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‘Urinetown’ stage managers keep show organized

'Urinetown' stage managers keep show organized

The Wichitan

January 30, 2018

While the actors parade around the "Urinetown" stage and memorize lines, songs and choreography, the stage managers spend hours on end reading over paperwork, gathering schedules and offering helping hands to wherever they are needed. Katie Cagle, stage manager and theater tech design senior, along si...

Inclusion, representation matters

Cortney Wood

January 30, 2018

I've heard the whispers my entire life. As I walked down hallways in middle and high school, I always heard the hushed comments about my weight. I get it—I'm fat. This isn't news to me. I've been overweight my entire life, and while I'm not exactly the picture of health, I know that I should never be...

Take advantage, study abroad

The Wichitan

November 28, 2017

Our view: Our generation is offered many opportunities our predecessors weren’t, and one of them is the chance to study abroad. While not everyone dreams of traveling the world, it something that as many students as possible should take advantage of. Besides traveling with your college friends and making unique...

Purpose found through major changes

Sierra Hodges

The Wichitan

November 15, 2017

I had one goal on my mind: attend Abilene Christian starting in the fall 2017 and graduate with a bachelor's degree of science. Little did I know my plans would end up with two hospital visits during the summer and a long, long road of recovery. Since I was 9 years old, I dreamed of being a pediat...

Inman: ‘Stranger Things’ has taken over my life

Chester Rushing, Joe Keery and Natalia Dyer in Stranger Things (2016). Photo courtesy of IMDB

The Wichitan

November 7, 2017

I’ll admit I was pretty late to jump on the "Stranger Things" bandwagon, and after binge-watching it over the span of two days, I now know that the hype surrounding the show is well-deserved. It has taken over my life. The writers did an excellent job of combining a sci-fi/fantasy se...

Five hotspots to visit in downtown Wichita Falls

Haley Carnley, event coordinator, takes a customer's order at Odd Duck Coffee. Within her position, Carnley said Odd Duck focuses on community involvement and loves

Megan Baltusis

October 31, 2017

It's hard to ignore the chatter around campus about the amenities Wichita Falls has to offer — or rather, what it doesn't offer. "This town is boring." "There's nothing here." However, Wichita Falls offers a collection of town gems that are quickly generating steam among the community. From...

366 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

Amanda Bergstrom, incoming business marketing freshman, signs up for more information from the Midwestern State University Cheerleading Squad during the organization fair part of Mustangs Rally held in D.L. Ligon Coliseum, Saturday Oct. 28, 2017.

Herbert McCullough

October 31, 2017

The admissions office organized the fall 2017 Mustangs Rally where prospective students were introduced to the university on Oct. 28. George Castro, admissions counselor, said the goal of Mustangs Rally is to help the prospective students understand MSU more. “We hope that students leave wit...

Engineering students sail to first in cardboard boat race Oct. 20

Clayton Masters, mechanical engineer junior, and Kyndal Diehm, mechincal engineer sophomore, take the lead, finishing first in the 2017 Homecoming Boat Race, Friday, Oct. 20.

Cortney Wood

October 20, 2017

After 84.5 man hours of work, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers members Kendall Diehm, mechanical engineering sophomore, and Clayton Masters, engineering junior, won the cardboard box race Oct. 20 within 15 minutes. American Society of Mechanical Engineering members came in first, followi...

Freshman: ‘This is my first bonfire and I expect it to be lit’

Addison Semer, mass communication senior, and Leah Lychock, exercise physiology senior, light the homecoming bonfire Oct. 19, 2017. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Herbert McCullough

October 20, 2017

The Office of Student Development and Orientation faculty members organized the bonfire on Oct. 19 as part of homecoming week. Under this, students donated a shirt of another college that was burned. Mario Ramirez, interim director of student involvement, said not all the shirts donated were burne...

Lip sync top three announced, will battle at bonfire on Oct. 19

Reese Crosby, sociology freshman, and Riley Carr, nursing junior, the Lip Sync competition Oct. 16, 2017. Photo by Elias Maki.

halie aldridge

October 17, 2017

As the focus drew down to the the top three, the crowd became restless. After each performance, cheers erupted from the audience, and the night had been filled with nostalgia and excitement, however, the performers and the audience waited to hear the finalists announced. Treston Lacy, mass co...

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