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Holidays during the pandemic: should we cancel?

No Christmas
November 24, 2020

As we get closer to the end of the year, the total number of COVID-19 cases in Texas has reached over 1 million people. People have been debating whether or not Thanksgiving and Christmas should be canceled...

MSU men’s soccer adjusts to cancellation of fall season

Soccer players huddle
November 24, 2020

There was hope that the doubt-filled fall semester would still contain a sense of hope for collegiate sports fans and athletes. At first, fall sports were delayed until late September due to COVID-19,...

Satire: COVID-19 cancels every major event EXCEPT final exams

protest sign
November 24, 2020

As 2020 finally rounds to a close, we've seen a wide plethora of major events canceled in hopes of preventing the spread of COVID-19. For some universities, this has even lead to the cancellation of in-person...

Students react to the cancellation of Spring Break

November 16, 2020

MSU Texas officials announced via Postmaster Wednesday, Oct. 21, the decision to eliminate spring break from the academic calendar for the 2021 spring semester as they “continue to make the necessary...

Journal of a student stuck in quarantine

made bed
November 11, 2020

Quarantine Day 4, 10: 50 p.m. (11/2/20) My roommates came in contact with a good friend and teammate who tested positive for COVID-19. I live in the Sunwatcher apartments, so we just share a kitchen...

Wichita County Health District announces free COVID-19 testing site

November 4, 2020

The Wichita County Health District has announced a free COVID-19 testing site available at the parking lot of the Multipurpose Events Center (MPEC), courtesy of health services company WellHealth. "We...

Everything you need to know from the 2020 presidential debates

Debate
October 23, 2020

FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE Sept. 29, was the first presidential debate of the year between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. The debate was moderated by Fox News’s Chris Wallace,...

Recap of the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate

October 20, 2020

The first 2020 Vice Presidential debate was held on Oct. 7 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Susan Page from USA Today was the moderator, and the rules were the same as the Presidential debate held last week on...

You’re Socially Distanced, Charlie Brown!

October 3, 2020

On October 2 and 3, the MSU theatre department put on the first musical of the semester, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown! at the Priddy Pavilion. Rehearsals began on August 25, primarily held over...

MSU Texas announces new face mask policy

Face Mask
July 1, 2020

Wednesday, July 1 at 11:02 a.m., MSU Texas president Dr. Suzanne Shipley announced via Postmaster the implementation of a policy that will require students to wear face coverings to prevent the spread...

MSU Texas to host COVID-19 testing

COVID-19
June 29, 2020

Via a campus-wide postmaster, Midwestern State University announced that June 30, the state of Texas will turn the D.L. Ligon Colesium and Nocona Trail into a free COVID-19 testing site from 10 a.m. until...

A graduating senior’s perspective

A graduating senior’s perspective
May 24, 2020

I truly thought I was okay today. I knew I wasn’t going to walk across the stage on Saturday, May 16. I knew there weren’t going to be documentary screenings, the mass communication final capstone...

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