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Organization helps students connect with Hispanic culture.

Luz Garcia, nursing sophomore and Daisy Reyes, mass communication sophomore and Samantha Mejia, accounting sophomore talk about OHS at the organization fair that took place before the Empower Me! Summit on Sept. 8.
October 11, 2018

The Organization of Hispanic Students strives to promote Hispanic culture an campus. Hispanic students make up 16.3 percent of the student body on campus and in this organization, students learn and show...

Panelists share immigration stories, discuss struggles

Jiankun Kang, athletic training senior, Kornika Degannes, finance senior, Claudio Rodrioguez, complex coordinator for residence life and housing, Pierre Bocquet, global studies senior, Brenda Adame, bilingual education junior, and Montserrath Garay, bilingual studies, and spanish minor senior, come together to share their experiences at Midwestern State University and the United States for Immigration Stories at Legacy Multipurpose Room on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
April 3, 2018

Aspirations, to live a better life or just to play soccer.  As a part of Inclusion Now week and to "make people aware of the culture that is on campus," Bilingual Education Student Organization and Fain...

Students fate uncertain pending a possible end to DACA

December 4, 2017

With the possible cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Dreamers program, an estimated 800,000 dreamers are at risk of being deported. In September, the Trump administration...

Hispanics add to campus culture

Matthew Sosa, biology freshman, and Shelby Cosper, radio technology freshman, laughs at Francisco Ramos, comedian, at an event put on by Univeristy Programming Board for Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 26  in Comanche room in Clark Student Center. Photo by Sara Keeling
October 3, 2017

Students have been saturated in hispanic culture for Hispanic Heritage Month since Sept. 15. Vibrant dresses twirled at Viva MSU, sizzling fajitas coated the Jesse Rogers Promenade and laughter filled...

Faculty discuss sanctuary cities bill at forum

Patrick Coggins, MSU chief of police, talks to Syreeta Greene, director of the Office of Equity, Inclusion & Multicultural Affairs, about immigration and law enforcement for the Critical Conversation Series held in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on Sept 18. Photo by Marissa Daley
September 19, 2017

To educate students on how Texas Senate Bill 4 will affect campus and Wichita Falls policing, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs hosted a forum on Sept. 18 in the Legacy Hall...

‘I am Mexican, not an alien’

Ana Lopez is an exercise physiology alumna.
July 7, 2017

I was only three years old when my father decided to migrate to the U.S. and follow the "American Dream." Just like many immigrants, he risked his life crossing the border to give us a better life....

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