III Kings," but he is much more than a party thrower. Nunez is a first-generation student...

A day in the life of Alonzo Burris:

A day in the life of Alonzo Burris:

Kyla Budgewater, Reporter

April 16, 2019

With graduation slowly approaching Uncle Zo has a jam-packed schedule as his days in Wichita Falls are coming to an end. Alonzo Burris, exercise physiology senior has a lot on his plate as he is finishing off his final semester. "After I graduate it's going to be weird because my schedule won't be...

A day in the life of Christopher Hawkins: the life of a student-athlete

A day in the life of Christopher Hawkins: the life of a student-athlete

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

April 10, 2019

It’s 5 a.m. and while most students are sound asleep, his day has just begun. The ringing sounds of whistle blowing consume his ears, as he practices each play repeatedly like clock-work. Christopher Hawkins, criminal justice sophomore, has dedicated his life to football. “Football is my life....

A Day in the Life of Josiah Beshear

A Day in the Life of Josiah Beshear

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse

February 19, 2019

The oldest of four children and a Wichita Falls native, Josiah Beshear is an education sophomore. Beshear is juggling 16 credit hours this semester in addition to his off campus activities. "I am taking four in class [courses] and one online," Beshear said. "I wake up early and have 8 a.m. [classes]...

A day in the life of Mamgoree Sock

A day in the life of Mamgoree Sock

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter, Photographer

February 6, 2019

Gambian born, MamGoree Sock is a mechanical engineering senior and computational science and math minor. With only one semester left Sock is balancing one of his busiest schedule yet. "I use my weekends to catch up on homework and I use Sunday to plan my week," he said. "Mondays and Wednesdays...

Campus service a priority for senior

Campus service a priority for senior

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter

January 31, 2019

Preston Busby, criminal justice senior and music minor, is in his final semester. "I'm taking 15 hours this semester but two of those are online," Busby said. "I have my alarm set for five o'clock in the morning to wake up. I do not usually wake up until six [or] seven.  I would then get ready to...

A day in the Life of Chioma Onyekere

A day in the Life of Chioma Onyekere

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter/Photographer

January 25, 2019

The eldest of six children, Nigerian born Chioma Onyekere began her college career at Midwestern State in the fall of 2014. She is a third semester senior pursuing a degree in physical therapy after changing her major from biology last year. She normally starts her days off early and prefers the comfort...

‘I wanna help other LGBTQ+ people [like myself].’

‘I wanna help other LGBTQ+ people [like myself].’

Allison Atherton, Reporter

November 13, 2018

Endless scrolling is how Craig likes to start their morning. After the alarm goes off at 7:15, psychology freshman Craig Gregg rolls over to hit snooze. Ten minutes later, they finally pick up their phone to check what’s happened over night. Five minutes until their first class, Craig brushes thei...

‘[Cathcart] has an infectious spirit of joy’

‘[Cathcart] has an infectious spirit of joy’

Madison Davis, Reporter

November 6, 2018

Marketing senior and member of the basketball team Elizabeth Cathcart wakes up at 5:50 a.m. to the smell of spoiled milk that she left in her trash. Rolling out of bed, she snags half of a mini bagel and bikes over to the gym where she starts her morning grind at 6:15 a.m. Headphones in, Elizabeth...

“The students have humanized themselves to me”

“The students have humanized themselves to me”

Paige Champagne, Reporter

October 23, 2018

One hundred and eighty-one. That’s how many steps Professor Steve Hilton takes to get to work in the morning. As faculty-in-residence, Hilton lives on campus in Legacy Hall. He wakes up to his four-and-a-half-year-old son, Wes, giving him his morning kiss, they have breakfast, coffee and ride their s...

Sophomore has busy days while involved in church, work

Sophomore has busy days while involved in church, work

Amber Hernandez, Reporter

October 22, 2018

Devon Hagy, sophomore nursing, full-time student, part-time Old Navy employee, youth leader at Colonial Church, and  student leader at Baptist Student Ministry has busy days, but was able to make time for an interview of what a typical day looks like for her and why she chooses to be involved in everything she is involved in. ...

A day in the life of Matthew Tempelmeyer

A day in the life of Matthew Tempelmeyer

Jason Wilson, Reporter

February 11, 2018

Whether he’s teaching a room full of 9 and 10 year-olds or playing hard on the practice field, kinesiology and mathematics junior Matthew Tempelmeyer supplies the same goal oriented energy to everything he’s involved in. “Matt’s a guy who likes to be in control of the situation. He's calm under pre...

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