The Wichitan

Percussion ensemble takes over Frank & Joe’s

Micayla Kelsey, music freahman, performs at Frank And Joe's Coffee House before finals. Photo by Nathan Martinez

Demian Ponce, Reporter

December 5, 2018

As customers of Frank and Joe's sipped on their mochas, the music department and seven of its students played the marimba for an hour on Dec. 4. “It was fun to play for the community and get ready for our juries at the end of the semester,” said Micayla Kelsey, music education freshman. The...

Cruz wins re-election for Senator

Ted Cruz speaks in Akin Auditorium.

Demian Ponce, Reporter

November 7, 2018

The Texas Senate incumbent and Republican winner Ted Cruz defeated Democrat candidate Beto O'Rourke. It was a historical night in the close race for Senate. Texas is normally a red state, but in this election O'Rourke had 48 percent of the state blue while Cruz held 51 percent to win Texas. "It's...

Flyer causes commotion on campus

Demian Ponce, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Jaylon Williams was on her way to class Oct 15. when she found a flyer posted on the "must turn right" sign located in front of Sundance apartments. The flyer was not approved to be posted on campus and has since been taken down. "Prior to this incident, we told administration and MSU police about prev...

Flag football playoffs kickoff Oct. 4

Demian Ponce, Reporter

October 3, 2018

Intramural flag football playoffs start Oct. 4. All teams from both women's and men's division have a spot in playoffs, the games to be held at the recreational/athletic field north. "All teams are eligible to make playoffs as long as they have a good enough sportsmanship rating," Michael Richardson,...

Mariachi band to perform Sept. 20

Demian Ponce, Reporter

September 20, 2018

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Mariachi Nueva Era will play in a free concert Sept. 20 from 5-7 p.m. at Sikes Lake Pavilion. "We are having this event in part of Hispanic heritage month to show students the beauty of Hispanic culture" Claudio Rodriguez, residence life coordinator, said. Housing...

Living on campus helps students transition into college

doing laundry

Kristin Silva, Reporter

May 19, 2018

Moving away from home and living independently is a big step students take when coming to college. New friends and memories are going to be made and students learn who they are while learning to live away from home. According to Rachael Miyahara, residence-life student worker, residence-life requires...

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