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Cultural Greek Council hosts first wave check on campus

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March 6, 2019

A phenomenon that has been swarming across college campuses and universities has now made its way to Wichita Falls. The Cultural Greek Council hosted the first wave check on Feb. 28 in the Clark Student...

Black Excellence Gala held Feb. 23

February 27, 2019

To wrap up the celebration of Black History Month, the fourth annual Black Excellence Gala was held in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suites Feb. 23. More than 70 people attended the event which...

Black Student Union holds talent show auditions

February 20, 2019

Five talents. Five brave individuals. Five minutes. In a small, dim room, the celebration of Black History Month continued as the Black Student Union members honored their ancestors through the...

Black History Month begins with Greek life stroll

Students gathering in the Clark Student Center in preparation for the Greek life stroll
February 5, 2019

Culturally based Greek organizations officially kicked off recruitment week and Black History Month with the jam-boree and stroll event of Feb. 1 in the Clark Student Center Atrium. Ruby Arriaga, coordinator...

Black Excellence Pageant postponed to April

March 6, 2018

While students rejoiced at the two extra days of holiday due to recent inclement weather, the storm put a damper on the Black Student Union’s plans for the staging of the Mr. and Ms. Black Excellence...

‘Black Panther’ changes the superhero genre

Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, and Janeshia Adams-Ginyard in Black Panther (2018)
February 19, 2018

It’s no secret that Marvel’s newest superhero flick “Black Panther” has roared into theaters. Although I was sure that it could not possibly live up to all of the hype, thankfully, I was...

Campus needs black intellectualism

February 13, 2018

We are entrenched in a post-truth, “alternative facts” reality. The evidence is most clear in American politics, but it can be seen in all avenues of life. Not only do we face malicious disinformation,...

Second annual ‘Cookies and Condoms’ event raises sexual awareness today

February 7, 2018

To raise awareness and emphasize the importance of strong sexual health, members of the organization People Respecting the Identity and Diversity of Everyone will host the second annual "Free HIV testing...

‘Sense of pride, community’ found through Black History Month kick-off

Logan Cope, psychology senior, plays Jenga while waiting for the Kick-Off & State of the Black Community Forum & Social to begin on Feb. 1. Photo by Mia Heck
February 1, 2018

Black History Month celebrations kicked off with conversations, games and finger foods during the Kick-Off & State of the Black Community Forum & Social hosted by the office of Equity, Inclusion...

UPB meeting discusses fun, future events

Makayla Burnham, mass communication senior, talks about the upcoming Super Bowl watch party during the University Programming Board general member meeting in Wichita 2. Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2013. Photo by Francisco Martinez
January 30, 2018

To discuss upcoming events in February, the University Programming Board held its bi-monthly meeting on Jan. 30. From hosting a Super Bowl party with the Residence Hall Association, to screening critically...

‘Ordinary people with extraordinary dreams’ change the world

February 23, 2017

Anxiety and excitement flooded through her as she picked up the envelope with the MSU insignia stamp. After years of homework and hard work, Wichita Falls’ Booker T. Washington High School valedictorian...

Small audience attends Black Student Union’s showing of ‘They Are We’

February 22, 2017

The documentary They Are We, was shown in honor of Black History Month in Legacy's Multipurpose Room on Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. There were only six people in the room and a few came and went throughout...

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