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MSU graduate students greet the crowd before the graduation ceremony begins, April 30.

MSU Texas graduates share their thoughts and advice after graduating during a pandemic

Abigail Jones and Emily Beaman May 1, 2021

The first MSU Texas class to graduate in person following the height of the COVID-19 pandemic walked the stage Friday and Saturday, April 30 and May 1. This graduating class consisted of 683 graduates. There...

Graduating staff goodbye letters

Khirstia Sheffield and Ellie Mahan April 18, 2021

Ellie Mahan During my freshman year in January 2019, I stumbled into publishing with The Wichitan because I wanted to get a good grade on my very first news story for Bradley Wilson’s class. After...

Graduation draws near for some mustangs.

Graduating Mustangs open up about what led them to MSU, and if it was worth it

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor April 18, 2021

There are a number of reasons students choose to attend Midwestern State University. A few graduating seniors shared their reasons for coming to MSU, and whether those reasons ended up being a good enough...

President Shipley announces virtual commencement for August and December graduates

Amos Perkins, Managing Editor November 3, 2020

Tuesday, Nov. 3 at 1:08 p.m. President Suzanne Shipley announced via MSU Student Postmaster MSU Texas's August and December graduates will have their commencement ceremony virtually on December 21. Shipley...

Hardin building. April 21.

A day in the life: Kayla Khan and her battle with cancer

Khirstia Sheffield, Reporter June 3, 2020

On Nov. 27, 2019 her life changed. She walked into UT Southwestern Dallas hopeful, and walked out uncertain of her destiny. A life that was once centered around freedom, invincibility and youth drastically...

Graduates sum up their MSU experience in one word

Ashma Henry | Computer science graduate One word: fulfilling. "I use this word as in most cases individuals don't know their own strength until strength is the only thing you can rely on to get...

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...

Wide shot of graduates

739 students awarded at fall graduation 2019

Kristin Silva and Brendan Wynne December 14, 2019

Through the many years of tears, stress and constant studying, 739 MSU Texas students lined up to receive their degrees in various majors. They wait, clothed in graduation caps and gowns, listening for...

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...

December graduates reflect on college experiences

Micah Wilson, Reporter December 3, 2019

December is here! For some students that means cold weather, Christmas lights and hot cocoa. For seniors, December means graduation, an exciting time filled with bittersweet endings and exciting beginnings....

Imagine Graduation

Imagine Graduation helps seniors plan for commencement

Brittni Vilandre, Reporter March 12, 2019

At the imagine graduation fair you can: Order caps, gowns, announcements, class rings, and more Check your graduation status with the Registrar’s Office Clear any financial holds ...

Nolita Isbelle

762 degrees awarded at fall graduation

December 15, 2018

With excitement pumping and futures to look forward to, 762 students walked across the stage Dec. 15 at the Kay Yeager Coliseum. Eleven graduates received President's Medals, and all but one had perfect...

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