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PRIDE proposes bill for greater access to condoms

Condom

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 negatives that might come with unprotective sex,” Adrienne Hill, sociology senior, said. The bil...

Baptist Student Ministry provides free lunch on Wednesdays

Pancake Dinner

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 the food are students who have a passion for Christ and through sharing and smiling faces, joy is ...

Students’ health remains top priority for Wellness Center

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

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 they pay for. About 850 people visit the Wellness Center facility each day throughout the fall and...

Finals Frenzy to relieve students of finals stress

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

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 fun, the University Programming Board is hosting a Finals Frenzy May 3 in the Jesse Rogers Promenade....

Campus organizations emphasize safety for students this spring break

Derek Soper, Legacy Hall director, educates students on how to play the game

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 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Around 200 students were in attendance at the event and a variety of boo...

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:

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 series program on Feb. 19 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. The panel included Donovan Irven, phil...

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, most students will experience the liberal arts in the classroom through the quality and rigor...

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

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

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 for student activities, a few changes have happened this year: the location of the lip sync prelimin...

Finals Frenzy returns with Comic-Con theme

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

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 Programming Board members is hosting it's semi-annual event, Finals Frenzy from April 3...

‘Free Fire’ delivers laughs through violence

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

Tyler Manning

April 26, 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 from the real point of the theater. To me, the theater is an experience. You never have the same mov...

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 every year on the first and second of November. It is a day made to celebrate, instead of mourn,...

IHOP celebrates 10th National Pancake Day

Treston Lacy

March 4, 2015

IHOP held its 10th celebration of National Pancake Day on March 3 with a goal of raising $3.5 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. “I went to IHOP three times yesterday, but I didn’t know that the cause is to donate to charities,” said Alonzo Burris, athletic training freshman...

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