The Wichitan

REVIEW: Broadway’s ‘Newsies’ brings New York City to town

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

February 18, 2019

Filed under A&E, Featured

Whether you enjoy musical theater or not, Wichita Falls’ production of Disney's Newsies the Broadway musical is a must see. 'Newsies' the musical follows the inspiring story of the newsboys' hawkers of New York in 1899. The...

Sigma Nu recruitment includes bowling, cookout

Armondo Rubio, Reporter

February 6, 2019

Filed under Campus, Feature, Local, News

As part of their continued recruitment efforts, members of Sigma Nu invite prospects to come bowl with them  Feb. 7 at 9 p.m. Village Bowl.  Eta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Nu will hold a bowling night at Village Bowl for men interested to join an organization that is built on its principles o...

Sara Henning confesses family secrets through poetry

Peyton Alonzo, Reporter

February 1, 2019

Filed under Campus, News

Some 40 people attended last night's reading of a collection of poems by Sara Henning, at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art Jan. 31. Henning, an assistant professor of English at Stephen F. Austin State University, gave the ...

Central Plant employs the heart of campus

Cydney Menzik, Reporter

December 7, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

Electricity is used. The air conditioning clicks on and off. A heater blows. Water runs. The Wi-Fi is strong. (Well, most of the time.) There are many different cogs in the machine that is MSU. At the heart of...

Ratings site provides students with anonymous information on instructors

Shaila Botello, Reporter

November 27, 2018

Filed under Campus, Local

The first semester of college can bring an abundance of different emotions to first-time students. They can experience fear, happiness, relief, and stress. The stress a student may experience can also be heightened when choosing...

Special Olympics brings inclusion to campus

Madison Davis, Reporter

October 18, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

The North Texas Special Olympics, an official club on campus, is looking to offer opportunities designed to include the athletes in and out of the classroom. Area Director Mike Strickland said he is excited for what the fu...

Theater students had 10-minute scene auditions

Nicole Smalls, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

Every fall semester the students in the Principals of Directing class get the chance to direct 10-minute scenes, often the first time the students ever directed a show. On Oct. 15 and 16 in the Bea Wood Studio Theatre, seven theater...

Women’s soccer team loses to Eastern New Mexico

Paige Champagne, Reporter

October 1, 2018

Filed under Campus, News

The women’s soccer team lost 1-2 to Eastern New Mexico Sunday at Stang Park. Head Coach Ryan Spence attributes some of the failure to the coaches themselves. “We didn’t match the intensity,” Spence said, “...at the...

‘Extremities’: an opportunity to discuss mature issues

Shaila Botello, Reporter

September 17, 2018

Filed under Campus, Local, News

After the original student director stepped down, Drew Davison, a 2017 Midwestern State graduate, led four student actors through William Mastrosimone's "Extremities." Davison said, “Someone else had chosen the play and I...

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