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

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

Herbert McCullough

October 19, 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 Ramirez, interim director of student involvement, said not all the shirts donated were burne...

Field Day competitions photo gallery

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. for the actual competitions. RELATED STORIES Football takes down West Texas A&M ...

Students let loose at homecoming dance Oct. 18

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 before mustering up the courage to join. Students filled the Legacy Multipurpose Room for the thir...

100 people indulge in bubble soccer madness

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 Board from 12-6 p.m. Each year, UPB puts on activities for students to come out and have fun whil...

Mustangs trample Falcons

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 efforts were geared towards improving on all sides of the ball.“We had a tough last game, so thi...

Homecoming parade marches through campus

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 the beginning of the homecoming parade Oct. 28."I love how homecoming is about tradition no ...

Mustangs beat UT Permian Basin in Homecoming game

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 only loss of the season.“It’s a lot better feeling than last week. We really came focused and ready...

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 to win 25 possible Homecoming points and earn bragging rights across campus. During their performance, ...

‘Biggest turnout’ expected at bonfire

‘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 T-shirts from other schools to be burned in the bonfire in exchange for an exclusive MSU bonfire T-sh...

225 people turnout to $2,000 event

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 run the event. "The company was going to other universities in the area and we were able to joi...

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