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Intramural basketball tournament kicks off finals week

Hayden Nolan, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

EDITOR'S NOTE: According to Michael Richardson, assistant director of recreational sports, the intramural basketball tournament, mentioned in this article has been canceled. "We have canceled the 3-on-3 tournament today due to our obligation to help with Finals Frenzy," Richardson said. Finals week beg...

Students share study tips for finals

Students share study tips for finals

Yerasly Duran, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

As finals begin Dec. 8 at 8 a.m. until Dec. 13 at 5:45 p.m. Students on campus begin their study preparations to receive their best grade. While some students like to use flashcards to study, others just rewrite their lectures. Each student has a unique way to study for their classes. Frida Arredon...

Therapy dogs visit library to comfort students

Therapy dogs visit library to comfort students

Alexis Rucker and Alana Earle

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To give students a stress-free study break while they focus on finals, the Obedience Training Club brought their therapy dogs Buddy, Sydney, Merrily and Oliver to the Moffett Library on Dec. 2. “The dogs love it, but it’s also very calming for the kids. It makes everyone happy,” Shera Humbert, Buddy’s owner, said. The ...

Stress, finals, and the college student psyche

Hayden Nolan, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Finals week can be a stressful time of the year for college students. Not only do they have to study for the most important tests of the semester, but they also have to deal with the everyday struggles of life. Procrastination, deadlines, money, and other factors are large contributors to stress, but...

Freshman express first finals worries

Andrea Hall, Reporter

November 21, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

With final exams only two weeks away, students are preparing for the upcoming chaos that are finals. "I feel nervous about my finals just because they are going to be the first college finals I'll experience," Dalton Drennan, pre-dental and biology freshman said. "Other than that I feel like my professors...

Finals Frenzy to relieve students of finals stress

Finals Frenzy to relieve students of finals stress

Andrea Pedon, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Studying for finals means staying up late, not getting enough sleep and stressing about passing classes. To give students an opportunity rest from all stress that comes from finals and to have some fun, the University Programming Board is hosting a Finals Frenzy May 3 in the Jesse Rogers Promenade....

‘Fly away’ with Finals Frenzy Dec. 7

‘Fly away’ with Finals Frenzy Dec. 7

Justin Marquart

December 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

To give students the chance to destress from finals for a few hours, University Programing Board members are hosting their bi-annual Finals Frenzy in the Clark Student Center and one in the Legacy Multipurpose Room on Dec. 7  from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The 22 events will focus around the theme "F...

Finals Frenzy returns with Comic-Con theme

Finals Frenzy returns with Comic-Con theme

Ryane Hatten

May 2, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Between all the last minute cram sessions and the late night food runs, students can take a much needed break from the books by attending silent movies, yoga, painting and puppy-petting-parties. The University Programming Board members is hosting it's semi-annual event, Finals Frenzy from April 3...

Seniors set to present documentaries

Brendan Wynne

December 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

While many students prepare for their final exams by spending extra time in the library, or putting in a few more hours in the lab, the graduating mass communication students have spent the entire semester producing one 15-minute documentary.“You don’t find many areas of profession that require this...

Moffett Library becomes a second home during finals

Dylan Hall

December 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Therapy dogs will be in Moffett Library the week of final exams as they were in the spring of 2015. Photo by Francisco Martinez.It’s the week before finals and some students are making the library their second home. They are in complete lock-down mode, with their heads stuffed in their books as much a...

Despite drought, rain annoys students

Despite drought, rain annoys students

Morgan Haire

May 6, 2015


Filed under Campus, Local

Putting the city over its average monthly rainfall, Wichita Falls received 2.58 inches of rain May 5 - 6 according to National Weather Service. And, although welcome, the rain has put students in a bind with finals approaching. “With living off campus, the rain sometimes is so bad that it’...

MESA shuttle usage low on Saturdays

MESA shuttle usage low on Saturdays

Morgan Haire

April 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, News, Reporting class

Since the trial run of the Mustangs Entertainment Shopping and Attractions Route began April 10, the number of weekend riders has continued to decline. The numbers over the weeks have been important to decide if MESA will continue to run in the fall. April 20, Matthew Park, dean of students, sent an...

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