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The Wichitan's top stories of the year.

The Wichitan’s top stories of the year

The Wichitan Staff May 24, 2021

With the 2020-2021 academic year officially in the books, let's take a look back at some of the biggest news stories covered by The Wichitan over the year. Professor clashes with Black Student Union Original...

The entrance to Dwellings, May 24.

Dwellings: Experiences of Shelter

Stephanie Robledo, News editor May 24, 2021

During the beginning of the pandemic, a shelter in place was set and many stayed at home for weeks. The “Dwellings: Experiences of Shelter” exhibit, which will be displayed at the Wichita Falls Museum...

Our view: Take this summer to recharge

Our view: Take this summer to recharge

May 24, 2021

With a reported 60% of adults in the US have received at least one vaccine shot, the media has been quick to remind the nation that this isn't time to let up. While that is certainly true and CDC guidelines...

MSU Texas to return to normalcy for Fall 2021

MSU Texas to return to normalcy for Fall 2021

Amos Perkins, Editor In Chief May 24, 2021

Return to Phase IV MSU Texas will be returning to Phase IV for the Fall 2020 semester, which means the campus will largely operate as it did prior to the COVID-19 outbreak starting Monday, Aug. 9. "The...

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Masks no longer required on campus effective immediately

Amos Perkins, Editor in Chief May 18, 2021

Tuesday, May 18, Midwestern State University President Suzanne Shipley announced via Postmaster that masks would no longer be required on campus effective immediately due to an executive order by Texas...

Keith Williamson, medical director of Vinson Health Center, holds up the Johnson and Johnson vaccine, April 8.

Vaccines arrive on Campus

Abigail Jones, Reporter April 18, 2021

Continuing throughout April, Vinson Health Center, Texas Department of Emergency Management and Texas Military Department have partnered together to vaccinate the community.  Keith Williamson, Vinson...

MSU Texas to host COVID-19 vaccine clinics beginning April 8

MSU Texas to host COVID-19 vaccine clinics beginning April 8

Bridget Reilly, Editor in Chief April 5, 2021

Running for the month of April on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., MSU Texas will be the host of a COVID-19 vaccination site. Beginning Thursday, April 8, the clinic will be at the Sikes...

Vinson Health Center located in the Bruce and Graciela Redwin Student Wellness Center, March 9.

Vaccinating and Masking MSU Texas

Emily Beaman, Reporter March 13, 2021

Midwestern State University has been approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to aid with vaccination efforts. MSU joins other vaccine providers in Wichita County in starting a...

MSU Texas approved as COVID-19 vaccination site

MSU Texas approved as COVID-19 vaccination site

March 4, 2021

Midwestern State University has been approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) to aid with vaccination efforts. MSU joins other vaccine providers in Wichita County in starting...

OPINION:Respect student workers

February 15, 2021

From student assistants, tour guides and cleaning crew, to football practice cameramen/women, resident assistants and desk attendants; student workers are one of the secret ingredients to making MSU Texas...

MSU Texas in final steps of being approved for COVID vaccine

Abigail Jones January 31, 2021

The MSU Texas Vinson Health center is in the final steps of being approved for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. University President Suzanne Shipley said she attributes this to MSU’s safety. "We...

Complacency: The most dangerous disease

January 18, 2021

Symptoms of COVID-19 are fever or chills, cough, difficulty breathing, loss of taste or smell, sore throat and above all else, complacency. Over 388,000 citizens have died in the U.S. and the daily average...

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