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Satire: The Gooseman of Sikes Lake

October 16, 2020

As the days of October dwindle, the students of MSU have turned their attention to Halloween. Unbeknownst to many of the young Mustangs preparing for spooky season, a true terror lies at the bottom of...

How local haunted houses are functioning in the pandemic

Haunted House
October 16, 2020

October has always been viewed as the time of year when people can dress up as scary creatures and have Halloween parties with treats and scary movies, but Oct. 2020 has different plans as the pandemic...

Tips for having a safe Halloween

October 29, 2019

The Wichitan staff knows that Halloween is the time for "lit" college parties, alcohol, cute outfits, and dancing, but we want to encourage everyone to consider their safety while having fun. Tip 1:...

‘It: Chapter 2’ has less fear and more feelings

It: Chapter 2 Image
October 1, 2019

After two years, the evil clown is back. The much-anticipated sequel to “It” is here with direction by Andy Muschietti and even though two years have passed for us, it’s been long 27 years for the...

Trunk or treat brings the community to campus

Trunk or treat pumpkin toss
October 31, 2018

The Student Alumni Council’s trunk or treat brought some 700 people to the Hardin parking lot with 16 cars and volunteers giving out candy on Oct. 30. "We thought it would be cool to help out with...

Inman: ‘Stranger Things’ has taken over my life

Chester Rushing, Joe Keery and Natalia Dyer in Stranger Things (2016). Photo courtesy of IMDB
November 7, 2017

I’ll admit I was pretty late to jump on the "Stranger Things" bandwagon, and after binge-watching it over the span of two days, I now know that the hype surrounding the show is well-deserved. It...

Theater students perform the Reformation

Christian Love and Autumn Dahl, both theater students, perform the Reformation in Clark Student Center Oct. 31. Photo by Elias Maki
October 31, 2017

RELATED STORY: Effects of Reformation still visible 500 years later After the theater students performed a scene about the Reformation, about 50 students gathered in Comanche Suits to attend...

Student residents get to trick or treat too

Andrea Hernandez, biology freshman, passes out candy while the kids of YMCA trick or treat in Killingsworth Residence Hall at Midwestern State University. Photo by Justin Marquart
October 31, 2017

Miniature monsters, two-foot terrors and fun-sized fiends — Killingsworth Hall was crawling with some 30 costume-clad trick-or-treaters from the YMCA of Wichita Falls as part of the annual trick-or-treating...

Students dress up for halloween

Kenadi Campbell, computer science senior, and Amber McCutcheon, psychology freshman, have a killer scene set up to scare people walking through the Haunted Maze set up by Black Student Union and University Programming Board in the quad on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017. Photo by Rachel Johnson
October 31, 2017

  Lauren Gardner, biology sophomore | “I decided to dress in my Jack Skellington onesie because it was the only one that came in my size, but it’s okay because I love the Nightmare...

Trick-or-Treat: Time to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve

October 25, 2017

Halloween, the time of year when the sun goes sets earlier and it starts to get cold. The one night every year that people can wear costumes, no matter what they are, knock door-to-door and get free candy....

Students learn the beauty of creativity and relaxation in art class

Organizer Cynthia Cummings instructs students on how to decorate their pumpkins in a Halloween class in the Kiowa Room on Oct. 12. Photo by Latoya Fondren.
October 18, 2017

The Kiowa Room is filled with laughter and discussion as students began cutting their beautifully decorated cloths to glue on their choice of orange, pink, and green pumpkins as part of "Halloween...

Nightmare on 10th: a fearful fundraiser

October 11, 2017

The Kappa Sigma fraternity fundraiser, Nightmare on 10th Street, has only been open one weekend. One weekend of clowns, ghouls, ghosts and serial killers. But in that one weekend, the fraternity members...

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