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Dominica, Antigua take the crown at Mr. and Ms. Caribfest pageant

Carib Pageant
October 9, 2018

Gold, glitz and glamour coated the night in Akin Auditorium that would make Jay Gatsby envious as the annual Mr. and Ms. Caribfest pageant leaned into "The Great Gatsby" theme. The festivity, part of...

CSO Glow Fete brings lit end to Caribfest

To close out the 2018 Caribfest, dozens of students attend the Glow Fete in the Comanachee Suits in the Clark Student Center on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Photo by Rebecca Writing
October 8, 2018

The rain that sent people running for cover could not put out the light of the Glow Fete that closed out the Caribbean Student Organizations 2018 Caribfest Saturday, Oct. 6 and ran through 2 a.m. Sunday,...

CSO members hope to engage more students

Guy laughing
October 1, 2018

While the Caribbean Student Organization has been around for 24 years, the organization executives said that awareness of the group is still left unknown to most of the student body. There are anywhere...

Senior Walk first steps on May 10

May 9, 2018

To enrich campus traditions through celebrating graduates, James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Tony Vidmar, vice president for university advancement and public affairs,...

Greeks host Olympic event

Fraternity and Sorority groups at Midwestern State University are competing in a game of tug of war during Greek Week on the Quad field on Fri. April, 13, 2018. Photo by Harlie David
April 17, 2018

Anticipation filled the air. Months after the international event concluded, the campus  olympics started on the warm Friday afternoon. Drawing toward the end of Greek Week, staff from the Office...

Inclusion Now paint fight splatters Sikes Lake

Amy Levy, biology sophomore, squirts her yellow team rival Zaquera Wallace, biology junior, with green paint during the Paint Fight held behind the Wellness Center, Friday April 6, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson
April 8, 2018

Laughter, screams and paint splatters from about 20 attendees filled the air surrounding Sikes Lake. The Inclusion Now! Festival came to a close with a paint fight in an "active and fun" way on April...

Model UN wins big in the Big Apple

April 2, 2018

While most people were enjoying their last two days of spring break and preparing for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations two weeks ago, I was packing my bags and flying to New York City with the rest of...

More than 700 students attend Mustangs Rally

Department signs are held up during tours to seperate prospective students to their majors for Mustangs Rally, an event for prospective students, parents, and guest to vist college life at Midwestern State University, on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Photo by Francisco Martinez
March 24, 2018

Chatter and excitement from eager faces filled D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Hosted once a semester, Mustangs Rally is a large open house for prospective students to explore campus and connect with students to...

“Urinetown” opening night rescheduled due to inclement weather

February 21, 2018

To ensure safety of cast, crew and audiences following the inclement weather Feb. 21 and class cancelation for Feb. 22, the "Urinetown" opening night has been rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 23 after months...

Critical conversation discusses power of free speech

A panel discussion is lead by Syreeta Greene, director of equity inclusion and multicultural affairs, on the topic of first ammendment rights on a college campus during Critical Conversations:
February 20, 2018

To discuss the legal and conceptual aspects of freedom of speech, the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Multicultural Affairs personnel brought a panel of faculty members to the critical conversations...

Students rush to see ‘Black Panther’

February 20, 2018

The smell of popcorn and hum of a crowd filled the Wichita Falls Cinemark Friday, Feb. 16 as the community congregated to see Marvel’s newest superhero movie, "Black Panther." While people waited...

Former MWSU student featured in Super Bowl commercial

Former MWSU student featured in Super Bowl commercial
February 2, 2018

He said he got his practice singing karaoke for hours on end at Toby’s Bar, now Mustangs Bar, on Midwestern Parkway in Wichita Falls back in the 1990s and early 2000s. From Creep by Radiohead to...

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