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Tips for having a safe Halloween

Wichitan Staff

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: Always have a designated driver. According to "44% of national fatal crashes...

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

It: Chapter 2 Image

Brian Lang, Film Critic

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 Losers’ Club. Pennywise’s hibernation is finally over. At the start of the film, most of the gang h...

Trunk or treat brings the community to campus

Trunk or treat pumpkin toss

Jake Clancy, Reporter

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 community service," Jeffrey Hamon, SAC executive chair and exercise physiology senior, said. "It's...

Inman: ‘Stranger Things’ has taken over my life

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

The Wichitan

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 has taken over my life. The writers did an excellent job of combining a sci-fi/fantasy se...

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

Mia Heck

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 the second half of the 500-Year Reformation presentation, including two panel discussions. “One of the things...

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

Brendan Wynne

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 event sponsored by the Residence Life department on Halloween day. Tera Humphrey, associate...

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

Mia Heck

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 Before Christmas. I really just love Halloween because I’ve always enjoyed going to haunted houses...

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

Justin Marquart

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. People around campus have their own view on Halloween. “It's the most exciting ‘holiday’ for me...

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.

Latoya Fondren, Reporter

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 Deco Art" on Oct. 12. "I do the events monthly and its a relaxation class to have fun, that's the main g...

Nightmare on 10th: a fearful fundraiser

Carissa Johnson

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 raised more than $600, with 130 people visiting, for the groups scholarship fund — which was...

Train to Busan leads train to my heart

Su-an Kim and Yoo Gong in Train to Busan (2016). Photo courtesy of IMDB

Tyler Manning

August 25, 2017

Fall is almost upon us, which means we're getting closer and closer to one of my favorite holidays: Halloween. I feel that in preparation it is only appropriate to discuss one of my favorite recent horror movies — Train to Busan. Train to Busan is a South Korean horror movie about a father...

Scary-oke replaces trick-or-treating for college students

Daniel Gallivoda, general business junior, wins the award for most original costume at Scary-oke on Oct. 31. Photo by Izziel Latour

Michelle Dickey

November 8, 2016

What do Olympic athletes, Frankenstein and Brittany Spears have in common? They love karaoke. UPB held its first Halloween-themed karaoke night on Oct. 31 in Comanche and had a bigger turnout than anticipated.With more than 70 students at a time, seating was hard to come by but UPB was prepared with p...

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