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Addison Semer, mass communication senior, and Leah Lychock, exercise physiology senior, light the homecoming bonfire Oct. 19, 2017. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Freshman: ‘This is my first bonfire and I expect it to be lit’

Herbert McCullough October 20, 2017

The Office of Student Development and Orientation faculty members organized the bonfire on Oct. 19 as part of homecoming week. Under this, students donated a shirt of another college that was burned. Mario...

David Bellot, accounting senior, attempts to outrace his friend Tarrah Miller, biology senior, on the quad at the homecoming field day competitions on Oct. 18, 2017. Photo by Sara Keeling

Field Day competitions photo gallery

Kara McIntyre October 19, 2017

Jacob Warren, economics junior, organized the first Field Day competitions as part of homecoming week. Students headed to the quad at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18 for non-competitive events and 6 p.m....

Participants in their 90's attire and glow sticks dance under the neon lights for the 2017 Homecoming Dance held in the Legacy multipurpose room on oct. 18. Photo by Marissa Daley

Students let loose at homecoming dance Oct. 18

Sarah Graves October 19, 2017

"Return of the Mack" by Mark Morrison blared over the speakers as a few brave students stepped out onto the dance floor to dance the night away, while other students lingered around the snack table...

David Aragon, mass comunication sophmore, gets hit by Taylor Kelley, business managment junior, and rolls over onto his head playing bubble soccer on the free play fields Oct. 25. Photo by Garrett Hutchinson

100 people indulge in bubble soccer madness

Garrett Hutchinson November 8, 2016

Bubble soccer brought lots of chatter to campus this semester.About 100 people participated in the bubble soccer event Oct. 25, which took place on the free play fields, by the University Programming...

Nicholas Gabriel running for a down at the Homecoming football game against UTPB. Photo by Izziel Latour

Mustangs trample Falcons

Savannah Rangel November 8, 2016

Fans were treated to a dominating performance at this year’s Homecoming game. The Mustangs routed the UT Permian Basin Falcons 76-21.After a disappointing loss to West Texas A&M last week, the Mustangs...

Members of Gamma Phi Beta and Tau Kappa Epsilon participate in the Homecoming float competition on Oct. 28. Photo by Makayla Burnham

Homecoming parade marches through campus

Brendan Wynne November 8, 2016

As the sounds of drums and horns echoed across campus, followed by the sight of brass instruments glistening in the sun, the Golden Thunder Marching Band lead the charge for the small army of floats, signaling...

Jerryl Yarbourgh, acounting/finance junior, Quinton Childs, criminal justice sophmore, at the Homecoming football game against UTPB. Photo by Izziel Latour

Mustangs beat UT Permian Basin in Homecoming game

Mallory Evangelista November 8, 2016

MSU’s Homecoming game against UT Permian Basin on Oct. 29 proved to be a chance of redemption for many of the players following the 35-27 loss to West Texas A&M on Oct. 22,the team’s first and...

Freedom of speech vs. mockery

The Wichitan November 2, 2016

OUR VIEW: Standing for the national anthem is freedom of speech, not mockery of our country. Last Monday, the annual lip sync competition took place in Akin Auditorium, where 14 organizations competed...

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‘Biggest turnout’ expected at bonfire

Kara McIntyre October 28, 2015

As tradition goes, the annual homecoming bonfire will commence on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 9:15 p.m. in the parking lots by D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Each year, MSU students are asked to donate their college...

Salman Shuqairy, Intensive English Language Institute program freshman, kicks the ball across to Khalid Qadiri, IELI sophomore, during a game of Bubble Soccer that the University Programming Board put on in the Quad near the Bolin Fountain Oct, 27. Photo by Francisco Martinez

225 people turnout to $2,000 event

Taylor Warren October 27, 2015

Two hundred and twenty-five students participated in Bumper Balls at the quad on Oct. 27 from noon to 6 p.m., hosted by the University Programming Board, who paid Kramer Entertainment $2,000 to...

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