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Wichita County Health District announces free COVID-19 testing site

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor November 4, 2020

The Wichita County Health District has announced a free COVID-19 testing site available at the parking lot of the Multipurpose Events Center (MPEC), courtesy of health services company WellHealth. "We...

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PRIDE proposes bill for greater access to condoms

Stephanie Robledo, Reporter February 24, 2020

PRIDE presented a bill to make condoms more accessible to students at the Student Government Association meeting on Feb. 18. “I think giving students accessible access to [condoms] can reduce the...

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Baptist Student Ministry provides free lunch on Wednesdays

Shaila Botello, Reporter December 3, 2018

The Baptist Student Ministry is hosting a free lunch on Dec. 5 from noon to 1 p.m. "I think that it is a good idea for the [BSM] to provide free lunch for students," art senior Sara Keeling said. "Behind...

Between class and football, Austin Boyd, undecided freshman, finds time to play basketball to challenge and entertain himself at the Wellness Center on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. Photo by Cortney Wood

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...

Mechanical engineering seniors Israel Ezeodum and Chenai Sukume share a laugh just before getting started on their graduation cap designs at Finals Frenzy on May 4, 2017. File photo by Timothy Jones

Finals Frenzy to relieve students of finals stress

Andrea Pedon, Reporter May 1, 2018

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...

Derek Soper, Legacy Hall director, educates students on how to play the game flip cup. Photo by Tyler Manning.

Campus organizations emphasize safety for students this spring break

Keanna Jenkins March 8, 2018

To educate students on how they can be safe during their spring break vacations, various organizations on campus hosted booths on the Jesse Rogers Promenade as a part of Safe Spring Break on March...

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: Degrees of Freedom: Is Free Speech Free? held in the Multi-Purpose Legacy Room where 25 people were in attendance.  Photo by Rachel Johnson

Critical conversation discusses power of free speech

Chloe Phillips 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...

Pursue liberal arts outside the classroom

The Wichitan February 6, 2018

Much has been said about Midwestern State University being the only public liberal arts institution in Texas, and you may have heard rumblings of the internal efforts to enhance that experience. Arguably,...

Ricinda Parks-Turner, mass communication junior, on stage at the Lip Sync competition in the Akin Auditorium. 24 Oct. Photo by Bridget Reilly

’90s throwback lip sync will throw down Oct. 16

halie aldridge October 13, 2017

As part of homecoming week, several student organizations will battle it out at the annual lip sync event on Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. at D.L. Ligon Coliseum. According to Ruby Arriaga, student coordinator...

Mekenna Hatfield, athletic training junior, breaks away from her studies to be with Buddy, one of the dogs during Canine Cuddles at the Moffett Library on May 2. Photo by Arianna Davis

Finals Frenzy returns with Comic-Con theme

Ryane Hatten May 2, 2017

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...

Brie Larson in Free Fire (2016). Photo courtesy of IMDB

‘Free Fire’ delivers laughs through violence

Tyler Manning April 25, 2017

I love going to the movie theater. I know that it is incredibly expensive, people are loud, it can be kinda gross, etc. These are all valid criticisms, but I feel like they often turn our attention...

Día de los Muertos event celebrates lives of the dead

Yvette Ordonez November 11, 2015

Orange, yellow, red, purple. The colors that are associated with life and joy. But in Mexican tradtition, they are colors used to celebrate the dead. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated...

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