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The Counseling Center is the place to go

Counseling Center

Jordan Breedlove, Photographer

February 3, 2020

When you first come to college are you scared? A more broadened question would be, "Are you afraid to bear the new comings that college brings to you?" If the answer is yes, the counseling center is a place that many students fail to take advantage of while in college. The counseling center provides m...

Moffett Library construction inconvenient during finals

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Tommy Chhe, Reporter

December 6, 2018

For students going into Moffett Library to study for their upcoming final exams, getting a preferable spot is already tough. Yet, the dilemma has another twist as the construction of the Moffett sees the second and third-floor being shut off to students. Students have access to only one floor during...

Voices allows students to express themselves through literature and art

Yerasly Duran, Reporter

November 20, 2018

Lights! Camera! Action! To allow students creativity to flow, share their writing, art and to express themselves, Voices art and literary journal is accepting submissions from students until Dec. 7. Giving the opportunity for aspiring writers and artists to get their work published. Voice...

Police officers help to keep campus secure

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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 team operate all day, every day. As they prepare to move into an improved building in the next two mont...

Expertise key factor in determining salaries

Magaly Rincon-Zachary, biology professor, talks with one of her students, Mi'Kaila Billinger, biology and Spanish junior, about the EURECA reserach project they are working on in the lab, about the results they've gotten so far and possible directions they could go forth with, April 11, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Tasia Floissac and Miguel Padron

May 3, 2018

A white male and an American-Indian woman are sitting at a table in the Mesquite Dining Hall – both are staff on campus. They both teach. They both hold office hours. They both advise students. They do the same job and the casual observer might assume they are paid the same. However, one makes more tha...

Anonymous donor gives school money to research sexual misconduct

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Cortney Wood and Tyler Manning

April 3, 2018

An anonymous donor established a fund of $25,000 for Midwestern to research responses to sexual misconduct on college campuses, with MSU as a case study. In a postmaster sent out by Suzanne Shipley, university president, on March 28, stated, "The donor, who has had a lifelong interest in enhancing...

Car accident sparks power outage on campus

Tyler Manning, Editor

March 23, 2018

Around approximately 3 p.m. on Friday, March 23, the power went out across various facilities on campus. The power outage extended to the traffic lights on the intersection of Louis J. Rodriguez Drive and Midwestern Parkway. According to Mike Richardson, assistant director of the wellness center,...

Underlying message behind a student athletes clothing line

Underlying message behind a student athletes clothing line

Kayla Guillory

February 27, 2018

Hard work. Dedication. The ability to push through adversity. These are all useful characteristics in staring a business. Due to the struggles he has faced throughout his life, Brandon Sampson, arts and sciences senior, said the creation of his brand represents not only himself, but his journey as...

Why Artist Lecture Series alone won’t change this campus

Rachel Johnson, mass communication senior

Rachel Johnson

January 23, 2018

Let me just say out of the 3-and-a-half years I’ve been at MSU, I’ve attended at least 10 Artist Lecture Series. I enjoyed almost all of them and took something away from each. It’s a great concept: bring in well-known speakers from around the world to talk about a certain message, usuall...

Jesse Brown withdraws from county treasurer election

KFDX3 News reports Jesse Brown has suspended his candidacy from the county treasurer position on Nov. 10, 2017

Cortney Wood

November 11, 2017

According to stories published by the Times Record News and KFDX3 news, Jesse Brown, coordinator for student organizations and leadership programming, withdrew from the Republican primary for country treasurer. According to the newspaper, Brown, Wichita Falls City District 4 council member, su...

Furry friend comforts in time of need

Felisa Nihof, pre-vet sophomore, stops by to greet comfort dog Elijah on her way out of Moffett library on Sept. 20. Photo by Harlie David

Yareli Lora

September 26, 2017

Elijah isn't an ordinary golden retriever. And he doesn't have an ordinary job — for a dog. Elijah is an 18-month-old golden retriever that is part of the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. He is a professional comfort dog in the community that comforts anyone that needs love and support. ...

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