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Wichita County Health District announces free COVID-19 testing site

November 4, 2020

The Wichita County Health District has announced a free COVID-19 testing site available at the parking lot of the Multipurpose Events Center (MPEC), courtesy of health services company WellHealth. "We...

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

Hardin building. April 21.
June 2, 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...

Crazy things to do in quarantine

May 24, 2020

It’s suggested that everyone continues to practice safe social distancing. "Don’t hang out with large groups of people. In fact, don’t hang out with anyone outside your family," they say.  The healthcare...

Hope amidst COVID-19 panic

This information was gathered, written and is accurate as of March 29. 
April 21, 2020

Feb. 12 marked the record high for the Dow Jones, a whopping average of $29,551.42 displayed an astoundingly historic day for the nation as we drew closer to financial resilience. On Feb. 28, a little...

The Wellness Center is ‘good to go’ amid extension of spring break due to COVID-19

About 850 people workout at Wellness Center throughout the week days during the fall and spring semester.
March 12, 2020

Recreational Sports and Wellness Center Director Angie Reay sent an email to her employees Thursday, March 12, in regards to the extension of spring break due to COVID-19. “Beginning on Monday, March...

Secular sobriety pilot program is brought to campus

Unreachable Destination
October 16, 2019

A pilot program for a more secular version of Alcoholics Anonymous, years in the making from conception to implementation, has made its appearance on campus this fall. The counseling center, a third party...

Update: Health sciences building construction

Health sciences construction
March 15, 2019

The new health sciences building is scheduled to be up and running Fall 2019. As of now the third floor will be home to the faculty offices and the second will be dedicated to nursing and respiratory...

Intramural basketball tournament kicks off finals week

December 6, 2018

EDITOR'S NOTE: According to Michael Richardson, assistant director of recreational sports, the intramural basketball tournament, mentioned in this article has been canceled. "We have canceled the 3-on-3...

Medical director discusses hazards of antibiotic use

November 13, 2018

To learn about problems with the use of antibiotics, about 16 people attended a presentation Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. Presenter Keith Williamson, medical director, said, "We want the students on campus...

Series of equipment added to Wellness Center

September 25, 2018

Every year Wellness Center officials have purchased new equipment for students to use. This year, eight new pieces of exercise equipment have been brought in to assist students with staying fit and active. Angie...

Second annual ‘Cookies and Condoms’ event raises sexual awareness today

February 7, 2018

To raise awareness and emphasize the importance of strong sexual health, members of the organization People Respecting the Identity and Diversity of Everyone will host the second annual "Free HIV testing...

Health Science interim dean is up for permanent position

Jeffrey Killion, interim dean of Gunn College of Health Science & Human Services, spoke to a group of peers and MSU faculty as a part of the process of applying for the job of Dean of the Gunn College of HSHS, held in Dillard 101, Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson
January 30, 2018

Jeffrey Killion, interim dean of Gunn College of Health Science & Human Services, stood before his peers in Dillard Room 101, addressing his vision for the department and the goals he has to better...

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