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A graduating senior’s perspective

A graduating senior’s perspective

Cortney Wood, MSU Graduate

May 24, 2020

I truly thought I was okay today. I knew I wasn’t going to walk across the stage on Saturday, May 16. I knew there weren’t going to be documentary screenings, the mass communication final capstone project, the night before even after dropping one documentary to start another midway through th...

International student drowns at Turner Falls

International student drowns at Turner Falls

Wichitan Staff

May 11, 2020

The sister of a Midwestern State University graduate student who drowned Sunday at Turner Falls, OK, is asking for help to raise funds to send her brother's body home to be buried in India. Naga Subhash Moturu, 26, died Sunday, May 10 when he was in a deep water area with friends at Turner Falls and...

A day in the life: Chelcie Kizart

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter

December 3, 2019

Ever since many of us were little, we have imagined and dreamed about the day we would graduate from our dream school pursuing our dream occupation. The overwhelming emotions fill our bodies as we proudly walk across the stage and hold the diploma closely to our bodies. The smile on our faces couldn’t...

Campus celebrates research by students and faculty

research

Hunter Tyler and Taylor Anderson

April 30, 2019

Hundreds of students and faculty attended the Celebration of Scholarship in the Clark Student Center April 24-25 to support undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty presenting their research. The event, hosted by the graduate school and the undergraduate research office, allowed students...

685 degrees awarded at fall graduation

Brenda Cigala, bilingual education, hugs a professor as soon as she walks out from Kay Yeager coliseum, Dec. 16, 2017. Photo by Rachel Johnson

The Wichitan

December 16, 2017

Reporting by Tyler Manning, Cortney Wood, Rachel Johnson, Justin Marquart and Fran Martinez As adrenaline coursed through their veins, 502 students walked across the stage at Kay Yeager Coliseum on Dec. 16, 2017 with friends, families and colleagues cheering them onward while an additional 183 gra...

Wind ensemble performance, Fascinating Ribbons, wraps up Celebration of Scholarship

Gordon Hicken, assistant professor of music and associate director of bands, presents a performance of a new piece for saxophone and percussion at the Celebration of Scholarship Faculty and Graduate Student Poster and Podium Presentations on April 26. Photo by Timothy Jones

Robin Reid

May 3, 2017

The Department of Music University Wind Ensemble performed four pieces, closing out the Celebration of Scholarship, Thursday April 27. The 36-member band filled the stage in Akin Auditorium. The band members were dressed in all black, their brass and woodwind instruments making a stark contrast against...

Jesse Brown: the man behind the city council candidate

Jesse Brown, coordinator of student organizations and leadership programming, enjoys the warmth of the Homecoming bonfire on Oct. 27, 2016. Photo by Izziel Latour.

Michelle Dickey

November 2, 2016

Jesse Brown, 22, is running unopposed for City Council in Wichita Falls. If elections go as planned, Brown may be the youngest city councilman Wichita Falls has had.Brown graduated last spring with a degree in criminal justice and now works at the university as Coordinator of Student Organizations and Leadership Programming.“I even have this fax number; I mean how many people ...

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