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Less people = less crime: campus police report drop in campus crime for 2020

Emily Beaman, reporter February 1, 2021

Every year, the Police Department conducts a Security and Fire Safety Report comprised of data collected from January to October of that year. The newest report, released in December of 2020, includes...

MSU Texas police investigates on-campus sexual assault

MSU Texas police investigates on-campus sexual assault

Bridget Reilly, Editor in Chief August 7, 2020

Midwestern State University police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that happened Thursday night on-campus. In a Postmaster sent Friday morning, MSU Chief of Police Patrick Coggins states the...

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Police officers help to keep campus secure

Cortney Wood, Managing Editor May 18, 2018

The University Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency and is staffed by both sworn and civilian professional. The 10 sworn police officers along with a telecommunication dispatch...

Alleged sexual misconduct causes controversy for Kappa Sigma

Cortney Wood April 24, 2018

[Editor's note: During a recorded interview, Jessica Wollenberger received a call from Janet Hallum, Sigma Kappa Gamma Tau chapter adviser, which she answered while the recording was still on. Cortney...

Matthew Rowe, Marcus Reynolds, Jr. and Giacomo Gonzalez were charged with Burglary of a Habitation in connection with an incident at Legacy Hall on March 3. Reynolds was arrested on March 3, while Rowe and Gonzalez were arrested on March 22. Photo courtesy of the Wichita County Sheriff's Office

Former football players arrested for assault

Tyler Manning March 24, 2018

Three former football players — Marcus Reynolds Jr., Matthew Rowe and Giacomo Gonzalez —allegedly charged into a student's room in Legacy Hall, assaulting him and leaving him badly wounded on March...

Get educated, talk about serious topics

The Wichitan February 6, 2018

OUR VIEW: Getting tested for sexually transmitted infections and diseases should be second nature to sexually active people. We're all adults here. We talk politics, gender, race and sex, but mere...

Increase in reported sexual assault, harassment for fall 2017

Bridget Reilly January 17, 2018

With recent global efforts to support those victimized by sexual harassment and/or assault, the #metoo campaign has given victims the motivation to tell their story. The latest Golden Globes awards saw...

Security increases effort in sexual assault awareness

Brittany Hill, Reporter October 26, 2017

A campus security authority reported being notified by a hall resident of a sexual assault having occurred in a resident's room in Killingsworth Hall late night on Oct. 10.  The complainant wished to...

BREAKING: Football player arrested for sexual assault

BREAKING: Football player arrested for sexual assault

Bridget Reilly April 18, 2017

6 p.m. Rodney Higgins Jr. has been taken off the official team roster, although he was listed there earlier today. 3 p.m. Interim Director of Athletics Kyle Williams, "The investigation is going...

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