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International student drowns at Turner Falls

International student drowns at Turner Falls

Wichitan Staff

May 11, 2020

The sister of a Midwestern State University graduate student who drowned Sunday at Turner Falls, OK, is asking for help to raise funds to send her brother's body home to be buried in India. Naga Subhash Moturu, 26, died Sunday, May 10 when he was in a deep water area with friends at Turner Falls and...

MSU Texas administration plans in-person classes for Fall 2020

Campus

April 27, 2020

Midwestern State University administration members announce in-person classes for Fall 2020 following an executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott, R–Texas, Monday afternoon that initiated the first phase of reopening the Texas economy. In a post on social media from MSU Texas officials sent Monday...

Texas Roadhouse provides different food options amid the pandemic

Texas Roadhouse

Kristin Silva, Chief Editor

April 1, 2020

Texas Roadhouse has initiated a new form of food selling to its market as a means of contributing to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Natalie Fruend, Texas Roadhouse server and criminal justice junior, said the company has changed to a technical grocer. "We're selling raw meat and we als...

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

MSU Texas extends Spring Break amid COVID-19 preparations

Cortney Wood, Amos Perkins, and Kristin Silva

March 12, 2020

Midwestern State University officials have extended Spring Breakthrough Tuesday, March 24 amid COVID-19 preparations. The scheduled break for Midwestern was initially scheduled for Saturday, March 14 to Saturday, March 21. According to officials, MSU Texas offices will remain open during scheduled...

Red River Photography Club seeks to improve its skills and community

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

March 6, 2020

On the second Tuesday of every month at the Kemp Center for the Arts, the Red River Photography Club gathers to present its recent photoshoot, learn new skills through member-to-member interaction, or from a guest speaker. RRPC provides service to the community as a local organization of photographers...

The story behind alumni’s Caribbean restaurant: Fazmoz

Fazmoz

Dallas Wabbington, Reporter

February 18, 2020

Fatisha Evans, University alumni and former Caribbean Student Organization member, opened a Caribbean restaurant in August of last year called Fazmoz to provide the community with Caribbean-style food and culture. After graduating in 2014 with a bachelor's degree in marketing, Evans stayed in Wichita...

Australia’s Dog Leg Farm perseveres after bushfire devastation

Bushfire aftermath

Bridget Reilly, Photography Editor

January 20, 2020

Australia's historic town of Braidwood and the land of Yuin Country, located just over an hour from the Australian Capital Territory, was surrounded by a bushfire in late Nov. 2019. As the fire closed in around the community, residents were told they couldn't leave and they needed to take shelter and...

Secular sobriety pilot program is brought to campus

Unreachable Destination

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...

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