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CJ Johnson brings laughs to Family Day

Comedy Hypnotist C.J. Johnson has Ryan Acosta, radiology sophomore, believe he is Steve Erwin trying to catch a crocodile.

Chloe Phillips, Co-Editor

October 8, 2018

To entertain students and their families during Family Day Weekend and give them an opportunity to be the star of the show/experience being hypnotized, hypnotist C.J. Johnson performed an hour long routine in Akin Auditorium. C.J. Johnson, who is apart of production company To Go Events, has been performing hypnosis shows on campus sin...

Faculty serve ice cream, conversation

Gupta serves ice cream

Madison Davis, Reporter

October 7, 2018

Faculty, most from the West College of Education, served ice cream and conversation to students and their families on Saturday beginning at 3 p.m. in the Quad. The event was the cherry on top of a fun-filled Family Day. Computer science freshman Tayton Rose said he enjoyed the atmosphere, throwback music and chatting with teachers. “It’s a fun en...

Family Day tailgate new for some, old for others

Mia Heck

October 3, 2017

The Memorial Stadium parking lot smelled of burgers and hot dogs while more than 100 students and their parents participated in the Family Day tailgate on Saturday, Sept. 30. “Sitting down and eating with my parents at the tailgate this last weekend was great, not only because I got to spend time...

Mentalist reads minds and brings laughs

Tyler Manning

October 3, 2017

As a part of Family Weekend, administration in the Office of Student Development hosted a performance by Sean Bott, the Mentalist, in Akin Auditorium on Sept. 30. The performance garnered about 375 people, including parents, children and students. To clarify what a mentalist is, Bott said, "A mentalist...

Mustangs win Family Day game against WNMU

D.J. Myers, psychology senior, runs the ball down the field to score the second touchdown for MSU right before halftime, bringing the score to 17-14 against Western New Mexico University at Memorial Stadium. Photo by Marissa Daley

avery queen

October 2, 2017

A sea of gold and maroon fans packed Memorial Stadium Saturday night for the annual Family Day football game. The stands were lined with family members and friends in support of the team — especially since it was the first game without cornerback Robert Grays. The team prepped themselves mentally ...

Family Weekend game postponed; Mustangs win

Bryce Martinez, business management freshman, scoring his first college touchdown at the Family Weekend game against Oklahoma Panhandle state photo by Izziel Latour

Mallory Evangelista

October 14, 2016

Heading 2-0 into the first home game of the season, the Mustangs left the field on Sunday night with a victory of 42-24 against Oklahoma Panhandle State. Due to lightning warnings on Saturday night, the game was called at 7:22 p.m. on Saturday and postponed until Sunday at 5 p.m. Safety Daniel Tejeda ...

Football players finally get to see family

cameron mcenturff

September 21, 2016

With the football team playing at home this weekend, Family Day events and five weeks without a home game have the players ready to play with a different mentality in Wichita Falls.The football team has been practicing since Aug. 6 and senior wide receiver Breion Evans said after two road trips, including...

Family Weekend to ‘connect families to Midwestern’

Sierra Jones, athletic training senior, Shana Hancock, mother of Sierra, and Devin Hancock, Sierra's brother, get their picture taken at one of the booths in the Quad put up for Family Day, Sept. 26, 2015. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Kelsey Purcell

September 21, 2016

It just wasn't enough.For the last few years, campus officials have tried to cram all the family activities — from movies to the football game — in to one day.It just wasn't enough.So this year, Family Day became Family Weekend — Sept. 23-25.“We’re just trying to make sure we have all the ...

About 1,400 attend Family Day

Sierra Jones, athletic training senior, Shana Hancock, mother of Sierra, and Devin Hancock, Sierra's brother, get their picture taken at one of the booths in the Quad put up for Family Day, Sept. 26. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Rachel Johnson

September 26, 2015

Before the rain set in, approximately 1,400 people had attend Family Day events on campus, including everything from free ice cream to group photos in costume to movies and juggler and entertainer. ...

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