The Wichitan

The struggles of remote learning

student at computer
December 5, 2020

After spending the latter half of my spring semester at home, I thought I couldn’t take it anymore. After summer, I had to go back. As time went on though, that seemed increasingly unlikely. COVID cases...

A day in the life: Lacey Grimes

Lacey Grimes
October 16, 2019

It’s 6 a.m. and while most students are sound asleep, her day has just begun. The sweet and tender voices of small children fill her ears forcing her eyes to partially open to a sun-filled room. She...

You made it to college, now what?

October 1, 2019

What does it mean to get a degree from a small, public, liberal arts university like MSU? What are you going to make of your time here? What’s your legacy going to be both here and in the larger world?...

Adjusting to college is hard but not impossible

February 26, 2019

Our view: The Wichitan staff believes that getting involved with activities on campus can help freshmen adjust to their new environment. For incoming freshmen, adjusting to college life can be hard...

Stress, finals, and the college student psyche

November 28, 2018

Finals week can be a stressful time of the year for college students. Not only do they have to study for the most important tests of the semester, but they also have to deal with the everyday struggles...

Sophomore has busy days while involved in church, work

Devon Hagy
Devon Hagy, nursing sophomore, "God centered"
October 22, 2018

Devon Hagy, sophomore nursing, full-time student, part-time Old Navy employee, youth leader at Colonial Church, and  student leader at Baptist Student Ministry has busy days, but was able to make...

iLead Conference building better Leaders

September 18, 2018

To equip students with better leadership skills, the Office of Student Leadership & Involvement will host the iLead conference Tuesday Sept. 18, beginning at 4:15 p.m. in the Comanche Room of Clark...

Mustangs Pantry give food insecure students more resources

September 13, 2018

Students who are food insecure now have access to canned goods and other foods that don't expire in Room 173 of the Clark Student Center. The Mustangs Pantry had just been an idea until it finally came...

Senior Walk first steps on May 10

May 9, 2018

To enrich campus traditions through celebrating graduates, James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Tony Vidmar, vice president for university advancement and public affairs,...

Community leaders stress importance of city bonds

If proposed bond Proposition G were to be passed, changes to downtown Wichita Falls would include changes to the underground infrastructure, widening the roads, adding bike lanes and repaving the roads and sidewalks. Screen capture taken on
April 24, 2018

In a matter of a few short weeks, there is an opportunity to completely reshape tone, environment and infrastructure of Wichita Falls. Those eligible to vote in the city of Wichita Falls will have the...

Adjusting culture from Zimbabwe to America

April 23, 2018

Coming from my home in Zimbabwe and having travelled a fair amount around the world in my life, culture shock has become somewhat of a normal thing for me. Though even with all the stories of what to expect,...

Choose a major that makes you happy

April 10, 2018

I came to Midwestern State University to pursue a career in radiology – then I took Intro to Radiology. I hated it. This course made me realize my disinterest in radiology. I am not saying coming...

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