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Stampede week’s Hypnotist changes minds

Stampede week’s Hypnotist changes minds

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse

January 18, 2019

"It was freaking amazing! After seeing this show I definitely would be hypnotized, I think I'm that kind of person." Ronnie Esslinger, an undecided freshman, said after watching hypnotist Eric Kand perform Jan. 15 at 7 p.m. in Comanche. Kand's show was one of the many events lined up for this Spring's...

Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

Cortney Wood, Reporter

September 4, 2018

To promote a healthy well-balanced life for students the Wellness Center administration members offer various events, services and classes to help students increase fitness while enjoying the facility they pay for. About 850 people visit the Wellness Center facility each day throughout the fall and...

UPB meeting discusses fun, future events

UPB meeting discusses fun, future events

Chloe Phillips

January 30, 2018

To discuss upcoming events in February, the University Programming Board held its bi-monthly meeting on Jan. 30. From hosting a Super Bowl party with the Residence Hall Association, to screening critically acclaimed film "Get Out" with the Office of Equity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Affairs, the...

UPB discusses nothing

Tyler Manning, Reporter

November 8, 2017

After meeting for only 10 minutes in the Wichita II Meeting Room on Nov. 7, the members of the University Programming Board decided, well, nothing. It started with a mixer. All the members rose from their seats and took positions: it was cookie decorating time. People bonded and discussed the art...

Critical conversation encourages first generation students

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

October 17, 2017

To create an open dialogue of experiences and awareness of first generation college students, Critical Conversation Series #2: #Gen1MSU was held on Oct. 16 at the Legacy Multipurpose Room. Hosted by the office of equity, inclusion, and multicultural affairs, Syreeta Green notified the audience that #Gen1MSU...

Downtown art show gives students chance to network

Craig Tidmore

September 12, 2017

Local artwork was front-center during the first Ink in The Falls event, held by 9th Street Studios and art senior Erin Marie Harman. Tattoo shops including Human Canvas, Cowabunga Ink, Rusty’s Needles and Underground Tattoo and Body Piercing were highlighted at the show on Sept. 9. The event showcased...

Black Student Union starts off Black History Month with ‘Actor or Activist’

Black Student Union starts off Black History Month with ‘Actor or Activist’

Zoie Flores

February 8, 2017

In a room full of 30 students, Black Student Union hosted an event discussing the difference between actors and activists on Feb. 6 in Clark Student Center in the Comanche room.At the start of the discussion, students were asked to write what they believe activists and actors are. The students were very ...

Economic development: The future of Wichita Falls

Economic development: The future of Wichita Falls

Robert Hillard

December 4, 2015

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life Oil and gas have been major contributors to the economy of Wichita Falls since 1918, when oil was first found in Burkburnett. There are declines in these industries. Since oil will not be a...

Spice up the weekend at Cajun Fest May 9

Robert Hillard

May 6, 2015

Get ahold of your friends and family, put on your Cajun attire, and head downtown to shop, eat, and dance for Wichita Falls eighth annual Cajun Fest May 9 hosted by Wichita Falls Development and the Elks Lodge. “This event is all about helping the community of Wichita Falls,” said Craig Robertson, co...

Brew Fest set to tip off May 2

Robert Hillard

April 29, 2015

With a wide variety of craft beers and live entertainment, the Wichita Falls Rotary North Club will be hosting its second annual brew fest at the J.S. Bridwell Agricultural Center May 2. Proceeds from the Tornado Alley Brew Fest 2015  benefit the Wichita Falls Chapter of Disabled American Veterans an...

Moving out of rain’s way

Moving out of rain’s way

Lauren Roberts

August 28, 2014

The recent rain wasn't going to stop the final 2014 Live at the Lake show on Aug. 28 with Americana folk-rocker Richie Bates and Ali Holder. The Wichita Falls Museum of Art at Midwestern State University has never canceled a show in its six years and this is the second time Live at the Lake has bee...

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