The Wichitan

Day two recap of the LSC indoor track and field championships


Taylor Anderson and Amos Perkins

February 22, 2020

The Mustangs continued their fight at the Lone Star Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday, Feb. 22 at Texas Tech.  Peyton Lewis, finance freshman, started day two off with a field event: triple jump. Lewis finished with a career best, 10.88 meters, and placed 13th.  T...

Paw and claws up for adoption


Javier Contreras, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Students lined up as soon as the Humane Society van pulled up at Patterson Honda on Saturday. Only the sound of paws and claws could be heard on the other side of the metal doors. On Nov. 2, Patterson Honda held an offsite adoption event for the Humane Society of Wichita Falls. Each dog was av...

Dogs should have equal rights

Dog in Uncle Sam hat

Kristin Silva, Managing Editor

October 16, 2019

Many dog owners consider their fur-babies to be part of their family. According to, some people would even say they love their dog more than other humans. Because of this fact alone, dogs deserved to have equal rights just like humans. People easily can spot the difference betw...

‘Isle of Dogs’, quirky film about man’s best friend

Bryan Cranston and Koyu Rankin in Isle of Dogs (2018)

Brian Lang, Film Critic

April 17, 2018

Traditionally, dog movies are a great draw to the theaters. From classics like “Old Yeller” and “Homeward Bound” to newer movies like “Secret Life of Pets” and “A Dog’s Purpose,” dog movies are successful. Wes Anderson’s new animated film “Isle of Dogs” takes a different pat...

Pit bulls ‘a reflection of their environment’

Painting senior Selena Mize visits Homer, a bulldog and pit bull mix, at the Humane Society of Wichita County, February 20, 2017. Image courtesy Sada Mize.

Dakota Mize

February 22, 2017

Broad-chested, stern-faced, and a body weighing up to 80 pounds, the pit bull can seem frightening. Pit bulls are stereotyped as aggressive and violent. Mass communication freshman and pit bull owner Chaz Davis said, “I feel as though that stereotype is false because, just as humans, dogs are a d...

Stress-relieving dogs take over Moffett Library

Students pet dogs brought by the Wichita Falls Obedience Training Club Dec. 3 in Moffett Library. The dogs were brought in during finals to help students with stress. Photo by Lauren Roberts

Noah Fazekas

December 3, 2014

The library is more crowded than it has been all year, and may be even more crowded tonight. The Moffett Library will be the host to several dogs brought to help relieve stress and relax the students who are studying into the wee hours of the night. The therapy dogs will be on campus at Moffett Li...

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