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Second Court of Appeals hold court at Akin Auditorium

Second Court of Appeals hold court at Akin Auditorium

Jaime Alemán, Reporter October 13, 2021

The Second Court of Appeals presided over two cases on Oct. 12 at Akin Auditorium for students and the general public to experience proceedings in appeals court that are usually held in Fort Worth, Texas. “This...

Mecahnical engineering junior Garvin Joseph holds up flags as the Black Steel pan group performs.

CaribFest Culture Show

Fisher Seigler, Reporter September 24, 2021

The Caribbean Students’ Organization began Caribfest with the Culture Show at Akin Auditorium on Thursday evening, Sept. 23. The show consisted of music, dance and costumes from across the Caribbean...

Play involves students in social discussion

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor January 28, 2020

The Defamation Experience, a play by Todd Logan, instigated discussion among the 76 students in attendance at the Akin Auditorium Tuesday, Jan. 28 at 3:30 p.m. The play, presented by the MOSIAC Cross...

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Students practice for competition at recital

Paige Champagne, Reporter November 6, 2018

To practice and gain experience, six students sang in the National Association of Teachers of Singing recital Nov. 4 at Akin Auditorium. “Not only will it improve my character," Steven Singleton,...

United States Senator of Texas Ted Cruz speaks at the Akin Auditorium. Photo by Nathan Martinez

Ted Cruz visits Akin Auditorium

Tommy Chhe and Chloe Phillips November 2, 2018

About 600 people, including 100 students, attended a rally at Akin Auditorium in Wichita Falls Nov. 1 for Ted Cruz, U.S. senator of Texas and Republican candidate for the U.S. senate election. Cruz...

Musicians impress at second annual Woodwind Day

Tasia Floissac April 11, 2018

Beneath puckered lips, warm lights reflected against the cold shiny metal that trembled as Joseph Schwantners’ Black Anemones (1981) pierced through the walls of Akin Auditorium on April 10. Shattering...

Tharusha Wanigasekera, Mechanical Engineering Senior and Sandali Chandrasa, Biology Junior at the University of Maryland gesture to crowd after traditional dance.Mustangs On Stage Talent Show hosted by Sri Lankan Students Organization at Akin Auditorium.March Timothy Jones

Mustangs show off talents on stage

Leah Bryce March 28, 2017

A hush falls over the crowd of students as the stage light begins to shine on the choir lined up onstage. A quiet melody plays and the soft stream of the Sri Lankan national anthem graces the ears...

Dan Twiford and Vince Romanelli perform as rePercussion in the Akin Auditorium on recycled pots and pans. Jan 19th. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Artist-Lecture Series concludes with rePercussion

Caleb Martin January 25, 2017

More than 50 guests came to experience the last Artist-Lecture Series an audience-involved musical performance by rePercussion, a progressive percussion duo most known for their high-energy rhythm and...

Music Series makes audience feel ‘intimate’ with perfomers

Mallory Evangelista November 8, 2016

Bringing world class music to the students and faculty at MSU and to the community of Wichita Falls is the goal of the Music Series at Akin Auditorium. Having started in the spring of 2012, the fall 2016...

At the second Artist-Lecture Series, R.J. Mitte speaks to students at the Akin Auditorium on the importance of tackling fears, combatting bullying and the stigma behind disabilities, Oct 18. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Breaking Bad star speaks to 200

Yareli Lora October 18, 2016

As part of his self- proclaimed mission to educate students about living with disability, bullying, and taking risks, Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte spoke last night as part of the Artist-Lecture Series in...

Herman Boone, guest speaker for the Artist Lecture series and retired coach, gives an introduction to his speech on team dynamics and success in relations to his past and the challenges him and his team faced and overcame, held in Akin Auditorium with about 400 people in attendance, Oct 13. Photo by Gabriella Solis

Former coach: celebrates differences

Patrick German October 14, 2015

Texas and football seem to go hand-in-hand, so when legendary football coach Herman Boone opened this year’s Artist-Lecture Series, Oct. 13, in Akin Auditorium, nearly 400 people were in attendance. Brianda...

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