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BREAKING: University Police search Legacy Hall for weapons

BREAKING: University Police search Legacy Hall for weapons

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor November 13, 2021

Friday night, Nov. 12, armed University Police arrived at Legacy Hall, closed the fourth floor off to students and searched the building. This was in response to a report by a Legacy Hall resident that...

Ghostly rumors of MSU campus investigated

Ghostly rumors of MSU campus investigated

Fisher Seigler, Reporter November 3, 2021

According to a 2019 survey by multinational market research group Ipsos, just under half of Americans believe in ghosts. Wichita Falls has its own ghostly rumors, such as Witch’s Gate. From an article...

Accounting senior Kassidy Knight is held up by cheerleaders kinesiology senior DanLee Duncan, mechanical engineering junior Robert Hollingsworth and nursing senior Ashleigh Miller as they all stand in front of the bonfire.

MSU students get lit the night before homecoming literally –

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 1, 2021

The night before homecoming here at MSU Texas, was a night of overwhelming anticipation and excitement. The torchlight parade consisted of a march led by band, color guard, the MSU cheer team and then...

Mechanical engineering junior Jabez Mackey, radiology junior Ebany Hanna and mechanical engineering junior Miguel Bethel turn around the Caribbean Student Organization boat before finishing first in the Cardboard Boat Race.

The Caribbean Student Organization races to the finish line

Thalia Doe, Sports and Feature Editor November 1, 2021

In MSU homecoming tradition, the annual boat race took place at Sikes Lake Friday, Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. The boats are created by the organizations participating by just using cardboard and duct tape. After...

General business senior Jaye Surles lines up her shot on the shuffleboard at Glowcade.

MSU Gets Lit at Glowcade

Fisher Seigler, Reporter October 26, 2021

On Tuesday, Oct. 26 the University Planning Board hosted a Glowcade, that is, “glowing arcade,” and dance party from 8-11 p.m. at Don Flatt Gymnasium. The gym floor was littered with balloons, and...

Gabriella Pettijohn, economics junior with a Spanish minor

OPINION: The student involvement problem on campus

Gabriella Pettijohn October 18, 2021

*Columns are the opinions of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Wichitan as an organization.* I was a Freshman college student during the peak of COVID-19. I did...

Athletic training sophomores Felicia Flores and Kristen Carraway enjoy dinner and discuss content from an earlier class.

Sophomores get their first real taste of campus life

Stephanie Robledo, Managing Editor October 13, 2021

The rise of the COVID-19 pandemic called for a change in daily lives, and academia was no exception.  Classes became virtual and students had to learn through a screen at home. Many students who were...

Parade members dance to music at the parade.

Caribfest Parade brings Caribbean culture to the streets of campus

Stephanie Robledo and Thalia Doe September 29, 2021

Caribfest came to an end with a parade Saturday, Sept. 25 at 1:30 p.m. that began at the Hardin Administration building and ended at Sunwatcher Plaza. The parade highlighted Caribbean culture with music,...

Family Weekend: is it too soon to bring back?

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter September 23, 2021

Family Weekend has been a tradition at MSU Texas for many years and never fails to bring together the students, their families and the community. Taking place Friday to Sunday, parents, siblings and other...

Students adding the spin to the dance after becoming more comfortable with the basics

Get ready to spin…. & spin, spin spin! with bachata class on campus

Diamond Gamboa, Reporter September 23, 2021

Enthusiastic students filled the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. ready to learn the practice of the Hispanic cultural dance Bachata, sponsored by the Organization of Hispanic Students...

Faculty advisor John Schulze introduces the Voices release party

Authors in Voices 2020-21 share their creative process

Abigail Jones, Assistant Editor September 15, 2021

The new 2020-21 edition of MSU Texas literary journal Voices features short story authors, poets and visual artists, seven of whom are award winning. Meredith Berend, criminal justice graduate and...

Saul Squirrel eats berries he found so he can conserve what is left of his ambushed acorn stash

SATIRE: First Day Critters

Emily Beaman, News Editor September 1, 2021

The first day coming back to school is never easy. Whether you have an 8 a.m. or it is your first day in college, it can be difficult to shake off the summer and get back into the groove of school. However,...

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