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Secular sobriety pilot program is brought to campus

Secular sobriety pilot program is brought to campus

Jeri Moore, Reporter

October 16, 2019

A pilot program for a more secular version of Alcoholics Anonymous, years in the making from conception to implementation, has made its appearance on campus this fall. The counseling center, a third party and various staff members have made this a possibility through campus affiliation. Aggregate information...

Sigma Nu recruitment includes bowling, cookout

Armondo Rubio, Reporter

February 6, 2019

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 of love, ...

Theater professors held Shakespeare Workshop

Nicole Smalls, Reporter

November 10, 2018

With only two MSU students in attendance, assistant theater professors Sally Story and Christie Maturo held their monthly Shakeshop: Actor’s Workshop at the Kemp Center for the Arts on Nov. 4. “The theater department wants to do more community outreach. By doing this we can serve the community, ...

Students and community members participate in 5k and fun run

Amber Hernandez and Kristin Silva

October 29, 2018

In celebration of homecoming week, the athletics program and Wellness Center hosted a 5k and fun run Oct. 27 at 9 a.m. 28 participants, a mix of students and community members, stood at the starting line and waited for their signal to go. Some students like Kiley Bagley, sophomore dental hygiene, prep...

Special Olympics brings inclusion to campus

Madison Davis, Reporter

October 18, 2018

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 future looks like for special olympics on campus and his athletes are excited...

Mustangs 4 Christ aims to help students build stronger relationship with Christ

Jadon Lane, Reporter

September 29, 2018

At first glance, things at Mustangs 4 Christ didn't seem very organized. It wasn't that the space located just off campus was disorganized, it was more like the staff just wanted students and others to feel at home - in a relaxed atmosphere. And they certainly didn't want to start throwing the Bible around as soon as you walk in ev...

Senior Walk first steps on May 10

Cortney Wood, Managing Editor

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, have coordinated the first Senior Walk on campus for Thursday, May 10 starting beginning at Bolin...

Community leaders stress importance of city bonds

Community leaders stress importance of city bonds

Tyler Manning, Editor

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 chance to vote on seven proposed bonds with significant consequences for key areas in town. Members from ...

Greek members win in excellence, service at banquet

Herbert McCullough, Reporter

April 16, 2018

For the second year in a row, Sigma Lambda Alpha won the Standards of Excellence Award at the Greek Awards Banquet. Cynthia Hubbard, marketing sophomore and president of Sigma Lambda Alpha, said their continued efforts were rewarded thanks to the guidance from their advisor. “It feels great knowing...

Pokémon Go finds cult following on campus

Christopher Castillo

March 20, 2018

Despite Pokémon GO losing popularity two years ago, the app still has a presence on campus. The location-based mobile game Pokémon GO arrived in app stores on July 6, 2016. Garnering millions of downloads and users, the game became a widespread addiction across the country; however, due to slo...

Lifelong Learning Communities encourage community involvement

Tyler Manning

February 13, 2018

To present the member benefits and structure of Lifelong Learning Communities, Todd Giles, associate professor of English, and David Hartman, retired senior minister at First Christian Church, spoke at the Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 9. Lifelong Learning Communities are educational community outrea...

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

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

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 & Multicultural Affairs members in the Comanche Suites on Feb. 1. “It is an opportunity for...

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